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It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
It is to be feared that the attractions of the house-dinner were not the sole inducement to many of those sitting there.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
In the centre of the room is an oval table; some dozen men are sitting at it; as many more stand behind their chairs.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Outside the hotel he came upon the two sisters sitting on a bench and drinking coffee.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
We (the officers) were sitting in a circle round the general and Alcalde, both of whom appeared uneasy and anxious.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Beneath its far-flung branches a syce was sitting in front of a finely-proportioned and unusually big Arab horse.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
When you think of the number of people who suffered and died—or adapted—so that I could be sitting here now.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
On the next afternoon, at a quarter-past two, Hilda and Janet were sitting together in the breakfast-room.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
As it came near, it proved to be the clock, with a sail hoisted, and the Goblin sitting complacently in the stern.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO SITTING DUCK

  • butt
  • byword
  • game
  • mark
  • pigeon
  • prey
  • quarry
  • scapegoat
  • scorn
  • sitting duck
  • sport
  • victim
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