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synonyms for on ball

  • apprehensive
  • careful
  • cautious
  • cognizant
  • conscious
  • conversant
  • knowledgeable
  • observant
  • respectful
  • solicitous
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • watchful
  • alert
  • alive to
  • au courant
  • be up on
  • cagey
  • chary
  • conscientious
  • heedful
  • in the know
  • know all the answers
  • know ins and outs
  • knowing
  • observative
  • observing
  • on one's toes
  • on the ball
  • on the job
  • on to
  • plugged in
  • regardful
  • sensible
  • thoughtful
  • tuned in
  • with eyes peeled
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antonyms for on ball

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  • careless
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • indifferent
  • indiscreet
  • negligent
  • quiet
  • rash
  • thoughtless
  • unafraid
  • unaware
  • uncareful
  • uninformed
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unworried
  • absent-minded
      • disregarding
      • careless
      • neglecting
      • neglectful
      • inconsiderate
      • ignorant
      • heedless
      • unaware
      • negligent
      • inattentive
      • unstylish
      • rough
      • coarse
      • dull
      • blunt
      • slow
      • obtuse
      • kind
      • naive
      • unintelligent
      • ignorant
      • stupid
      • inexperienced
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                  How to use on ball in a sentence

                  It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
                  BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
                  A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
                  BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
                  He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.
                  KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
                  On the night of June the 11th a red-hot cannon-ball set fire to one of the barracks which was used as a hospital.
                  THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
                  I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
                  RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
                  At two o'clock, the general of the Carnival opens the public ball with the Mugnaia.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                  Giving a terrific whoop, he raised his gun and fired, the ball just missing Lawrence's head.
                  THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
                  He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.
                  HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
                  A cannon-ball crashed through the mud wall and bounded across the enclosure.
                  THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
                  The consequences of the incident at Papayani's ball remained a secret to the young wife.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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