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synonyms for the runs

  • dysentery
  • flux
  • Montezuma's revenge
  • the trots
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How to use the runs in a sentence

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
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But his servant runs after the man, and gets two talents of silver and some garments under false pretences.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The third line runs thus: “How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle in the icy air of night.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The MacLeod trail runs less than twenty miles north of here, you know.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It still, I am glad to hear, runs an honorable and profitable course, which its merits well deserve.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I think the coulée right under his perch is an arm of the one we're in; runs in somewhere below.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
An oak gallery runs round two sides of the hall and descends in broad and gentle stairs down the right side of it.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THE RUNS

  • Montezuma's revenge
  • dysentery
  • flux
  • the runs
  • the trots
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.