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The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
I do not think the average number of passengers on a corresponding route in our country could be so few as twenty.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The product is then multiplied by the number of cubic centimeters voided in twenty-four hours and divided by 1000.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
A good life hath its number of days: but a good name shall continue for ever.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But the great number of Indians still unconverted demands many more missionaries, whom the king is urged to send.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
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WORDS RELATED TO OPPOSITE NUMBER

  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • bandit
  • buddy
  • challenger
  • competition
  • competitor
  • contender
  • contestant
  • emulator
  • entrant
  • equal
  • equivalent
  • match
  • opponent
  • opposite number
  • peer
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