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Synonyms for DRILLINGS

Usage Examples for DRILLINGS

  1. The poetry, the glamour of the romantic devotion to Mother Country fed his starved idealism; the midnight drillings and the danger were elements in its attraction. - "An Isle in the Water" by Katharine Tynan
  2. She is only gone a trip to the continent, to her aunt's, by the mother's side, Miss O'Faley, that you never saw, to get the advantage of a dancing- master, which myself don't think she wants- a natural carriage, with native graces, being, in my unsophisticated opinion, worth all the dancing- master's positions, contortions, or drillings; but her aunt's of a contrary opinion, and the women say it is essential. - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]" by Maria Edgeworth