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noun as in cup

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Open wide for oxtail birria starring beef-fat tortillas and a steaming teacup of reduced braising juices, a dunk like no other.

Although they can have a wingspan up to seven inches, when folded up, the tiny creatures can fit inside teacups.

In one scene, a raving Amanda squeezes a pink teacup until it shatters, the shards bloodying her hands.

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Spend enough time in a small spinning teacup and your stomach may soon object.

This force seems to pull us to the outside edge of the rotating teacup.

Elle magazine shot an editorial in September, one picture revealing a teacup pig sitting pretty by a mini Tyler Alexandra bag.

She dried the teacup with a worn mildewed hand towel, also embroidered with Lily of the Valley.

He licked them up with a slick bronzy tongue and spat a thick wad of honey-brown juice into the empty teacup.

He sat his mug of coffee and the empty teacup on the glass table in front of him.

He pulled a bone china teacup printed with white floral bells, Lily of the Valley, from one of the cabinets.

A German receiver can be washed out like a teacup, and the oil collected is of value, but a meerschaum should never be wetted.

A correspondent points out that if that amount has ever been left in the bottom of his teacup it was an oversight.

In spite of her tirade, he had a feeling that it didn't matter, that she must bluster in her tiny teacup if she wanted to do so.

I sat a little away from her, and then took my teacup in hand, with an odd effect of defending myself.

When one man hit another on the head with this fragile china, the skull cracked before the teacup did.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to teacup, such as: bowl, drink, mug, beaker, cannikin, and chalice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.