Synonyms and Antonyms for scopes-trial

1. Scopes trial (n.)

a highly publicized trial in 1925 when John Thomas Scopes violated a Tennessee state law by teaching evolution in high school; Scopes was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow; Scopes was convicted but the verdict was later reversed

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2. trial-and-error (adj.)

trying out various means or theories until error is satisfactorily reduced or eliminated

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3. trial-and-error (adj.)

relating to solving problems by experience rather than theory

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4. Scopes (n.)

Tennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970)

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7. trial (n.)

the act of undergoing testing

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9. trial (n.)

an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event

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10. trial (n.)

(sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications

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