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Even more valuable to Coltrane, however, was his stay with Thelonious Monk--in between stints with Miles Davis in the late '50's.

The actors perform these scenes for four, sometimes six hour, stints and are “exhausted,” he adds, by the end of their shifts.

Among his previous assignments were stints in war zones like Afghanistan and the Congo.

Under normal circumstances, they would be replaced when their stints in Washington are up.

In between his government stints, he practiced in the blue-chip firm of Hogan Hartson.

He stints himself for his family, he stints himself still further to have a little money for the books that he needs.

He has his signs too, and aspects, his seasons, periods and stints.

Tell the cook it's an order, and if he stints it there'll be consequences.

I expect he stints that poor little woman and splashes all the money on polo ponies.

The two pairs of stints were later found to have broods of downy young in the grass on the opposite shore of the lagoon near by.


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On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stints, such as: duty, stretch, assignment, spell, tour, and job.

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