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Daemon
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empty-handed

(adjective) Having acquired or gained nothing.

Synonyms: unrewarded

Usage: They returned from the negotiations empty-handed and frustrated.
KSPavan
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empty-handed
Definition: (adjective) Having acquired or gained nothing.
Synonyms: unrewarded
Usage: They returned from the negotiations empty-handed and frustrated.
KSPavan
Posted: Sunday, June 3, 2018 2:49:54 AM

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empty-handed
Definition: (adjective) Having acquired or gained nothing.
Synonyms: unrewarded
Usage: They returned from the negotiations empty-handed and frustrated.
Irma Crespo
Posted: Sunday, June 3, 2018 5:12:14 AM

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empty-handed: (adjective) Having acquired or gained nothing.
Synonyms: unrewarded
draoubelkacem
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Daemon wrote:
empty-handed

(adjective) Having acquired or gained nothing.

Synonyms: unrewarded

Usage: They returned from the negotiations empty-handed and frustrated.
draoubelkacem
Posted: Sunday, June 3, 2018 5:39:23 AM

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Emel Rapchan
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empty-handed
- unrewarded, with nothing, unprovided for
- bearing nothing
- having gained or receiving nothing

- Despite the enormous effort employed on this agreement, the government left the meeting talks empty-handed due to the very difficult conditions imposed by the opposition party. Conditions that were almost impossible to be met by the way.
Bully_rus
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Yeah. Maybe they prefer to keep its possessions in pockets and wallets...
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