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noun as in brownie points

noun as in handicap

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Example Sentences

Genetics alone does not an eating disorder make, generally speaking, and Bulik points out that environment still plays a role.

In 1992, Republican George H.W. Bush won the Asian-American vote by 24 points.

By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.

There were also the fleshy remains of the seniors who migrated to Florida from all points north.

Carla points out how meaningful it can be to have people in your life who simply understand what you're going through.

Let us look over these points again, and make the matter still clearer and more simple.

After a long talk during which we fixed up a good many moot points, went on to see General d'Amade.

They vary greatly in size, being sometimes so small as to seem mere points of light with medium-power objectives.

The word now merely indicates or points out the mountains so called.

From some points, hundreds of acres of the Swedish and French may be seen, and they are rarely or never out of view.


On this page you'll find 249 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to points, such as: credibility, credit, kudos, notability, pat on the back, and plaudits.

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