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with grain of salt

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  • as inconditional
  • as inprovisory

synonyms for with grain of salt

  • limited
  • provisional
  • restrictive
  • tentative
  • codicillary
  • contingent
  • depending on
  • fortuitous
  • granted on certain terms
  • guarded
  • iffy
  • incidental
  • inconclusive
  • modified
  • not absolute
  • obscure
  • provisory
  • qualified
  • relative
  • reliant
  • relying on
  • restricted
  • subject to
  • uncertain
  • with reservations
  • with strings attached

antonyms for with grain of salt

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  • certain
  • definite
  • independent
  • unconditional
  • unlimited
  • unqualified
  • unrestricted
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    How to use with 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
    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
    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
    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
    It laid its hold upon agriculture, sowing and reaping the grain and transporting it to the ends of the earth.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    He shall pour frost as salt upon the earth: and when it freezeth, it shall become like the tops of thistles.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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