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Synonyms for nail

Synonyms for nail

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

Synonyms for nail

horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits

a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard

attach something somewhere by means of nails

take into custody

hit hard

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succeed in obtaining a position

locate exactly

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complete a pass

References in classic literature ?
This idea, however simple it may now seem, escaped the police for the same reason that the breadth of the shutters escaped them - because, by the affair of the nails, their perceptions had been hermetically sealed against the possibility of the windows having ever been opened at all.
It is a fac-simile drawing of what has been described in one portion of the testimony as 'dark bruises, and deep indentations of finger nails,' upon the throat of Mademoiselle L'Espanaye, and in another, (by Messrs.
And then he would have another try, and, at the second blow, the nail would go clean through the plaster, and half the hammer after it, and Uncle Podger be precipitated against the wall with force nearly sufficient to flatten his nose.
He would send the girl out for sixpen'orth of nails, and then one of the boys after her to tell her what size to get; and, from that, he would gradually work down, and start the whole house.
`I am myself weak in the eyes, and have often taken one thing for another,' quoth the knight, as he sprang back into his saddle and rode off, leaving the Sieur de Crespigny biting his nails before the door.
`I have paid the Englishman's debt, Gourval!' quoth he, and so rode away, laughing so that he could scarce sit his horse, leaving mine host still nailed to his door.
"What are these bits of stone, and of wood, and rusted nails, which are set out in front of him?"
Then he begged from me one of my nails, and filling his scrip with stones, he went upon his way.
"I'm glad the little 'un isn't at home," Rawdon said, biting his nails. "You remember him, Mac, don't you, in the Riding School?
A nail spa business was where she would be investing.
It delivers a slimmer, snugger fitting, yet stronger nail plus six new styles.
[UKPRwire, Thu May 16 2019] The importance of nail care is rising, with increasing interest of consumers in nail treatment.
[ClickPress, Thu May 16 2019] The importance of nail care is rising, with increasing interest of consumers in nail treatment.
According to a study on a private news channel Wednesday, the beauticians said that the act of putting on nail polish has undergone a colorful revolution in recent years.
So, before you even start preparing for your nail art, be sure that your nails are in good conditions.