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  • as inrightist
  • as intraditionalist
  • as intraditionalistic
  • as inconservative
  • as incustomary

synonyms for in a rut

  • die-hard
  • reactionary
  • Tory
  • bourgeois
  • constant
  • firm
  • fuddy-duddy
  • quiet
  • redneck
  • right
  • stable
  • steady
  • timid
  • traditionalist
  • controlled
  • conventional
  • fearful
  • fogyish
  • guarded
  • hard hat
  • hidebound
  • holding to
  • illiberal
  • inflexible
  • middle-of-the-road
  • not extreme
  • obstinate
  • old guard
  • old line
  • orthodox
  • right of center
  • right-wing
  • sober
  • traditional
  • traditionalistic
  • unchangeable
  • unchanging
  • uncreative
  • undaring
  • unimaginative
  • unprogressive
  • white bread
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antonyms for in a rut

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  • changeable
  • inconstant
  • unfixed
  • unstable
  • unsteady
  • untrustworthy
  • wavering
  • weak
  • wobbly
    • radical
    • liberal
    • unfixed
    • wavering
    • weak
    • progressive
    • left-wing
    • incautious
    • exaggerated
    • wobbly
    • untrustworthy
    • unsteady
    • inconstant
    • changeable
    • unstable
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    How to use in a rut in a sentence

    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
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    He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
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    All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
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    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
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    The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
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    So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
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    Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
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    I saw every crook in the fence, every rut in the road, every bush and tree long before we came to it.
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    Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
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    I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
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