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What reliance could repose upon a house, divided against itself—not safe from the extravagance and pillage of its own members?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
As we learn more and more of the laws of Nature we put less and less reliance on the effect of prayer.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Modern times, we are convinced, have witnessed but few instances of such a masterly policy, combined with signal self-reliance.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Indeed, individual cases show a virtual lack of self-reliance.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
To this day in Servia the popular forms of swearing express dependence and reliance upon the powers of nature.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
I place my firm reliance on the wisdom of parliament, and upon the loyalty and affection of my people.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Exactly what reliance was to be placed on the word of the wounded man, Barrington had not yet determined.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
He attempted aggressive operations with his former energy and self-reliance, but not with his former success.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
And in the middle of the fourteenth century came a time which called for mutual reliance.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
On sailed the boat, left to the steerage of Providence; on slept Newton, as if putting firm reliance on the same.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RELIANCE

  • acclaim
  • acknowledgments
  • approvals
  • attentions
  • beliefs
  • brownie points
  • commendations
  • confidences
  • credence
  • distinctions
  • faiths
  • fame
  • glories
  • honors
  • kudos
  • merits
  • notices
  • pat on the backs
  • points
  • praise
  • reliance
  • strokes
  • thanks
  • tributes
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