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The car was fully supplied with petrol and water—was in admirable order.

From the tap which he had already turned on the petrol was flowing freely.

Evidently the petrol had burnt out; but not so the fire, alas!

He dragged the full can of petrol to the other side of the cellar.

The fire he had started blazed up at once, owing to the petrol.

That was the other can of petrol, as he could guess readily enough.

It was a difficult task, especially so because of the petrol, which was no light burden.

He tightened the nut and turned to measure the petrol in the tank.

I had the pleasure of meeting you in May, when you were so kind as to give me petrol to get me to Bordeaux.

I met her in the lane when I was following the lorry, and asked her about petrol.

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