unwon

unwon

(ʌnˈwʌn)
adj
not won
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So they were engaged in an unending toil, and the end with victory came never to them, and the contest was ever unwon. And there was set out for them within the course a great tripod of gold, the splendid work of cunning Hephaestus.
GENDER equality is still an "unwon cause" 100 years on from the first women securing the right to vote in the UK, according to Nicola Sturgeon.
flesh soul of victories won and unwon become eulogies of bones on drums.
Napoleon's maxim,"When you set out to take Vienna, take Vienna," will be repurposed as a critique of this president and all his many half-fought, unwon wars.
The actual unwon jackpot is not rolled over but incorporated into a new prize fund along with the sales of the next draw.
Unwon Freedom: The Redistricting Cases as Badges of Slavery, 39 HOW.
PRINCE Charles, his popinjay breast a-twinkle with unwon medals and honours, eclipsed his wife and mother when Parliament was opened.
Wimbledon, in pole position as things stand, will be hoping its current carry-over of PS7,500 remains unwon in order to draw in punters at an otherwise quiet time.
The problem that is the 'gap' between producer and audience in children's television (to apply Rose's theory of the 'impossibility of children's fiction') (4) is further compounded by the problem or the 'cause unwon' of how to represent Scotland.
(24.) Peter Ehrenhaus points out the difficulties in commemorating a war that was lost in a country like the United States where the public discourse after war is about success, not failure," Commemorating the Unwon War: On Not Remembering Vietnam," Journal of Communication 39 (Winter 1989): 96-107.
If, fifty years from now, when I survey The scanty roll of things that I have done, I find a score of visions unfulfilled And victories I dreamed of still unwon, I'll doubtless see mistakes that I have made And places where I lost because I picked the losing side But not a failure shall I find In the trail I've left behind, Where I might have won but didn't, just because I never tried.