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synonyms for worsted

  • humbled
  • overpowered
  • overwhelmed
  • routed
  • baffled
  • bested
  • circumvented
  • conquered
  • cowed
  • crushed
  • disappointed
  • disheartened
  • frustrated
  • mastered
  • overcome
  • overthrown
  • ruined
  • subjugated
  • surmounted
  • thwarted
  • trounced
  • undone
  • vanquished
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How to use worsted in a sentence

For the shortness of the sleeves he partly compensated with a pair of bright red worsted wristers.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Knitted veils in black silk or worsted are also worn by grown-up persons.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
At last the corps to which he belonged was worsted, and in the confusion of retreat the trumpeter was mortally wounded.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
At Deerfield there was a battle in which the Indians were worsted, then a second trial of strength in which the town was burnt.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
In Prussia the same momentous point is being tried with every chance of the sacerdotal party being worsted.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Worsted, the name of a certain kind of knitting-wool, comes from the name of the town of Worstead, in Norfolk.
STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
In the preliminary trial of skill and strength the Boers had been worsted.
STORY OF THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICACAPTAIN A. T. MAHAN, U.S.N.
It had worsted the most daring travellers of all countries for centuries.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Carded wool becomes woolen goods; combed wool, worsted goods.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
He had scarcely begun to wonder over this, when he spied a ball of worsted yarn beside him that Sarah had dropped.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
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WORDS RELATED TO WORSTED

  • baffled
  • bested
  • circumvented
  • conquered
  • cowed
  • crushed
  • disappointed
  • disheartened
  • frustrated
  • humbled
  • mastered
  • overcome
  • overpowered
  • overthrown
  • overwhelmed
  • routed
  • ruined
  • subjugated
  • surmounted
  • thwarted
  • trounced
  • undone
  • vanquished
  • worsted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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