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But he put her gently by, saying, "I would rather be here, good Marda;" and went in and locked the door.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Mr. Collingwood, taking the key from his mother, locked the little door in the boarding, after them.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
There was only one obstacle to his walking quietly and comfortably away, which was that the door was locked and the key gone.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It was locked there so firmly that a score of men had to labor for hours next day ere it could be cleared.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCKED IN

  • astute
  • bullheaded
  • hard
  • hard-boiled
  • headstrong
  • intractable
  • levelheaded
  • locked in
  • mulish
  • obstinate
  • pertinacious
  • perverse
  • pigheaded
  • practical
  • pragmatic
  • rational
  • realistic
  • resolute
  • sensible
  • shrewd
  • sober
  • stand pat
  • tough
  • tough-nut
  • unsentimental
  • unyielding
  • willful
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