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hairbreadth

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hairbreadth

  1. showing little difference in the standing of the competitors a hairbreadth victory, but a victory nevertheless Synonyms down-to-the-wire, close, narrow, neck and neck, nip and tuck, tightRelated Words crowded


hairbreadth

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hairsbreadth

Synonyms and Antonyms of hairbreadth

  1. a very small distance or degree just missed the bull's-eye by a hairbreadth Synonyms ace, hair (or hairsbreadth), hairline, hop, skip, and jump, inch, neck, shouting distance, step, stone's throwRelated Words bit, crumb, dab, iota, jot, minim, mite, particle, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), trace, trifleNear Antonyms infinity, light-yearAntonyms country mile, long haul, mile


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