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Vote by mail, they contend, will boost turnout significantly.
VOTE BY MAIL DOESN’T REALLY CHANGE MUCH, ELECTION-WISEJOHN TIMMERAUGUST 27, 2020ARS TECHNICA
It is fitting, then, that the latter stages of his career have found James in Los Angeles, where he contends with two challenges.
LEBRON AND AD DOMINATE LIKE KOBE AND SHAQ. BUT CAN THEY WIN LIKE THE CLASSIC LAKERS?ROBERT O'CONNELLAUGUST 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Naming and categorizing heat waves too could increase public awareness of the extreme weather events and their dangers, contends a newly formed group that includes public health and climate experts.
HURRICANES HAVE NAMES. SOME CLIMATE EXPERTS SAY HEAT WAVES SHOULD, TOOJACK J. LEEAUGUST 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Court filings contend he died after experiencing further abuse at the hands of officers.
MORNING REPORT: WHAT THE COUNTY ISN’T SHARING ON COMMUNITY OUTBREAKSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The filings contend he died after experiencing further abuse at the hands of officers.
DONOVAN INMATES PLEAD FOR PROTECTION, ALLEGE RETALIATION FOLLOWING LAWSUITMAYA SRIKRISHNANJULY 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
You should know that this 3, 4, or 5 percent — we have a chance to actually contend and win this thing.
WHY IS THIS MAN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT? (EP. 362 UPDATE)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 19, 2019FREAKONOMICS
Twenty long yards ahead of the nearest contender, Flitterfoot scooted over the line a winner.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
Martien was probably never a serious contender for the honor of discovering the atmospheric process of making steel.
THE BEGINNINGS OF CHEAP STEELPHILIP W. BISHOP
In fact, within a few days the situation was simplified by the practical elimination of Pryme as a contender.
LEFT GUARD GILBERTRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Henceforth, he could be only a looker on where he had so fondly figured himself as a contender.
BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRONJ. W. DUFFIELD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CONTENDER

  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • assailant
  • attacker
  • battler
  • belligerent
  • contender
  • enemy
  • foe
  • serviceman
  • soldier
  • warrior
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