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It’s how we got from a guy carping about supposed voter fraud in an election he won, in 2016, to a guy spurring a harebrained effort to overturn the 2020 election, which he lost.
HOW REPUBLICANS LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND EMBRACE ‘REPLACEMENT THEORY’ — BY NAMEAARON BLAKESEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With six weeks left in the season, the entire NFC outside of the harebrained NFC East is effectively playing for playoff seeding or draft position.
WHAT TO KNOW FROM NFL WEEK 11: CARSON WENTZ LOOKS LOST, AND TAYSOM HILL IS JUST GETTING STARTEDADAM KILGORENOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
His harebrained manner rendered him insupportable to me, and my coldness drew upon me his aversion.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Then followed an act of heroism and harebrained enterprise which is now the talk of the whole army.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 1, ISSUE 4, JANUARY 23, 1915VARIOUS
The Irish setter was a wild, undisciplined pup, harebrained and headlong after the manner of his breed.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
I had come with my harebrained followers over a thousand leagues of sea,and for what?
IN SEARCH OF MADEMOISELLEGEORGE GIBBS
She rallied Russian patriotism to her side by advising that no notice be taken of this harebrained suggestion.
WITH THE "DIE-HARDS" IN SIBERIAJOHN WARD
Would he be likely, even if he approved of the general aim, to sanction such a harebrained piece of folly?
THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICAARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Rafe, reckless and harebrained as he was, flew over the logs as sure-footed as a goat.
NAN SHERWOOD AT PINE CAMPANNIE ROE CARR
His mouth twitched as he filled his harebrained visitor's glass.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HAREBRAINED

  • capricious
  • changeable
  • crazy
  • empty-headed
  • fatuous
  • feather-brained
  • fickle
  • foolish
  • frivolous
  • giddy
  • harebrained
  • heady
  • inane
  • light-headed
  • silly
  • skittish
  • unstable
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