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Synonyms for buckle

buckle down

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to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

buckle down: to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

Synonyms for buckle

fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap

a shape distorted by twisting or folding

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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fold or collapse

bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

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His coat-tail is very far longer -- his pipe, his shoe -- buckles, his eyes, and his stomach, very far bigger -- than those of any other old gentleman in the village; and as to his chin, it is not only double, but triple.
massa Richard, maybe a ten rod,” cried the black, bending under one of the horses, with the pretence of fastening a buckle, but in reality to conceal the grin that opened a mouth from ear to ear.
In the mean while, Richard continued watching the negro as he fastened buckle after buckle, until, stealing a look of consciousness toward the other, he continued: “Now, if that young man who was in your sleigh is a real Connecticut settler, he will be telling everybody how he saved my horses, when, if he had let them alone for half a minute longer, I would have brought them in much better, without upsetting, with the whip amid rein—it spoils a horse to give him his heal, I should not wonder if I had to sell the whole team, just for that one jerk he gave them,” Richard paused and hemmed; for his conscience smote him a little for censuring a man who had just saved his life.
To all this Robin answered never a word, but, having softly felt around till he found the buckle of the belt that held the Friar's sword, he worked slyly at the fastenings, seeking to loosen them.
He wore a sombrero hat, with a wide leather band and a bright buckle, and the ends of his moustache were twisted up stiffly, like little horns.
iCandy said "a small number" of iCandy Peach buckles had broken while they were being used.
Knee buckling may be overlooked by clinicians, who tend to focus on treating OA pain, so if your knee buckles, tell your doctor.
and Canada to fix a problem with the front passenger seat belt buckles, according to AP.
MyBuckleMate has been named a 2014 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) SILVER winner for its innovation, attention to quality and ingenious design that keeps floppy back seat buckles propped up so kids and adults with limited mobility can buckle up by themselves with just one hand.
The owner of the newly opened Buckles & Belts -- an entire store dedicated to.
FORMER postman Nick Buckles walked away from G4S in May - pocketing PS16million.
Nick Buckles was slammed for company's t ched contract to Bu sla his b o con supply staff for the London 2012 Games.
G4S's Olympics failure saw Mr Buckles hauled before MPs, during which he admitted it was a "humiliating shambles for the company".
Summary: Nick Buckles, the man in charge of beleaguered security firm G4S, insisted he was the right man to run the Olympics security contract.
With the death of Frank Buckles at age 110 a week ago, the United States has lost the last of the 4.