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See definition of pencil on Dictionary.com
  • as inray
  • as indraw
  • as inwrite

synonyms for pencil

  • glimmer
  • light
  • radiation
  • bar
  • blaze
  • blink
  • emanation
  • flash
  • flicker
  • gleam
  • glint
  • glitter
  • hint
  • incandescence
  • irradiation
  • moonbeam
  • patch
  • radiance
  • scintilla
  • shaft
  • shine
  • spark
  • sparkle
  • streak
  • stream
  • sunbeam
  • trace
  • wave
See also synonyms for: penciled / penciling
  • mark
  • paint
  • write
  • caricature
  • chart
  • compose
  • crayon
  • delineate
  • depict
  • describe
  • design
  • draft
  • engrave
  • etch
  • express
  • form
  • formulate
  • frame
  • graph
  • limn
  • model
  • outline
  • portray
  • prepare
  • profile
  • sketch
  • trace
  • map out
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antonyms for pencil

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  • dullness
    • destroy
    • ignore
    • ruin
    • keep
    • stop
    • read
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    How to use pencil in a sentence

    Or, if you hate sharpening, you can consider opting for mechanical pencils.
    EXCELLENT PENCILS FOR SCHOOL, WORK, AND BEYONDPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    To make sure that their germs stay with them, students shouldn’t share art supplies, pencils or paper, Kaushal says.
    HERE’S HOW COVID-19 IS CHANGING CLASSES THIS YEARBETHANY BROOKSHIRESEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Perron worked out the first six dimensions with pencil and paper, but by the 1990s, researchers had learned how to translate Keller’s conjecture into a completely different form — one that allowed them to apply computers to the problem.
    COMPUTER SEARCH SETTLES 90-YEAR-OLD MATH PROBLEMKEVIN HARTNETTAUGUST 19, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    Smooth, continuous curves are the ones you’d likely draw if you sat down with pencil and paper.
    NEW GEOMETRIC PERSPECTIVE CRACKS OLD PROBLEM ABOUT RECTANGLESKEVIN HARTNETTJUNE 25, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    There’s a famous story about the fact that no one person knows how to make a pencil.
    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN EVERYONE STAYS HOME TO EAT? (EP. 412)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
    A little boy aged two years and four months was deprived of a pencil from Thursday to Sunday for scribbling on the wall-paper.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    And sure enough when Sunday came, and the pencil was restored to him, he promptly showed nurse his picture.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    We are so many around here that you'll have to get paper and pencil and mark us down to keep track of how many.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    He had written his name with pencil upon a leaf which he tore from his pocket-book, and sent it to the Marchioness.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    During my schooldays I spent many happy hours alone with book or pen or pencil.
    FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO PENCIL

    • caricature
    • chart
    • compose
    • crayon
    • delineate
    • depict
    • describe
    • design
    • draft
    • engrave
    • etch
    • express
    • form
    • formulate
    • frame
    • graph
    • limn
    • map out
    • mark
    • model
    • outline
    • paint
    • pencil
    • portray
    • prepare
    • profile
    • sketch
    • trace
    • write
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.