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Ramen dough is much drier than eggy pasta dough, requiring both muscle and patience to bring it together.

Along with good patience by Mahomes in delivering the ball and excellent execution by the offensive line, the play design gave running back Damien Williams a massive amount of open grass in a part of the field where space is rare.

Think about all the traffic you could lose if over half of the visitors to your site leave simply because they don’t have the patience to stick around longer than three seconds for your site to load.

I needed an at-home solution, something I could turn to whenever the gnawing made me snap at my husband or lose patience with coworkers.

Women make good khat sellers because of a unique set of entrepreneurial skills, including marketing, patience and scouting target markets such as places hosting festivities, says Koshin.

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Pinker is not a self-appointed enforcer of arbitrary rules, and he has little patience for purists, prigs, and pedants.

But why is it especially important for people with little patience?

It took a special, meticulous kind of person to accomplish the undertaking, someone with brains, patience, and nerves of steel.

“Consequently, nearly everyone with much expertise but little patience will avoid ed­iting Wikipedia,” Sanger lamented.

Users also require the bandwidth and patience to download large files (Flames of War is nearly a gigabyte).

Who is in a decrepit age, and that is in care about all things, and to the distrustful that loseth patience!

Who has patience for the recapitulation of a string of names, when a group of faces may be placed simultaneously before him?

In a statuesque attitude, she sat, like Marius on the ruins of Carthage, or Patience on a monument smiling at grief.

This imputation on his son was too much for the small remnant of patience that remained to the Duke.

"I thought he had great patience with his brother," offered Edna, glad to be talking about Robert, no matter what was said.


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On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to patience, such as: composure, diligence, endurance, fortitude, grit, and humility.

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