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The new model, however, has 60 percent more air capacity than its predecessor, which allows for greater adjustments between soft and firm.
AUDI’S E-TRON GT CHARGES UP FAST, BUT TURNS EVEN FASTERSTAN HORACZEKFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He years ago pushed for an infrastructure tax hike that ultimately never happened and has supported tax hikes more than his predecessor.
GLORIA EAGERLY FLAGGED BUDGET ISSUES BUT IS LESS EAGER TO ID SOLUTIONSLISA HALVERSTADTFEBRUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
She was hired behind closed doors, before the public even knew that her predecessor was leaving.
MORNING REPORT: SAN DIEGANS ARE DROWNING IN WATER DEBTVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 28, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Two factions, the Greens and Blues—the predecessors of today’s soccer hooligans—broke into a fight.
WANT TO GET OUT ALIVE? FOLLOW THE ANTS - ISSUE 95: ESCAPECONOR MYHRVOLDJANUARY 28, 2021NAUTILUS
Lewis and Libby dove deep into Marten’s tenure, including how she got the job — and how her predecessor may be set up to take a similarly unconventional path to lead the district.
VOSD PODCAST: CINDY MARTEN GETS A BIG PROMOTIONNATE JOHNJANUARY 22, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That makes Democrat Charles Schumer the new Senate Majority Leader, unseating his predecessor Mitch McConnell.
WHY MITCH MCCONNELL IS FILIBUSTERING TO PROTECT THE FILIBUSTERPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
A quick Twitter search for “Ohio State quarterbacks” returns plenty of snark about Fields’s prospects in the NFL — especially given that his predecessor, Dwayne Haskins, was released from the Washington Football Team just days before.
NO, OHIO STATE ISN’T A QUARTERBACK SCHOOL. BUT THERE ARE NO QUARTERBACK SCHOOLS.TY SCHALTERJANUARY 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Terwilliger also would not comment on Barr’s criticism of federal prosecutors and his intervention in cases involving friends of the president, saying only that “it was an honor to serve” under both him and his predecessor, Jeff Sessions.
VIRGINIA U.S. ATTORNEY CLOSE TO BILL BARR STEPPING DOWNRACHEL WEINERJANUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His predecessor Ryan Zinke brought friends and family members on park trips across the country, touring everywhere from the basement of the Lincoln Memorial to California’s Channel Islands National Park.
INTERIOR SHUTS WASHINGTON MONUMENT AFTER INTERIOR SECRETARY TESTS POSITIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUSJULIET EILPERIN, LISA REIN, DARRYL FEARSDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Like their predecessors, a number of them rely on impressive-sounding technology to do the cooking.
THE KITCHEN OF THE FUTURE IS HERE, IT’S JUST NOT EVENLY DISTRIBUTEDKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDECESSOR

  • administrators
  • architects
  • authors
  • builders
  • creators
  • deans
  • elders
  • encouragers
  • generators
  • initiators
  • introducers
  • leaders
  • makers
  • matriarchs
  • motors
  • movers
  • organizers
  • originators
  • patriarchs
  • patrons
  • prime movers
  • promoters
  • promulgators
  • publishers
  • sires
  • sponsors
  • supporters
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