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I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The cupidity of a man had evidently led him to collect together these odds and ends, and try to turn them to profitable account.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Meadows began to play inner planet combinations that occasionally paid, though at short odds.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
We made a good fight I know, the odds were in our favour and success seemed assured.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
A stronger man would have fought against odds like those and won for himself a place that would suffer no denial.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Thus it was that he himself created the morale which enabled him again and again to conquer against overwhelming odds.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Our books and maps showed that we would encounter by odds the worst roads of our entire tour.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ODDS-ON

  • action
  • ante
  • bet
  • challenge
  • chunk
  • fifty-fifty
  • fighting chance
  • flyer
  • gamble
  • handle
  • hazard
  • hedge
  • hunch
  • long shot
  • odds-on
  • outside chance
  • parlay
  • play
  • pledge
  • plunge
  • pot
  • risk
  • stake
  • toss-up
  • venture
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