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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

A constant sense of easy balance should be developed through poising exercises.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He was to pay one third of the amount before the book went to press, the balance he was to pay within a reasonable time.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Government grants amount to about two-thirds of the income, the balance being raised by public subscription and from fees.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
For hours the issue hung in the balance, and at last even the stubborn Lefbvre began to think of retreat.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
She did not realize that a passion for a business enterprise, as for a woman, is capable of destroying the balance of any man.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He tole her he had a nice forty acres fer sale–hunderd down, the balance later on.
A connecting rod worked a balance-beam, which worked the air-pump, feed-pump, and plug-rod for moving the valves.
A large balance-beam was attached to the pump-rods, near the bottom cross-head.

WORDS RELATED TO OFF BALANCE

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION