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See definition of temporaries on Dictionary.com
  • as instandby
  • as insubstitute
  • as infill in

synonyms for temporaries

  • assistant
  • backup
  • deputy
  • double
  • fill in
  • relief
  • replacement
  • reserve
  • stalwart
  • stand-by
  • stand-in
  • sub
  • successor
  • temp
  • temporary
  • understudy
  • pinch-hitter
  • recourse
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How to use temporaries in a sentence

For he had an ill-concealed contempt for all Temporaries; and that was perhaps one reason why we disliked him so much.
THE SECRET BATTLEA. P. HERBERT
Temporaries never once saw their true vileness, he keeps on saying.
BUNYAN CHARACTERS (SECOND SERIES)ALEXANDER WHYTE
Nevertheless, it did not, like most temporaries, attain its maximum brightness all at once.
A POPULAR HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURYAGNES M. (AGNES MARY) CLERKE
I drank brandy at an age when most children lick sherbet, and made love while my co-temporaries were making mudpies.
THE PRUDE'S PROGRESSJEROME K. JEROME
After all that has been said, I fully admit that we are all Temporaries to begin with.
BUNYAN CHARACTERS (SECOND SERIES)ALEXANDER WHYTE
Temporaries are, no doubt, wounded for sin sometimes, but never in the right place nor to the right depth.
BUNYAN CHARACTERS (SECOND SERIES)ALEXANDER WHYTE
And again, sin, and especially heart-sin, is never really bitter to Temporaries.
BUNYAN CHARACTERS (SECOND SERIES)ALEXANDER WHYTE
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