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synonyms for lay on the line

  • candid
  • fair
  • free
  • impartial
  • receptive
  • sincere
  • transparent
  • frank
  • innocent
  • mellow
  • natural
  • objective
  • plain
  • artless
  • disinterested
  • guileless
  • ingenuous
  • lay it on the line
  • on the level
  • open-and-shut
  • openhearted
  • straightforward
  • unbiased
  • uncommitted
  • unconcealed
  • undisguised
  • undissembled
  • unprejudiced
  • unreserved
  • up-front
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antonyms for lay on the line

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  • biased
  • cloudy
  • dark
  • partial
  • prejudiced
  • tricky
  • unfair
  • unjust
  • abnormal
  • uncommon
  • ambiguous
  • blocked
  • certain
  • closed
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • decided
  • definite
  • dishonest
  • fastened
  • inaccessible
  • locked
  • lying
  • obstructed
  • shifty
  • shut
  • subjective
  • sure
  • unavailable
  • unclear
  • vague
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          How to use lay on the line 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
          In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
          BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
          Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
          THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
          The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
          THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
          Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
          RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
          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
          I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.
          TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
          My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
          BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
          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
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          WORDS RELATED TO LAY ON THE LINE

          • be careless
          • chance
          • chance it
          • expose
          • hazard
          • imperil
          • lay on the line
          • lay open
          • leave defenseless
          • leave in the middle
          • make liable
          • menace
          • peril
          • play into one's hands
          • put at risk
          • put in danger
          • put on the spot
          • risk
          • stick one's neck out
          • subject to loss
          • threaten
          • venture
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