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verb as in remove from position of responsibility

verb as in raid, plunder

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If Watson takes more sacks, it isn’t necessarily evidence that his offensive line does a worse job of protecting him.

Some have argued that Watson’s higher career sack total is proof of a more challenging team environment, but research strongly suggests that sacks are something over which a QB has the most control.

New England easily led the NFL in interception rate and ranked sixth in sack rate.

How to clean a jute sackBy the time you get them, your coffee sacks will have travelled halfway around the world, if not further, so don’t be surprised if they are hard-used, wrinkled, and a bit dirty.

If you’re visiting your roaster in person, you’ll likely be able to pick out whatever sacks you want, but if you buy them online, you’ll probably just get a random assortment.

You, dear reader and refusenik, will likely be called a cynic or a sad sack by friends.

Listen, I took a pretty hard shot to the sack with that crash.

Last Sunday, he suited up for the Panthers, registering one sack and four tackles.

For a moment, I measured the risk of carrying that sack in public.

In order to prove his Ironborn status, he decides to lead a mini army to sack a depleted Winterfell when they least expect it.

The fighting section of the Filipinos was intensely irritated at not having been allowed to enter and sack the capital.

The rope from his middle, a bottle of sack from his bosom, and a link of hog's puddings, pulled out of his left sleeve.

She has a grey body, plump as a sack of meal, with little white speckles, a funny neck and such a small head with a tuft on top.

Each bore upon his back a great Chimra, heavy as a sack of coal, or as the equipment of a foot-soldier of Rome.

Talked all night about burros, gasoline, & camphor balls which he seemed wanting to buy in gunny sack.


On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sack, such as: discharge, dismiss, expel, fire, terminate, and ax.

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