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Synonyms for babbitt

an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony

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line with a Babbitt metal

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Manley Babbitt and his secret team called themselves the BFD, and their existence was so classified no one knew what the initials stood for.
Manley Babbitt Jr, a fine young man and young father himself.
President Babbitt had had no other choice but to knife the traitor upon receipt of that communique, at a Lincoln Center tribute to Pearl Bailey.
things that ought to be almost as interesting as the next baseball game" to the Babbitts of the world.
And when the money that is generated by the manufacturing of our Dodsworths dries up, there will be no more call for George Babbitts either.
Although the profit margins to Babbitts would be lower if they sold to wholesalers, they likely would sell a greater volume as the distributors already had accounts with all the major retailers.
This case study explores the feasibility of a new business venture by a fourth-generation family business, Babbitt Ranches.
Babbitt is a pungent satire about a man who typifies complacent mediocrity.
As a result of his campaign efforts, Babbitt is elected vice-president of the Boosters.
In a small group, when he is in his natural, analytic mode, Babbitt can be brilliant.
Despite his weakness as a public speaker, Babbitt captivated the Arizona electorate.
If George Babbitt were alive today, he would no doubt come to Washington to save the country for the Republicans.
His appraisals of these people provide insight into the mindset of this modern-dya Babbitt and his predictable downfall.
Babbitt concludes that the romantics wanted to not have any purpose, nor any law, and to live in a "perpetual paradox.
The fundamental poles between which the movement initiated by Rousseau oscillates are, according to Babbitt (1910: 195), "undefined liberty" and "unselective sympathy.