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Words used to describe competitive situations

comfortable

adjective

easily won

competitive

adjective

a competitive activity is one in which companies or teams are competing against each other

convincing

adjective

a convincing win is one in which one team or player beats another easily

decisive

adjective

a decisive victory or defeat is one in which the winner does much better than the loser

devastating

adjective

extremely effective and very difficult to argue with or compete against

friendly

adjective

used for saying that people compete with each other but are friends

handsome

adjective

a handsome victory is achieved easily and by a large amount

hot

adjective

involving a lot of activity or competition

hotly

adverb

involving people who are competing very hard with one another

hypercompetitive

adjective

involving extremely strong competition

indecisive

adjective

not producing a clear result or winner

noncompetitive

adjective

not involving competition between businesses, organizations, or teams

competitively

adverb

competitiveness

noun

convincingly

adverb

decisively

adverb

handsomely

adverb

against the run of play

if a team wins or scores against the run of play, they win or score when it seemed that the other team was more likely to do this

dog eat dog

a situation in which people compete very hard and will do anything to be successful

too close to call

if the result of a competition or election is too close to call, it is not clear who the winner is until the competition has ended or until all the votes have been counted

wide open

with no obvious winner yet

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endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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