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Synonyms for box

Synonyms for box

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

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private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance

the quantity contained in a box

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a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

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a rectangular drawing

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any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned

the driver's seat on a coach

separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people

a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)

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put into a box

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hit with the fist

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References in classic literature ?
A hint, a surmise, a doubt as to what might be in the box, would destroy him.
Sitting alone, in the front of a box immediately opposite, but situated on the third row, was a woman of exquisite beauty, dressed in a Greek costume, which evidently, from the ease and grace with which she wore it, was her national attire.
This procedure was not objectionable to Jacob; on the contrary, the guineas clinked so pleasantly as they fell, that he wished for a repetition of the sound, and seizing the box, began to rattle it very gleefully.
There is a young man in the box whom I shall annoy by going in, and I want to annoy him.
While we gazed in the extremity of astonishment, he passed, rapidly, several turns of a three-inch rope, first around the box and then around his body.
I lent a helping hand; and, in a trice we had the box upon the table, in the midst of all the bottles and glasses, not a few of which were demolished in the scuffle.
A lady entering the next box shot a glance of feminine envy at Natasha.
Soon thereafter he announced to me that she had got a box.
This," said the man, taking up a box and handling it gently, "contains twelve dozen rustles--enough to last any lady a year.
Miss Patty had sent the key to Anne, with a letter in which she said Gog and Magog were packed in a box under the spare-room bed, but might be taken out when wanted; in a postscript she added that she hoped the girls would be careful about putting up pictures.
At first impressions of the snow-storm, the sledge-shafts, and the horse with the shaft-bow shaking before his eyes, kept passing through his mind, then he remembered Nikita lying under him, then recollections of the festival, his wife, the police-officer, and the box of candles, began to mingle with these; then again Nikita, this time lying under that box, then the peasants, customers and traders, and the white walls of his house with its iron roof with Nikita lying underneath, presented themselves to his imagination.
Each boy brought the key to his particular box, and was permitted to look on while the contents were overhauled by the boss-boys.
Each thing had a separate stem, and so had to be picked off the side of the box; but Dorothy found them all to be delicious, and she ate every bit of luncheon in the box before she had finished.
Our captive sat in the cabin opposite to the iron box which he had done so much and waited so long to gain.
I sat in the box with John Harned, and with Maria Valenzuela, and with Luis Cervallos.