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Lexicographically close words:
doed; doeing; doen; doer; doers; doeskin; doesna; doesnt; doest; doeth
  1. The news does not seem to have made a very deep impression generally, nor to have been regarded as anything beyond the ordinary course of military events.

  2. There does not appear to be any valid authority for the royal navy, the warrant, or the midshipman.

  3. Does not the uniform conduct of Parliament for some years past confirm this?

  4. Men are the creatures of the time in which they live, and take their color from the conditions which surround them, as the chameleon does from the grass or leaves in which it hides.

  5. The extreme danger of his position does not seem to have occurred to him, but he was harassed and angered by the conduct of the assembly.

  6. This of course was to have been anticipated, and it does not seem to have in the least damped Washington's spirits.

  7. The affair does not look very important now, but it went then to the roots of things; for this letter would go out to the world, and America and the American cause would be judged by their leader.

  8. Washington replied to him: "Does it not appear as clear as the sun in its meridian brightness that there is a regular, systematic plan formed to fix the right and practice of taxation on us?

  9. However, inclusion does not necessarily constitute official acceptance or recognition by the US Government.

  10. Note: Information for the US and US dependencies was compiled from material in the public domain and does not represent Intelligence Community estimates.

  11. I suffer from a cold; but it does not affect her.

  12. It does not require much magnanimity, to determine to please ourselves for the moment, let others suffer what they will!

  13. This however is one of the common evils which must be borne with----bodily pain does not touch the heart, though it fatigues the spirits.

  14. The wind does not appear inclined to change, so I am still forced to linger--When do you think that you shall be able to set out for France?

  15. But is it not possible that passion clouds your reason, as much as it does mine?

  16. I know very well that you have imperceptibly been drawn on; yet why does one project, successful or abortive, only give place to two others?

  17. She does not promise to be a beauty, but appears wonderfully intelligent, and though I am sure she has her father's quick temper and feelings, her good humour runs away with all the credit of my good nursing.

  18. Even now I am almost afraid to ask you, whether the pleasure of being free, does not overbalance the pain you felt at parting with me?

  19. Godwin does not mention the event in his carefully registered diary.

  20. I can still exert myself to obtain the necessaries of life for my child, and she does not want more at present.

  21. Does it awaken no memory in your mind--recall nothing you care to know?

  22. You comprehend, Mr. Hathaway, she does full justice to your intentions and your unquestioned abilities.

  23. If you are willing to accompany us, I shall give you every opportunity to converse with him alone, and arrange whatever business you may have with him, provided it does not interfere with mine.

  24. If this gentleman does not join me, I shall be better able to understand all this and take measures accordingly.

  25. Still, they say she has no accent, and does not look like a Mexican.

  26. I might call them a clique; but that is not a good word, and does not express what I mean.

  27. But does not the vapour rising from the ocean float over the desert?

  28. Hence its springs are few; and by hydraulic law must be fed by its own waters, or those of some region still more elevated, which does not exist on the continent.

  29. I felt as one does when looking at a good comedy.

  30. But does not one of these seas still exist?

  31. It does not look like a war-shaft; but the Navajoes use a very subtle poison.

  32. Among boys, money does more injury than we can comprehend.

  33. The fact that there are gambling, and drinking and other vices on board, does not diminish my faith in the institution.

  34. Does any fellow suppose he has joined the Chain?

  35. If a bad man intends to get up a mob, a raffle, or a carousal, he does not seek assistance among those who go to church every Sunday, and refrain from evil practices, either from principle or policy.

  36. Your neighbor might be a better man if he were poor than if he were rich: does that make it that you have any right to take his property from him?

  37. My father pays as much for me as Dick Carnes' father does for him, and I don't think it is fair that he should live in the cabin and I in the steerage.

  38. The compass does not indicate the true north in all parts of the earth, the needle varying in the North Atlantic Ocean from thirty degrees east to nearly thirty degrees west.

  39. I did; I assured him I was the worst fellow in the whole world, and ought to be hung, drawn, and quartered for my wickedness; and he swallowed it as a codfish does a clam.

  40. I should certainly have expelled him; but that, while it protects the Academy, does not benefit the boy.

  41. And he does not wish to be regarded as an informer," added the principal.

  42. If a good man wishes to establish a daily prayer meeting, he does not apply to the intemperate, the profane swearers, and the Sabbath breakers of his neighborhood for help; there is a magnetism among men which leads him to the right persons.

  43. I hope your business does not relate to the discipline of the ship," continued Mr. Lowington, when they were seated, and the door of the room was closed.

