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synonyms for troubles

  • adversity
  • difficulties
  • hardship
  • rough going
  • stress
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How to use troubles in a sentence

The temptation to pour his financial troubles into the sympathetic ears of these two dear women he resisted.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He produced a watch and studied it frowningly, then dismissed us and the recital of our troubles with a ponderous gesture.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He troubles the soldiers in making them go and come to and from Cavite, and even making them embark.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Indeed a child will sometimes complete the drawing by adding feet and hands before he troubles to bring in the trunk (see Fig. 8).
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
“Yes; it is the best way out of her troubles; she begins to see that,” he said, with a strange smile.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
To add to their troubles, fever and ague attacked most of the white men, and one of them (Ogilvie) died on the journey.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
To add to these troubles, Soult was unfortunately hated by the officers of the army, who regarded him with grave suspicion.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This year the country has been visited, here and there, by dysenteric troubles, which have been fatal to those affected by them.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Still, he had his full share of troubles, for the Prussians deserted him and went over to the enemy.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their bills were based on the pounds weight delivered, and new designs necessitated new patterns and new troubles.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO TROUBLES

  • adversities
  • difficulties
  • hardships
  • rough goings
  • stresses
  • troubles
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.