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synonyms for worsting

  • conquer
  • crush
  • overpower
  • overwhelm
  • reduce
  • stun
  • surmount
  • survive
  • weather
  • win
  • best
  • down
  • drown
  • hurdle
  • lick
  • master
  • outlive
  • overthrow
  • prevail
  • prostrate
  • render
  • run over
  • shock
  • subdue
  • subjugate
  • throw
  • vanquish
  • whelm
  • worst
  • be victorious
  • come out on top
  • get around
  • get the better of
  • knock over
  • knock socks off
  • rise above
  • triumph over
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How to use worsting in a sentence

He was the first to speak, and, in doing so, he felt he was acknowledging his worsting in the encounter.
THE LAW-BREAKERSRIDGWELL CULLUM
Worsting the enemy brought the people more closely together.
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But if Michael, after thoroughly worsting you, asks me my opinion, I shall certainly give it him.
MICHAELE. F. BENSON
Yates had a proud record to sustain, Harwell a decade of worsting to atone for.
THE HALF-BACKRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
There was that within him, however, which resented the worsting of his chivalry.
THE ISLAND PHARISEESJOHN GALSWORTHY
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