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adjective as in binding

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Smith nearly led a comeback victory, finishing with 325 yards and a touchdown, but he threw two interceptions that ended what could have been game-tying or game-winning drives in the final two minutes.

How was he and the brothers Bridgman found guilty, without any physical evidence tying them to this heinous crime?

There is something irrevocable-feeling about couples tying the knot on the steps of the county courthouse.

But after pulling ahead of Nunn in September, three recent polls have shown Perdue tying or trailing her.

As Jenks suggests, tying up with AirAsia would make sense as the most savvy business decision.

But by tying patient satisfaction to hospital and physician pay—the government has invoked the law of unintended consequences.

She was folding and tying with a narrow ribbon some papers as she spoke, and her eyes snapped behind her glasses.

If you send cake, have it put in a white box, and place the note outside the cover, tying it fast with white satin ribbon.

In very early times men must have used some kinds of cords or lines for fishing, for tying animals, at times for tying men.

With this he severed clean the broken half of the boom, tying the ends of the rigging to the short stub that was left.

I had gone to my room to dress for dinner and I was standing before the mirror tying my tie.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tying, such as: confining, restraining, restricting, and null.

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