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  • verbroam, wander
  • verbroam

synonyms for knocks about

  • drift
  • ramble
  • range
  • rove
  • traipse
  • travel
  • walk
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antonyms for knocks about

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  • stay
  • wait
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    These stories by a round-about way, gathering in circumstantial detail as they travelled, had reached his sister.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    A splendid expeditionary force sails away; invades an Empire, storms the outworks and in doing so knocks itself to bits.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    In the pitchy darkness, the messenger encounters him, and running full tilt against him, knocks the bunch of keys into the mud.
    SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
    The "scratchings" and "knocks" were only heard when Parson's little daughter was in bed.
    SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
    From somewhere, they were not certain of the exact position, came three slow, measured knocks.
    THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
    Jims eyes were darting about the room to find the source of the ghostly knocks and scream.
    THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
    It will take more than knocks and a scream to scare us away, Virginia declared staunchly.
    THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
    In that case, the man she had seen might have been the ghost who with his mysterious knocks and screams had frightened them.
    THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
    Also, kindly observe the Captain and Adar; I think that knocks spots.
    THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
    Jacob presently gave two knocks, and, receiving permission, ushered in the Italians.
    CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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