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synonyms for spark plug

  • ball of fire
  • detonator
  • fuse
  • human dynamo
  • ignition system
  • sparker
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Very trim and strong, and confident he looked, with the glow of youth in his cheeks, and the spark of happiness in his gray eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
"Let's fight them," said Dan, taking out his plug of tobacco and holding it until a decision was made.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
"All right," said Dan, biting off a big chew from the plug he was holding, and restoring the rest to his pocket.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
If the decision had been against a fight, Dan would have put the plug back without taking a chew.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
If ever a spark of feeling for her husband arose within Maude's heart, it was when she thought of Anne Ashton.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
A connecting rod worked a balance-beam, which worked the air-pump, feed-pump, and plug-rod for moving the valves.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
We passed beyond spark-range and splashed out on a sand-bar that jutted from the southern bank.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Now listen to me, said the dying woman, aloud, as if making a great effort to revive one latent spark of energy.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Gradually, however, the spark grew to a burning mass, which created the draught of air that fanned it.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPARK PLUG

  • active person
  • aholic
  • ambitious person
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  • busy bee
  • busy person
  • doer
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  • fireball
  • go-getter
  • hot shot
  • live wire
  • no slouch
  • pistol
  • self-starter
  • sharpy
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  • workhorse
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