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synonyms for strait laced

  • hidebound
  • parochial
  • petty
  • narrow
  • bigoted
  • conventional
  • illiberal
  • insular
  • opinionated
  • prejudiced
  • provincial
  • reactionary
  • short-sighted
  • small-minded
  • strait-laced
  • unenlarged

antonyms for strait laced

MOST RELEVANT
  • broad-minded
  • tolerant
  • unbiased
  • untidy
  • informal
  • rumpled
  • uncritical
  • undemanding
  • ready
  • willing
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        How to use strait laced in a sentence

        The children of thy barrenness shall still say in thy ears: The place is too strait for me, make me room to dwell in.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        Departure on the fourth voyage, accompanied by a merchant-ship bound through Torres Strait.
        NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
        Directions for the passage within the reefs through Torres Strait.
        NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
        And the brave explorer sailed safely through the dangerous strait now named for him.
        ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
        On the south-side of Clarence Strait the land is low, like the coast to the eastward.
        NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
        A flat-topped hill near the shore of Scott's Strait is a remarkable object, and may be seen six or seven leagues off.
        NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
        Between the easternmost islet and the land, there is a strait of a league in width.
        NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
        Sunday Strait is more than four miles wide, and appears to be free from danger.
        NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
        Malus Island is separated from Lewis Island by a strait a mile wide; it is probably deep.
        NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
        Young Richard, never loath to fortify himself, proved amenable enough to the stiffly laced Canary that his friend set before him.
        MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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