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synonyms for contested

  • debated
  • argued
  • challenged
  • impugned
  • questioned
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Each contender’s cookie creation was critically analyzed and inspected for texture, taste and presentation, and the contest was broadcast over Facebook Live for the whole community to witness.
IT STARTED AS A MACHO BAKE-OFF BETWEEN DADS. MONTHS LATER, THEY’VE DELIVERED 15,000 COOKIES TO ESSENTIAL WORKERS.SYDNEY PAGENOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In these trying times, instead of doubling down on the contest for who will have power over others, we must unite to help empower every person from the bottom up so they can contribute and help others lead better lives.
CHARLES KOCH: PARTISAN POLITICS DON’T WORK. IT’S TIME FOR A NEW WAYJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
Just like the Steelers and Bills are under the microscope for backsliding down the stretch, we should keep an eye on the Chargers and Falcons to eventually start winning those toss-up contests late in the season.
THE STEELERS AND BILLS HAVE BEEN HISTORICALLY LUCKY SO FAR. THE CHARGERS … HAVE NOT.NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)NOVEMBER 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Votes are still being counted, but based on contests projected by ABC News, Republicans have netted six seats so far, and they may still flip a few more.
REPUBLICANS’ 2020 GAINS IN THE HOUSE SET THEM UP WELL FOR 2022GEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)NOVEMBER 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Meanwhile, the presidential election hangs in balance, as the count to determine a winner — and bring closure to a brutal and wrenching political contest — is ongoing.
ECONOMY ADDED 638,000 JOBS IN OCTOBER AS GROWTH SLOWSELI ROSENBERGNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Instead, she addresses them as a group to say the contest is over before it’s barely begun.
‘THE BACHELORETTE’ IMPLODES AS THE STAR LEAVES THE SHOW: A GUIDE TO A CHAOTIC EPISODEEMILY YAHR, LISA BONOSNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If that lead narrows considerably the 4,000 late ballots may become a factor in that contest.
USPS PROCESSED 150,000 BALLOTS AFTER ELECTION DAY, JEOPARDIZING THOUSANDS OF VOTESJACOB BOGAGE, CHRISTOPHER INGRAHAMNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
While competing in a local contest, Loren had caught the eye of the producer Carlo Ponti, whom she later married.
WITH ‘THE LIFE AHEAD,’ SOPHIA LOREN IS APPROACHING HER 100TH MOVIE. SHE’S GOING FOR MUCH MORE.ANN HORNADAYNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
On Wednesday, stocks soared at the possibility of a split Congress—seemingly looking beyond the tumultuous presidential contest.
STOCKS HISTORICALLY PERFORM BETTER UNDER A DIVIDED CONGRESSANNE SRADERSNOVEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Lewis and cohosts Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby completed three rounds of a draft to pick the most interesting contests to watch on election night.
VOSD PODCAST: IT’S ELECTION DRAFT DAYNATE JOHNOCTOBER 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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