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  • as inunbending
  • as inhold the line

synonyms for hold line

  • crisp
  • firm
  • obstinate
  • reserved
  • aloof
  • distant
  • do-or-die
  • dug in
  • formal
  • hard as nails
  • hard-line
  • hold one's ground
  • hold the fort
  • hold the line
  • incompliant
  • inelastic
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • intractable
  • locked-in
  • obdurate
  • relentless
  • resolute
  • set in stone
  • severe
  • single-minded
  • standing one's ground
  • standing pat
  • sticking to one's guns
  • stiff
  • strict
  • stubborn
  • uncompromising
  • unflexible
  • unrelenting
  • unswayable
  • unyielding
  • uptight

antonyms for hold line

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  • flexible
  • soft
  • yielding
  • bending
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • relaxed
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    How to use hold line in a sentence

    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
    In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    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
    The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    In the center of the river line stood the imposing red sandstone palace of Bahadur Shah, last of the Moguls.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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