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Synonyms for hair

let your hair down

make someone's hair stand on end

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not turn a hair

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  • remain calm
  • keep your cool
  • not bat an eyelid
  • keep your hair on

Synonyms for hair

Synonyms for hair

filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair

a filamentous projection or process on an organism

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The hair-breadth turns and twists we made, drew down upon us a variety of speeches from the people standing about, which were not always complimentary; but my aunt drove on with perfect indifference, and I dare say would have taken her own way with as much coolness through an enemy's country.
Or, if the hero is in the army, he has hair-breadth escapes and adventures enough in one small volume to turn his hair white, and in the end he goes to Washington at the express desire of the President or Commander-in-chief to be promoted to no end of stars and bars.
The most powerful Cadillac of all time, the CTS-V can shoot to within a hair-breadth of 200mph
For it was upon rereading his historical novel A Tale of Two Cities that the following paragraph raised my eyebrows: 'Chateau and hut, stone face and dangling figure, the red stain on the stone floor, and the pure water in the village well--thousands of acres of land--a whole province of France all France itself--lay under the night sky, concentrated into a faint hair-breadth line.
The 22-year-old left-back had a shot at glory at the mid-way point in the second half at the Stade de France on Saturday - and was a hair-breadth away from grasping it.