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  • as inplay
  • as inact
  • as inplay-act

synonyms for lay an egg

  • do
  • perform
  • portray
  • present
  • discourse
  • enact
  • execute
  • ham
  • impersonate
  • personate
  • playact
  • represent
  • act the part of
  • ham it up
  • play a gig
  • read a part
  • take the role of
  • tread the boards
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    How to use lay an egg in a sentence

    A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    Almost as soon as she had finished building her nest she had discovered a strange-looking egg there.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    Sometimes the child lay so still that Aristide arose to see whether he was alive.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    This road ran north and south, and nearly in front of where he lay another road entered it, coming in from the west.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    At last he lay upon the floor, while around her, Mrs. Merley and the other girl begged and beseeched.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    In Paris, Joachim soon found that the royal road to success lay in denouncing loudly all superior officers of lack of patriotism.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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