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Synonyms for contend

Synonyms for contend

to strive in opposition

to strive against (others) for victory

to put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

to put into words positively and with conviction

Synonyms for contend

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Buttstocks, pistol grips and forends are also generally not interchangeable between Gl and G2 Contenders.
Rey Leonardo Guerrero, head of the military's Eastern Mindanao Command, might get the post, Arevalo said: 'Well, you asked earlier who are the contenders and he is one of the contenders.
Other than very early Contenders, all first-generation versions have a cougar engraved on the sides of the action.
In 1967, the original Thompson/ Center Contender handgun came to market, and the timing was fortuitous.
WARREN GATLAND is the top contender to lead the British and Irish Lions in 2017 - Lions chief executive John Feehan has confirmed.
Speaking to the BBC, the Chelsea boss said: "There will be more times when the non-title contenders win matches against the title contenders.
Investigations into as many as 900 complaints were scheduled to be completed on Friday and the final list of contenders announced on Saturday (Nov.
I think that makes us strong contenders in the division.
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But possible contenders include Ed Balls, the schools secretary, Mr Miliband's brother Ed, the former energy and climate change secretary, and Jon Cruddas, who stood for the deputy leadership won by current acting party leader Harriet Harman in 2007.
RARING TO GO: Contenders for glory are, left to right, Steve Suttill, Dave Wright, Lesley Mathie, Charlie Storey, Dale Mathie, Jack Morris, Gary Bell and Andrew Dillon Picture by IAN COOPER
TONIGHT'S welterweight edition of Barry Hearn's Prizefighter series promises to be a lively affair, but unfortunately for punters two of the more interesting outright contenders are drawn to meet each other in the quarter-finals, writes Phil Agius.
LABOUR leadership contenders yesterday accused the Scottish government of not doing enough to help poor families.
Over the next decade I would shoot many revolvers, however these two Contenders were never replaced.
Earlier, two more potential contenders - acting leader Vince Cable and transport spokeswoman Susan Kramer - both ruled themselves out as candidates.