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noun as in board

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This house featured wide plank flooring and a massive chimney.

If this variation is too easy, do the move from a plank position.

Luckily for Signet, e-commerce was already a big plank in Drosos’s three-year “Path to Brilliance” turnaround plan, now in its third year.

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To take the challenge even further, try it in a full plank position.

Go as far as you can while maintaining a strong plank position—no lifting, sagging, or rotating the hips—and keep your core engaged throughout the movement.

Lacking any sense of irony, Eldridge made campaign-finance reform a signature plank.

We all jumped from our seats and stood rigid as plank boards.

It has a lovely rustic feel with plank wooden floors and uncovered fireplaces.

And John McCain actually had a decent-ish health-care platform plank in 2008.

First Duggan defied him, then Rusev smashed Duggan's plank over his knee.

The body was resting upon a plank supported by four stakes and covered with skins.

I like sus-sus-pen-sheen bridges that fly from bank to bank, with one big step, like a gang-plank.

He did not tell the name of his friend, who, as if loath to cross the plank, held back for a few more words.

Use in packing a plank or board, placing it against the front of the tier and bring the ends of the hands up against it.

The plank fell to its horizontal position, bringing her head under the fatal ax.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plank, such as: lumber, platform, slab, timber, deal, and support.

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