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synonyms for tar and feather

  • criticize severely
  • draw and quarter
  • excoriate
  • persecute
  • torture
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How to use tar and feather in a sentence

She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
This is not the first time in history when the lack of a ha'porth of tar has spoilt the ship of State.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
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They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
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He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Clean your tube regularly, and your amber mouthpiece with a feather dipped in spirits of lavender.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
When the orange-and-red banner was actually replaced by the Stars and Stripes, many in the crowd shed tears.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The exhaust-valve is exactly as when it was put in, worked by a rack-and-tooth segment.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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