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He is a possible solution to the Nationals’ need for middle-of-the-order offense — and not just another pawn in Pittsburgh’s low-cost rebuild.
IN JOSH BELL, THE NATIONALS ADDED A BIG BAT. NOW MIKE RIZZO MIGHT SEARCH FOR ANOTHER.JESSE DOUGHERTYDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Perry Lewin has been in the pawn industry for 28 years, but he’s never quite seen a year like this one.
IT’S EASY TO ASSUME PAWNSHOPS ARE DOING GREAT IN THE PANDEMIC. IT’S ALSO WRONG.EMILY STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
Many pawn businesses are multigenerational not only in ownership but in customers.
IT’S EASY TO ASSUME PAWNSHOPS ARE DOING GREAT IN THE PANDEMIC. IT’S ALSO WRONG.EMILY STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
Continuing to prop him up in the media as a political pawn leaves them unable to do so.
DAVID DORN’S DAUGHTERS REBUKE POLITICIZING OF FATHER’S DEATH AT RNCHOPE WRIGHTAUGUST 28, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Some scientists fear that the vaccine could become a pawn in American election politics and have cautioned against distributing an untested injection.
RUSSIA SAYS IT HAS A COVID VACCINE CALLED “SPUTNIK-V”ANTONIO REGALADOAUGUST 11, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
She never dreamed that she herself was a pawn in the game that was intended to bring Nana Sahib to Delhi.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Rat this pawn of the Eye may have been, but even a cornered rat will fight with the courage of a lion.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Afterwards she married one of the most noted scamps in Paris, who wanted a pretty wife as a pawn in some game of his.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
To be checkmated by an 'errant' pawn in the very middle of the board is a most ignominious way of losing the game.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
In default of the usual bazaars OLeary had returned with the spoils of half a dozen pawn-shops.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PAWN

  • badge
  • clue
  • demonstration
  • earnest
  • evidence
  • expression
  • favor
  • gift
  • index
  • indicia
  • keepsake
  • manifestation
  • mark
  • memento
  • memorial
  • note
  • omen
  • pawn
  • pledge
  • presage
  • proof
  • relic
  • reminder
  • representation
  • sample
  • security
  • sign
  • significant
  • souvenir
  • symbol
  • symptom
  • trophy
  • warning
  • warrant
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