Thesaurus / referee
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Before the game, Coach John Harbaugh jawed with Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler, with Tennessee Coach Mike Vrabel eventually joining the discussion, and referees had to separate the teams.

With the election imminent, social media platforms find themselves once again in the awkward position of being the referee deciding whether to call a penalty kick in overtime.

With regression to the mean likely for the leaguewide conversion percentage and with referees soon to stop calling so many handballs, the Premier League’s goal-fest might be over soon — if it isn’t already.

In other words, the league has not instructed referees to review plays more often to ensure a greater degree of call accuracy inside the bubble.

Indeed, referees blew the whistle a lot more often after the restart than before.

Vicious remarks were aimed at him while the referee was not near enough to hear.

Frank Barringer was timekeeper and referee, and at the appointed hour he made both teams line up and catch hold of the rope.

The Mystery at Putnam HallArthur M. Winfield

The case went to a referee and the referee took four years to hear the case and decide it.

The Modern RailroadEdward Hungerford

I turned to the Referee, saw his arms raised and heard him say 'Goal' and then everything broke loose.

Football DaysWilliam H. Edwards

No player or referee has ever accused him of a wilful foul, and he has nothing except honest and straightforward play and skill.


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