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synonyms for hold no brief for

  • condemn
  • deprecate
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • disesteem
  • disfavor
  • dispute
  • resist
  • count me out
  • discommend
  • frown on
  • not go for
  • not stand for
  • object to
  • put down
  • take a dim view of
  • take exception to

antonyms for hold no brief for

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  • agree
  • approve
  • endorse
  • go along
  • back
  • countenance
  • sanction
  • support
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How to use hold no brief for 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
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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
He was well set in the form of a man now, the months since his imprisonment having brought him much to fasten upon and hold.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Make a personal appeal to your men and Godley's to make a supreme effort to hold their ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO HOLD NO BRIEF FOR

  • condemn
  • count me out
  • deprecate
  • disapprove
  • discommend
  • discourage
  • disesteem
  • disfavor
  • dispute
  • frown on
  • hold no brief for
  • not go for
  • not stand for
  • object to
  • put down
  • resist
  • take a dim view of
  • take exception to
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.