Examples of bout in a Sentence
undoubtedly the team's best wrestler, he hasn't lost a bout yet
she's currently suffering from a bout of the flu
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The cloudy horizon overshadowed growth of comparable-store sales and the end of a historic bout of food deflation -- developments that helped Kroger post revenue that exceeded estimates.
Since LIPs erupted in pulses separated by millennia, bouts of extreme heating and cooling must have given life climate whiplash.
My several bouts of serving on trial juries have had a similar effect.
Until Chris Paul returns, Houston will be susceptible to bouts of inconsistency. 1.
There were bouts of pain and poverty in our individual and shared histories.
The paradox of power in China is that the stronger the country grows, the more insecure the party feels and thus more prone to bouts of repression.
What is not clear is when Gronik recovered from his recent bout with Crohn’s disease.
Helms can slip into manic bouts of comic hysteria, but Bell directs him to a very sweet performance while still allowing him to be funny.
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Origin and Etymology of bout
First Known Use: 1575See Words from the same year
Synonymsgame, competition, contest, event, match, matchup, meet, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), tournament, tourney
Related Wordsathletics, sport; battle, conflict, scrimmage, skirmish, struggle, tug-of-war, tussle; championship, national (s); final, nightcap, play-off, semifinal; derby, field day, gymkhana, open, outing; biathlon, decathlon, heptathlon, pentathlon, triathlon; marathon, race, ultramarathon; heat, round, run, set; rally, volley; round-robin, rubber, runoff, sudden death; dead heat, photo finish, seesaw; classic
Near Antonymsarrest, relief, remission
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