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noun as in contour

noun as in lyrics

noun as in script

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Example Sentences

Granted, James is in an office in the Pentagon, and not on the front lines.

The next phase of the trial consists of vaccinating Ebola workers on the front lines.

As it turns out, though, cartoon curmudgeons get the best, most ridiculous lines.

If he did, it could be a sign that our politicians are ready to resume genuine policy-making across party lines.

Your general reaction runs along the lines of: “When will these geezers give it up and go for a mall walk or something?”

Fully two miles away, on the south side of the ravine, were the sepoy lines, and another group of isolated bungalows.

Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.

He thus decoyed them away, and the fortunate couple were enabled to reach the British lines under cover of the darkness.

Still, monsieur, I am willing to proceed upon the lines which would appear to be more agreeable to yourself.

If we are to have a real education along lines of expression we must begin with the "content," or cause, of expression.


On this page you'll find 273 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lines, such as: curve, silhouette, delineation, figuration, figure, and form.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.