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.
Every time Congress has to raise the debt ceiling, Republicans engage in a prolonged bout of handwringing and pearl-clutching, using the threat of default to try to extract cuts to entitlements, before ultimately raising the ceiling anyway.
Alvarez was guaranteed $5 million for the bout, with Golovkin getting $3 million.
Well, at the final news conference for the bouts, the always-dapper Porter complimented Granados on his fine clothing.
To finance the government’s domestic bills, Mr Maduro has revved up the printing presses, setting off a bout of hyperinflation.
Go ahead, press play, and continue thinking ‘bout all these boys (and puppies, but mostly boys).
Kaufman was a provocateur who brought an anarchic spirit to the comedy scene with boundary-pushing routines including deliberately feeble impersonations, hoaxes and wrestling bouts against female opponents.
These bacteria undergo bouts of molecular evolution that yield jumps in their degree of genetic diversity.
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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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