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end run

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. end run, sweepnoun

    (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line


  1. end runnoun

    A running play in American football in which the player carrying the ball attempts to avoid being tackled by evading the defending players from the opposing team

  2. end runnoun

    An attempt to avoid a difficult situation by transcending it without confronting it directly

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  1. dunner, runned

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of end run in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of end run in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of end run in a Sentence

  1. Sam Berger:

    Under normal course of business, Mark Sandy would be the person to sign off on this kind of action, making an end run around Mark Sandy means the Trump White House knew it was asking for something Mark Sandy wouldn't do.

  2. Dianne Feinstein:

    My whole view of Saudi Arabia changed with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, i will not support another Saudi arms sale, and I urge all of my Senate Intelligence Committee colleagues to stand up for congressional prerogative and block the President's end-run around the law.

  3. Jay Inslee:

    Our state has been left in the dark about the Administration's latest scheme, we've seen the news reports but have yet to hear from them in person. This effort is just the latest attempt at an end run around Washington's authority to safeguard the health and safety of our people.

  4. Peter Shane:

    Congress's vote, even if vetoed, would solidify any court's understanding that the so-called emergency is really part of an end-run around a legislative branch that is unconvinced an emergency exists, that refused to fund the wall, and that is constitutionally in charge of federal spending.

  5. Lee Gelernt:

    The court recognized, as it did with the first asylum ban, that the Donald Trump administration was attempting an unlawful end run around asylum protections enacted by Congress.

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    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    • A. ignominy
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