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synonyms for tight ship

  • efficient business
  • efficient household
  • efficient organization
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A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The president sat in a chair which came over with the pilgrims in their ship, the Mayflower.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It was more like the boarding of a ship than any land fight I had ever seen or imagined.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
My orders ought to have been taken before a single unwounded Officer or man was ferried back aboard ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Fancy that enormous shell dropping suddenly out of the blue on to a ship's deck swarming with troops!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
They nodded at each other when they met, and the gray man showed him a little ship with rigging that took up and down.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I'll tell you about Navarino, Punch, when we go for walks together; and you must n't touch the ship, because she's the Brisk.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
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WORDS RELATED TO TIGHT SHIP

  • big stick
  • firm hand
  • iron boot
  • iron hand
  • strong hand
  • tight rein
  • tight ship
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