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noun as in competition

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The women roundly rejected any notion that his standing would influence their vote in these senate contests.

More than $500 million being spent on House races, and north of $300 million on Senate contests.

The popular perception is that Eleanor never got over the betrayal, which Black contests.

On this take, two contests over inequality have been happening for 40 years or so.

And even though the establishment has won a series of contests, the ranks of the reformers are slowly swelling.

And have not the religious contests among Christians, and their persecutions and mutilations and burnings cost many more?

Here the river lies in broad still stretches that afford an ideal place for the contests.

Party spirit ran high; and the contests were among the fiercest and the longest of which there is any record in our history.

During this year there were various fencing contests held at the Bull in Bishopsgate.

In consequence of the contests that took place in Sheffield on the subject, up to the year 1818, no rate has existed there since.


On this page you'll find 144 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contests, such as: discussion, tournament, trial, game, sport, and meeting.

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