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Synonyms for card

a person who is appealingly odd or curious

a person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter

Synonyms for card

one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes

a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures)

thin cardboard, usually rectangular

a witty amusing person who makes jokes

a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited

(golf) a record of scores (as in golf)

a list of dishes available at a restaurant

(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat

a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

separate the fibers of

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ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor

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With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again.
I think that I shall hunt up some others who may be equally bored, and see if we cannot find enough for a game of cards.
It cost Campbell likewise nine hundred to remain and draw cards, but to the surprise of all he saw the nine hundred and raised another thousand.
So far, we have spoken before these two, because it was as well that the merits of the cards should not rest solely between you and me.
The speakers whom they had heard were two men, who had a pack of cards and some silver money between them, while upon the screen itself the games they had played were scored in chalk.
She had no work to do except Schulenberg's menu cards.
As the trump card was turned up, at the commencement of the second deal, two young ladies hurried into the room, and took their stations on either side of Mrs.
I have my plan," said her Ladyship, comfortably conscious of the card in her pocket.
But Alan and Cluny were most of the time at the cards, and I am clear that Alan must have begun by winning; for I remember sitting up, and seeing them hard at it, and a great glittering pile of as much as sixty or a hundred guineas on the table.
Now, our friend the Colonel had a great aptitude for all games of chance: and exercising himself, as he continually did, with the cards, the dice- box, or the cue, it is natural to suppose that he attained a much greater skill in the use of these articles than men can possess who only occasionally handle them.
Anne of Austria held the cards against the cardinal, and her daughter-in-law assisted her in the game, when she was not engaged in smiling at her husband.
The dresser-drawer in the pantry contained a choice selection of miscellaneous objects--a pack of cards being among them.
A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.
They met for the sake of eating, drinking, and laughing together, playing at cards, or consequences, or any other game that was sufficiently noisy.
A few feet behind, Trent, by the light of the moon, was practising tricks with a pack of greasy cards.