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noun as in night before

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On the eve of the 2016 presidential election, Democrats had a mere 1-point advantage.

On the eve of the pandemic’s outbreak in mid-March, Kohl’s had a new turnaround plan it wanted to unveil to Wall Street that it hoped would finally shake years of stagnation.

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The company has an ethical obligation not to delay a product that is ready to save lives, despite the risk that a vaccine announced on the eve of a contentious election could stoke partisan perceptions.

Nevertheless, it’s possible that sometime in October, a judge has been nominated and perhaps confirmation hearings are taking place, right on the eve of the election.

A cautionary tale of poor ventilation comes from Guangzhou, China, on the eve of Lunar New Year.

Both have different venues in cities across the country on Christmas Eve (and in some cases, Christmas night, too).

Liu was nearing the 20th anniversary of his arrival in America, having landed from China on Christmas Eve, 1994, at the age of 12.

Throughout Christmas eve and day, the world is monitoring with bated breath.

Many will simply stay away from crowds and stay home this Christmas Eve, which could be a very silent night indeed.

So here, for your Christmas Eve pleasure, are 20 of my favorites, 10 from the ecclesiastical division and 10 secular.

Eve, too, lovely as she is, seems to bear no likelihood of resemblance to Milton's superb mother of mankind.

And when cool silence came again, Hugh begged that the two would have their Christmas Eve dinner with him, at his hotel.

He makes love to her, just because it is the nature of a lusty son of Adam to make love to a pretty daughter of Eve.

If God put a "will" on Adam's back, and the will followed the beckoning finger of Eve, whose fault was that?

Were going to take Patrick down to the pond with us to keep up the fires while were skating, Eve told Laura.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eve, such as: brink, night, verge, evening, threshold, and vigil.

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