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  • n. Plural form of up-and-comer.


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  • "The up-and-comers will be those who successfully return their states to solid fiscal footing with the least amount of pain for voters," said Jennifer Duffy of the Cook Political Report.

    Republicans make gains in governorships

  • For those who missed the standout shows of last summer's Capital Fringe Festival, here's another chance to catch the promising up-and-comers.

    On stage in November

  • Minus Bobby Jindal's disastrous nationally televised show-and-tell presentation response to President Obama's joint address to Congress after taking office, Republican responders have historically been verified up-and-comers or established party leaders.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Evan Bayh Jumps Into Scrooge McDuck Equity Pool

  • Well enough for him to get several nominations to the list of genre up-and-comers not to mention being nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, BSFA and Locus awards.

    INTERVIEW: Benjamin Rosenbaum

  • My first recording experience was different than most, which is the advantage of starting your singing career with an established act and not with up-and-comers.

    Steve Myers: Rock Star on a Budget

  • SoY: Out of all the authors on the list of up-and-comers, you seem to be the "horror" guy.

    INTERVIEW: Laird Barron

  • We've paired up with the sommeliers at our sister site Gilt Taste to choose some of our favorites in classic spots like Napa and Tuscany as well as some up-and-comers. Wine Country Wonders: Vineyard Vacations

  • With so many top leaders on the way out, and young up-and-comers not wanting to take big risks, major policy changes such as yuan reform should become less likely in the months leading to the 2013 Party congress, said analysts.

    China starts to reshuffle engineers of economic boom

  • And it's best to go early, when away from the fuss of Arthur Ashe Stadium, the outer courts hum with first-round matches played mostly between up-and-comers.

    A Father, a Son and Some Rafa

  • These projects weren't put together by some of the country's best scientists, but were assembled by up-and-comers who won a range of science, technology, engineering and math competitions.

    President Obama To Appear On 'Mythbusters'


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