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  • as inbrandish
  • as incompel
  • as indomineer
  • as inflaunt

synonyms for throw weight around

  • flash
  • trot out
  • wield
  • display
  • disport
  • exhibit
  • expose
  • gesture
  • parade
  • raise
  • shake
  • show
  • sport
  • swing
  • threaten
  • warn
  • come on strong
  • show off
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antonyms for throw weight around

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  • abandon
  • conceal
  • cover
  • guard
  • hide
  • protect
  • save
  • not show
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How to use throw weight around in a sentence

Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
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
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
While they were doing this, he assembled the officers around him, and the meaning of our night march was explained to us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The grass had a delightful fragrance, like new-mown hay, and was neatly wound around the tunnel, like the inside of a bird's-nest.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
They cultivated a few plants around their wigwams, and cured a few pounds for their own use.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO THROW WEIGHT AROUND

  • come on strong
  • display
  • disport
  • exhibit
  • expose
  • flash
  • gesture
  • parade
  • raise
  • shake
  • show
  • show off
  • sport
  • swing
  • threaten
  • throw weight around
  • trot out
  • warn
  • wield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.