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Synonyms for trio

Synonyms for trio

Synonyms for trio

the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

a musical composition for three performers

three performers or singers who perform together

a set of three similar things considered as a unit

three people considered as a unit

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No sooner did the trio of Kentucky hunters, Robinson, Rezner, and Hoback, find that they could once more be fitted out for a campaign of beaver-trapping, than they forgot all that they had suffered, and determined upon another trial of their fortunes; preferring to take their chance in the wilderness, rather than return home ragged and penniless.
from behind that blind which is always down) at the trio sitting in a little semicircle before him.
I think that we will make a trio difficult to overcome, and if my friend Tars Tarkas, Jeddak of Thark, were but one of us we could fight our way from one end of Barsoom to the other even though the whole world were pitted against us.
And he sat up and saw the comatose trio for himself.
About midnight this work ended without accident, but at the cost of most severe exertion, and the trio partook of a luncheon of pemmican and cold punch, as the doctor had no more fire to place at Joe's disposal.
Altogether, a more miserable trio than we were that evening it would have been difficult to discover; and our only comfort lay in the reflection that we were exceedingly fortunate to be there to feel miserable, instead of being stretched dead upon the plain, as so many thousands of brave men were that night, who had risen well and strong in the morning.
It was now dusk, but the watchers at the gate saw the approaching trio and distinguished one as a prisoner ere they reached the portals.
And as to the third of our trio, Epanchin, of course after that little affair with the poodle in the railway carriage, it was all UP between us.
As the trio approached, the man turned dreamy eyes sleepily upon them.
There was another flourish; and then the trio dashed spontaneously into the triumphant swing of the waltz.
He was sure that Rokoff would be following this trio, and so he felt confident that so long as he could keep upon the Russian's trail he would be winning so much nearer to the time he might snatch his son from the dangers and horrors that menaced him.
Just in front of the trio was another bull bearing in his arms the unconscious form of Virginia Maxon who had fainted at the first response to her cry for help.
Rokoff's attitude was so distinctly filled with the threat of physical violence that the ape-man paused for an instant just behind the trio, instinctively sensing an atmosphere of danger.
Geraldine, with Olive Moreton and Captain Granet, found a sofa in a remote corner of the room and the trio were apparently talking nonsense with great success.
He was, at any rate, the most interesting of that little trio," Wingrave remarked, "but even he was a trifle heavy.