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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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There's blamed liars round here snick'rin' in their whiskers, and sayin' that you've backed me down.
Now look at the latest returns on the career of my old grammar school chum, Snick Butters.
ODD NUMBERSSEWELL FORD
Why, he would make two of Snick, this Hermy would, and he has a pair of shoulders like a truck horse.
ODD NUMBERSSEWELL FORD
One straight insertion, one snick of a tendon, and it was all over without a stain upon the white towel which lay beneath.
Then the eldest brother cut off the head; snick-snack, and carried it to the chief.
It shut with a sharp snick, and there followed a long silence, broken only by the whimpering of the dogs.
CARNACKI, THE GHOST FINDERWILLIAM HOPE HODGSON
The snick, snick of his knife alternated with the sound of tearing as he pulled the pelt from the under-flesh.
IN THE BROODING WILDRIDGWELL CULLUM
I heard the door snick, and then I waited until I saw a light in her bedroom.
THE DAY OF JUDGMENTJOSEPH HOCKING
Now just as he had his hand on the door through which they had come up—snick!
The stranger bent over him; then the deft “snick” of a sharp knife.

WORDS RELATED TO SNICK

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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