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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Though Caroline only brought with her a dot of forty thousand francs, she stood for what was better still, immense possibilities.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
A dot or two, sometimes only one, sometimes as many as five, are thrown in as a rough way of indicating the features.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Typical "segmenters" present a ring of rounded segments or spores, each with a small, dot-like chromatin mass.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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.
At three thousand yards a man appears as a mere dot, which is not readily distinguishable.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 25, 2021
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rakish

WORDS RELATED TO ON THE DOT

  • alert
  • apt
  • brisk
  • eager
  • efficient
  • expeditious
  • immediate
  • instant
  • instantaneous
  • on the ball
  • on the button
  • on the dot
  • on the nose
  • on time
  • precise
  • punctual
  • quick
  • rapid
  • ready
  • smart
  • speedy
  • swift
  • timely
  • unhesitating
  • vigilant
  • watchful
  • wide-awake
  • willing
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