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adjective as in probable

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In 1972, Maine Sen. Edmund Muskie was the odds-on favorite to win the Democratic Presidential nomination.

Emanuel, despite his unpopularity, is still the odds-on favorite for re-election.

Life of Pi immediately became the odds-on favorite to win, with more bets placed on it than any other Booker nominee ever.

Of course, this hardly means that Romney is going to win the election; Obama is still the odds-on favorite.

He was running for governor in 2010 and was the odds-on favorite.

If it's a success, there's about a six-to-four odds-on chance that people will think it rather a joke, Barbara's latest freak.

Flying Heels had passed even money and was heading for a one-to-two odds-on.

It looks to me an odds-on chance that you will all be drowned in the financial vortex beneath.

It was heavy odds-on, that you'd gone to the bottom in that blow, all of you; but I couldn't give up.


On this page you'll find 173 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to odds-on, such as: indisputable, ironclad, unassailable, undeniable, accurate, and apodictic.

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