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adjective as in overwhelmed

noun as in wool

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For the shortness of the sleeves he partly compensated with a pair of bright red worsted wristers.

Knitted veils in black silk or worsted are also worn by grown-up persons.

At last the corps to which he belonged was worsted, and in the confusion of retreat the trumpeter was mortally wounded.

At Deerfield there was a battle in which the Indians were worsted, then a second trial of strength in which the town was burnt.

In Prussia the same momentous point is being tried with every chance of the sacerdotal party being worsted.


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On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to worsted, such as: humbled, overpowered, overwhelmed, routed, baffled, and bested.

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