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synonyms for squib

  • announcement
  • broadcast
  • commercial
  • display
  • endorsement
  • exhibit
  • literature
  • notice
  • placard
  • poster
  • propaganda
  • publication
  • publicity
  • ad
  • bill
  • blurb
  • circular
  • communication
  • declaration
  • exhibition
  • flyer
  • notification
  • plug
  • proclamation
  • promotion
  • promulgation
  • throwaway
  • classified ad
  • want ad
See also synonyms for: squibbed / squibbing

antonyms for squib

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  • hiding
    • answer
    • ignorance
    • heedlessness
    • neglect
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    How to use squib in a sentence

    A squib or two enforced edicts; a rocket set a constitution squarely on its feet.
    THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
    He'll go off like a squib: and then he'll smoulder acridly and sceptically even against his own fire.
    SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
    Rowlandson has taken the idea and fitted it to the purpose of an electioneering squib.
    ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
    Such love must come to disaster; it is like a damp squib, it is never properly alight and fades out swiftly in noisy splutters.
    WOMEN'S WILD OATSC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
    I told Arthur to leave out the former squib or paragraph and use only the Californian's Story.
    THE LETTERS OF MARK TWAIN, VOLUME 4, 1886-1900MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
    Nothing brings back the past like a sound or a smell—even those of a penny squib!
    THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
    It must be owned that they were decidedly daring, yet in the nature of damp-squib affairs, as it turned out.
    THE ILLUSTRATED WAR NEWS, NUMBER 21, DEC. 30, 1914VARIOUS
    A traveling primer or "go-devil squib" was then prepared as follows: A tin cone, 14 in.
    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 611, SEPTEMBER 17, 1887VARIOUS
    It makes you feel as if you had had a squib exploded under your chair at a temperance meeting.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 159, SEPTEMBER 15, 1920VARIOUS
    Like the sharp crack of a squib, the quick spit of a cat, the memory erupted and flung him back on his mental heels.
    THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN
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