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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 ?
I can't stop, awfully sorry, another time," said Vronsky, and he ran upstairs towards his brother's box.
Even, however, if it were true in all cases, it would only slightly shift our problem: we should now have to ask what causes an image of the box to arise.
John is the best groom that ever was; he has been here fourteen years; and you never saw such a kind boy as James is; so that it is all Ginger's own fault that she did not stay in that box.
Oh yes, I heard it today," said Shinshin, coming into the Rostovs' box.
But at last, as he was sitting upon the box thinking about giants' castles, and princesses tied up to pegs by the hair of their heads, and dragons bursting out from behind gates, and other incidents of the like nature, common in story-books to youths of low degree on their first visit to strange houses, the door was gently opened, and a little servant-girl, very tidy, modest, and demure, but very pretty too, appeared.
At this moment the door of the minister's box opened, and Madame Danglars, accompanied by her daughter, entered, escorted by Lucien Debray, who assiduously conducted them to their seats.
Jacob took the box with his left hand, but saw no necessity for running away.
I have already told the reader that there were two strong staples fixed upon that side of my box which had no window, and into which the servant, who used to carry me on horseback, would put a leathern belt, and buckle it about his waist.
We were all convinced that the box was on its way, by water, to somewhere, but where that might be we would have to discover.
Miss Morstan, however, was in the drawing-room: so to the drawing- room I went, box in hand, leaving the obliging inspector in the cab.
They were sounds occasioned by the artist in prying open the oblong box, by means of a chisel and mallet--the latter being apparently muffled, or deadened, by some soft woollen or cotton substance in which its head was enveloped.
The box was locked, tied up, and sealed, and on the outside was a parchment label, with the writing, "MY WILL, JOHN HARMON, TEMPORARILY DEPOSITED HERE.
When Newland Archer opened the door at the back of the club box the curtain had just gone up on the garden scene.
After stretching the corners of his mouth and contracting his eyes, as if he were trying to see the ear-rings, he appeared to give up the effort, and said, "Well, he'd got ear-rings in his box to sell, so it's nat'ral to suppose he might wear 'em.
Sorelli herself, on the day after the adventure of the fireman, placed a horseshoe on the table in front of the stage-door-keeper's box, which every one who entered the Opera otherwise than as a spectator must touch before setting foot on the first tread of the staircase.