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synonyms for sparring mate

  • boxer
  • palooka
  • second
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How to use sparring mate in a sentence

When he returned to the hotel he kissed his incongruous room-mate with the gentleness of a woman.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A ghostly mate would be no very pleasant bridegroom for a young lady.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He laughed at her, and told her that he had abandoned the modern method of winning a mate, and gone back to the primitive mode.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Her husband always called her the Bo'sun's Mate in Camp, because it was her duty, among others, to pipe all hands to meals.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Once more I began to realize that I was human, and to cast about for the mate that must surely be roaming in search of me.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He drew himself up with one powerful arm until his other hand could join its mate.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
“The sun will be down in a few minutes,” said the mate, turning round and once more surveying the western horizon.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Five of the crew manned the winch; the mate and Jerry went to a block-tackle which was also connected with the lifting apparatus.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Once upon a time she had fascinated Worse when he was a mate, during a certain boating excursion by moonlight.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
By this time they were joined by the mate and the rest of the crew, who had heard the unwonted sounds and hurried on deck.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPARRING MATE

  • boxer
  • palooka
  • second
  • sparring mate
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