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Definition of Surefootedness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Surefootedness
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1. Khartoum, and the Blue and White Niles by George Melly (1851)
"Additions to our party—Skeleton guides—Lost in the desert—surefootedness of the camel—The well—A horrible story—Nubian despotism—An Arab's revenge. ..."
2. Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa: Being the Narrative of the Last by Frederick Courteney Selous (1893)
"CHAPTER XI A rough country—Scarcity of water and game—surefootedness of the donkey—Death from acute dysentery—The country improves—Obtain guides to ..."
3. Modern Business Writing by Charles Harvey Raymond (1921)
"The elephant's surefootedness is proverbial. The likeness of the Kelly-Springfield Caterpillar truck tire to an elephant's foot was noticed when the first ..."
4. Modern Business Writing by Charles Harvey Raymond (1921)
"Its flexibility enables it to accommodate itself to the ground over which it is passing. The elephant's surefootedness is proverbial. ..."
5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1876)
"... but I was obliged to excuse myself on the plea of extreme urgency to continue my journey. The road was fortunately dry next day. The surefootedness ..."
6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It has afforded many illustrations to the Biblical writers and poets, especially by its fleetness (Cant., ii, 9; Is., xxxv, 6), its surefootedness [Ps. xvii ..."