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synonyms for lick and a promise

  • Band-Aid
  • cosmetic measure
  • short measure
  • superficial effort
  • wash
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Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
He is dead; but his three sons have the estate yet, and I think they would keep their father's promise to the Indians.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Alford speaks of this as remarkable; but vision is the especial promise of Wisdom, therefore of Solomon, son of David.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
From mere regrets he was passing now, through dismay, into utter repentance of his promise.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
This information was balm to Louis, as it seemed to promise a peaceful termination to so threatening an affair.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Were they to be driven out,—driven out this very day, when the Virgin had only just now seemed to promise her help and protection?
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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WORDS RELATED TO LICK AND A PROMISE

  • Band-Aid
  • bit
  • cosmetic measure
  • disappointment
  • drop in the ocean
  • lick and a promise
  • miniscule amount
  • not enough
  • pittance
  • small amount
  • small change
  • small potatoes
  • small quantity
  • speck
  • spit in the sea
  • too little too late
  • trifle
  • trivial amount
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