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synonyms for mixed blessing

  • doubtful advantage
  • pis aller
  • two-edged sword
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How to use mixed blessing in a sentence

Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Broken crocks should be strewn upon the tray, and on to this is heaped peaty soil mixed with sand.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
"I'm not proud," replied Davy, provoked at being mixed up with Gobobbles in this way.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
To know, to love, and to be loved by such a man as Burne-Jones was a supreme blessing in his life.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
One of the lower and mixed forms of artistic activity, in the case of the child and of the race alike, is personal adornment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Yet the feeling is in most children weak and vacillating, and is wont to be mixed with other and less noble ones.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
A mixed type of the present day Negro, she was slightly tall, and somewhat slender, with a figure straight and graceful.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
When trusted with anything like the command of a mixed body of troops he proved an utter failure.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Jacob cheated his brother out of the parental blessing, and lied about God, and lied to his father to accomplish his end.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
But she had experienced an hour of mixed emotions in which a confused and wondering sense of defeat was paramount.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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