  44. In Benoist's La Normandie Illustrie a remarkably interesting circular brick dove-cote is shown in the courtyard of this manoir, but it does not appear in any of our views, and may have been demolished since M.

  45. It does not matter that this beautifully printed and illustrated book is a perfectly frank advertisement, put forward for purely business reasons.

  46. This raiment does not scrape, but soothe; does not hurt, but help," he answered sternly.

  47. Hugh's mother, Anna, a lovely and wealthy lady, of what stock does not appear, was herself of saintly make.

  48. The horrid story of how a jerry-built tower was added and the old post-Hugonian font built into it, how a new font was after long interval added, does not concern us.

  49. The work is done as well where it does not as where it does show.

  50. Do not you know that the king thirsts for money as a dropsical man does for water, my lord bishop?

  51. For some reason or other this notion makes the modern man impatient; but this impatience does not alter the facts, but only obscures their explanation.

  52. It does not befit royal generosity to ask questions about trifles.

  53. He is but a useless and craven ruler who does not enlarge instead of lessen the dignities and liberties of the Holy Church.

  54. He has forced some awful Constitutions of Clarendon upon a groaning church, or a church which ought to groan and does not much, but rather talks of the laws and usage of England being with the king.

  55. A great poetical contemporary of our own country does not think that even Dreams should pass away unnoticed; and he calls this register his Nocturnals.

  56. It does great credit to their taste, that they were the hebdomadal defenders of Pope from the attacks of the heroes of the Dunciad.

  57. Such are the difficulties which occur even in forcing bad customs to return to nature; and so long does it take to infuse into the multitude a little common sense!

  58. How often does it merely depend on our own state of mind, and on our own taste, to consider the sublime as burlesque!

  59. Those who say that the work does not sufficiently interest the public, are doubtless in the right; but an author cannot interest the public except he discusses moral or political subjects.

  60. Olivares, who was no friend to this match, coarsely observed that the prince watched her as a cat does a mouse.

  61. The moon embraces her shepherd, And the Queen of Love her warrior; While the first does horn The stars of the morn, And the next the heavenly farrier.

  62. It is to be regretted, that Gibbon does not afford us any new light on the cause in which originated the institution itself.

  63. The story does not finish till we come to the manner "How the warren is spoiled.

  64. Morton, in a very advanced period of life, to declare that "it appeared to him that the note does not contain any evidence that the leaves were torn out by Mrs. Macaulay.

  65. It is remarkable that the same image, which does not appear obvious enough to have been the common inheritance of poets, is precisely used by old Regnier, the first French satirist, in the dedication of his Satires to the French king.

  66. This fact conveys an idea of dramatic execution which does not enter into our experience.

  67. Also, the drug clerk was sometimes impolite enough to tell Peace that she was talking too long, and that does leave one so embarrassed.

  68. She does plain sewing, and I promised you'd hire her sometimes, grandma.

  69. Does scarlet fever make people grow tall, or what has happened to Hope?

  70. I know I'd bawl my eyes out even if it does say there aren't any tears in heaven.

  71. Then how does it come they are so far from home?

  72. Jud does have the best luck with his asters and chrysanthemums.

  73. It don't cost any more to smile than it does to be uggly, and it pays a heep site better.

  74. It is surprising how thirsty one does get at a picnic!

  75. What does your Fourth of July money have to do with the Home children and white aprons?

  76. I guess his mother doesn't chase him up like Gail does us with clean ones.

  77. Grandma does and takes a nap Every single day: and yet Grandma danced the minuet--long ago.

  78. What does the daisy see In the breezy meadows tossing?

  79. Stevenson The Minuet Mary Mapes Dodge Wynken, Blynken and Nod Eugene Field Pretty Is That Pretty Does Alice Cary Lullaby J.

  80. For his voice I listen and yearn; It is growing late and dark, And my boy does not return!

  81. What does the daisy see Round the sunny meadows glancing?

  82. What does the daisy see Down in the grassy thickets?

  83. And does it not seem hard to you, When all the sky is clear and blue, And I should like so much to play, To have to go to bed by day?

  84. My child, who reads this simple lay, With eyes down-dropt and tender, Remember the old proverb says That pretty is which pretty does, And that worth does not go nor stay For poverty nor splendor.

  85. Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.

  86. And what does he say, little girl, little boy?

  87. The noblest service comes from nameless hands, And the best servant does his work unseen.

  88. What does little birdie say In her nest at peep of day?

  89. What does little baby say, In her bed at peep of day?

  90. Does he not know fear, feel pain, affection, hate, and gratitude?

  91. Shepstone, who, in his Report on this subject, says that he does not believe that the natives will inaugurate any action against the Boers, so long as the latter do not try to collect taxes, or otherwise interfere with them.

