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synonyms for vesuvian

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
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How to use vesuvian in a sentence

The Duke's vesuvian was sputtering in the spray and wind, and he got a good light before he answered.
DOCTOR CLAUDIUS, A TRUE STORYF. MARION CRAWFORD
Suffice it to say that one day Miles and his father had a Vesuvian meeting on the subject of the army.
BLUE LIGHTSR.M. BALLANTYNE
At last the eruption became "Vesuvian," and the ashes from the crater threatened to re-bury Pompeii—we mean Ashcroft.
SKOOKUM CHUCK FABLESSKOOKUM CHUCK (PSEUD FOR R.D. CUMMING)
“Some few of them are sensible, though,” went on the latter, flaring up a vesuvian to light his pipe.
'TWEEN SNOW AND FIREBERTRAM MITFORD
Still another of our well-remembered pensions was on the bright Vesuvian Bay.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 1885VARIOUS
Both had seen the Vesuvian bay many times, with never-failing love and interest.
THE CARPET FROM BAGDADHAROLD MACGRATH
Here was Naples deserted by the thousands of foreigners whom a few days of Vesuvian bellowings had frightened into abject panic.
VISTAS IN SICILYARTHUR STANLEY RIGGS
Sir Humphry Davy observed that the fumes which escaped from Vesuvian lava deposited common salt.
THE HISTORY OF SALTEVAN MARTLETT BODDY
Pass the laws; they may put an extinguisher on the Irish Vesuvian; yet to be loved you must be a little perceptibly admirable.
THE CELT AND SAXON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The name anorthite was given to the Vesuvian mineral by G. Rose in 1823, on account of its anorthic crystallization.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 2VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VESUVIAN

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
  • vesuvian
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.