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noun as in person with wish, dream

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Surely, by early 2015 some of the higher profile GOP presidential aspirants will have socked away a few million dollars.

Who among the 2016 aspirants would have a more useful perspective on the current drama with North Korea than Huntsman?

Now the slippery officeholders and aspirants simply announce that they are “evolving.”

Plenty of POTUS and first-lady aspirants failed to bounce back lickety-split.

In crisp khakis, the cop stands at the head of a raggedy line of about 20 of us aspirants.

To the precincts of this gilded and splendid society come many sorts and conditions of aspirants.

One especially was greatly beloved by her father and none of the many aspirants to her hand found favor in her eyes.

He was not likely to be rash, or impulsive, or hasty, or to stand in the way of political aspirants.

They die noble—ay, holy deaths, and as they die new aspirants for honor step forward to fill their places.

Here she trained a number of aspirants to histrionic fame, several of whom were destined to make their mark in years to come.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aspirants, such as: contestant, applicant, candidate, competitor, hopeful, and wannabe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.