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Isaacson said that contestants would make a video about their business and why they should be sent to space and that the winner would be announced by an independent panel of judges.

She appeared in Shakespearean comedy and Eugene O’Neill melodrama on Broadway in the 1950s, was a television mainstay from the dawn of the medium and, at 82, became the oldest female contestant on “Dancing With the Stars.”

I also think as a 17-year-old, I wasn’t really thinking about what the other contestants were thinking about.

From Ozy

Women are too often missing from business school case studies and even as contestants on Shark Tank.

From Fortune

The Protein Structure Prediction Center releases batches of target proteins, and contestants then submit their structure predictions for evaluation.

From Fortune

Any Miss America contestant who betrays herself to be a sexually autonomous being will be quickly sent packing.

That contestant also happens to be Cuba Gooding, Jr., Oscar-winner for Jerry Maguire and major hockey fan.

They are told that Miss America has evolved, but shown a contestant waxing rhapsodic about Barbie.

Similarly, the video selections for each contestant were wildly unequal, for no apparent reason.

Each contestant sings and/or dances, as the crowd cheers wholeheartedly.

No contestant except the first leaves his place until tagged by the returning contestant.

I was not a contestant, but, notwithstanding, had occasion to use my weapon.

If the water is spilled over or the candle blows out, the contestant is out of the race.

An equal number of chalk marks are made upon the floor in front of each contestant.

Each contestant is given a row and is requested to try distances before being blindfolded.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contestant, such as: aspirant, candidate, challenger, contender, entrant, and participant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.