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Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Under so many savage blows, the labouring mountains brought forth Turks.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But the withering mildew was now breathed forth, that was intended to blast this goodly harvest.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine offspring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
Choose the synonym for explosive
volatile

WORDS RELATED TO HOLD FORTH

  • boast
  • brag
  • chatter
  • declaim
  • expatiate
  • go on
  • gush
  • harangue
  • hold forth
  • orate
  • pontificate
  • ramble
  • rant
  • sermonize
  • shoot off one's mouth
  • speechify
  • spellbind
  • spiel
  • vapor
  • yell
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