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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
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
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
Both of the orator's hands swung upward and outward, and he looked intently at the ceiling.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
From above, through the ceiling, came the vibration of some machine at work, and the machine might have been the loom of time.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He could hit upon no plan, and he couldn't muster confidence to turn in.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Frenchman never withdrew his blade; but his very anxiety to make a hit was defeating itself.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
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admonition

WORDS RELATED TO HIT THE CEILING

  • be furious
  • be incensed
  • be livid
  • be mad
  • be on the warpath
  • blow one's stack
  • blow up
  • boil
  • breathe fire
  • bristle
  • burn
  • ferment
  • flare
  • flip
  • foam
  • foam at mouth
  • froth
  • fume
  • hit the ceiling
  • rage
  • see red
  • simmer
  • smolder
  • spark
  • stew
  • storm
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