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synonyms for spruces

  • file
  • form
  • organize
  • align
  • array
  • class
  • classify
  • dispose
  • group
  • police
  • position
  • range
  • rank
  • regulate
  • sort
  • spruce
  • systematize
  • tidy
  • clear the decks
  • fix up
  • line up
  • methodize
  • police up
  • put in good shape
  • put in order
  • put to rights
  • spruce up
  • whip into shape
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antonyms for spruces

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  • destroy
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • displace
  • jumble
  • mismanage
  • mix up
  • scatter
  • confuse
  • derange
  • disperse
  • disturb
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How to use spruces in a sentence

Then she glanced irresolutely along the street, and as she did so a gleam appeared through the spruces at Miss Hatchard's gate.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
As she passed from under the black pall of the Norway spruces she fancied she saw two figures in the shade about the duck-pond.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
The flames had crept through the moss and communicated with several dry spruces, which were now blazing fiercely.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Driftwood lined the shore, and a number of dead spruces, which had not yet rotted, furnished them with an ample supply of fuel.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
This view was obtained through a thin grove of spruces, with which the island abounded, and which made a picturesque foreground.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Presently Dale espied a horseman riding slowly out of the straggling spruces.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
Presently he appeared in the semi-darkness, dragging half-trimmed spruces behind him.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
The spar-pointed spruces stood up black and clear against the noble stars.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
It was a clear day of middle March; the sun rode high in a blue sky, and some jays bragged and jeered in the spruces.
THE QUALITY OF MERCYW. D. HOWELLS
At regular intervals he makes a trip through some remote district and wounds the spruces with his ax and chisel.
MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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