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synonyms for shelved

  • freeze
  • give up
  • mothball
  • prolong
  • put off
  • suspend
  • waive
  • delay
  • dismiss
  • drop
  • hold
  • pigeonhole
  • prorogue
  • scrub
  • sideline
  • stay
  • table
  • hang up
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • hold up
  • lay aside
  • put aside
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
  • put on ice
  • slow up
  • tie up
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antonyms for shelved

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  • continue
  • go
  • advance
  • carry out
  • do
  • go ahead
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How to use shelved in a sentence

Gilliatt clutched the projections of the rock, and stretched out to observe where it shelved away under the water.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The interests concerned in the trade were powerful, and for a time the question was virtually shelved.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Byron, at this time plunged in dissipation at Venice, shelved or avoided the subject as long as he could.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
From this rim shelved down a smooth and polished base, marked with fine vertical striae.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Like an idle boy with his holiday imposition, Edward shelved it among the nightmares, saying, "How can I sit down and lie to her!"
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The most voluntary of abdications are always followed by regrets; one may die of overwork; one flickers out when one is shelved.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
This was the burden of Lætitia, as soon as she had contrived to get Sally's troublesome parent shelved.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Layer upon layer of humanity is suddenly shelved for the night; and in the preparation, what a world of bustle is required!
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
Love and marriage were shelved thus, in his opinion, let alone lesser and more ephemeral joys.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
He braced his shoulders, then shelved them forward 139as he reached a finger toward the bird-cage.
WHISPERING WIRESHENRY LEVERAGE
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WORDS RELATED TO SHELVED

  • abandoned
  • castaway
  • castoff
  • damaged
  • deserted
  • discontinued
  • done with
  • forsaken
  • junked
  • neglected
  • obsolete
  • out-of-date
  • outmoded
  • repudiated
  • run-down
  • scrapped
  • shelved
  • thrown away
  • thrown out
  • useless
  • worn-out
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION