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synonyms for vying

  • contend
  • strive
  • buck
  • challenge
  • contest
  • counter
  • match
  • oppose
  • pit
  • play
  • push
  • rival
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • be rivals
  • go for
  • go for broke
  • go for the gold
  • go for the jugular
  • jockey for position
  • play off
  • scramble for
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antonyms for vying

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  • agree
  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • support
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How to use vying in a sentence

Never had the emir been more darkly handsome; his eye flashed with fire out-vying the blaze of the great gems at his girdle.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
With a roar he made off, swaying between incredulity and rage, contempt vying with derisive laughter.
MAX FARGUSOWEN JOHNSON
That everybody was vying with everybody else in making love to him he could not help observing.
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIERW. SLOANE KENNEDY
They seemed to be vying with each other, the heartless brutes, as to which could shriek the loudest under a girl's light foot.
THE HEATHER-MOONC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
At one time it was one of the finest interiors in Paris, the royal painters and artists vying with each other in its adornment.
PARIS: WITH PEN AND PENCILDAVID W. BARTLETT
But the process is still going on, French and Swiss theologians vying one with another in fair competition.
THE INFLUENCE OF THE BIBLE ON CIVILISATIONERNST VON DOBSCHUTZ
The papers were vying with one another in devising effectual, if somewhat informal, means of dealing with the "red menace."
THE CENTRALIA CONSPIRACYRALPH CHAPLIN
If the enterprise is one of charity, the neighbors soon find themselves vying with one another in zeal and good will.
THE RECONSTRUCTED SCHOOLFRANCIS B. PEARSON
There was always plenty of food, masters vying with another for the honor of giving his slaves the finest parties.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
The qualities of the material have changed, too, Sheffield cutlers and those of other places vying with one another.
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WORDS RELATED TO VYING

  • allusive
  • analogous
  • approaching
  • by comparison
  • comparable
  • conditional
  • connected
  • contingent
  • contrastive
  • correlative
  • corresponding
  • equivalent
  • in proportion
  • like
  • matching
  • metaphorical
  • near
  • not absolute
  • not positive
  • parallel
  • provisional
  • qualified
  • related
  • relative
  • restricted
  • similar
  • vying
  • with reservation
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