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noun as in blue-ribbon


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I lay there for a while with my eyes shut, palms up and ankles open, but it was tough to sleep.

To this, Clinton, seated on stage, merely turned up her palms and shrugged.

Our bad guy is Weather Wizard (not a joke), who not only looks like Kurt Cobain but can use his palms to conjure angry storms.

A few hundred meters upriver, you see groves of date palms swaying as if underwater.

They have been fighting back, putting pressure on conglomerates like Cargill to harvest oil palms sustainably.

The crests of three tall palms immediately below him waved slightly in the rising wind.

The intense heat penetrated the leather palms of his black gauntlets.

Jessie crept away and hid herself discreetly behind one of the big palms in the hall.

Two days later Ollie Dangerfield was laid away under the palms and umbrella-trees in the Phœnix cemetery.

Beneath the balcony was an arcade where many seats were disposed among palms and pampas grass.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to palms, such as: award, championship, cordon bleu, crown, cup, and decoration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.