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synonyms for panning

  • denunciation
  • objection
  • animadversion
  • aspersion
  • blast
  • brickbats
  • carping
  • cavil
  • censure
  • cut
  • disparagement
  • faultfinding
  • flak
  • hit
  • knock
  • opprobrium
  • pan
  • quibble
  • reproof
  • roast
  • slam
  • slap
  • static
  • stricture
  • swipe
  • vitriol
  • zapper
  • Bronx cheer
  • bad press
  • call down
  • caviling
  • critical remarks
  • nit-picking
  • put down
  • rap on knuckles
  • slap on wrist

antonyms for panning

MOST RELEVANT
  • approval
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • praise
  • sanction
  • estimation
  • guess
  • supposition
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How to use panning in a sentence

We have already described panning, the crudest manner of separating gold from gravel.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
I'm panning out about this, because it seems so deuced interesting and I should like to know what you and Barbara think.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It's a great little game panning the world so long as you don't let your sessions get too long or too serious.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
It proved a most erratic and puzzling paystreak—one day rich beyond our dreams, another too poor to pay for the panning.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
It was close by; he had hidden there his pick, shovel and the broad shallow basin used for panning gold.
STEPSONS OF LIGHTEUGENE MANLOVE RHODES
In spite of herself, in spite of her love for the new love, she finds he is not panning out as she supposed.
HAPPINESS AND MARRIAGEELIZABETH (JONES) TOWNE
He's one of those extraordinary old miners who can tell from the look of things, without even panning.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
I'll take it unless I strike things rich first, and can make more money panning.
THE PIKE'S PEAK RUSHEDWIN L. SABIN
The bucking game was not panning out and the ball was passed back to the giant fullback, Livingston, for a kick.
BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRONJ. W. DUFFIELD
She was a washer of gold, and spared no labours for the bright nuggets she might get, and the percentage of her panning was high.
ADVENTURES IN THE ARTSMARSDEN HARTLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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