Razor in a sentence

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Definition of Razor

  • A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or the head; also called a straight razor.
  • a device used for shaving, having a replaceable blade with a very sharp edge; also called safety razor. Also a similar device, made of plastic, in which the blade is neither replaceable nor can be sharpened, intended to be discarded after the blade dulls -- called a disposable razor.
  • A tusk of a wild boar.
  • edge tool used in shaving
  • shave with a razor

How to use razor in a sentence. Razor pronunciation.

The drawing can be done with a pin, pocket-knife, diamond, axe, friend's razor or other edged or pointed instrument.
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Stropping his razor, he sang from sheer joy of living.
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Learning is like Scanderbeg’s sword, either good or bad according to him who hath it: an excellent weapon, if well used; otherwise, like a sharp razor in the hand of a child.
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He had bought a razor and now and then with infinite care shaved the down off his smooth chin.
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Its naked, wedge-shaped blade was as keen as that of a razor.
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The provincial of the period when coaches were beginning to be threatened by talk of new-fangled rails was proud to boast of his outwitting Londoners on material points; and Boon had numerous tales of how it had been done, to have the laugh of fellows thinking themselves such razors.
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Circumstances, lack of leisure, want of razors, too.
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It means that one thing, a cake of soap, a new can-opener, a safety razor, or speed-accelerator, must seize on your imagination with tremendous force, burn as a raging flame, and make itself the be-all and end-all of your existence.
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So, willy-nilly, she brings me back to the cave and presently comes bearing a gold-mounted box, wherein lay razors with soap and everything needful to a fine gentleman's toilet.
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I betook me to my razors and shaved me with unwonted care, yet hearkening for her quick, light step the while.
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The carpenter flushed like a girl and raised his hand to grasp the President's, but snatched his own back again to give it three or four rubs up and down, back and front, upon the leg of his trousers, like a barber's finishing-touch to a razor, and then gave the much smaller Spanish hand such a grip as brought tears not of emotion but of pain into the President's eyes.
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After three weeks more at Llangollen, he had his boots soled and his umbrella mended, bought a leather satchel with a lock and key, and put in it a white linen shirt, a pair of worsted stockings, a razor, and a prayer book, and with twenty pounds in his pocket and his umbrella grasped in the middle, set out on a tour of three weeks.
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He took somebody's razor, he said, but he couldn't get hold of a portable mirror, and every time he lathered up and stood in front of the glass in the dining room sideboard, some one came and he had had to run and hide.
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There was a wild consultation, and afterwards a hurrying to and fro and a feverish gathering up of razors from obscure places and a ransacking for soap.
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Then this outlaw strapped his razor on his boot, hovered over me ominously for six fearful seconds, and then swooped down upon me like the genius of destruction.
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The first rake of his razor loosened the very hide from my face and lifted me out of the chair.
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When an acre of ground has produced long and well, we let it lie fallow and rest for a season; we take no man clear across the continent in the same coach he started in-the coach is stabled somewhere on the plains and its heated machinery allowed to cool for a few days; when a razor has seen long service and refuses to hold an edge, the barber lays it away for a few weeks, and the edge comes back of its own accord.
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It was a sultry disk, glowing determinedly out through a weather beaten mask of mahogany, and studded with warts, seamed with scars, "blazed" all over with unfailing fresh slips of the razor; and with cheery eyes, under shaggy brows, contemplating the world from over the back of a gnarled crag of a nose that loomed vast and lonely out of the undulating immensity that spread away from its foundations.
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Panurge was of a middle stature, not too high nor too low, and had somewhat an aquiline nose, made like the handle of a razor.
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And to show how much they defied that blind jilt, all of them wore, not in their hands like her, but at their waist, instead of beads, sharp razors, which they used to new-grind twice a day and set thrice a night.
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Examples of Razor

Example #1
Draw a line a short distance from each circle.
Example #2
I give no dimensions because they are dull things and I hate guessing.
Example #3
Catherine had never seen him spring on the car with so light a step.
Example #4
His shaving, always disagreeable, sometimes painful, was a joyous little labour on this day.
Example #5
Sir W. Raleigh, to his Son.
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Let them therefore be wise and virtuous, and none of those that follow thee for gain; but make election rather of thy betters than thy inferiors; shunning always such as are poor and needy, for if thou givest twenty gifts and refuse to do the like but once, all that thou hast done will be lost, and such men will become thy mortal enemies.