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See definition of skeleton in the cupboard on Dictionary.com
  • as inshame
  • as inskeleton in the closet

synonyms for skeleton in the cupboard

  • confusion
  • contempt
  • guilt
  • humiliation
  • irritation
  • remorse
  • scandal
  • stigma
  • abashment
  • blot
  • chagrin
  • compunction
  • contrition
  • degradation
  • derision
  • discomposure
  • discredit
  • disesteem
  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • ignominy
  • infamy
  • mortification
  • obloquy
  • odium
  • opprobrium
  • pang
  • reproach
  • self-disgust
  • self-reproach
  • self-reproof
  • shamefacedness
  • smear
  • stupefaction
  • treachery
  • bad conscience
  • ill repute
  • loss of face
  • pudency

antonyms for skeleton in the cupboard

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  • approval
  • esteem
  • honor
  • meanness
  • praise
  • respect
  • pride
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    How to use skeleton in the cupboard in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
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    Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    There was the same cupboard that had been our mountain; here the same chairs that formed our ridges and our valleys.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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