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Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
This gives to the second volume something of the smell of an apple store-room.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
From early morn to early morn again, the hot winds continued, and the air was surcharged with the smell of burning plants.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Next morning Judy shouted that there was a rat in the nursery, and thus he forgot to tell her the wonderful news.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
One little girl attempted to smell at the trees in a drawing and pretended to feed some pictorial dogs.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He had repeated till he was thrice weary the statement that "the Cat lay on the Mat and the Rat came in."
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO SMELL A RAT

  • be wary of
  • disbelieve
  • discredit
  • doubt
  • misbelieve
  • mistrust
  • question
  • smell a rat
  • suspect
  • wonder about
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