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Synonyms for fish

angle

look (for)

fish for something

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Synonyms for fish

to try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning

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There were a couple of forms, notched and cut and inked all over; a small deal desk perched on four legs, at which no doubt the master sat; a few dog's-eared books upon a high shelf; and beside them a motley collection of peg-tops, balls, kites, fishing-lines, marbles, half-eaten apples, and other confiscated property of idle urchins.
There - like the seigneurs of early days - powerful in virtue of your dogs, your fishing-lines, your guns, and your beautiful reed-built house, would you live, rich in the produce of the chase, in plentitude of absolute secrecy.
The sharks and the seamen in the boats maintained a constant struggle which should secure the greater share of the prey caught by the fishing-lines.
The threshold for fishing-line diameter continues to change.
Some presses have been adapted to run high-specific-gravity compounds incorporating up to 90% metal powder for molding fishing-line sinkers and munitions.