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synonyms for scales

  • dermatitis
  • eczema
  • eruption
  • psoriasis
  • scab
  • scabies
  • sores
  • skin disease
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How to use scales in a sentence

After an hour, the cone is so closely shut, that the flowers are held as fast in its scales as if they had always grown there.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
You see, up to that time he had thought himself rather a knowing fellow; but Mr Dean managed to remove the scales from his eyes.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Fish scales cover the walls, and everywhere there is a smell as if one were in the belly of a whale.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The woman reminds one of a red lizard—a salamander—her “svelte” body seemingly boneless in its gown of clinging scales.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
A good many things, just then, swung in the scales of chance, and what the dog might do was only one of them.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The belly and lower surface of the tail are covered with large six-sided scales, like the other genera of the family.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
This arrangement of the scales gradually assumes a uniform appearance on the neck close to the head, where they are ovate.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The tail one-fourth the length of the body, covered with uniform ovate quadrangular scales.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Before Tom's selfishness, Justice threw away her scales and became maudlin sentiment.
A FOREST HEARTH: A ROMANCE OF INDIANA IN THE THIRTIESCHARLES MAJOR
There are few dispensing druggists who have scales sensitive enough to weigh the dosage of the chemical.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCALES

  • dermatitis
  • eczema
  • eruption
  • psoriasis
  • scab
  • scabies
  • scales
  • skin disease
  • sores
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.