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Barcelona has the highest possession and is the highest passing team left in the Champions League.

So, when a brand acquires a negative association for some consumers, as is happening with MyPillow, consumers may feel tainted by their association with this possession.

Once we cross half court from the possession, we forget about it, we’re on to the next one.

When he took possession of the mic, he shouted out the defensive line.

The Missouri Valley has delivered some of the country’s best mid-majors over the years, and in terms of per-possession efficiency metrics, this Loyola team can play with all of them.

But Brinsley went away for two years in prison for weapons possession in August 2011.

“We were finding people in possession of thousands of paper prescriptions,” he said.

He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and faced 15 years prison time.

The interval between possession and hell was short,” he says, “though I admit it was wonderful.

If we begin to see the other as our possession and commodity, our shoe, the shadow of our shadow, is there ever a happy outcome?

Within the past thirty years civilization has rapidly taken possession of this lovely region.

The last-named building remained in the possession of the Unitarians until 1861, when it was sold to the Roman Catholics.

The evening previous to his death he was walking about the farm, in the full possession of all his faculties of mind and body.

Providence, interposing, made him a painter, and the gaiety of nations has been increased by the possession of some storks.

"Marco's" reply conclusively proved his possession of a Christian spirit.


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On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to possession, such as: custody, dominion, hold, occupancy, occupation, and proprietary.

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