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  • adj.unassisted
  • adv.by oneself

synonyms for single-handed

  • alone
  • by oneself
  • independent
  • on one's own
  • solitary
  • solo
  • unaided
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How to use single-handed in a sentence

When the whole hunt is hunting up, each single change is made between the whole hunt, and the next bell above it.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She apparently prefers to paint single figures of women and young girls, but her works include a variety of subjects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Beginning with single twigs and working over them patiently she at length painted whole trees, and later animals.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Liking for a single colour is a considerably smaller display of mind than an appreciation of the relation of two colours.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
My orders ought to have been taken before a single unwounded Officer or man was ferried back aboard ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It may also be made the change next before the single bob, in which change it may be made two wayes; viz.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
How often did I then wish myself with my dear Glumdalchtch, from whom one single hour had so far divided me.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
If a husband were to see his wife drowning, what single letter of the alphabet would he name?
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Lawrence handed the General the mysterious message and Schofield read it with a darkened brow.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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