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Synonyms for mat

Synonyms for mat

lacking gloss and luster

Synonyms for mat

a thick flat pad used as a floor covering

mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture


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sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports

a mass that is densely tangled or interwoven

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a master's degree in teaching

the property of having little or no contrast

a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it

twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

change texture so as to become matted and felt-like

not reflecting light

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Of course not: It was the State Department, going to the mat with Ecuador over a series of what it saw as unfair laws and lawsuits in that small South American nation.
He also said he thought a ban on partial-birth abortions "wasn't worth going to the mat on" because it would have little effect on physicians or patients.
While this was personally challenging, it was a fight worth going to the mat on because of the gravity of the issue.
Peter Shulman, an Encino pediatrician, says this is one of many battles parents may experience in their children's adolescence, and they must decide whether it's one worth going to the mat for.
Yost (Disney Channel) GOING TO THE MAT Teleplay by: Chris Nolan & Laurie Nolan and Steve Bloom and Stu Krieger -- Story by: Chris Nolan & Laurie Nolan (Disney Channel) Sundance Feature Film Category ($10,000) GARDEN STATE Written by: Zach Braff (Fox Searchlight Pictures and Miramax Films) MEAN CREEK Written by: Jacob Aaron Estes (Paramount Classics) THE WOODSMAN Screenplay by: Nicole Kassell, Steven Fechter (Newmarket Films)