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Synonyms for twice

to double the degree

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As the dawn was breaking the Wolf Pack yelled Once, twice and again
Upon my word," they will shout at you, "it is no use protesting: it is a case of twice two makes four
As though such a stone wall really were a consolation, and really did contain some word of conciliation, simply because it is as true as twice two makes four.
Twice it opened, twice it closed upon his own, then it opened for the third time, turned grey, quivered, and was still forever!
Twice they noticed the French appearing below them, and then they fired grapeshot at them.
The soldiers, for the most part handsome fellows and, as is always the case in an artillery company, a head and shoulders taller and twice as broad as their officer- all looked at their commander like children in an embarrassing situation, and the expression on his face was invariably reflected on theirs.
SOCRATES: And might there not be another square twice as large as this, and having like this the lines equal?
Remember that I am not speaking of an oblong, but of a figure equal every way, and twice the size of this--that is to say of eight feet; and I want to know whether you still say that a double square comes from double line?
We stopped once or twice on the road, and just as the sun was going down we reached the town where we were to spend the night.
that is only a matter of habit; if you get into the habit of being quick it is just as easy as being slow; easier, I should say; in fact it don't agree with my health to be hulking about over a job twice as long as it need take.
Though Sophia read the letter twice over with great attention, his meaning still remained a riddle to her; nor could her invention suggest to her any means to excuse Jones.
Having in this chapter twice mentioned a drum, a word which our posterity, it is hoped, will not understand in the sense it is here applied, we shall, notwithstanding our present haste, stop a moment to describe the entertainment here meant, and the rather as we can in a moment describe it.
Yes, and his master was a fine man, and prosperous, and always had a great feast of meat twice in the year, and with it white bread, true wheaten bread; in fact, lived like a lord, so to speak.
I used to attend the king's levee once or twice a week, and had often seen him under the barber's hand, which indeed was at first very terrible to behold; for the razor was almost twice as long as an ordinary scythe.
Twice Sir Nigel had been overborne, and twice Alleyne had fought over him until he had staggered to his feet once more.