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Synonyms for card

a person who is appealingly odd or curious

a person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter

Synonyms for card

one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes

a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures)

thin cardboard, usually rectangular

a witty amusing person who makes jokes

a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited

(golf) a record of scores (as in golf)

a list of dishes available at a restaurant

(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat

a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

separate the fibers of

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ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor

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"Well, you'd better not play," Dolokhov added, and springing a new pack of cards said: "Bank, gentlemen!"
Go and play at your tiresome old cards, then, if you will."
Reaching over Daylight's shoulder, she picked up his hand and read it, at the same time shielding the faces of the five cards close to his chest.
While he was at a loss, Carton said, resuming his former air of contemplating cards:
The Indian, in his turn, pointed to the card. It is written there," he said.
'I had no intention to offend,' said the old man, looking anxiously at the cards. 'I thought that--'
One afternoon Sarah shivered in her elegant hall bedroom; "house heated; scrupulously clean; conveniences; seen to be appreciated." She had no work to do except Schulenberg's menu cards. Sarah sat in her squeaky willow rocker, and looked out the window.
If he played a wrong card, Miss Bolo looked a small armoury of daggers; if he stopped to consider which was the right one, Lady Snuphanuph would throw herself back in her chair, and smile with a mingled glance of impatience and pity to Mrs.
I have my plan," said her Ladyship, comfortably conscious of the card in her pocket.
Cluny sat at the table, biting the pack of cards. Alan had stooped over the bed, and had his face close to my eyes; to which, troubled as they were with the fever, it seemed of the most shocking bigness.
At games of cards he was equally skilful; for though he would constantly lose money at the commencement of an evening, playing so carelessly and making such blunders, that newcomers were often inclined to think meanly of his talent; yet when roused to action and awakened to caution by repeated small losses, it was remarked that Crawley's play became quite different, and that he was pretty sure of beating his enemy thoroughly before the night was over.
le Cardinal de Mazarin, who gave a card party to the king and queen.
Foremost among those leaving cards at the eminently aristocratic door before it is quite painted, are the Veneerings: out of breath, one might imagine, from the impetuosity of their rush to the eminently aristocratic steps.
Bishopriggs shuffled out of the room to fetch the cards.
A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.