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verb as in outmaneuver

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The “Joe” to whom Trump was referring was, of course, former vice president Joe Biden, Trump’s opponent in November’s presidential election.

The Trump campaign’s television spending is scheduled to increase again next week, rising to about $21 million.

In Scotland, Trump’s Turnberry resort once charged the Secret Service $1,300 to move furniture, according to a receipt from July 2018 that was released by the government this year.

Barr, of course, has repeatedly otherwise leveraged the weight of the department in Trump’s favor.

During an appearance Wednesday on Fox News, McEnany said Trump had been very clear.

We need to separate trumped-up fears from the legitimate ones.

The depositions of other officers suggested that the “property damage” charges were not just bizarre, but trumped up.

Even before the gang thing, though, reputation trumped truth in many places.

The answer was to ensure that individual liberty was not trumped by religion or government or corporations.

Three Al Jazeera journalists have been jailed in Egypt on trumped-up charges of collaborating with the Muslim Brotherhood.

But he failed to impose upon the Colonel, and was even far from impressing him with this trumped-up knowledge of bygone days.

"It is a cowardly pretext on the part of the citizens, trumped up to save their property for the Yankees," said he.

Robber raids they called these wars which he waged for trumped-up pretexts.

With the connivance of a corrupt police force, Tim can even ruin him on a trumped-up charge.

Then she began to ask herself if he had spoken the truth, or had trumped up this story to frighten her?


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trumped, such as: outdo, overtake, exceed, finesse, outsmart, and excel.

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