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adjective as in hand-me-down

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But the amount of second-hand evidence, Vieira says, is too great to believe that nothing more solid will show up.

When I was ten, I saved enough money to buy a second-hand book called Tarzan of the Apes.

The ground floors are occupied by shops of second-hand dealers, and by iron workers.

For warmth she wore some kind of white fur wrap she had found months ago at a second-hand store in New York.

The defense objected to the second-hand testimony and the nine-man, seven-woman jury was ushered from the room.

On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.

And he would cower in the background blushing his absurd little blushes at his second-hand temerity.

The librarian told me I'd never find a copy, and this was on top of a pile of trash in a second-hand shop right here in this town.

At his cell door the Red Fox stood with his watch in his hand and his eyes glued to the second-hand.

Tarbell, through his hold upon the welshing Clanahan striker, had got the details at second-hand.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to second-hand, such as: not new, passed down, previously owned, reach-me-down, secondhand, and used.

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