Thesaurus / pit against

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Stanley began to think his civilized wonders were too tame to pit against those of the African king.

Stanley in AfricaJames P. Boyd

The Federal authorities were looking for a man of the hour—one whom they might pit against the able and strategic Early.

The Civil War Through the CameraHenry W. (Henry William) Elson

Here I have Clarke on my side, who is a judge that I will pit against any of you.

He little dreamed of the courage, strength and power she could pit against him.

But if our subject of study is mediæval and not modern, we must pit against this apparent platitude the very opposite idea.

But stop, let me not fall into the pit against which I was about to warn others.

Anima PoetSamuel Taylor Coleridge

You are alone then with nothing but your own feeble personality to pit against the mighty principalities and powers of darkness.

Rainbow ValleyLucy Maud Montgomery

Men with kegs of water, men with pieces of carpet, men with nothing but their hands and their fear to pit against the fire.

Land of the Burnt ThighEdith Eudora Kohl

So if at the worst it is inanimate then anyhow we have our poor wills and our poor wits to pit against it.

In doing this the men managed occasionally to pit against each other men who had a grudge to settle.

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