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match

(Contest), noun bout, championship, fight, final game, game, games, joust, matching, meet, playoff game, test, tournament, tourney

match

(Duplicate), noun clone, companion, copy, equal, exact copy, exact duplicate, exact likeness, facsimile, likeness, mate, mirror, mirror copy, model, perfect likeness, reflection, replica, resemblance, semblance, the image, twin

match

(Marriage), noun alliance, arranged marriage, bed, bond, bridal bed, bridebed, cohabitation, commonnaw marriage, conjugal bliss, conjugal bond, conjugality, coverture, getting hitched, holy matrimony, holy wedlock, homosexual marriage, ill-assorted marriage, interfaith marriage, intermarriage, interracial marriage, lesbian, living as man and wife, marriage bed, marriage sacrament, married state or status, married status, matching, match-up, matrimonial union, matrimony, miscegenation, mixed marriage, nuptial bond, one flesh, remarriage, sacrament of matrimony or marriage, splicing, tying the knot, union, wedded bliss, wedded state, wedding knot, wedlock, wifehood
See also: alter ego, coincide, compare, competition, comport, conform, connect, connection, contest, correlate, correspond, counterpart, countervail, duplicate, equipoise, identity, join, matrimony, measure, parallel, peer, recriminate, relate, relation, resemblance, retaliate, same, strife
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She drew another match against the wall: it was again light, and in the lustre there stood the old grandmother, so bright and radiant, so mild, and with such an expression of love.
I determined to strike another match and escape under the protection of its glare.
The officer had followed the brilliant train in the air; he endeavored to precipitate himself upon the barrel and tear out the match before it reached the powder it contained.
But if, which I rather imagine, your making the match, as you call it, means only your planning it, your saying to yourself one idle day, `I think it would be a very good thing for Miss Taylor if Mr.
It would not be a great match for Henrietta, but Charles has a very fair chance, through the Spicers, of getting something from the Bishop in the course of a year or two; and you will please to remember, that he is the eldest son; whenever my uncle dies, he steps into very pretty property.
There is none of the colour and tastiness of get-up, you will perceive, which lends such a life to the present game at Rugby, making the dullest and worst-fought match a pretty sight.
But, master, I know from him, and he got it from the Sheriff's man Ralph o' the Scar, that this same knavish Sheriff hath but laid a trap for thee in this shooting match and wishes nothing so much as to see thee there.
Collins had been taken in; thirdly, she trusted that they would never be happy together; and fourthly, that the match might be broken off.
Poor Sophia was too much in her aunt's power to deny her anything positively; she was obliged to promise that she would see Mr Blifil, and be as civil to him as possible; but begged her aunt that the match might not be hurried on.
Howiver, I'm not denyin' the women are foolish: God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Of course the forked lightning seemed to pass through him when he first approached her, and he remained conscious throughout the interview of hiding uneasiness; but, good as he was, it must be owned that his uneasiness was less than it would have been if he had thought his rival a brilliant and desirable match.
And the man was uninterested, pulling stolidly away at his pipe, in the darkness following upon the third match.