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nails down

verb as in assure

verb as in batten

verb as in transfix


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Example Sentences

At intervals he would gnaw his nails down to the quick while snorts of bridled fury escaped through his pallid lips.

Thenceforward the name nails down and clenches the unfamiliar combination of ideas, and suggests its own definition.

I bit my nails down to the quick till I had an idea—sitting out on this very coast.

Also one should trim one's nails down as close as comfort will allow.

It took him most of the evening to fasten on pieces of leather with nails, and to knock the nails down.

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On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nail it down, such as: characterize, construe, decide, delineate, describe, and designate.

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