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synonyms for save bacon

  • excuse
  • exempt
  • leave
  • pardon
  • refrain from
  • absolve
  • discharge
  • dispense
  • forbear
  • pity
  • release
  • relent
  • spring
  • bail out
  • be lenient
  • be merciful
  • get off the hook
  • get out of hock
  • give a break
  • give quarter to
  • go easy on
  • let go
  • let off
  • privilege from
  • pull out of the fire
  • relieve from
  • save from
  • save neck
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antonyms for save bacon

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  • hold
  • keep
  • need
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How to use save bacon in a sentence

This will often save the foliage from drying up, a happening which makes the plants rather unsightly.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
With Bacon, experientia does not always mean observation; and may mean either experience or experiment.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Among the clergy therein he finds no offenses, save that a few have gambled in public; these are promptly disciplined.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It lacks convincingness perhaps from the fact that Thomass theology is so largely philosophy, as Roger Bacon said.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Sentence of fine and imprisonment passed upon lord Bacon in the house of peers for bribery.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She reached forward to it in ecstasy; but she might not enjoy it, save at the price which her conscience exacted.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
To save his faithful servant Frank wheeled Nejdi, and cut down a native who was lunging at Chumru with a bayonet.
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