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synonyms for hit the books

  • apply oneself
  • con
  • crack a book
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How to use hit the books in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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
They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
One of the men seemed pretty bad, being hit in the head and in the body.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Peter Elmsly, a partner of the celebrated Paul Valliant, and himself an importer of books and no mean critic and linguist, died.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
People have not only ceased to purchase those old-fashioned things called books, but even to read them!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This is what the writers of serious books pompously call "the secret history of the whole matter."
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He simply devoured books, studying every detail of construction, and learning a great deal as to style and effect.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO HIT THE BOOKS

  • burn midnight oil
  • heavy booking
  • hit the books
  • megabook
  • mug up
  • read
  • review
  • revise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.