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synonyms for showdown

  • clash
  • crisis
  • climax
  • culmination
  • unfolding
  • breaking point
  • exposé
  • moment of truth
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antonyms for showdown

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  • agreement
  • peacemaking
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The Super Bowl had been hyped as one for the ages, a showdown between two star QBs.
YES, TOM BRADY IS THE GOAT. BUT HE DIDN’T DO IT ALONE.JOSH HERMSMEYERFEBRUARY 8, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In the Sacramento Report, Sara Libby reports on a major showdown between teachers and the governor.
MORNING REPORT: FILIPINO ADVOCATES WANT MORE DETAILED COVID DATAVOICE OF SAN DIEGOFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The first component to setting up just the third all-time meeting between the schools unfolded when the Bulldogs revealed this month that one player and one staff member tested positive, leading to a postponement of their showdown with No.
VIRGINIA WILL GET ITS MARQUEE MATCHUP AGAINST NO. 1 GONZAGA THANKS TO CBSGENE WANGDECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This led to a showdown last fall with the United Auto Workers, and the biggest auto-industry strike in a decade.
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Sunday’s other standout offensive performance was submitted by Titans running back Derrick Henry, who trampled the Indianapolis Colts for 178 rushing yards and a trio of touchdowns as Tennessee won a key divisional showdown.
TYREEK HILL AND DERRICK HENRY DELIVER MONSTER PERFORMANCES IN NFL WEEK 12CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
At some point, this virus will decide not to care about some showdown.
CORONAVIRUS HAS HIT THE FACE OF COLLEGE FOOTBALLJERRY BREWEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Entering Sunday’s showdown with the blood-rival Baltimore Ravens, they are the NFL’s last unbeaten team at 6-0, firmly established as one of its most balanced teams and a Super Bowl contender.
AFTER THEIR FOUNDATION APPEARED SHAKEN, THE STEELERS EMERGED AS ONE OF THE NFL’S BESTADAM KILGOREOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Jackie Millinor, 64, a Massachusetts Air Force veteran and executive assistant, found herself in the middle of a social media showdown with Kolfage and his Facebook followers seven years ago.
VETERAN, WAR HERO, DEFENDANT, TROLLBY JEREMY SCHWARTZ AND PERLA TREVIZOSEPTEMBER 29, 2020PROPUBLICA
The big showdown over a controversial SANDAG audit happened Friday, and Andrew Keatts broke down the disputes and what’s happening next in this week’s Politics Report.
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For the trade was not unduly worried as to the outcome in the event of a showdown.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOWDOWN

  • collision
  • cross-purposes
  • dead heat
  • deadlock
  • even money
  • showdown
  • standoff
  • wash
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