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Lexicographically close words:
onder; onderstand; onderstands; ondertake; ondo; oneasy; oned; onelie; onely; onelye
  1. Karmala, one of the convoy, we were lowering a cutter to take him there when the forward falls parted and the boat promptly swung down perpendicularly, hurling the crew out.

  2. A servant had been sent to meet me, and when he had collected my luggage we embarked on the Otter, one of the steamboats belonging to the College, which was lying alongside the pontoon.

  3. On the centre of the dock are a number of wooden blocks, each about two feet high and four feet broad, and distant about three feet one from the other; on these the keel of the ship rests.

  4. Only a minute later one of them fired a torpedo at us.

  5. Rapid orders were passed from the bridge to the quarter-deck, and at last we saw one of the cutter’s crew leap on to the buoy and shackle the hawser to the ring.

  6. The ship was concerned in the landing at—— Beach, and at 10 o’clock one morning he was sent away in his boat to fetch the wounded from the beach in question.

  7. All eyes were eagerly fixed on the one steamer visible in the harbour, but even the most sanguine among us could see that it was not a war-ship of any description.

  8. On Saturday the 1st of August, the Captain, standing at the main entrance to the College, opened the fateful telegram which contained only that one momentous word.

  9. On the following day our starboard condenser developed several leaky tubes, and for that day we had to draw out of line to port and paddle along with only one engine while it was repaired.

  10. We had heard from the soldiers that somewhere to the left of the watch-hut there was a cave containing a deep pool of water in which it was quite safe to bathe, so Browne and I, being off duty, one morning went down to try and find it.

  11. Each square was lettered, and one spread salvo from our ship’s guns would cover its area, so that at least one of the shells was bound to hit.

  12. Port Kilindini consists only of the Customs House, one or two railway offices, and a large coal-shed.

  13. They got over one hundred and sixty away from us.

  14. The "Book of Arguments" is exhausted, and the chiefs and the captains have been to Ripton, and received their final orders, but more than one has gone back to his fief with the vision of a changed Hilary who has puzzled them.

  15. The movement was not part of a desire to evade him, as he fancied in his anger, but rather one of profound indifference, of profound weariness--the sunless deeps of sorrow.

  16. All I know is that he took her sleigh-riding one afternoon at the capital, and wouldn't tell me who he was going to take.

  17. They spoke of trivial things that found no place in Austen's memory, and at times, upon one pretext or another, he fell behind a little that he might feast his eyes upon her.

  18. As one of the chiefest of these, Mrs. Pomfret was entitled to high consideration.

  19. The moment was favourable, the convention demoralized, and at least one hundred delegates had left the hall.

  20. He's one of the best workers we have on the place.

  21. Tredway had given him, the New York physician understood the case; one common enough in his practice in a great city where the fittest survive--sometimes only to succumb to unexpected and irreparable blows in the evening of life.

  22. And it was in this season that Victoria and Austen were married, in a little church at Tunbridge, near Fairview, by the bishop of the diocese, who was one of Victoria's dearest friends.

  23. Mr. Flint had seen the thing happen with a certain kind of financiers, one day aggressive, combative, and the next broken, querulous men.

  24. Duke Frederick of Austria came to help the Abbott Runo, and the Appenzellers were only one to ten against them.

  25. Every one now talks in thousands; nothing is heard but gigantic operations in trade, great purchases and sales of real property, and immense sums made at every transfer.

  26. Footnote 42: One of the few writers of Alabama.

  27. The brook that erewhile laughed abroad, And o'er one light wheel loved to play, Now, like a felon, groaning trod Its hundred treadmills night and day.

  28. This is an opinion which will be easily entertained by every one who has been cramped by the icy hand of Winter, and who feels the gay and renovating influence of Spring.

  29. For fifty years one single flag met the eye, and appealed to the heart of the inhabitants of the shores of the Mississippi.

  30. There were so many, yet all inter-related; to admit one was to clear the way for all.

  31. The one word a religious man loathes above all others!

  32. Any one who sits in reverie thus, of course, may see similar ridiculous pictures when the will no longer guides construction.

