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synonyms for makeweight

  • accompaniment
  • addition
  • aggregate
  • augmentation
  • balance
  • capacity
  • completion
  • consummation
  • correlate
  • correlative
  • counterpart
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • entirety
  • filler
  • pendant
  • quota
  • remainder
  • rest
  • supplement
  • total
  • totality
  • finishing touch
  • rounding-off
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antonyms for makeweight

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  • base
  • core
  • decrease
  • fraction
  • part
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How to use makeweight in a sentence

They want to use you as a makeweight in their game of wresting from the Russian workers their dearly-won liberty.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
I carefully noted all flaws, however slight, in each pipkin of his warehouse and set all such damaged goods aside as a makeweight.
THE MERCY OF ALLAHHILAIRE BELLOC
It opened without the intended makeweight, and the court of France was less inclined to make concessions for a peace.
THE REIGN OF MARY TUDORW. LLEWELYN WILLIAMS.
And then, as a makeweight in the bargain, the venal sacristan placed in my hands the head of Charlemagne.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE VOL. XV., NO. 85. JANUARY, 1875.VARIOUS
Hitherto the supernatural has always been the makeweight of human ignorance; is it, in truth, this and nothing else?
MY PATH TO ATHEISMANNIE BESANT
They therefore subscribed a half-dollar piece each, in coin, as a sort of makeweight.
ON THE SPANISH MAINJOHN MASEFIELD
I have no sword; and if I had, in this case, most certainly, I would not use it as a makeweight in political reasoning.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. IV. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
They will all wish to make of us a makeweight candle, when they are making out their pounds.
THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (VOLUME VI)VARIOUS
It didn't really matter; his respectability seemed more than a makeweight for slighted syntax.
A LIKELY STORYWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Yon apple was meant to live an' bear fruit; the bonny apple's juist the makeweight.
CAPTIVITYM. LEONORA EYLES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MAKEWEIGHT

  • accompaniment
  • addition
  • aggregate
  • augmentation
  • balance
  • capacity
  • completion
  • consummation
  • correlate
  • correlative
  • counterpart
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • entirety
  • filler
  • finishing touch
  • makeweight
  • pendant
  • quota
  • remainder
  • rest
  • rounding-off
  • supplement
  • total
  • totality
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.