anything

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Related to anything but: all but
  • pronoun

Synonyms for anything

a thing

Synonyms

  • a thing
  • NEhng
References in classic literature ?
Finally, even if I had wanted to be anything but magnanimous, had desired on the contrary to revenge myself on my assailant, I could not have revenged myself on any one for anything because I should certainly never have made up my mind to do anything, even if I had been able to.
I can't see anything but the curtain of the bed,' said Brass, applying his eye to the keyhole of the door.
But he'd never be anything but ugly, no matter what color he was made.
But I can't see anything but difficulties that 'ud come from telling it now.
So take care, child, you don't call him anything BUT Mr.
I never thought of anything but a traveling friendship till the serenade night.