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synonyms for tourney

  • tournament
  • attack
  • bout
  • clash
  • collision
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contest
  • duel
  • encounter
  • fracas
  • joust
  • meet
  • scrimmage
  • scuffle
  • set-to
  • skirmish
  • struggle
  • tussle

antonyms for tourney

MOST RELEVANT
  • accord
  • agreement
  • calm
  • harmony
  • peace
  • retreat
  • surrender
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How to use tourney in a sentence

When Mike Davis replaced Bob Knight, removed after 29 years at Indiana, he made the national title game in his second year — then didn’t reach the tourney’s second weekend in the next four years and was let go.
COACH K WAS BIGGER THAN DUKE, AND REPLACING HIM IS A NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TASKBARRY SVRLUGAJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Certainly the Huskies are an altogether different challenge than any team Arizona has faced in the tourney so far.
AS A 3-SEED IN THE WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR, ARIZONA IS PRACTICALLY A CINDERELLANEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 1, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Possibility seems so abundant in a women’s field of 64 teams and a men’s tourney of 68.
MARCH MADNESS HAS LONG BEEN THE NCAA’S MAGIC ERASER. THIS TIME IT’S A HIGHLIGHTER.JERRY BREWERMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That could spell trouble for the Big 12 trio of West Virginia, Oklahoma State and Texas, who are all outside the top 25 as the tourney begins.
THE TOP SEEDS TO TRUST — AND AVOID — IN THE MEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENTSANTUL NERKAR (SANTUL.NERKAR@ABC.COM)MARCH 19, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
That’s particularly frustrating when taking one or the other would have lowered anxiety about a tourney berth headed into Thursday’s coin flip against the Spartans.
MARK TURGEON’S TERRAPINS MIGHT NOT BE GREAT, BUT THEY SURE ARE GRITTYBARRY SVRLUGAMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Forth went the messengers "crying the tourney," till their mules were dust-covered and their voices cracked.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
All the knights swore that he had outdone all the cavaliers of the tourney, and must receive the chief prize.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
They have come in the spirit that brought their sisters of old to watch true knights battle in the tourney.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
In Welsh tru means a twisting or turning, and this root is at the base of tourney and tournament.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
The tourney does not open till noon; my arms are in good condition and my horse is eating his provender.
THE IRON TREVET OR JOCELYN THE CHAMPIONEUGNE SUE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TOURNEY

  • bout
  • contest
  • duel
  • tilt
  • tournament
  • tourney
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