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synonyms for mater

  • blurred
  • cloudy
  • dark
  • dingy
  • dull
  • faint
  • fuzzy
  • gloomy
  • lackluster
  • murky
  • shadowy
  • vague
  • dusk
  • faded
  • gray
  • mat
  • muted
  • obscured
  • overcast
  • pale
  • sullied
  • tarnished
  • blah
  • bleary
  • caliginous
  • dreary
  • dusky
  • flat
  • ill-defined
  • indistinct
  • lightless
  • monotone
  • monotonous
  • opaque
  • poorly lit
  • tenebrous
  • unclear
  • unilluminated
  • weak
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antonyms for mater

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  • bright
  • cheerful
  • clear
  • distinct
  • encouraging
  • happy
  • light
  • lively
  • luminous
  • shining
  • sparkling
  • vivacious
  • brilliant
  • favorable
  • good
  • intelligent
  • smart
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How to use mater in a sentence

In 2009, James Stormer, who headed the department’s air-quality division, tapped connections at his alma mater, the University of Florida, to push the research forward by looking more closely at the emissions from cane burning.
“A COMPLETE FAILURE OF THE STATE”: AUTHORITIES DIDN’T HEED RESEARCHERS’ CALLS TO STUDY HEALTH EFFECTS OF BURNING SUGAR CANEBY LULU RAMADAN, THE PALM BEACH POSTAUGUST 19, 2021PROPUBLICA
Doherty was out after the following season — replaced by Williams, who finally couldn’t turn down his alma mater.
COACH K WAS BIGGER THAN DUKE, AND REPLACING HIM IS A NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TASKBARRY SVRLUGAJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was another homecoming of sorts, just down the road from his alma mater.
DALLAS NEEDED A SPARK OFF THE BENCH. TIM HARDAWAY JR. HAS BEEN A WHOLE GENERATOR.DOROTHY J. GENTRYMAY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It’s possible Scott also gave to Princeton—the Bezoses gave their alma mater $15 million in 2011—but a spokesperson for the university declined to comment on whether Scott had donated any other funds.
MACKENZIE SCOTT GAVE AWAY $6 BILLION LAST YEAR. IT'S NOT AS EASY AS IT SOUNDSBELINDA LUSCOMBEMAY 25, 2021TIME
The actress behind Clair Huxtable is returning to her alma mater, as a dean.
HOWARD UNIVERSITY NAMES ACTRESS AND ALUMNA PHYLICIA RASHAD AS DEAN OF COLLEGE OF FINE ARTSKEITH L. ALEXANDERMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When she was a tax attorney at a large Atlanta firm, Abrams also taught at Spelman College, her alma mater, and inked romances.
AND IN HER SPARE TIME, STACEY ABRAMS WROTE A THRILLERKAREN HELLERMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Having broken into the entertainment big leagues at such a young age, MacFarlane was invited back in September to address his alma mater, the Rhode Island School of Design.
THE MOTHER OF ALL ACCIDENTS - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYSEAN B. CARROLLAPRIL 21, 2021NAUTILUS
In a CBS Sports interview immediately after the game, Williams blurted out “I could give a s--- about North Carolina right now” in response to a question about speculation that he would leave to take the open job at his alma mater.
NORTH CAROLINA’S ROY WILLIAMS RETIRES AFTER 33 SEASONS AS A MEN’S BASKETBALL COACHMATT BONESTEEL, GLYNN A. HILL, DES BIELERAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He had been to a second Final Four by then — losing this time to his alma mater — but hadn’t won a national title.
ROY WILLIAMS IS WALKING AWAY — AND COLLEGE BASKETBALL IS LOSING A PILLAR OF GOODNESSJOHN FEINSTEINAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Once Houston’s run in the tournament ends, he will become the head coach at his alma mater, Lamar University, the school announced Thursday.
WHEN HOUSTON AND BAYLOR MEET IN THE FINAL FOUR, IT WILL BE FATHER VS. SON ON THE SIDELINESEMILY GIAMBALVOAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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