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pecking order

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Brooklyn’s remaining star in Durant can and will do more for the Nets, but Griffin will have to slide up in the pecking order when he’s on the floor.

There’s going to be clear winners and losers, and the pecking order of the industry is going to change.

From Time

The team’s injury issues have thrust him forward in the pecking order, to the point where his success or failure at handling the playoff crucible seems likely to be a determinative in the Nuggets’ ultimate fortunes.

There’s also a pecking order within each of these disciplines.

Given the Bulls’ place in the pecking order, the 2021 pick is probably going to land in the late-lottery, or just outside it, this year.

The pecking order of democracy is reduced to this: When the president wants to go, he gets to go.

During any other month, that news alone would have signaled a new world order, an upheaval in the pecking order.

That parsing of the pecking order, though, didn't extend to his personal life or interactions with colleagues.

Without the informal pecking order, sociopaths have free room to maneuver.

Romney has already gone the extra mile to position himself below Netanyahu in the murky pecking order of US-Israeli relations.

They hadn't any organization, or any place to maintain on an organizational pecking-order.

They have a simple me-stronger pecking order so I pecked a bit and we can drink.

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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pecking order, such as: food chain, hierarchy, power structure, social structure, chain of command, and class structure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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