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adjective as in complete

adjective as in full-bodied, ample in size

adjective as in resonant, rich in sound

adjective as in honest, direct

adverb as in approximate

noun as in globe, ball; circular area

noun as in unit of ammunition

Strongest match

verb as in turn; encircle

verb as in make curved; remove angles

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Example Sentences

In his November post announcing the Earth Fund’s first round of donations, Bezos mentioned a “group of incredibly smart people” who were guiding his decisions.

He led all Eastern Conference guards by a wide margin Thursday when the league released the second round of NBA all-star voting.

For non-climbers, the four-mile round-trip hike to Chimney Rock promises panoramic views.

Money makes the world go ’round, and as such, it’s a perfect tool for surveillance and control.

Memphis Meats had a record-breaking $186 million second round of funding, followed by Mosa Meat’s $75 million round later in the year.

France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.

Wrapees was the term marines used for the Japanese because they had wrapping round their legs.

After a bunch of tough talk, this round of the hacker-on-hacker fight nevered materialized.

Divide the dough in half and very gently pat each half into a round 1-inch-thick disk.

But others say a still-unidentified man likely fired the round that caused a lethal head wound.

Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.

In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).

There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.

Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.

Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.


On this page you'll find 375 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to round, such as: bulbous, curled, curved, cylindrical, elliptical, and oval.

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