  92. If the Queen wishes to give them their land, why does she not give them back the Cape?

  93. He himself has no education, and does not care that his children should receive any.

  94. A few were also, I heard, killed by the shells from the guns that were advanced from the camp to cover the retreat, but as this does not appear in the reports, perhaps it is not true.

  95. Villiers does not express any disapproval, emphatic or otherwise, of these wicked murders.

  96. To begin with, they declare that the "conduct of foreign relations does not appertain to the Suzerain, only supervision," and that the articles bearing on these points must consequently be modified.

  97. The reader would be forced to one of two conclusions, either on one of the two occasions he is saying what he does not mean, or he must have changed his mind.

  98. Umbandine's message then goes on to say that he recognises the English Government only, and does not wish to have dealings with the Boers.

  99. But quite recently this country has awakened to the knowledge that Delagoa Bay is important to its South African interests, though how important it perhaps does not altogether realise.

  100. Thereupon the Transvaal Government declared war, although it does not appear that the natives committed any outrage or acts of hostility before the declaration.

  101. If I have anathematized the ministers of the Inquisition, it is because so execrable an establishment does not exist under heaven.

  102. The negro must be made to realize that freedom does not mean idleness and vagrancy.

  103. This does not mean that in Huntsville, Montgomery, Greensboro, and Mobile there were not the beginnings of an aristocracy based on education, wealth, and family descent.

  104. This estimate does not include the soldiers.

  105. And besides, he does not wish to live among the negroes.

  106. Summers, who lived in the heart of the Black Belt, said, "I have not found a planter who does not think the abolition of slavery a great misfortune to both races; but all recognize abolition to be an accomplished fact.

  107. This does not include the movements made in individual cases, but only changes of headquarters.

  108. Does the one pause and hang on extended wings that rapidly beat the air, the other does so too.

  109. The fact that quite small bands of birds will sometimes fly off between the intervals of these, does not detract from the more striking phenomenon or lessen the difficulty of explaining it.

  110. Standing thus, he seems on the very point of trumpeting, yet does not, and then runs on again.

  111. In spite of the popular saying, it does not seem probable that all young birds act in this way, and many nests are so constructed that it would hardly be possible for them to do so.

  112. This it does several times, lowering the wings each time that it pauses, and raising them again to make the leap.

  113. It must have some special cause which I cannot divine, but this commotion does not, any more than the lesser ones, spread itself through the packed community, but is strictly isolated.

  114. The great crested grebe exhibits the same feature of variety in his manner of diving as does his sprightly little relative the dabchick.

  115. I therefore often speak of him as running, though, I believe, he never does so in the strict sense of the word.

  116. And so nicely does he judge his distance that he always does come up exactly where the swimming bird was,--not is, for this one is as invariably gone.

  117. The forms of the paper employed in both commercial and investment operations may be the same, and the possession of wealth does not ensure the payment of the paper at maturity.

  118. Present law, however, does not provide for such an increase.

  119. On account of this practice, also, commercial paper brokerage does not flourish in Canada.

  120. Under this system capital does not easily and quickly move from place to place and readily distribute itself according to the relative needs of different communities.

  121. However, it transacts a greater variety of business than does the typical mortgage bank of Germany.

  122. It does not apply to such notes and bills when they owe their existence to credit operations of a different kind, such for example as accommodation loans or investment operations.

  123. When he sells a sixty-day bill, his balance does not suffer diminution on its account for sixty days.

  124. I notice something almost always does happen to plans of that kind," laughed Bert.

  125. Dick and Tom in chorus, and Dick asked, "When does he say he'll get here?

  126. Or does she turn at night into a princess?

  127. Yes, it does look like a pistol," the man assented, weighing the object in his hand.

  128. What difference does that make, Snow-white?

  129. Resting his hopes upon them, and despairing of influencing the Mekkans, he does not preach so much as heretofore.

  130. Nor does it matter whether in a hysterical fit or under any physical disease soever Mohammad saw these visions and heard these voices.

  131. The frequency of divorce among the Arabs does not speak well for their constancy, and must have had a degrading effect upon the women.

  132. Her condition is a little improved if she bear a son to her tyrant; but even then he is at liberty to refuse to acknowledge the child as his own, though it must be owned he seldom does this.

  133. Each writer seems to have studied his predecessors with such minuteness that he can quote their very words, but he does not appear to remember whence the words came.

  134. There is a vast deal of repetition in the Mohammadan ritual, just as the paternoster is repeated again and again in the principal Christian liturgies; but iteration does not necessarily kill devotion.

