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Synonyms for rail

a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll

a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)

any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud

complain bitterly

enclose with rails

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provide with rails

separate with a railing

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convey (goods etc.) by rails

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travel by rail or train

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lay with rails

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fish with a handline over the rails of a boat

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spread negative information about

criticize severely

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References in periodicals archive ?
Meirion Davies, for Wilkinson, said he had gone off the rails within the last two years because of the suicides of some of his friends.
And Adams accepted recent performances hadn't been good enough, adding: "We have to take a hard look at ourselves, because after beating Barwell, we've gone off the rails big-time.
These are young men who have gone off the rails and need a firm hand - and some shouted orders - from Lads' Army stars Corporal Joe Murray and Corporal 'Nookie' Nauyokas.
RYAN Giggs may have gone off the rails lately - but he was well and truly back on track yesterday.
A spokesman said: "I think his failure to deliver the package shows party spin doctors have gone off the rails.
Eugene Grant, defending, said Cairns, 26, from Grays Park, Belfast, had "really gone off the rails for six to eight months" when he split from his childhood sweetheart.
TV star Caroline Morahan has clearly gone Off The Rails with these brickies.
But no sooner has Marti pulled himself together and started his solo career, then Graeme seems to have gone off the rails.