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synonyms for rail

  • castigate
  • complain
  • fume
  • inveigh
  • rant
  • scold
  • thunder
  • abuse
  • attack
  • berate
  • blast
  • censure
  • fulminate
  • jaw
  • rate
  • revile
  • upbraid
  • vituperate
  • vociferate
  • whip
  • bawl out
  • chew out
  • objurate
  • tongue-lash
See also synonyms for: railed / railing / rails
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antonyms for rail

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  • be happy
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
  • approve
  • defend
  • protect
  • support
  • surrender
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How to use rail in a sentence

Bring your bike helmet and ride the Monon Trail, a 30-mile or so rail trail that runs from downtown to points north including Broad Ripple Village.
ESCAPE TO INDY FOR A WEEKEND GETAWAYBILL MALCOLMSEPTEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The Metropolitan Transit Authority, which runs New York City’s subways, buses, and commuter rail lines, needs a $12 billion cash infusion to offset losses due to the coronavirus.
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT NEEDS A $12 BILLION BAILOUT—OR THE ENTIRE U.S. ECONOMIC RECOVERY MAY SUFFERDZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Foye said they would include a reduction of as much as 40% in passenger service within the city, and a 50% decrease in service on commuter rail lines, which connect the city to outlying areas where many city workers live.
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT NEEDS A $12 BILLION BAILOUT—OR THE ENTIRE U.S. ECONOMIC RECOVERY MAY SUFFERDZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
I’ve pulled the seatpost out of the frame, inserted it through the rear triangle so that the rear wheel couldn’t roll, and locked one seat rail to the seat stay.
THE MOST SECURE WAYS TO LOCK UP YOUR BIKEBY MICHAEL FRANK/CYCLE VOLTAAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They’d then have to go at that padlock or the seat rail and be very careful not to slip and cut the frame in the process.
THE MOST SECURE WAYS TO LOCK UP YOUR BIKEBY MICHAEL FRANK/CYCLE VOLTAAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The President has continued railing against mail-in voting, calling it “ a great embarrassment to our country,” “fraudulent” and “corrupt,” and creating the perception that this proven safe and secure method of voting could be suspect.
THE BIGGEST THREAT TO MAIL-IN VOTING ISN’T SECURITY—IT’S POLITICSMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
Had I not seen her many times since, I might assume that, in some Amtrak rail yard, there sits a car from the 2000s with one person on board, still on WiFi.
‘UNSTOPPABLE INNOVATOR’: THE METEORIC RISE OF MEREDITH KOPIT LEVIEN, THE NEXT NEW YORK TIMES CEOSTEVEN PERLBERGAUGUST 19, 2020DIGIDAY
Desmond, Gaspar and other critics from rural and car-centric parts of the county were already likely to push back on the $177 billion plan that would build 300-some miles of rail transit in the county.
MORNING REPORT: SANDAG HEAD WADES INTO SUPES RACEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
A new light rail line would circle downtown and the urban core neighborhoods near Balboa Park.
POLITICS REPORT: BRY, LAWSON-REMER DOMINATE FUNDRAISINGSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO RAIL

  • handrail
  • post
  • rail
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