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noun as in flag, banner

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Even though they came to town in the thick of a still-ongoing pennant race with the unpredictable Giants, this year’s Dodgers imports didn’t arrive as saviors.

After the Red Sox came back from down three games to none to yank the pennant from the Yanks, Boston would have won that World Series even if Shoeless Joe Jackson’s ghost team from the cornfield had shown up.

With a pennant, a season, at stake, many pitchers would have taken the shot unhesitatingly.

Historic pennant races make for compelling narratives, none more fantastic than the fairy tale 2004 Red Sox season.

In the midst of this, almost unnoticed, the Yankees clinched the pennant.

The New York Yankees will not even make the playoffs, let alone win the American League pennant or the World Series.

These cannon shots and this shivering pennant brought back a scene at the four corners, years before.

The oars had been lost, but the rudder of the boat was fortunately made fast by a pennant.

The cat had looked up, stretched, and lazily gotten upon his feet and followed him, tail waving like a pennant.

Between sunset and colors they should carry a night pennant.

All is not lost, With Clint Thayer to help us, victory may once more perch upon our pennant!'


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pennant, such as: streamer, bunting, color, decoration, emblem, and ensign.

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