Antonyms for practicing

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In some features, one of the most unusual I have seen since I have been practicing law.

Did you think we were practicing stage effects in the journals?

Oh, how I hate myself for practicing even that much of deceit!

The practicing that had gone on in thousands of homes throughout the city was at an end.

Kit told the story of his practicing with the Vincenti Brothers.

In no case pass yourself off as a single man, practicing gallantries.

It looks as if a nervous student had been practicing facial surgery on me.

She never played for her own pleasure; and what was the use of practicing now?

I've failed sadly this summer in practicing what I am preaching.

He had been practicing with the "Tigers," and the scrimmage had been most exciting.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s in reference to professions; from 1906 in reference to religions; present participle adjective from practice (v.).

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