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She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He is dead; but his three sons have the estate yet, and I think they would keep their father's promise to the Indians.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is there in them both?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
To keep the frond in position it may be useful to put a book on the paper as it is spread out.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
And it might be a good idea for you to give your men a gentle hint to keep their mouths closed about this affair—all of it.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They've let us keep our rooms on, up to now, but for two days they've not given us anything to eat.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KEEP

  • biting
  • bridling
  • checking
  • controlling
  • curbing
  • deferring
  • delaying
  • denying
  • forbearing
  • holding down
  • holding in
  • inhibiting
  • keeping
  • keeping back
  • keeping out
  • postponing
  • preventing
  • putting off
  • refraining
  • refusing
  • restraining
  • stopping
  • suppressing
  • withholding
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