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These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I looked round to see where our help was most wanted, and was about to lead them forward, when I heard the voice of the Alcalde.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He was mounted on a spirited horse and his manner showed he was ready for any kind of an adventure, no matter where it might lead.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The slightest yellowish-brown discoloration indicates the presence of lead.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Such a refusal would lead to quick enquiry—enquiry to information—information to want of confidence and speedy ruin.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Nevertheless Monsieur de Biancourt was always on his guard, and often sent the boat on ahead with the sounding-lead.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Mobs of people filled the streets, wildly denouncing the incapability of a Government which could lead them to such disaster.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The Winnebagos also manufacture pipes of the same form, but of a smaller size, in lead, with considerable skill.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"The high and mighty sent me out to lead a forlorn hope," Mac dryly responded.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO LEAD OFF

  • admitting
  • docketing
  • injecting
  • inscribing
  • inserting
  • intercalating
  • interpolating
  • introducing
  • logging
  • noting
  • posting
  • putting in
  • registering
  • setting down
  • taking down
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