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synonyms for with a grain of salt

  • askance
  • doubtfully
  • doubtingly
  • dubiously
  • suspiciously
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How to use with a grain of salt in a sentence

And I have not had the first morsel of food prepared from this grain offered me since I reached the shores of Europe.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The Afghan was true to his salt, and their own retainers, who had come with them from Lucknow, remained steadfast at this crisis.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Robert Fitzgerald received a patent in England for making salt water fresh.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The men arrived in very bad condition, and many of them blinded with the salt water which had dashed into their eyes.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The delicious soft rains set in early, promising a good grain year.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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WORDS RELATED TO WITH A GRAIN OF SALT

  • askance
  • doubtfully
  • doubtingly
  • dubiously
  • suspiciously
  • with a grain of salt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.