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synonyms for hit nail on head

  • clear-cut
  • definite
  • definitive
  • different
  • distinct
  • exact
  • explicit
  • individual
  • limited
  • peculiar
  • precise
  • special
  • specialized
  • unambiguous
  • unequivocal
  • unique
  • characteristic
  • express
  • set
  • sole
  • categorical
  • clean-cut
  • cut fine
  • dead on
  • downright
  • drawn fine
  • especial
  • flat out
  • on-target
  • outright
  • reserved
  • restricted
  • right on
  • straight-out

antonyms for hit nail on head

MOST RELEVANT
  • ambiguous
  • careless
  • common
  • commonplace
  • equivocal
  • fuzzy
  • imprecise
  • inaccurate
  • indefinite
  • indistinct
  • inexact
  • like
  • normal
  • obscure
  • ordinary
  • resembling
  • similar
  • standard
  • uncertain
  • undefined
  • unlimited
  • unreliable
  • usual
  • vague
  • general
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How to use hit nail on head in a sentence

Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Only in the carnage of the head, the tilt of the chin, was the insolence expressed that had made her many enemies.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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