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Still, Louis did not reply; but proofs of his contending soul convulsed the features his agitated hand tried to conceal.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
No reasons are ever given by a Committee for their decision and the contending parties are left to imagine them.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Like a clarion call the note rings in my ears, amidst the din of contending views and obscure phraseology.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The doors of the House of Commons were again besieged by the two great contending factions of the City.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The Indian agent is the local buffer between contending forces.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
She knew his step behind her, and the contending feelings made her heart beat hard, and she longed to run away.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
It darts hither and thither, angrily contending with the surrounding darkness.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
From Scotland would come all the saltpetre which would furnish the means of war to the fleets and armies of contending potentates.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
As you are aware, I have been wading deep waters and contending with the great ones of the earth, not wholly without success.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The council I held this morning has disgusted me with everything; treason everywhere; contending interests all about me.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CONTENDING

  • battling
  • combatant
  • combating
  • competing
  • competitive
  • conflicting
  • contending
  • contesting
  • cutthroat
  • emulating
  • emulous
  • equal
  • opposed
  • striving
  • vying
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