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His defeat six months later was virtually assured in that moment.
THE CASE FOR JIMMY CARTER AS A ‘CONSEQUENTIAL’ PRESIDENTRUSSELL L. RILEYDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s a trade opponents are willing to make, because treating Hill like any other receiver, even any other very good receiver, is inviting defeat.
WHAT TO KNOW FROM NFL WEEK 12: TYREEK HILL AND DERRICK HENRY TOOK OVER AS THE CORONAVIRUS LOOMEDADAM KILGORENOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They’ll win the Pac-12 North with defeats of California and Washington the next two weeks, and probably go to the Fiesta Bowl if they win the league.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS: PAC-12 PLAYOFF HOPES DISAPPEAR WITH OREGON’S LOSSPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Philadelphia responded to that defeat by firing Coach Brett Brown and replacing him with Doc Rivers, who was let go by the Los Angeles Clippers.
DARYL MOREY IN ADVANCED TALKS TO LEAD 76ERS’ FRONT OFFICEBEN GOLLIVEROCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Many classified the incident as a catastrophic defeat for the government, but the analysis from the Mexico Violence Resource Project suggests a more nuanced interpretation of the impact of those events.
BORDER REPORT: THE ASYLUM PROCESS IS IN LIMBOMAYA SRIKRISHNANOCTOBER 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The friars were exceedingly wroth, and combined to defeat the Generalʼs efforts to come to an understanding with the rebels.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He will tell you about the success he had in America; it quite makes up for the defeat of the British army in the Revolution.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
But after the defeat at Leipzig King Joachim asked and obtained leave to return to his own dominions.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But she had experienced an hour of mixed emotions in which a confused and wondering sense of defeat was paramount.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFEAT

  • entering
  • inscribing
  • jot down
  • logging
  • recording
  • setting down
  • taking down
  • transcribing
  • writing down
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