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synonyms for near miss

  • close call
  • close shave
  • narrow escape
  • near hit
  • near thing
  • squeaker
  • tight squeeze
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The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NEAR MISS

  • cliffhanger
  • close shave
  • close squeeze
  • close thing
  • hairbreadth escape
  • heart stopper
  • narrow escape
  • narrow squeak
  • near go
  • near miss
  • near squeak
  • near thing
  • photofinish
  • squeaker
  • tight squeeze
  • white-knuckler
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.