pre-emptor


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Noun1.pre-emptor - someone who acquires land by preemption
appropriator - someone who takes for his or her own use (especially without permission)
2.pre-emptor - a bidder in bridge who makes a preemptive bid
bidder - someone who makes a bid at cards
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Precision Marathon on the other hand made a gloomy start by suffering a massive 10-56 loss against Pre-emptor in the opening segment before staging an incredible comeback.
In fact, soon after its inception, Will & Grace became for me "Waiting for Jack to Come through the Door." Jack, besides being very funny, was the great pre-emptor: If you wrote and played Jack as an utterly shallow, self-centered queen, so promiscuous he couldn't even remember his boyfriends, then you didn't have to worry about the homophobes or the PC police.