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Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
She would let him run about for a few moments and then she would leap upon him as if she had nearly lost him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO RUN-IN

  • action
  • battle
  • bout
  • brush
  • clash
  • collision
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contention
  • contest
  • dispute
  • engagement
  • flap
  • fray
  • hassle
  • quarrel
  • rumpus
  • run-in
  • scrap
  • set-to
  • skirmish
  • velitation
  • violence
  • altercation
  • bad blood
  • bickering
  • broil
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contention
  • contest
  • controversy
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • dispute
  • dissension
  • enmity
  • faction
  • fight
  • fracas
  • grudge
  • hostility
  • quarrel
  • rivalry
  • row
  • run-in
  • squabble
  • strife
  • vendetta
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