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suhb stuh tooht

  • n  a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
  • n  an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
  • n  someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
  • v  put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
    substitute regular milk with fat-free milk
  • v  be a substitute
    The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague
    The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet
  • v  act as a substitute
  • s  capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team
  • s  serving or used in place of another
  • s  artificial and inferior
    substitute coffee

  • Diet-friendly sugar substitutes may not be so slimming after all.
  • When baseball's mightiest hitter, Ted Williams, shattered an elbow in the July All-Star game, the Boston Red Sox went on a glum search for a substitute leftfielder.
  • Cutting out sugar sounds like a winning strategy for a country that's 66% overweight or obese, but are sugar substitutes in fact good for you?.
News & Articles

  • 'The Daily Show' Substitute Host John Oliver Mocks the NSA (Video)
    The Daily Showsubstitute host, John Oliver, started off his first show while Jon Stewart is away with a segment called “Good News! You’re Not Paranoid!" brought to you by "tinfoil, why not wear it as a hat?" (video below). “It turns out not only is the government tracking everyone’s phone calls, but that is just the tip of the s---berg,” Oliver said. According to Mediaite.com , Oliver said ...
    June 11, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • Senate approves substitute rent justification bill
    A bill to limit manufactured housing park owners’ ability to raise lot rents was modified by the Senate. In a vote of 17-1, senators approved a substitute bill for Senate Bill 33, which would require landowners to prove any increase in lot rent higher than the three-year average increase in the consumer price index was made to compensate for the cost of operating, maintaining and improving the ...
    June 11, 2013 - Cape Gazette
  • Substitute teacher indicted in rape of 12-year-old boy
    GOSHEN — A substitute teacher has been indicted on charges, including predatory sexual assault on a child, Orange County District Attorney Frank Phillips announced Friday.
    June 8, 2013 - Middletown Times Herald-Record
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Stop the ACLU (blog)
    The truth is that right after 9-11 I had a pin,Obama said. "Shortly after 9-11, particularly because as we're talking about the Iraq war, that became a substitute for I think true patriotism, which is speaking out on issues that are of...
  • Asamoah Gyan in The Go (blog)
    It's hard luck. You know, we had (an) opportunity to win this game,Gyan said, "but unfortunately, that is football for you.Substitute Sebastian Abreu, Uruguay's fifth kicker scored the last penalty shootout when his squad was lead with 3-2...
  • LeBron James in USA Today
    James called Rose "one of the best point guards that we have in our league right now" and Noah "one of those players that you can't substitute for" in his ESPN interview Thursday night.

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