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It may have been the reason why Goldwater beat Rockefeller by three points, and effectively sewed up the GOP nomination.

The ads negatively defined him just as he had sewed up the Republican nomination.

In between, he sewed up some other arrangements that gave shape to the peace effort.

"Gangs like Tango Blast and the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas got Houston sewed up for los Zetas," the prisoner says.

The Obama camp assumed that after Romney sewed up the nomination, he would offer that more upbeat aura in his ads.

The whole hook was then placed inside the body, and the opening sewed up with a needle and thread supplied by his friend.

Seven or eight days ago, a man having received behind the Arsenal a stab with a knife, I sewed up the wound, and cured him.

We rummaged the clothes we'd got, and found eight dollars in silver sewed up in the lining of an old blanket overcoat.

She then sewed up the ends, finally giving the little craft a coat of resin, obtained by making incisions in the gum-trees.

Look at that gourd, old, with a sewed-up crack in it, and yet to my mind it serves its purpose better than a china basin.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sewed-up, such as: guaranteed, settled, sure, cinched, clear-cut, and clinched.

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