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noun as in marking

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He went on to lead Mumbai in scoring in a season that he began at age 15, making the international team at 16.

According to Merritt, at the time of the killings they were thrilled about scoring a big deal in Saudi Arabia.

As governors, they have to be more interested in solving problems than scoring political points.

We were scoring it like the Olympics: presentation, technique.

As with any negotiation, what matters in the end is getting the desired outcome, not just scoring points along the way.

It is usual for the scoring block to have two vertical columns divided halfway by a horizontal line.

"Funny how I'm doing all the scoring," said Celia meditatively.

He does not relate these characters to scoring or cracking quality.

In 1876 tennis scoring was adopted, and it was the general opinion that lawn-tennis had come to stay.

In scoring the papers, allow one credit for each blank correctly filled.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scoring, such as: lettering, blazing, branding, earmarking, impressing, and null.

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