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We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
As usual the dinner was recherché, for the Pandemonium chef enjoyed a world-wide reputation.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This habit and the fact that she cares more for color than for drawing are the usual criticisms of her pictures.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The lady in black, creeping behind them, looked a trifle paler and more jaded than usual.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Toward the close of it were the usual number of toasts in honour of Liszt, to which he responded in rather a bored sort of way.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The usual forms are: (a) Ammoniomagnesium phosphate crystals; (b) acid calcium phosphate crystals; and (c) amorphous phosphates.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
She has been with us a great deal—she has no idea what is going on—and I can't honestly say that she chatters any less than usual.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He vowed he was taking even better care of himself than usual, but his chest is bad again.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A trim maid then brought in the tea equipage, and Georgie did the honours with her usual unaffected grace.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The Italian trip was discussed, and considerable ignorance of geography was, as is usual, manifested by all present.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO USUAL

  • banal
  • basic
  • common
  • conventional
  • customary
  • dull
  • established
  • formal
  • hackneyed
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • overused
  • regular
  • routine
  • run-of-the-mill
  • set
  • standard
  • staple
  • stereotyped
  • traditional
  • trite
  • typical
  • usual
  • worn-out
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