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noun as in field

noun as in tennis shoe

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The resulting Wool Runners were comfortable, eco-friendly, machine-washable, and super cute—and sold out almost immediately.

The big danger then is getting tripped or knocked down by other runners.

Out of about 3,000 runners in Chicago, only two minor injuries were reported.

Americans get tired of front-runners (see, e.g., Ed Muskie, Ted Kennedy, Gary Hart, and Mario Cuomo).

For runners, all three physicians recommend drinking to thirst only.

I'd admire to see him cavorting around on the pinnacles after horse-thieves or whisky-runners or a bunch of bad Indians.

From Mr. Vandergriffs store they saw a poorly dressed little girlperhaps eight years old, or sodragging a soap box on runners.

The first round ended with the runners much as they had started, the interval between each being fairly equally maintained.

Runners were instantly sent back to inform Cornstalk he was missing a golden opportunity by not attacking at once.

Word was passed on from our rear that runners had been sent to hurry up Colonel Christian and his two hundred men.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to runners, such as: competition, applicants, candidates, competitors, contestants, and entrants.

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