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In these enlightened days no man is imprisoned for owing money, but only because he does not pay it when told to do so.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The strength of the lion is tremendous, owing to the immense mass of muscle around its jaws, shoulders, and forearms.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
This whole region is for the most part very cold, owing to various causes.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Owing to its inertia, no heavy bellows weight can be set into motion rapidly.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
It was to a great extent owing to the conduct of the Duke of Elchingen that Massna was at last compelled to retreat.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Thus Ney returned to France in disgrace with his comrades, and hated by his enemies owing to the licence he allowed his soldiers.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Owing to the death of Popham, their chief patron, and other misfortunes, the colonists returned to England in 1608.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The stools of infants are yellow, owing partly to their milk diet and partly to the presence of unchanged bilirubin.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
This was perhaps, in a considerable degree, owing to the military life.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Tuberculous pleurisy due to direct extension from the lung may give excess of polymorphonuclears owing to mixed infection.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO OWING

  • accountability
  • accountableness
  • amenability
  • amenableness
  • arrearage
  • blame
  • burden
  • compulsion
  • culpability
  • debt
  • duty
  • indebtedness
  • liability
  • obligation
  • onus
  • openness
  • owing
  • subjection
  • susceptibility
  • susceptibleness
  • vulnerableness
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