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Synonyms for course

a method used in dealing with something

a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

the compass direction in which a ship or an aircraft moves

to move freely as a liquid

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a connected series of events or actions or developments

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general line of orientation

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a line or route along which something travels or moves

a body of students who are taught together

(construction) a layer of masonry

facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport

hunt with hounds

as might be expected

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Of course, I remember," she said frankly, and with a shade of sadness passing over her face.
Of course you didn't, she said, patting my cheek with a kind little hand.
Hunt and his party continued up the course of the Wind River, to the distance of about eighty miles, crossing and recrossing it, according to its windings, and the nature of its banks; sometimes passing through valleys, at other times scrambling over rocks and hills.
This scarcity of game, however, which already had been felt to a pinching degree, and which threatened them with famine among the sterile heights which lay before them, admonished them to change their course.
While thus encamped, he beheld in the course of the afternoon a long line of horsemen descending the slope of the hills on the opposite side of the Popo Agie.
One was Captain Stewart, of the British army, a gentleman of noble connections, who was amusing himself by a wandering tour in the Far West; in the course of which, he had lived in hunter's style; accompanying various bands of traders, trappers, and Indians; and manifesting that relish for the wilderness that belongs to men of game spirit.
This was a little joke of John's; he used to say that a regular course of "the Birtwick horseballs" would cure almost any vicious horse; these balls, he said, were made up of patience and gentleness, firmness and petting, one pound of each to be mixed up with half a pint of common sense, and given to the horse every day.
But, of course, you--you'd want her, your sister's child," ventured Nancy, vaguely feeling that somehow she must prepare a welcome for this lonely little stranger.
Of course you would be notified what day and train to expect Pollyanna on.
The whole thing is, of course, an absolute fabrication, though when he spoke of Nina Alexandrovna he wept
At present his only failing is that he is crazy about that captain's widow, and he cannot go to her without money, and I mean to catch him at her house today--for his own good; but supposing it was not only the widow, but that he had committed a real crime, or at least some very dishonourable action (of which he is, of course, incapable), I repeat that even in that case, if he were treated with what I may call generous tenderness, one could get at the whole truth, for he is very soft-hearted
Of course the only boy who replied to every question was Slightly, and no one could have been more hopeful of coming out first, but his answers were perfectly ridiculous, and he really came out last: a melancholy thing.
Why, SHE, of course,' said the Dodo, pointing to Alice with one finger; and the whole party at once crowded round her, calling out in a confused way, `Prizes
Of course if you and Regina invite her the thing is settled.
Of course I will mention it when I write him," said Anne, a trifle distantly.