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Synonyms for mat
a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
a mass that is densely tangled or interwoven
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
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WEEK 4 After stretching and rowing, we went to the mat
for some heavy duty SAS moves, including burpees and medicine ball leaps.
In the event neither of the owners went to the mat
although Foster Gillett, who sits on the Liverpool board, took his place in the stands.
But Hughes, after boxing for a minute, locked up with Gracie, forcing him into the fence before they went to the mat
Religious Right groups went to the mat
over Specter because they realize that issues like abortion, gay rights and religion in public schools are likely to be resolved by the courts, not Congress.
This isn't just some Republican; it's someone this community went to the mat