Thesaurus / sure-fire
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Pratts Lice Salve is a sure-fire lice killer in another form.
Even the apparently "sure-fire" one may deliver a disturbing kick to its perpetrator.
PUBLIC SPEAKINGCLARENCE STRATTON
"Sure-fire hit," Mr. Rooney pronounced, as he spat on the stage floor behind the curtain.
BLUE-GRASS AND BROADWAYMARIA THOMPSON DAVIESS
He could picture her glutinous satisfaction as she re-read her scenario and gloated over its sure-fire qualities.
THE GIRL ON THE BOATPELHAM GRENVILLE WODEHOUSE
It's a sure-fire cinch she'll never give you one of them salutes she hints at when she comes home ef she knows you backed out.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
That mind of his is too sure-fire to hang on so desperately to a mere dream.
“The program pictures are sure-fire, I suppose,” the girl admitted.
“No amateur screen actress—and that is all Wonota is as yet—is ever a ‘sure-fire hit’, as you call it,” said the practical Ruth.
It's a sure-fire case against you, Larry—and it'll mean five to ten years if you're caught.

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