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synonyms for sit tight

  • stick around
  • anticipate
  • bide one's time
  • cool it
  • fill time
  • hang around
  • hang out
  • hold on
  • hold the phone
  • keep your shirt on
  • lie in wait
  • lie low
  • linger
  • mark time
  • put on hold
  • stall
  • stand by
  • stay put
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How to use sit tight in a sentence

You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Since Henry Hawk could sit in a great elm far up the road and see himp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Never again would he sit behind that wheel rejoicing in the insolence of speed.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The hut was barely high enough to let him sit up, and long enough to let him lie down—not to stretch out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
They had been permitted to sit up till after the ice-cream, which naturally marked the limit of human indulgence.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She sometimes liked to sit in the room of mornings when Madame Ratignolle played or practiced.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
They that sit on mount Seir, and the Philistines, and the foolish people that dwell in Sichem.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SIT TIGHT

  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • be big about
  • bear
  • bear with
  • concede
  • consent
  • defer
  • endure
  • hang in
  • hang in there
  • hang tough
  • live with
  • put up with
  • receive
  • sit tight
  • stand
  • stand for
  • stomach
  • suffer
  • swallow
  • take
  • tolerate
  • withstand
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.