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Synonyms for pencil

pencil something or someone in


  • provisionally arrange
  • make a provisional arrangement for
  • arrange tentatively
  • arrange subject to confirmation

Words related to pencil

a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement

graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication

a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point

a cosmetic in a long thin stick

Related Words

write, draw, or trace with a pencil

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I will take the black clay with me, also the pencil cuttings.
There were only four stationers of any consequences in the town, and at each Holmes produced his pencil chips, and bid high for a duplicate.
One day when he was about twelve he found a number of lead pencils in a hitherto undiscovered drawer beneath the table, and in scratching upon the table top with one of them he was delighted to discover the black line it left behind it.
Betteredge's blunt pencil followed me conscientiously, word by word.
He opened the pocket-book at a new page, and gave the inexhaustible pencil another preliminary lick.
The moment he saw me, he pulled out the pocket-book and pencil, and obstinately insisted on taking notes of everything that I said to him.
At about six o'clock of the morning, therefore, I leaned over her and touched her lips with mine, just as they said, not stopping for being touched, "Take the pencil and write under my name, 'I forgive her.
But who passed a pencil over the marks made by Colbert?
The woman herself--I saw her as plainly as I saw the sun shining on the waterfall--the woman herself, with my pencil in her hand, writing in my book!
At the same moment the woman laid down the pencil and rose slowly to her feet.
As certainly as I had seen the woman, so certainly I had seen her, with my pencil in her hand, writing in my book.
Patent & Trademark Office published a new patent application from Apple that details a mechanism that would be used in establishing communication between an Apple Pencil and an iPhone.
From PENCIL's first Principal for a Day program in 1995, to today's partnership and internship programs, PENCIL continues to create points of connection that open minds, open eyes, and open doors across New York City, by bringing together business professionals and educators in tailored, hands-on programs.
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In her earlier statement, CWC Executive Director Patricia Luna said that the idea of the campaign came from a documentary report in 2012 which stated that in far-flung villages, there are many situations where elementary students divide one pencil to be able to learn to write.