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synonyms for writing on wall

  • harbinger
  • indication
  • portent
  • premonition
  • augury
  • auspice
  • boding
  • foreboding
  • foretoken
  • presage
  • prognostic
  • prognostication
  • prophecy
  • straw
  • warning
  • bodement
  • writing on the wall
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How to use writing on wall in a sentence

A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
A little boy aged two years and four months was deprived of a pencil from Thursday to Sunday for scribbling on the wall-paper.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
When he had finished, she took them from his hand, and turning them round in agitated silence, examined their seals and writing.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
What he has done in any one species or distinct kind of writing would have been sufficient to have acquired him a great name.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
“A hopeful family yours, Mr. Trotter,” said Perker, sealing a letter which he had just finished writing.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Thinking to escape and summon assistance from the cantonment, Douglas mounted the wall and leaped into the moat.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The churchyard was partly surrounded by houses, and in 1781 "iron pallisadoes" were affixed to the wall.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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