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synonyms for under-taking

  • action
  • assignment
  • business
  • care
  • duty
  • effort
  • office
  • operation
  • project
  • responsibility
  • role
  • stint
  • task
  • thing
  • work
  • act
  • affair
  • burden
  • charge
  • chore
  • commission
  • concern
  • contribution
  • deed
  • devoir
  • enterprise
  • errand
  • function
  • matter
  • mission
  • obligation
  • province
  • pursuit
  • undertaking
  • venture
  • taskwork
  • tour of duty

antonyms for under-taking

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  • disregard
  • entertainment
  • fun
  • idleness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • irresponsibility
  • pastime
  • retreat
  • unemployment
              • break
              • breach
              • irresponsibility
              • denial
              • refusal
              • forget
              • laze
              • deny
              • refuse
              • take
              • take back
              • withdraw
              • withhold
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                How to use under-taking in a sentence

                Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
                A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
                The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
                THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
                The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.
                SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
                Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
                SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
                For several months he remained under a political cloud, charged with incompetency to quell the Philippine Rebellion.
                THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
                Under so many savage blows, the labouring mountains brought forth Turks.
                GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
                Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
                THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
                As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
                THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
                We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
                CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
                The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
                THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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                OCTOBER 26, 1985
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