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synonyms for front runner

  • best bet
  • favorite
  • first choice
  • forerunner
  • top seed
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How to use front runner in a sentence

Off went the officers again, some distance to the front, and then back again to their men, and got them on a little further.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Then they all passed out through the great front door to the wide old veranda.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He saw a large building, in front of which were long, slender strips of shining steel.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Our army, under the command of General Houston, was in front of Harrisburg, to which place the congress had retreated.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This road ran north and south, and nearly in front of where he lay another road entered it, coming in from the west.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Mr. Orgreave, having taken Clayhanger to the front door, did not return immediately into the breakfast-room.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRONT RUNNER

  • bellwether
  • chief
  • crown jewel
  • flotilla leader
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  • front runner
  • head
  • lead ship
  • mother ship
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.