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As a teller of anecdotes he won by acclamation over all contenders.

Each of these contenders was able to advance a reasonable claim.

The rifle fire was ineffective, although at times the lines of contenders were not more than 300 yards apart.

Perhaps so; but suppose you take a few days to hear what the contenders have to say for themselves.

At first the going was rather hard on account of the great number of contenders.

In election of members to the Long Parliament, voters wanted to know where contenders stood on certain political issues.

But to us Greeks it is of very little use, but its lack of fruit makes it appropriate for contenders in the games.

The boy mentally voiced this query over and over again as he flew around in a sweeping circle, keeping far above the contenders.

Eight other horses were entered, but the general opinion seemed to be that there were only two contenders.

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short list

nounfinal list from which to select
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