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  • as intension
  • as inpins and needles
  • as inanxiousness
  • as inunease
  • as inanxiety

synonyms for pins needles

  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • concern
  • discomfort
  • hostility
  • jitters
  • nervousness
  • pressure
  • strain
  • suspense
  • unease
  • worry
  • agitation
  • brunt
  • disquiet
  • edginess
  • jumps
  • nerves
  • restlessness
  • shakes
  • uneasiness
  • worriment
  • ants in pants
  • antsiness
  • bad feeling
  • nail-biting
  • pins and needles
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antonyms for pins needles

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  • calmness
  • ease
  • peace
  • calm
  • contentedness
  • looseness
  • relaxation
  • slack
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    How to use pins needles in a sentence

    Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Who could have believed that only a fortnight ago these same figures were clean as new pins; smart and well-liking!
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    The latter-named proportions may in some measure account for "what becomes of the pins?"
    SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
    May it please your Transparent Highness, I've found out how the needles get into the haystacks.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    While she flitted into the next room to fetch a stamp, Mrs. Haughstone, her needles arrested in mid-air, looked steadily at Tom.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    Pins were first manufactured here in quantities about 1750, the Ryland family having the honour of introducing the trade.
    SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
    He saw the tips of the fir trees shimmer, and heard them whisper as the breeze turned their needles towards the light.
    THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    Mrs. Ducksmith shot a timid glance at him and the knitting needles clicked together nervously.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    The keenest lawyer in our county is not so clever a cross-examiner as his sister when she sits with her needles and yarn.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    I'm rather shaky on my pins yet and the chair it must be, if I'm to put myself in connection with that lounge.
    DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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