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If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Nothing will be easier then to throw the Poles into the shade of the picture, or to occupy the foreground with a brilliant review.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
All this will, doubtless, throw a number of deserving persons out of employ.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Yet their quaint attempts to improve their appearance throw an interesting side-light on their æsthetic preferences.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO THROW A CURVE

  • astonish
  • bowl over
  • bump
  • churn
  • convulse
  • discompose
  • disturb
  • floor
  • jar
  • jerk
  • jog
  • jostle
  • knock
  • knock over
  • lay out
  • perturb
  • rock
  • shake
  • shake up
  • shock
  • shove
  • spring something on
  • stagger
  • start
  • startle
  • stun
  • throw a curve
  • upset
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