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  • as inobedient
  • as inbeholden

synonyms for on a string

  • attentive
  • compliant
  • deferential
  • devoted
  • docile
  • dutiful
  • faithful
  • law-abiding
  • loyal
  • respectful
  • subservient
  • acquiescent
  • amenable
  • at one's beck and call
  • biddable
  • complaisant
  • controllable
  • docious
  • duteous
  • governable
  • honoring
  • in one's clutches
  • in one's pocket
  • in one's power
  • obeisant
  • obliging
  • observant
  • pliant
  • regardful
  • resigned
  • reverential
  • sheeplike
  • tame
  • tractable
  • under control
  • venerating
  • well-trained
  • willing
  • wrapped around finger
  • yielding
  • obliged
  • obligated
  • grateful
  • owing
  • bound
  • into
  • responsible
  • in hock
  • on the arm
  • on the cuff
  • on the tab
  • owe one
  • under obligation
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antonyms for on a string

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  • disloyal
  • disobedient
  • inconsiderate
  • inconstant
  • neglectful
  • unfaithful
  • contrary
  • insolent
  • misbehaving
  • mutinous
  • obstinate
  • rebellious
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How to use on a string in a sentence

Aristide replaced the baby, and with a complicated arrangement of string fastened it securely to the seat.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Who has patience for the recapitulation of a string of names, when a group of faces may be placed simultaneously before him?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This harmless image of a fierce beast Yung Pak would pull about the floor with a string by the hour.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
She plays with Captain Lovelock as a child does with a wooden harlequin, she pulls a string and he throws up his arms and legs.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO ON A STRING

  • bound
  • grateful
  • in hock
  • into
  • obligated
  • obliged
  • on a string
  • on the arm
  • on the cuff
  • on the tab
  • owe one
  • owing
  • responsible
  • under obligation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.