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synonyms for red letter

  • catchy
  • decisive
  • enduring
  • eventful
  • extraordinary
  • famous
  • great
  • historic
  • important
  • impressive
  • indelible
  • interesting
  • meaningful
  • momentous
  • monumental
  • notable
  • remarkable
  • terrific
  • unforgettable
  • A-1
  • big-league
  • bodacious
  • celebrated
  • critical
  • crucial
  • distinguished
  • doozie
  • heavy
  • heavyweight
  • hot
  • illustrious
  • lasting
  • major-league
  • mind-blowing
  • observable
  • red-letter
  • rememberable
  • rubric
  • serious
  • signal
  • something
  • standout
  • striking
  • super
  • surpassing
  • terrible
  • top-drawer
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antonyms for red letter

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  • boring
  • commonplace
  • dull
  • inconsequential
  • insignificant
  • little
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • poor
  • powerless
  • small
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unimpressive
  • unknown
  • unremarkable
  • usual
  • weak
  • worthless
  • forgettable
  • unnoteworthy
  • common
  • familiar
  • hidden
  • inconspicuous
  • infamous
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • normal
  • obscure
  • ordinary
  • poor
  • regular
  • secret
  • standard
  • trivial
  • typical
  • unimportant
  • unimpressive
  • unknown
  • unnoticeable
  • unremarkable
  • usual
  • vague
  • commonplace
  • inconsequential
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      How to use red letter in a sentence

      Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
      A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
      Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      “You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.
      THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
      Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
      BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
      Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.
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      A letter from Fajardo to the king (December 10, 1621) concerns various matters of administration and business.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
      How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.
      ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
      With this letter is another by the same writer, dated July 30, 1622—a postscript to a duplicate of the preceding letter.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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