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See definition of stones on Dictionary.com
  • as incarbuncle
  • as ingravel
  • as intestes
  • as infamily jewels

synonyms for stones

  • gemstone
  • jewel
  • stone
  • sand
  • shale
  • macadam
  • rocks
  • screenings
  • tailings
  • crushed rock
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How to use stones in a sentence

Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He walked about, stumbling over sticks and stones and stumps, sometimes falling down on soft moss, and again on the hard ground.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Regular pitched battles were fought with sticks and staves and stones.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Many of these pipes are sculptured from the most obdurate stones and display great delicacy of workmanship.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The lady fairly sparkled, with her gold earrings and bracelets, set with precious stones.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
If you wish the same engine to have sufficient power to turn one pair of mill-stones, the cost will be 220 guineas.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
He saw her dear face peering through the dimness at him, the eyes burning like two dark precious stones.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
These cars run along on tracks through streets in which round stones are set in, side by side.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
And I will make thy bulwarks of jasper: and thy gates of graven stones, and all thy borders of desirable stones.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But, underfoot, beyond question, lay nothing but the broken heaps of stones that betokened a building long since crumbled to dust.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO STONES

  • balls
  • family jewels
  • gonads
  • nuts
  • rocks
  • stones
  • testes
  • testicles
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.