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synonyms for lion's share

  • advantage
  • better part
  • biggest share
  • biggest slice of the cake
  • body
  • bulk
  • chief part
  • gist
  • main part
  • mass
  • meat
  • most
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How to use lion's share in a sentence

The foster-child remained behind to share the hut of the political exile.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Rent, the share of the land-owner, offered to the classicist a rather peculiar case.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Murat, who had earnestly begged to be allowed to share the Austrian campaign of 1809, was delighted to serve in person.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It is almost unnecessary to add, that the porter had his share well paid, and that the fisherman got the full value for his prize.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
But Yung Pak was not allowed to share the pleasures and the trials of the boys in the public school.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Can you guess what part of the hut took the largest share of Alila's time and attention?
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
What he hankered after was the title of Duke of Austerlitz, but the Emperor refused to share the glories of that day.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
His corps bore its share in the horrors of the retreat from Moscow, forming for some time the rear guard.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He evidently avoided taking a share in the discussion of his Transatlantic career, probably from delicacy to his English auditor.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Act also prescribed the manner in which this share was to be divided amongst the respective railways.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LION'S SHARE

  • best part
  • better part
  • biggest share
  • body
  • generality
  • greater number
  • greater part
  • gross
  • lion's share
  • major part
  • majority
  • mass
  • nearly all
  • plurality
  • predominant part
  • preponderance
  • principal part
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