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synonyms for knock on wood

  • anticipate
  • assume
  • believe
  • cherish
  • count on
  • expect
  • hold
  • wish
  • aspire
  • await
  • contemplate
  • desire
  • foresee
  • pray
  • presume
  • rely
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • suspect
  • sweat
  • trust
  • be sure of
  • deem likely
  • depend on
  • feel confident
  • hang in
  • have faith
  • keep fingers crossed
  • look at sunny side
  • look forward to
  • promise oneself
  • sweat it
  • sweat it out
  • take heart
  • think to
  • watch for

antonyms for knock on wood

MOST RELEVANT
  • abandon
  • disbelieve
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • forsake
  • know
  • despair
  • fear
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How to use knock on wood in a sentence

Worst danger zone, the open sea, now traversed, but on land not yet out of the wood.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Walker had painted a picture he called "Spring," a young girl gathering primroses in a wood.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
There was no response to the knock, and Davy cautiously pushed open the door and went in.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Captain Lovelock got up as well; Bernard heard him knock over his little gilded chair.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
“I think it is a knock at the door,” said Mr. Pickwick, as if there could be the smallest doubt of the fact!
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The hills in sight, however, are very considerably wooded, and wood is apparently the common fuel.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The country is undulating and beautiful, mainly devoted to Grass, Wheat and Wood, and in the very highest condition.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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