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synonyms for erstwhile

  • once
  • bygone
  • ex
  • late
  • old
  • one-time
  • past
  • preceding
  • previous
  • quondam
  • sometime
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Tejanos, including some who had fought in Houston’s army, started having second thoughts about independence when their erstwhile Anglo allies pushed them aside in the new republic.
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The old right was furious when in 2005, their erstwhile champion former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon withdrew Israel’s settlements from Gaza.
EVEN IF THE CEASEFIRE HOLDS, THE FAR-RIGHT WILL DOMINATE ISRAEL'S FUTUREDAHLIA SCHEINDLINMAY 21, 2021TIME
Advice and analysis from Extra CrunchWeWork lines up for a second run at the public markets — If all you have is a blank-check company, every erstwhile startup looks like a public company in waiting.
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Except this time, if all you have is a blank-check company, every erstwhile startup looks like a public company in waiting.
WEWORK LINES UP FOR A SECOND RUN AT THE PUBLIC MARKETSALEX WILHELMMARCH 26, 2021TECHCRUNCH
These erstwhile enemies signed a peace agreement in 2018 that garnered Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed a Nobel Peace Prize.
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There’s a Jon Stewart-era “Daily Show” clip in which the erstwhile host pokes fun at the feigned idiocy of Fox News’s Gretchen Carlson, who later left the network and won a sexual harassment settlement.
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At Stettin, during the armistice, he entered the fortress and tried to seduce the governor, an ex-Jacobin and erstwhile friend.
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They frantically waved their hats, ceased firing, and greeted their erstwhile enemies as comrades.
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The Baron had naturally expected to find his mother, his brother and his erstwhile playmates gathered there as before.
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She had been very angry with her erstwhile lover a minute ago.
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