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synonyms for third-degrees

  • ask pointed questions
  • catechize
  • check
  • cross-question
  • debrief
  • examine
  • give the third degree
  • go over with a fine-tooth comb
  • grill
  • inquire
  • interrogate
  • investigate
  • pump
  • put on the hotseat
  • put the screws to
  • question
  • quiz
  • scrutinize
  • sweat
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How to use third-degrees in a sentence

But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.
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It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
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This was somewhat tiresome; and, after a rather feeble attempt at a third laugh, Davy said, "I don't feel like it any more."
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
I then found myself hoisted up by degrees, at least three feet higher than I was before.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
On the third day after the declaration of his recall, Ripperda took his official leave, and presented his son in his new office.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The third boat and kite had been damaged beyond repair, but the two left were sufficient.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The first commencement of Union College for conferring degrees in the arts and sciences.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Third: The mind acts on the perceived relations and finds relations among them.
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He was to pay one third of the amount before the book went to press, the balance he was to pay within a reasonable time.
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