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He told The Washington Post early in his tenure that he hoped “to get America to where it sees subtle forms of segregation” but at times found himself contending with more blatant ones.

She contends he had promised the sperm donor would resemble her husband and come from a similar ethnic background.

As if the ongoing pandemic and economic fallout weren’t enough to contend with, publishers are facing up to a privacy revolution that will upend targeted advertising.

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Long-term, the franchise cannot contend while skating on such thin ice.

Who can win the Masters, who can but won’t and who to pick in your poolAs far as the Masters is concerned, however, DeChambeau has never really contended.

The family contends that Muataz was regularly abused and further threatened with rape.

The Habsburg army, however, Watson contends, were exceptionally bloodthirsty.

The state contends he hired Joe Gentz, 50, a local roustabout, to kill his wife of 26 years.

More importantly, contends Winroth, the Vikings were acting completely rationally with their raids.

The economic recovery in Europe, contends Winroth, “was during the Viking Age.”

Navigation everywhere contends with the same monster; the sea is one hydra.

Ribbing87 contends that we must regard it as abnormal when a boy of thirteen or fourteen is obsessed (hanté) by erotic ideas.

He contends that children who go to bed at night healthily tired out, will not be likely to think of masturbation.

He is generally said to have died of grief; but Lepsius contends, that he survived even the accession of Hadrian.

Realism, he contends, is only a vast field of preliminary studies and a store-room of materials.


On this page you'll find 119 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contends, such as: vie, confront, cope, resist, grapple, and oppose.

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