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synonyms for precious metal

  • base metal
  • native metal
  • noble metal
  • oxide
  • rare earth
  • rare metal
  • rare-earth metal
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How to use precious metal in a sentence

But Mrs. Dodd, the present vicar's wife, retained the precious prerogative of choosing the book to be read at the monthly Dorcas.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Take care of a good name: for this shall continue with thee, more than a thousand treasures precious and great.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I am not fool enough to put my precious Naps in jeopardy, just when I am so deucedly in want of them, too.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
What is, then, this precious drink I read of in my Shakespeare—so precious, that your lordship will not trust him to his butler?
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In the metal of the tenor several coins are visible, one being a Spanish dollar of 1742.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The metal is then removed, and washed successively with very dilute sodium hydroxid solution, alcohol, and ether.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Her smile was strangely distant, strangely precious: she was love and tenderness incarnate; her little hands held both of his.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And instead of taking care of this precious heirloom, he goes and locks it away in a safe.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
For his mind flung itself with violence upon two sentences: he was 'beautiful and precious'; she longed for him to 'comfort' her.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As against the pain she inflicted, he had been generous, long-suffering— therefore his conduct was 'beautiful and precious.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECIOUS METAL

  • base metal
  • native metal
  • noble metal
  • oxide
  • precious metal
  • rare earth
  • rare metal
  • rare-earth metal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.