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  • nounpursuit; running, speeding
  • nounethnic group
  • nounstream, river
  • verbrun, speed in competition

synonyms for races

  • chase
  • competition
  • contention
  • contest
  • course
  • event
  • marathon
  • match
  • relay
  • run
  • sprint
  • clash
  • clip
  • dash
  • engagement
  • go
  • meet
  • rivalry
  • rush
  • scurry
  • spurt
  • issue
  • tribe
  • family
  • people
  • color
  • house
  • strain
  • seed
  • offspring
  • folk
  • variety
  • progeny
  • breed
  • species
  • type
  • stock
  • lineage
  • kindred
  • nation
  • blood
  • nationality
  • line
  • clan
  • kind
  • culture
  • kin
  • cultural group
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A like indifference to the position of a picture, and of a letter, has been observed among backward races.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
What the armor-bearer was for the warlike races of old, such is the tchbukdi for their degenerate descendants.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The human species,” Charles Lamb says, “is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Our dragoman kept at bay all the clamouring crowd of porters, guides and nondescripts of all colours and races that besieged us.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
In all savage races it has been recognised and dreaded, this phenomenon styled 'Wehr Wolf,' but to-day it is rare.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In 1887 a shooting-butts was established at the end of the Guadalupe road, and the annual pony-races take place in January.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Christianity has been for fifteen hundred years the religion of the brilliant, brave, and strenuous races in the world.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Seldom has war brought together such a motley assemblage of races as gathered on the Ridge during the siege of Delhi.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
We have representatives of two great races of antiquity: the Hebrews and the Greeks.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Castile enjoyed the supremacy in that great assemblage of races and languages.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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WORDS RELATED TO RACES

  • contest
  • drill
  • events
  • exercises
  • games
  • practice
  • races
  • recreation
  • workout
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