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synonyms for straw in the wind

  • harbinger
  • indication
  • indicator
  • omen
  • portent
  • sign
  • sign of the times
  • slight hint
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How to use straw in the wind in a sentence

There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The man that giveth heed to lying visions, is like to him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
It was a cloudy, stormy evening: high wind was blowing, and the branches of the trees groaned and creaked above our heads.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The ne'er-do-well blew, like seed before the wind, to distant places, but mankind at large stayed at home.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
In fact, so much of her smooth brow as could be seen under a broad-brimmed straw hat was wrinkled in a decided frown.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAW IN THE WIND

  • absolute indication
  • clue
  • conclusive evidence
  • corroboration
  • documentation
  • evidence
  • incontrovertible evidence
  • indisputable evidence
  • proof
  • straw in the wind
  • substantiation
  • support
  • sure sign
  • telltale
  • tip-off
  • unmistakable sign
  • verification
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.