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synonyms for runoff

  • drainage
  • overflow
  • surplus water
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After winning reelection in a runoff, he was kicked off the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.
MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE WOULD BE IN RARE COMPANY IF SHE IS KICKED OFF HER COMMITTEESAARON BLAKEFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Streams, rivers, and lakes are especially vulnerable to water runoff that contains de-icing salts.
FISH BLOOD COULD HOLD THE ANSWER TO SAFER DE-ICING SOLUTIONS DURING SNOWSTORMSBY MONIKA BLESZYNSKI/THE CONVERSATIONFEBRUARY 1, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Yet for a brief moment in the summer of 2020 as Greene faced Cowan in a runoff, it seemed that other Republican Party officials would turn against her.
HOW REP. MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE, PROMOTER OF QANON’S BASELESS THEORIES, ROSE WITH SUPPORT FROM KEY REPUBLICANSMICHAEL KRANISH, REIS THEBAULT, STEPHANIE MCCRUMMENJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He traveled twice to the state during the runoff campaign for speeches that largely focused on his own grievances against state Republican leaders.
GEORGIA CERTIFIES OSSOFF AND WARNOCK VICTORIES, PAVING WAY FOR DEMOCRATIC CONTROL OF SENATEAMY GARDNER, ERICA WERNERJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After all, plenty of Republicans still showed up to vote — enough to help set a record for runoff turnout.
HOW DEMOCRATS WON THE GEORGIA RUNOFFSNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The day before the runoff, More Than A Vote, the voting-rights organization started by LeBron James, released a get-out-the-vote ad voiced by Montgomery, Hayes and Williams and fellow Dream player Courtney Williams.
'WE DID THAT': INSIDE THE WNBA’S STRATEGY TO SUPPORT RAPHAEL WARNOCK—AND HELP DEMOCRATS WIN THE SENATESEAN GREGORYJANUARY 7, 2021TIME
His support grew from there, catapulting him into a runoff with Loeffler.
WNBA PLAYERS HELPED OUST KELLY LOEFFLER FROM THE SENATE. WILL SHE LAST IN THE LEAGUE?CANDACE BUCKNERJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
No one reaching 50 percent meant that, under Georgia law, that race and the race between Ossoff and Perdue would go to runoffs.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RAPHAEL WARNOCKEUGENE SCOTTJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Fewer mailed ballots and less time to vote early in person means that overall turnout for this election will fall short of November’s levels — though the drop-off will not be as steep as in past runoffs.
PAIR OF GEORGIA RUNOFF RACES ARE RAZOR CLOSE WITH U.S. SENATE CONTROL AT STAKEFELICIA SONMEZ, COLBY ITKOWITZ, JOHN WAGNER, PAULINA FIROZI, AMY B WANGJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Outside of one 1998 runoff for a seat on the state’s public service commission, Republicans have always gained at least a little ground in the runoff compared to the general election.
THE CASE FOR REPUBLICANS IN GEORGIA VS. THE CASE FOR DEMOCRATSNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 4, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO RUNOFF

  • discharge
  • excess
  • excrement
  • garbage
  • junk
  • leavings
  • rubbish
  • runoff
  • slop
  • trash
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