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

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Just shy of a month from election day, with the earliest mail-in ballots beginning to be counted, Florida has done it again.
Stewart, who matter-of-factly declared that she wanted to win four championships in college, then did so, never shies away from acknowledging her own level of play.
Symbolically, I rang the bell two days shy of ringing in 2020 — entering a new year having successfully completed treatment.
Some allies of Peters have sent warnings to Democratic leaders that if they do not shore up what should be an easy victory, they could fall shy of the majority.
He came up two assists shy of a triple-double and, at 9-of-16, was efficient shooting the ball.
JIMMY BUTLER OUTPLAYED LEBRON JAMES AND BOUGHT MIAMI SOME BREATHING ROOMCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
They are six seats shy of a majority in the state House and five short of holding the majority in the state Senate.
Her shy demeanor can be traced back to competing against her older brother and his friends early on.
In addition to older adults, vaccine-makers have also shied away from including children and pregnant people in their trials.
I have seen firsthand how internships can turn even the shiest, most self-doubting student into one who speaks up, shares with other students, and exudes newfound confidence.
Possibly, he would not shy at such monstrosities after twenty miles of a lathering ride.
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