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synonyms for hives

  • epidemic
  • eruption
  • flood
  • spate
  • wave
  • breakout
  • pandemic
  • plague
  • series
  • succession
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How to use hives in a sentence

Women were plaiting hives in the open air; and the bees were abroad, mingling their humming with the murmurs from the sea.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
It is ayether a cure f'r th' hives or enthers largely into th' mannyfacture iv carpet slippers.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
At the same time several houses like bee-hives were perceived.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
A small garden was attached, in the walls of which are still to be seen the recesses which contained Mike's bee-hives.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
Above all, he had the reputation of stealing bee-hives, to which the fact of his being a bee-keeper was a sort of cover.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
A wonderful humming and buzzing filled the hives, and the air vibrated with the movement of wings.
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
I frequently detect the same odor about my hives when the bees are making all snug against the rains, or against the millers.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
Matt followed, and watched the homing and departing bees around the hives in the deep, red-clovered grass near the wall.
THE QUALITY OF MERCYW. D. HOWELLS
He found the old gentleman seated on a kind of rustic seat, in the garden, by the side of some bee-hives.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
Thus it happened that the animal found itself near some hives whose occupants were changing habitations.
AMY IN ACADIAHELEN LEAH REED
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WORDS RELATED TO HIVES

  • black and blue mark
  • bruise
  • cut
  • graze
  • hives
  • hurt
  • injury
  • laceration
  • rash
  • scrape
  • scratch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.