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  • as inprimary/prime
  • as inbasics

synonyms for three rs

  • basal
  • beginning
  • bottom
  • central
  • elemental
  • elementary
  • essential
  • first
  • foundational
  • introductory
  • meat-and-potatoes
  • original
  • primitive
  • principal
  • radical
  • rudimentary
  • simple
  • three R's
  • ultimate
  • underivative
  • underived
  • underlying
  • foundation
  • nitty-gritty
  • rudiments
  • brass tacks
  • nuts and bolts
  • essentials
  • principles
  • elements
  • first steps
  • ABC's
  • the three R's
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antonyms for three rs

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  • auxiliary
  • final
  • inferior
  • latest
  • least
  • minor
  • second-rate
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • supplemental
  • worst
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    How to use three rs in a sentence

    It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
    SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
    It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    There were three young men and four young ladies, of whom three, including myself, were Americans.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Three immatures were collected and adults were seen feeding young fledglings at Pisté.
    SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
    On four bells there are four times as many changes as on three; that is—four times six changes, which makes Twenty-four.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    On three bells are three times as many changes as there are on two; that is—three times two changes, which makes six.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
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