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Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling says his politics are keeping him out of Cooperstown.

Like many Americans—but few Republican presidential candidates—the former Florida governor has evolved on the issue.

And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"

Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.

Lalo said he reported the kidnapping to his ICE handlers, which was confirmed by a former federal agent familiar with the case.

Without the former quality, knowledge of the past is uninstructive; without the latter, it is deceptive.

The enemy were pursued and annoyed by a few hundred of the citizens under Wooster and Arnold; the former was killed.

The latter trod on the toes of the former, whereupon the former threatened to "kick out of the cabin" the latter.

My husband detests them; on the contrary, I like those carriages, for they tell me of happy—I mean to say, of former times.

There seemed the flavour of some strange authority in her that baffled all approach to the former intimacy.

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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to former, such as: departed, erstwhile, old, above, ancient, and antecedent.

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

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