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also-ran

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  • noununsuccessful challenger
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Synonyms for also-ran

noun unsuccessful challenger
  • loser
  • failure
  • nonstarter
  • defeated player
  • unsuccessful candidate
  • unsuccessful person

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dark horse

noun. remote possibility
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