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We have a vantage, since we see them against the light and they can scarce see us.

The second course was so equal that the keenest judges could not discern any vantage.

Unarmed and taken at a vantage, I was struck down and pinioned in a moment.

From hidden points of vantage the family watched the performance.

But even from this vantage ground he found his purpose thwarted.

They were eager to secure their points of vantage from which to view that morning's spectacle.

It was indeed an excellent point of vantage from which to see the country.

From our vantage point we can see that serious mistakes were made.

In five minutes he had explained the situation and the Colonel's vantage ground.

From a point of vantage, atop the Ertak, we watched for the end.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "advantage, profit," from Anglo-French vantage, from Old French avantage (see advantage). Vantage point attested from 1865; a similar notion was in earlier vantage ground (1610s).

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