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synonyms for on the line

  • helpless
  • unarmed
  • unprotected
  • caught
  • endangered
  • exposed
  • hands tied
  • in line of fire
  • indefensible
  • like a clay pigeon
  • like a sitting duck
  • naked
  • on-the-spot
  • open
  • out on limb
  • pigeon
  • poor
  • unguarded
  • up the creek
  • weak
  • wide open
  • candidly
  • bluntly
  • dead level
  • directly
  • forthrightly
  • freely
  • from the hip
  • in truth
  • laid on the line
  • level
  • on the level
  • openly
  • plainly
  • straight
  • straightforwardly
  • straight-out
  • without reserve
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antonyms for on the line

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  • powerful
  • strong
    • counterfeit
    • deceitful
    • devious
    • dishonest
    • false
    • flippant
    • insincere
    • invalid
    • untrustworthy
    • tricky
      • dishonestly
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      How to use on the line in a sentence

      In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      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
      Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
      NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
      In the center of the river line stood the imposing red sandstone palace of Bahadur Shah, last of the Moguls.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      The back of her head will be quite in line with her charming little bust, and I for one shall walk round and laugh in her face.
      ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
      Numbers have dribbled back from firing line and cannot be collected in this difficult country.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      Rising at once he bundled up his traps, threw the line of his small hand-sledge over his shoulder, and stepped out for home.
      THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO ON THE LINE

      • caught
      • endangered
      • exposed
      • hands tied
      • helpless
      • in line of fire
      • indefensible
      • like a clay pigeon
      • like a sitting duck
      • naked
      • on the line
      • on-the-spot
      • open
      • out on limb
      • pigeon
      • poor
      • unarmed
      • unguarded
      • unprotected
      • up the creek
      • weak
      • wide open
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.