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Maryland’s performance Saturday bucked those trends and offered a tangible sign of progress for Locksley and his staff.

I hold my breath as the buck quarters toward me in a clearing only 25 yards away.

These receptors turned out to be a genetic goldmine for which, along with other work on the organization of the olfactory system, Buck and Axel received the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

I found myself encouraged by his openness to new ideas and willingness to buck assumptions.

Five GOP members of the Judiciary Committee, including Buck, signed on.

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Bucking and running into the forest, the deer collapsed dead in a litter of leaves.

In 2012, Obama pulled a relatively weak 60 percent of the 18-29 vote, with Mitt Romney bucking up to 36 percent.

In a fashion industry geared toward turning straight men on, these models are bucking the male gaze.

Republicans are finally bucking Grover Norquist and bending on taxes.

This mashup bids you examine whether you are righteously renegade in situations, or bucking authority due to old issues with it.

You can take it out of me afterwards, if you like, but don't take it out of me now by—by not bucking up just because I suggest it.

The horse, frightened by the motor-cycle, was bucking and leaping sideways at the roadside.

If they make any objection to this arrangement, we will break them into subjection with the cow-hide and the bucking-paddle.

The lad quickly saddled his own mount after a lively little struggle and much squealing and bucking from the pony.

He wouldn't feel at home on a horse that didn't break the monotony by bucking now and then.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bucking, such as: conflict, difference, disagreement, discrepancy, dispute, and inconsistency.

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