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Synonyms for except

Synonyms for except

to keep from being admitted, included, or considered

to express opposition, often by argument

Synonyms for except

take exception to


Related Words

prevent from being included or considered or accepted

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And here it may be stated that on the eleventh day of his sojourn at the kraal of Zweete, those whom he sent returned with the oxen, except the three only.
Perfect propriety at a death is seldom achieved except by the undertaker, who has the advantage of being free from emotion.
During our journey he made me observe the several methods used by farmers in managing their lands, which to me were wholly unaccountable; for, except in some very few places, I could not discover one ear of corn or blade of grass.
Sometimes her head is shaved, except one lock of hair, which is left her, and even that depends on the will of her husband, who has it likewise in his choice whether he will receive her again or not; if he resolves never to admit her they are both at liberty to marry whom they will.
On the whole we get on pretty smoothly in our domestic relations, except in the lower strata of the Military Classes.
Now, I had made no attempt to walk, since my first signal failure, except while tightly grasping Tars Tarkas' arm, and so now I went skipping and flitting about among the desks and chairs like some monstrous grasshopper.
Wickham appeared, Kitty and Lydia would certainly have continued the occupation, but unluckily no one passed windows now except a few of the officers, who, in comparison with the stranger, were become "stupid, disagreeable fellows.
They had no friends, no defence, except in the bayonets of the British troops.
The Worm did nothing except fall off his pony, and knock chips out of gate-posts with his trap.
I don't believe he ever saw the sky except through the window--pane.
Caswall, who had never before seen any of these things, except those which he had collected himself, found a constant amusement and interest in them.
The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators.
Neither doth this weakness appear to others only, and not to the party loved; but to the loved most of all, except the love be reciproque.
Charondas did nothing new, except in actions for perjury, which he was the first person who took into particular consideration.
Davout was to Napoleon what Arakcheev was to Alexander- though not a coward like Arakcheev, he was as precise, as cruel, and as unable to express his devotion to his monarch except by cruelty.