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On the 2nd of July, we again attempted to weigh anchor, but with no better success than the day before.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Without waiting to think and weigh his extraordinary impression, he did a very foolish but a very natural thing.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I had put my arms about her waist, and I felt her supple body weigh lightly on my clasped hands.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
According to the Koran, an angel will weigh both men and women in a great balance; this idea, too, is taken from the magi.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
If you would escape Time's bruises and his heavy burdens which weigh you to the earth, you must be drunken.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
There are few dispensing druggists who have scales sensitive enough to weigh the dosage of the chemical.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
No, Thomas, I should never weigh money against the happiness of living with such a woman as your wife appears to be.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Trains of wagons did not weigh more than three-quarters of a ton per foot run when most heavily loaded.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Also long ore wagons are used which weigh loaded two tons per ft. run.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Pa's got a few buckshot in him; but he don't mind it 'cuz he don't weigh much, anyway.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WEIGH

  • analyze
  • assay
  • diagnose
  • examine
  • explore
  • fool with
  • futz around
  • mess around
  • play around with
  • practice with
  • probe
  • prove
  • put to the test
  • research
  • sample
  • scrutinize
  • search
  • shake down
  • speculate
  • study
  • try
  • try on
  • try on for size
  • try out
  • venture
  • verify
  • weigh
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