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Sentence count:28Posted:2017-01-28Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: dibrachSimilar words: chicwhichethicethicspsychicethicalchickenvehicleMeaning: ['pɪrɪk]  n. 1. a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables 2. an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare. adj. 1. of or relating to a war dance of ancient Greece 2. of or relating to or containing a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables 3. of or relating to or resembling Pyrrhus or his exploits (especially his sustaining staggering losses in order to defeat the Romans). 
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1. It may prove to be a Pyrrhic victory.
2. It was a pyrrhic victory for both sides.
3. Inflation seemed like a pyrrhic victory, almost a tease.
4. His victory had been a Pyrrhic one, costing too much in the lost friendship of the men.
5. This was indeed a Pyrrhic victory, because West Indies cricket was assuredly the loser.
6. This is a Pyrrhic victory for Basildon council.
7. Sadly, it was a pyrrhic victory.
8. They get excited about their Pyrrhic victory.
9. The current proposal could prove pyrrhic victory, however.
9. try its best to gather and make good sentences.
10. Our winning the opening game was a Pyrrhic victory, as our leading scorer was seriously injured.
11. This is why I say this is a Pyrrhic victory.
12. I know , just because it was a Pyrrhic victory for them.
13. But the smoke of those Pyrrhic triumphs cleared to reveal America in trouble.
14. She won the court case, but it was a Pyrrhic victory because she had to pay so much in legal fees.
15. Too often the leadership's victories over the left have had an unsavoury, pyrrhic quality.
16. If this constituted defeat for Malcolm McLaren, it was, perhaps, only a pyrrhic victory for Richard Branson.
17. The triumph of postmodernism, at least in the west, has been a Pyrrhic victory.
18. I raised a stink about it and got my seat back, but it was a Pyrrhic victory.
19. My only regret is that he didn't turn up at court to watch his Pyrrhic victory.
20. But it was all too little to make me feel really good about my reporter's Pyrrhic victory of scoring a rare exclusive.
21. Federalists who sought integration by pursuing first a grandiose constitution and then, by hook or by crook(, the Lisbon treaty have won a Pyrrhic victory.
22. My only point is that it has been a Pyrrhic victory.
23. If we vanquish credit as the villain behind our downturn, the victory may be Pyrrhic.
24. Second, with these policies growing with a vengeance, any Western victory on the renminbi would be pyrrhic as Western firms could be subject to greater murky protectionism by the Chinese authorities.
25. Barack Obama signs health care bill amid warnings of Pyrrhic victory.
26. Any momentary triumph you think gained through argument is really a Pyrrhic victory: The resentment and ill will you stir up is stronger and lasts longer than any momentary change of opinion.
27. But man is not over, consider people are most pyrrhic victory.
28. A total win for one side in any negotiation is just wrong because it's almost always a pyrrhic victory.
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