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noun as in ballast

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You’ll need a moderate weight, a heavy weight, a pull-up bar, a rope, and a sandbag—feel free to improvise, though, using whatever household items you have.

Buyers, they said, would have a harder time getting state approval for emergency sandbags, for instance, if they were officially warned of the risks of coastal living beforehand.

Wearing helmets, gas masks and shields, they have been hurling homemade projectiles from behind makeshift barriers made of sandbags and debris.

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Officials with the Department of Land and Natural Resources wouldn’t say whether they would force the North Shore sandbags to be taken out when they expire.

The department declined the request, fined the couple $2,000 and told them to remove the illegal sandbags.

One strip, Foolish Grandpa and Sour Henry, shows Grandpa being hit on the head by a sandbag and blown up by dynamite.

A couple more peer through spy holes in the sandbag barricades that line the perimeter.

Factors ranging from the sequester to the ongoing crisis in Europe have the capacity to sandbag the economic expansion.

Did Google just sandbag its rivals in the smartphone market?

From a sandbag protection at one corner of the cemetery there is a view on all sides to the horizon.

And he fetches a small sandbag and gives it to the stretcher-bearer.

One of them struck at him, while another attempted to sandbag him from behind.

This leap saved him from being stretched unconscious by the sandbag.

The man slid his rifle-barrel over a sandbag, raised his head and took hasty aim, fired, and ducked quickly down again.


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On this page you'll find 476 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sandbag, such as: equilibrium, balance, brace, bracket, counterbalance, and counterweight.

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