Thesaurus / likelier
other words for likelier
- given to
- in favor of
- in the cards
- in the habit of
- on the verge of
- subject to
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But the delivery of a letter into Master Ripton's hands, furnished her with other and likelier appearances to study.
THE ORDEAL OF RICHARD FEVEREL, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
She would have assumed, if it had ever been a question in her mind, that Rose would have been the likelier to yield to emotion.
OTHERWISE PHYLLISMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Yea, if your hearts be cold, prayer is a likelier means to warm them, than the omission of it.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (PART 2 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
Possibly: for if ever I fall among thieves, nobody is likelier to be at the head of them.
IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS AND POEMSWALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
It is likelier the hot young spirits, Belleisle and others, controlled old Fleury into it.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. IX. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Light Kindled in heav'n, spontaneous, self-inform'd, Or likelier gliding down with swift illapse By will divine.
THE VISION OF PURGATORY, COMPLETEDANTE ALIGHIERI
The latter seems to be the likelier opinion; and yet it is by no means a certain one.
LIFE OF ROBERT BURNSTHOMAS CARLYLE
As for turning him, a wild bull half-way down a range was a likelier try-on.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
I never see a likelier lot of rats than what that first haul was.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
I want to hev ye tell me if ye ever see a likelier pair o' colts.
EBEN HOLDENIRVING BACHELLER