1. To be so close to accomplishment only to have the glory stolen away at the last second by somebody else.
2. To be the guy who isn't remembered.
Milorad Cavic was the 2008 Olympic swimmer for Serbia that was what seemed way ahead of the pack during the 100-meter butterfly but was unbelievably beaten by a incredible power stroke by Micheal Phelpes, losing by only one hundredth of a second.
"I was close to winning until Fred came from nowhere and caviced me."
"Dave was always the star soccer player until that Italian kid joined the team. Dave got caviced."