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Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Worst danger zone, the open sea, now traversed, but on land not yet out of the wood.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
To think,” said the younger Englishwoman to her sister, “of this wee mite travelling about in an open motor!
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The water suggested the fear that he must be nearing the open sea, and he became supernaturally grave.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
In such conditions many kinds which do not flourish very freely in the open garden, grow into handsome specimens.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Arrived at the dépôt, I discharged my porter, sat down and waited for the place to open, with ample leisure for reflection.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OPEN-HANDED

  • altruistic
  • benevolent
  • charitable
  • chivalrous
  • denying
  • devoted
  • disinterested
  • extroverted
  • generous
  • helpful
  • humanitarian
  • incorruptible
  • indulgent
  • liberal
  • loving
  • magnanimous
  • noble
  • open-handed
  • self-denying
  • self-effacing
  • self-forgetful
  • unselfish
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