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At other times they have a dreadful look of being fibs invented for the purpose of covering a fault.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
It is not likely that any of the earlier fathers, any more than the later, would have invented so dangerous a story.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The formula would be: “The pump invented—Drain a well ,” or Water raised in a hollow.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
A story or narrative is invented for the purpose of helping the student, as it is claimed, to memorise it.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Some other stimulus to our Territorial recruiting than the fear of invasion will have to be invented in future.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He made several important discoveries in the science, and invented the miner's safety lamp.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Trevithick invented and made a carbine with a short barrel of large bore, having a hollow frame-work stock.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In connection with telephony he invented a multitude of improvements, some of which are still in universal use.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
It is a thing invented by the great to enable them to pursue the grinding and oppression of the small.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Surely therefore to him belongs the credit of having invented and perfected the tubular boiler and surface condenser.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INVENTED

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