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Fulmer, who had been serving as an ambassador for Vols football since 2009, took over as athletic director and soon poached Pruitt from Nick Saban’s staff at Alabama.
TENNESSEE FIRES COACH JEREMY PRUITT, ALLEGES HIS STAFF COMMITTED ‘STUNNING’ AMOUNT OF NCAA VIOLATIONSDES BIELERJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tourism had lessened people’s need to poach wildlife for money or food and encouraged them to see animals as an asset rather than a threat.
PHOTOS: AFRICA’S NATURE PARKS ARE IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC-INDUCED CONSERVATION CRISISPETER CHADWICK (PHOTOS)JANUARY 9, 2021QUARTZ
Finishing off the giant turkey took less time and work than I imagined — if anything, it made deciding what to eat easier, and there was no need to keep poaching chickens for a few weeks.
20 DAYS OF TURKEYMEGHAN MCCARRONDECEMBER 23, 2020EATER
Video game publisher Activision Blizzard sued Netflix, claiming the video-streaming service engaged in a yearslong campaign of unlawfully poaching executives, including by hiring its former chief financial officer.
ACTIVISION SUES NETFLIX OVER HIRING OF FORMER FINANCE CHIEFVERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
At a time when title contenders often have to play defense to prevent their star talent from being poached, the reigning champions went out and almost certainly made themselves better.
THE NBA CHAMPS LOOK MORE DANGEROUS THAN EVERCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)NOVEMBER 25, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
To form cutlets similar to the fillet cutlets, place them in a frying-pan, and let them poach in water.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Drop these carefully into very hot water, and poach them gently for a few minutes.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
A pretty pass of impudence to be coming that distance to poach.'
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
He could hardly even poach an egg, and hadn't the smallest idea of cooking.
THE DOINGS OF THE FIFTEENTH INFANTRY BRIGADEEDWARD LORD GLEICHEN
Poach′er, one who poaches or steals game: the widgeon, from its habit of stealing the prey of other ducks; Poach′ing.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO POACH

  • agitate
  • bubble
  • churn
  • coddle
  • cook
  • decoct
  • effervesce
  • evaporate
  • fizz
  • foam
  • froth
  • poach
  • seethe
  • simmer
  • smolder
  • steam
  • steep
  • stew
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