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  • as inobedient
  • as insubservient
  • as indowntrodden

synonyms for in one's pocket

  • attentive
  • compliant
  • deferential
  • devoted
  • docile
  • dutiful
  • faithful
  • law-abiding
  • loyal
  • respectful
  • subservient
  • acquiescent
  • amenable
  • at one's beck and call
  • biddable
  • complaisant
  • controllable
  • docious
  • duteous
  • governable
  • honoring
  • in one's clutches
  • in one's power
  • obeisant
  • obliging
  • observant
  • on a string
  • pliant
  • regardful
  • resigned
  • reverential
  • sheeplike
  • tame
  • tractable
  • under control
  • venerating
  • well-trained
  • willing
  • wrapped around finger
  • yielding
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antonyms for in one's pocket

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  • disloyal
  • disobedient
  • inconsiderate
  • inconstant
  • neglectful
  • unfaithful
  • contrary
  • insolent
  • misbehaving
  • mutinous
  • obstinate
  • rebellious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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How to use in one's pocket in a sentence

The young man smiled at the girl, as he crushed up the notes and stuffed them into his pocket.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Down in his galleries and chambers where it was dark as a pocket Grandfather Mole enjoyed himself thoroughly.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Absently his hands wandered through the pockets, and found his purse and the money in an outside pocket.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
“Of course we know it, sir,” rejoined Fogg, slapping his pocket—perhaps by accident.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Thinking it was a request for employment which he could not offer, Malcolm stuffed it carelessly into a pocket.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
"If you please, I want to give you a note," said the child, anxiously searching a small pocket.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO IN ONE'S POCKET

  • a slave to
  • abject
  • at one's beck and call
  • at one's feet
  • at one's mercy
  • destitute
  • distressed
  • exploited
  • have-not
  • helpless
  • in one's clutches
  • in one's pocket
  • in one's power
  • led by the nose
  • mistreated
  • needy
  • oppressed
  • overcome
  • persecuted
  • subjugated
  • subservient
  • suppressed
  • tyrannized
  • under one's thumb
  • underdog
  • underfoot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.