By Jonathan Swift

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ANTONYMS: (v) guess, suppose, surmise, estimate. edict: (n) act, command, writ, declaration, ruling, rule, regulation, directive, order, dictate, law. exceed: (v) beat, pass, surpass, transcend, outdo, surmount, cap, outshine, overrun, top, outweigh. ANTONYMS: (v) follow, fail, trail, make. scrape. expostulate: (v) argue, dissuade, obstinate: (adj) obdurate, inflexible, admonish, exhort, protest, deprecate, intractable, determined, inveterate, reason, cry out against, dehort, disobedient, willful, stubborn, intercede for, warn.

Conferred: (adj) given, presented. commend, allow, endorse, laud, right angle, measuring instrument, permit, sanction; (n) approval, invade: (v) infringe, intrude, occupy, line, intermediate gear bracket, blessing, commendation; (n, v) overrun, impinge, encroach upon, measuring system, a quarter of a raid, infest; (n, v) assail, attack, compliment. period, angular unit, area. % Thesaurus economy: (adj) economic, economical; approximate, inexact, rough, careless, imagination, acumen, resource, (n) saving, thrift, parsimony, thoughtless, indeterminate; (v) originality, skill, wit, inventiveness.

The cable was about as thick as packthread and the bars of the length and size of a knitting-needle. I trebled the cable to make it stronger, and for the same reason I twisted three of the iron bars together, bending the extremities into a hook. Having thus fixed fifty hooks to as many cables, I went back to the north-east coast, and putting off my coat, shoes, and stockings, walked into the sea, in my leathern jerkin, about half an hour before high water. I waded with what haste I could, and swam in the middle about thirty yards, till I felt ground.

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