  33. The change was in myself, of course, and so trivial were the details which illustrated it, that they sound absurd, thus mentioned one by one.

  34. No one will disturb you there, and you'll have fifteen thousand books all catalogued within easy reach.

  35. Had there been one point of beauty in him, we might have been more lenient; only we found it not, and, I admit, took little pains to search.

  36. The feathers of the mind refused here to lie one way.

  37. Mrs. Franklyn, I now remembered, had suggested to me in the library that I might perhaps write something about the place, and I had taken it for one of her banal sentences and paid no further attention.

  38. In summer I strolled from one watering-place to another; and, in order to pass the time, I became very dissipated.

  39. One only feels uncomfortable,’ said I, ‘in being silent, when one happens to be thinking of the individual with whom one is in company.

  40. Now, if that be the case, how must I have been surprised, who was reading a newspaper for the first time, and that one of the best of the London journals!

  41. I, ‘there falls the cedar tree—I mean the sallow; one of the tall trees on the outside of the dingle has been snapped short.

  42. Hale does frown so when he makes one of his oracular utterances.

  43. No one allowed outside the station except officers and sergeants.

  44. However, one of the Scots Guards gave me June as the end of the war.

  45. We are in one of the most lovely old French châteaux I have ever imagined.

  46. That is the one job in the whole war that I could do really well.

  47. There is usually one going on, run by this or that division, all soldiers, but looking very odd in their paint and ruffles.

  48. The wood is only a few shattered stumps of trees, and the place where undergrowth once was is one continuous sea of earth thrown about in every conceivable shape, with dead Tommies and dead Fritzes lying side by side.

  49. The French station officials all in a paroxysm of excitement because one Tommy throws down a gas helmet for the train to run over.

  50. Sir John is trying to plough through one of "these Frenchy newspapers--damned nonsense, you know!

  51. Staff officers even are here, and I recognize one Somerset; also Grey, who was in the Gun section with Dennis and me, now a Captain.

  52. We get so few papers here, and only two days old at that, but no one seems much the worse for it.

  53. Cathedrals, the earth, the sky, and all that in them is--those are the things that rest and soothe one out here.

  54. We are in a pretty little country village miles and miles away, and (although one of Fritz's aeroplanes flew over the church as bold as brass just before we got in) the quiet and peace of the place is very refreshing.

  55. But they arrived during one of the avalanches of work, and were all eaten within half an hour or so; not by me, but by various R.

  56. I could have laughed at it all and would have been the only one really entertained.

  57. At one of the corners was the gin mill and legislative annex of a true American patriot and assemblyman.

  58. Take a page from one of the many East Side stories extant and read it to a typical Bowery boy and he will ask you to interpret it for him.

  59. To coin a funny slang phrase one must have time to invent and try it.

  60. To be deemed manly one must curse and swear.

  61. In one of his many eulogies "Lamby" was opposed by a ward-heeler of the local organization, who laughing offered to bet any amount that the much praised candidate would not poll fifty votes.

  62. In truth, I was in a fair way of becoming one of the monarchs of the Bowery, having, so far, been only one of the knight errants of that locality.

  63. To become a proxy owner of a "sporting-house" one had to have a reputation, sufficient to attract that particularly silly and morbid crowd of habitues.

  64. When one arrives in a strange land the smaller details are often not noticed, and, afterward, you can only re-see the grander pictures.

  65. At night one dim flame of gas gave a sort of humorous weirdness to the filthy hole.

  66. Only one more resolution made and broken.

  67. I have taken the trouble to compare different stories--each one guaranteed to be a true and realistic study of the underworld--written by different writers and the discrepancies in the dialect are flagrant.

  68. She was so light, one did hardly know anything was in his arms, and without disturbing her reposing position, I carried her back to her couch.

  69. Take the flowers being new, so many as you please, and beat them with three times their weight of white Sugar, after the same manner as Rosemary flowers; they will keep one year.

