Defeat noun - Failure to win a contest.
Usage example: sore losers still griping about their defeat in the basketball game earlier that week
Win is an antonym for defeat in topics: overthrow, frustrate, frustration, conquer in military manner.
How words are described
|close||close defeat||close win|
|good||good defeat||good win|
|complete||complete defeat||complete win|
|instant||instant defeat||instant win|
|Other adjectives: total, single, entire, real, massive, big, huge, quick, easy, famous, early, major, near, automatic, possible, final, decisive, subsequent, last, biggest.|
Both words in one sentence
- Dive from Divekick dabbles in this, applying his talent for calculating angles to his divekicking, and the majority of his win and defeat quotes being math-related.
Source: Mad Mathematician
- Even though the heroes win and defeat The Dark One, the titular Arc and his love interest both die, and most of the world is completely destroyed.
Source: The Bad Guy Wins / Video Games
- The metaphysical force that symbolizes this, the Dark Hadou, is loosely described as nothing but the overwhelming desire to win or defeat others at any cost—not fighting for fun or self-improvement.
Source: Franchise / Street Fighter
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