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So even with a win against Panama, the Trinidad match away is not a layup.
This being Philadelphia, however, there are no layups.
Hill and Williams switched roles to cap off the 9-0 run as Williams stripped the Selma ball handler and fed Hill upcourt for an easy fast break layup.
Livingston landed awkwardly after going up for a layup, and the impact destroyed much of his left knee.
That lead dissipated steadily and disappeared with a Klay Thompson 3-pointer and Zaza Pachulia layup to open the second half.
With the game tied, the Hornets moved the ball into the paint into the hands of Marvin Williams, who seemed to be in line for a layup.
Collison was leaking out after missed shots by the Nets, and once corralled a 75-foot outlet pass from Myles Turner for an uncontested layup.
Mahmoud laughed and questioned why Spalding tried a finger-roll layup over him, a bad idea the 7-foot Mahmoud emphatically rejected with his right hand.
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an eating disorder that would impel her to lay up candy bars in her closet for all-night food binges
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Synonymscache, lay away, lay by, lay in, hoard, put by, salt away, squirrel (away), stash, stockpile, store, stow, treasure
Related Wordsaccumulate, acquire, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, pick up, round up, scrape (together); heap, pile, stack; conserve, husband, preserve; bank, coffer, deposit, hold, keep, reserve, retain, save, set by, stock, withhold; bury, conceal, ensconce, secrete
Near Antonymscast, discard, ditch, dump, fling (off or away), jettison, throw away, throw out, unload; consume, squander, use up, waste; hand out, hand over, relinquish, surrender; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend; deplete, exhaust, expend, impoverish; dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter
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