  70. In the Spring take of the Flowers fresh half a pound, Sugar one pound, beat them together in a good stone Mortar, then put them in a glass, and set them in the sun for three months, stirring them daily with a wooden Spathula.

  71. Take new Rosemary Flowers one pound, of white sugar one pound; so beat them together in a Marble Mortar with a wooden Pestle, keep it in a gallipot, or vessel of earth well glassed, or in one of hard stone.

  72. A Plague Water to be taken one spoonful every four hours with one sweat every time.

  73. These for a few minutes puzzled Stern, till stooping, he stirred one with his hand.

  74. It's one awful mess, sure as you're born.

  75. Allan commandingly, "not one of those creatures must ever reach this terrace!

  76. I mean that eventually I can and will build one that'll take us to Alaska, and so across the fifty-mile gap from Cape Prince of Wales to East Cape.

  77. This is certainly one of the Great Lakes, though which one, of course, we can't tell as yet.

  78. Suppose only one or two in each country should have survived; if we could get them all together again in a single colony--don't you see?

  79. At the very worst Stern could annihilate them, one by one, with a lavish expenditure of his ammunition.

  80. It ceased, and in wide, sure, evenly balanced spirals the great planes one by one slid down and took the earth as easily as a gull sinks to rest upon the bosom of a quiet sea.

  81. In the old days not for ten thousand dollars would he have tried so ticklish a descent, but now his mettle was of sterner stuff and his skill with the machine developed to a point where man and biplane seemed almost one organism.

  82. All one afternoon he labored, wheeling it in a steel barrow and dumping it in front of the furnace.

  83. So long as one, a single one of that foul breed should live, he would not rest from killing.

  84. Even though he knew the inevitable ends poisoned spear-thrust, a wound with one of those terribly envenomed arrows--he felt no fear.

  85. Will ye--" He spoke no further, for Allan was upon him with one leap.

  86. With the kind assistance of Mr. Swann, of the Reference Library, I have been able to find one (and only one) copy of this Report.

  87. His Familiar History of Birds is a standard work; he advocated, and assisted in, the teaching of Science and Temperance at Alderley; and he became one of the first Presidents of the Manchester Statistical Society.

  88. These measurements would be inserted, probably, in connection with the statement that one of the Cavalry jumped his horse over this wall.

  89. Around them are the Banners of the various contingents; we may even make out the legend "No Corn Laws" on the one in front.

  90. Stanley's report, and no doubt it was one of the lithographed copies you mention.

  91. A man went up to her and lifted one of her legs; it fell as if she were lifeless; another man lifted both her legs and let them fall.

  92. Was there more than one line of constables?

  93. Moreover, as each of the three writers deals with a different phase of the day's happenings, the accounts complement one another.

  94. This is only one of many points in his narrative which show what a shrewd, quick, and accurate observer he was.

  95. No one can use sign language without original invention and without modification of the inventions of others; and all such new inventions and modifications have a tendency to spread and influence the production of other variations.

  96. No one of these countries was more zealous in her maintenance of these doctrines than England.

  97. A typical gesture for night is as follows: Place the flat hands, horizontally, about two feet apart, move them quickly in an upward curve toward one another until the right lies across the left.

  98. Right hand, index extended, drawing outline of mountains, one above other--high mountains.

  99. The word Ogalala means scattering or throwing at, and the name was given them, it is said, after a row in which they threw ashes into one another's faces.

  100. If they are phonetic, it will take more than one symbol to make a word, and we shall have groups of like characters when the same word is written in two places.

  101. No one of those languages is a dialect of any of the others; and although the sign systems of the several tribes have greater generic unity with less specific variety than oral languages, no one of them is necessarily the dialect of any other.

  102. Apart from this misapplication, the fish undoubtedly became an emblem of Christ and of Christianity, appearing frequently on the Roman catacombs and at one time it was used hermeneutically.

  103. Because all or every one that runneth doth not obtain the prize; there may be many that do run, yea, and run far too, who yet miss of the crown that standeth at the end of the race.