  135. Our souls stream forth in a flood from the edge of the whetted swords: no otherwise than so does our spirit leave its mansion.

  136. The later Arabic poets were mostly incapable of the genius of the old singers: the times had changed, and the ancient poetry appeared almost as exotic to their ideas as it does to our own.

  137. Does it not seem to you as to me, that I begin to have the right to enroll myself among the devotees of these two sublime arts, after having followed them so long and so humbly, and through so much bitterness?

  138. Then Alan the huntsman sprang over the hillock, the hounds shot by, The does and the ten-tined buck made a marvellous bound, The hounds swept after with never a sound, But Alan loud winded his horn in sign that the quarry was nigh.

  139. Scarce an autumn passes that the dirty smoke reek does not creep over miles of sweet woodland, blotting out the sunshine for a time and blotting out rich vegetation for much longer.

  140. Not in this way does a blatant or bluffing watchdog seek to shoo off trespassers.

  141. Thus does a dog, addicted to cutting his leash, attack the bonds which hold him.

  142. True, he might have consoled himself, as does many a lesser pup, with voicing his woes in a series of melancholy howls.

  143. Seldom, unless he be cold or ill, does a big dog curl up into a ball, to rest.

  144. As the love of war, of gaming, or of any other species of violent excitement, grows upon the mind from indulgence, so does the love of roving grow upon the Overlanders, and few or none of them ever talk of leading a settled life.

  145. The beach does not show the least sign of any sea.

  146. The genus Hecatesia was founded by Boisduval in 1829,* upon a singular Zygenidous insect sent to Latreille by Mr. Alexander Macleay, from New Holland, in some part of which it does not seem to be uncommon.

  147. It has been known in Van Diemen's Land some years, and does not appear to have found its way to Australia.

  148. The underside of the outer base was of a very dark prussian blue colour, and its lower interior edge was furnished with rows of blue tentaculae, which the animal uses as an elephant does its trunk.

  149. It scratches glass, and does not effervesce with acids.

  150. The animal has the power of flapping this to and fro constantly, as a fish does its tail.

  151. How can a woman expect to keep her husband if she does not know his favourite food after three years?

  152. A woman who works as she does about the house and has three children in four years thrown in with the dusting, so to speak!

  153. And why does he sit always alone, with his back to us, too?

  154. Does what she's told with a fund of sympathy.

  155. It is plain to see that the strongest tie of all does not yet bind you.

  156. But I'll see you again before I go home, unless they are easy on me, which doesn't seem likely, does it?

  157. Science is what does the business, and I don't know the first thing about the game.

  158. What does the other man, Ware, look like?

  159. So this fellow Greb thinks he's the whole thing, does he?

  160. But the genius of Montaigne does not often soar, though even one little flight like that shows that it has wings.

  161. Does this writer quiz his reader, or, in good faith, give him a needed hint?

  162. This quality in Lamartine's style does not prevent his being very fine.

  163. But what a relief of contrasted sweetness does Bourdaloue interpose in the first part of the ensuing extract, to set off the grim and grisly horror of that which is to follow!

  164. This celebrated saying does not overstate the degree, though it may misstate the kind, of influence that Beranger exercised with his lyre.

  165. The orator pleases some, displeases others, and has an understanding with all in one thing--that as he does not seek to render them better, so they do not think of becoming better.

  166. He does not see that pride is a limitation of the mind, and that a pride without limitations is a littleness of soul.

  167. But that is Sainte-Beuve: When he portrays to us Jesus purposing to clothe himself with a flesh like our own, and when he sets forth the motives for this according to the Scriptures, with what bold relief and what saliency he does it!

  168. The quasi-supernatural religious awe that reigned over Greek tragedy, French tragedy does not affect.

  169. This logic does not by any means suit me.

  170. We show a few, too few, specimens that may indicate this gifted Frenchman's rare and precious quality: Religion is a fire to which example furnishes fuel, and which goes out if it does not spread.

  171. An aristocratic nation which, in a contest with a democratic people, does not succeed in ruining the latter at the outset of the war always runs a great risk of being conquered by it.

  172. Little speeches like the foregoing make up what, throughout the whole story of "The Bagpipers" does duty for dialogue between the characters.

  173. Even their early war aviators had prudence dinned into them--that prudence which does not mean a niggardliness of fighting spirit, but rather an abstaining from foolhardiness.

  174. Our own intelligence service assures us that the knowledge of our army in France which some assume to exist does not, in fact, exist.

  175. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "does" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    does appear; does best; does come; does mean; does not; does not include industrial lines broad; does not know what; does occur; does seem; does the; does well; does what; does when