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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 might have stepped out of the pages of `Jesse James.' 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.
When RR finally completed filming after much hardship, the director had a small number of belt buckles made up commemorating the troubled production.
As with Frank Buckles' war, some day this war will end and all will come home with their lives and the world forever changed, and with vivid and searing memories of their war that will live with them throughout their days."
"Frank Buckles is the last in the long line of men like our founder Robert Marx, who captured the furthermost point taken by the American Army before the Armistice.
SPARE THE ROD?--High-speed video reveals that (left to right) a stick of dry spaghetti whacked at the end by a metal slug (top) buckles in waves before shattering.
Cavender's Boot City, Here you can buy everything from boots to belt buckles and get stone insight into Houston's unique fascination with cowboy culture.
As concerns about DaimlerChryslyer's Gen3 seat-belt buckles mount, consumer advocates are demanding a recall, and lawsuits are seeking damages for deaths and injuries related to the buckles' failure in crashes.
But Putnam County School District Superintendent David Buckles has already lived through Florida's school grading process and he has some advice for those awaiting grades with the trepidation of a 14-year-old at report card time.
Officers are told to be on the look out for the buckles - imported from America - when searching suspects.
Expansion defects are a family of defects that include rattails, buckles and scabs.
In terms of aesthetics, the thin, one-piece buckles enhance the sleek design of the knee braces; they are lighter and more design-flexible than metal clasps.