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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
First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
It depends upon the fact that bile acids lower surface tension.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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
She did shout for joy, as with a sweeping stroke or two she lifted her body to the surface of the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Its vitals were going—were gone, before the smallest indications of mischief appeared upon the surface.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Of late, however, it has acquired a far greater interest through the discovery of coal underneath its surface.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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
A gentle breeze stirred the air and the surface of the lakes lay shimmering in the soft autumnal light.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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AUGUST 5, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO ON THE SURFACE

  • apparently
  • at first glance
  • carelessly
  • casually
  • externally
  • extraneously
  • flimsily
  • frivolously
  • hastily
  • ignorantly
  • not profoundly
  • not thoroughly
  • on the surface
  • once over lightly
  • ostensibly
  • outwardly
  • partially
  • skim
  • to the casual eye
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