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synonyms for holding pen

  • arrest
  • custody
  • delay
  • incarceration
  • internment
  • quarantine
  • apprehension
  • bust
  • detainment
  • hindrance
  • immurement
  • impediment
  • pen
  • pickup
  • pinch
  • restraint
  • retention
  • withholding
  • arrestation
  • holding back
  • keeping in
  • nab
  • time up the river

antonyms for holding pen

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  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
  • freedom
  • liberation
  • release
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How to use holding pen in a sentence

She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Squinty, several times, looked at the hole under the pen, by which he had once gotten out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Several times after this the boy and his sisters came to look down into the pig pen.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Their glances met, she holding him always at arm's length by that grip upon his shoulders, a grip that was firm and nervous.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And right after that, some nice sour milk would come splashing down into the trough of the pen.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Two many-branched candelabra, holding wax lights, brilliantly illuminate the game.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then the boy lifted out the comical little pig, and Squinty found himself inside a large box, very much like the pen at home.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
He was holding his big head high in the air, like a giraffe, and gazing proudly about him as he ran.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
One of the little girls in pigtails was holding him, while Miss Anne administered the feeding-bottle.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOLDING PEN

  • apprehension
  • arrest
  • arrestation
  • bust
  • custody
  • delay
  • detainment
  • hindrance
  • holding back
  • holding pen
  • immurement
  • impediment
  • incarceration
  • internment
  • keeping in
  • nab
  • pen
  • pickup
  • pinch
  • quarantine
  • restraint
  • retention
  • time up the river
  • withholding
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