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pi tuhd

  • v  set into opposition or rivalry
  • v  mark with a scar
  • v  remove the pits from
  • s  pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)

  • He was a Chinese patriot of a more traditional kind, an admirer of rebels who had pitted their lives against the ruling Manchu dynasty (or Qing) and was at home within the .
  • Thus ended the great spy trial that pitted an elegant, aristocratic cynosure of the Eastern Establishment against a rumpled, relatively obscure, former Communist.
  • Throughout the improbable spectacle of a White House pitted against a sitcom character and her real-life defenders, there was a serious undercurrent.
News & Articles

  • Redistricting dispute in court Monday
    A redistricting battle that has pitted Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard against City-County Council Democrats for more than a year will get its day in court Monday.
    June 15, 2013 - The Indianapolis Star
  • Book Review: Antiagon Fire
    What sort of adversary can be pitted against a man capable of freezing solid entire armies and whole royal parties alike...
    June 15, 2013 - Mania
  • Myanmar monks end meeting with call for peace
    A meeting of more than 200 Myanmar Buddhist monks on how to solve deadly communal conflicts that have pitted majority Buddhists against Muslims declared Friday they seek peace and accused the media of tarnishing their religion's image.
    June 14, 2013 - Fox News
Quotes

  • Christina Aguilera in USA Today
    I think she is great,Aguilera wrote after her latest music video, Not Myself Tonight, was compared to Gaga. "This is not the first time I have been unfairly pitted against another female artist but it will be the last time I comment on the...
  • Sam Hornish Jr in SI.com
    The real race usually starts after the last pit stops,Hornish said. "And things can get real flip-flopped, like we saw last year in the last 10 laps. You have to think about yellows that come out, who has pitted, who is saving fuel and who...
  • Joe Manchin in Washington Post
    It can't be one energy pitted against the other,Manchin said. "Whether it's natural gas or oil or coal or wind or solar or whatever, it's going to take every bit of this mix to make this country energy independent."

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