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

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Groping around, I found a stout stick or stave, put my back to the wall, and beat about me blindly but with vigor.
Procure a good barrel with a bottom and cut off each alternate stave at both ends close up to the first hoop.
Mupugung (mupapugung) sa pulsu ang kindi, Candies will stave off hunger.
And sang a stave and drained a quart and called aloud for more.
The poor fellows were able to stave off starvation by visiting various free lunches during the day.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
The stave fell, pulled loose with a sucking explosion from the ruined mess of lung.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
The barrel burst asunder, the beer sumped and gurgled about my ankles as I stooped and picked up a stave.
There's nae stave to it, but it's neist to the fa'en table-tomb o' Mistress Jean Grant.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
Stave in my bulwarks, if this 'ere dragon-fish ha'n't stuck one of his horns into my foot an inch deep!
The black notes on the stave show the scale which may be produced by using two harps, one tuned a fourth above the other.

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