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  • as inmillstone
  • as inpest
  • as inplague
  • as inburden
  • as inencumbrance

synonyms for thorn in side

  • albatross
  • accountability
  • affliction
  • anxiety
  • blame
  • charge
  • concern
  • cross
  • difficulty
  • encumbrance
  • grievance
  • hardship
  • hindrance
  • load
  • misfortune
  • onus
  • punishment
  • responsibility
  • strain
  • stress
  • task
  • trial
  • trouble
  • worry
  • ball and chain
  • deadweight
  • mental weight
  • thorn in one's side
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antonyms for thorn in side

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • calmness
  • contentment
  • ease
  • encouragement
  • exculpation
  • exoneration
  • happiness
  • health
  • help
  • peace
  • praise
  • tranquility
  • good fortune
  • help
  • pleasure
  • comfort
  • blessing
  • good luck
  • aid
  • joy
  • health
  • happiness
  • advantage
  • boon
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How to use thorn in side in a sentence

She skilfully manages the side-lights, and by this means produces strong effects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
This is one of the most striking manifestations of the better side of child-nature and deserves a chapter to itself.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Her heart fluttered violently with fear as she saw that he stepped out after her, and walked by her side toward the house.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Before we had all fired, Fanning and a dozen of his sharpest men had again loaded, and were by our side.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Passing, now, to the other side of elasticity—i.e., contractility—can we say as much?
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Fully two miles away, on the south side of the ravine, were the sepoy lines, and another group of isolated bungalows.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Almost, he saw her visibly change—here in the twilight of the little Luxor garden by his side.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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