  104. Now it is plain that many a one may lose the gospel before his life end; and possible that all gracious influence may be restrained, while as yet the external dispensation of the gospel remains.

  105. I shall not need to make any great ado in opening the words at this time, but shall rather lay down one doctrine that I do find in them; and in prosecuting that, I shall show you, in some measure, the scope of the words.

  106. To be like Abraham in constitution, to be one of his blood, is not that which makes a man a son of Abraham, but to be like him in holiness of affection, to have a heart framed and a life disposed answerably to his.

  107. And so it is here; it is not every one that runneth, nor every one that seeketh, nor every one that striveth for the mastery that hath it.

  108. With the Tzendale his name is Votan;[A] among the many other names in other languages, Quetzalcohuatl is the one most distinctive.

  109. No one was so active, no one bade fair to turn the summer to such profit as Clarice.

  110. It is not often, however, even yet, that we find a writer wholly unembarrassed by and in revolt against the old theory of the necessity of perfection in some one at least of the characters of his story.

  111. Every one had something to say, of course, and Clarice listened to all, turning to one speaker after another with increasing despair.

  112. His four brothers preceded him in one carriage, while he sat alone in a state coach, all glass and gold, to which pages clung wherever they could find footing.

  113. It is one of Spath's make, and at Bonn he plays upon one by Steiner.

  114. The crowded history of Rome is condensed into one mighty spectacle.

  115. What wheat is to a loaf, colour is to a pigment--it has to be ground and made up for use; in the one vehicle to be mixed with gums, in the other with oils.

  116. At one time, indeed, a gold compound known as purple of Cassius was so employed, but this soon became obsolete on the introduction of madder purple.

  117. If it possessed greater stability than cochineal, with equal brilliancy and depth, this dye might form one of those colours of the future, to whose possible sources we would direct attention.

  118. Who has not gazed upon one of Turner's fading pictures with still more of sadness than enjoyment, that anything so grand, so beautiful, so true, should slowly but surely be passing away?

  119. For any approximation to the truth to be arrived at, facts must be noted with the conditions under which they occur, not by one sister alone nor by the other alone, but by both.

  120. To our knowledge, there has never been a true grey pigment, that is, one composed exclusively of pure white and pure black; the grays known to the palette as Mineral Grey and Payne's Grey having been incorrectly named.

  121. But there are few true russets, and only one original pigment of that colour is now known on the palette, to wit-- 229.

  122. The one pigment in this chapter known to the modern palette, Rubens' madder, is permanent.

  123. For doth not every one lie in wait for his adversary, seeking to overthrow him and to pick him on his nose, though it be upon hard stones?

  124. After this followed two Masques, one of Men, another of Women.

  125. But one while the foote page went, another while he rann; untill he came to Master Norton, the foot page never blanne.

  126. All which orders aforesaid the Aldermen and their deputies are every one in their place to see performed, both in themselves and others, and in cases of doubt to yield their opinions and gyve directions.

  127. This explanation applies only to those telepathic manifestations observed when the percipient is in a state of trance; and even here the theory cannot be said to explain, for it explains one mystery by propounding another.

  128. They merge one into the other so gradually that it is extremely difficult to draw any line of demarcation between the two.

  129. Discussions of historical phenomena will never settle anything one way or the other: nothing is proved thereby, one way or the other.

  130. Two small photographs, one showing a face, the other a series of small starlike markings, were sent to me by a member of the Society for the Study of Psychic Photography, of England.

  131. On the other hand, it would be perfectly absurd to invoke the agency of "spirits" for every one of the messages that have been written out--I mean supernormal messages.

  132. But, as I have said, one of the committee was in the room during the whole experiment.

  133. But no effort availed me to distinguish one articulate sound.

  134. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "one" 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:
    one after; one another; one case; one corner; one cup sweet milk; one day; one direction; one form; one half; one hand; one hour; one hundred thousand francs; one hundred thousand men; one knew; one knows; one might; one must; one person; one pound; one should; one single; one thousand; one thousand five hundred; one thousand seven hundred and ninety; one was; one years