She is not abased or dejected, but exalted, rather.Sinclair, May
While Tampa Bay has taken a huge nosedive a year after going 10-6, maybe that 2010 success was an aberration.Seattle Times (Dec 26, 2011)
There are sane readers who abhor gratuitous violence but love Reacher’s menacing wisecracks.New York Times (Sep 20, 2011)
Mr. Jobling stood wringing his hands helplessly, his flaccid features expressive of abject despair.Douglas, Hudson
“He has always been focused, driven, demanding and, as a result, very difficult and abrasive,” Mr. Norman said.New York Times (Oct 7, 2011)
Griffin felt that he had better abstain from questioning, and let his host run on.Marsh, Richard
Presenting an abstract concept, waving our arms trying to describe it, we will lose our audience right away.
Fringing and barrier reefs are abundant throughout the archipelago, surrounding nearly every island.Gabel, Norman E.
It was a carefully studied costume; and he accentuated its eccentricity by adopting theatrical attitudes and an air of satisfied negligence.Leblanc, Maurice
The Jets will leave Friday for Denver, the better to acclimate to the altitude and change in time zone.New York Times (Oct 14, 2010)
Tiller, the thief, and a supposed accomplice, are under arrest.Various
Friday’s accord removes one of two main sticking points that have been holding up a strategic partnership agreement between the two countries.Wall Street Journal (Mar 9, 2012)
They were complaining, sometimes yelling, and maybe a bit acerbic.New York Times (Mar 29, 2012)
Paris wholly has got to the acme of its frenzy; whirled, all ways, by panic madness.Various
I favored building a fire and staying there till morning, but Frank preferred pushing on to camp, so I acquiesced.Shields, George O.
He said that in the absence of other evidence, “the accused is acquitted and discharged.”New York Times (Jan 9, 2012)
At times, the two groups squabble like schoolchildren, and the exchange gets acrimonious.BBC (Feb 9, 2010)
Labor shortages are already so acute in many Chinese industrial zones that factories struggle to find enough people to operate their assembly lines.New York Times (Mar 31, 2012)
But high profile or no, Mr. Kors is adamant about keeping his personal life under wraps — even as his wedding day approaches.New York Times (Aug 5, 2011)
He proved an adept playmaker, however, making several nice passes and finishing with 7 assists.New York Times (Jan 7, 2012)
Adhering to strict safety standards has kept me alive in some very dangerous situations.
“Children, children, stop quarrelling, right here in public!” admonished Mrs. Dering, in a low, shocked tone.Perry, Nora
Old master reproductions adorn chianti-colored walls; tapestries hang in the restrooms.Seattle Times (Feb 9, 2012)
Neither is he adroit in the exercise of his duty; instead performs it bunglingly; his thoughts preoccupied, and eyes wandering about.Reid, Mayne
Taylor, a demagogue of the Democratic party, was hypocritically appealing to his “horny handed neighbors” in language of feigned adulation.Levy, T. Aaron
Forty years in the wilderness, meeting adversities together, fighting enemies, marching as one host, made them a nation.Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman
That sentiment faded after the 1930s, he said, as consumer advocacy focused more on protecting shoppers.New York Times (Nov 11, 2011)
In old-fashioned, aesthetic terms, his glossy, color pictures of modern housing projects in Turkish cities under moody, gray skies are beautiful.New York Times (Oct 14, 2011)
She is restless, irritable, out of sorts, censorious, complaining at home; animated, gracious, affable, complaisant abroad.Hyde, William De Witt
Malaysia has a close affinity with many Middle Eastern nations through their shared religion.
Firm and exceptional natures are thus moulded out of miseries, misfortunes and afflictions.Leonard, Arthur Glyn
Affluent families can afford guns, which are more efficient for bagging some elusive animals than a poorer household’s typical snare trap.New York Times (Dec 27, 2011)
Louis XIV. was growing increasingly ambitious of enlarging his domains and aggrandizing his power.Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot)
Are not many beasts physically stronger, more nimble and agile than man?Nordau, Max Simon
We’re not an agrarian society any longer, where more hands help farm the land.New York Times (Jun 20, 2011)
The men obeyed with alacrity, as all were glad to go, lying in camp so long.Terrill, J. Newton
Keeping schools closed and blocking certain public services is not a strategy we support and could alienate public opinion and play into the governor’s hand.New York Times (Feb 18, 2011)
David is alleged to have written several Psalms, but of this there is little evidence beyond pious assertion.Bradlaugh, Charles
Notwithstanding this good fortune, Pontiac daily saw his followers dropping off from their allegiance; for even the boldest had lost heart.Parkman, Francis
Achingly beautiful, quiet and graceful, his award-winning novel Waiting is a love story superimposed on a political allegory.
Lewis said he got a Synvisc shot – an injection commonly used to alleviate arthritic symptoms – in his left knee on Monday.Washington Post (Mar 7, 2012)
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Mr. Obama turned up the heat, alluding to the plan without fleshing out details.New York Times (Jan 27, 2012)
Too much focus on official duties can make an incumbent look isolated and aloof.New York Times (Mar 12, 2012)
The gesture was not necessarily altruistic; he was hoping for a donation in return.New York Times (Jan 24, 2011)
“The election law in New York is written in an ill-defined, ambiguous way,” Goldfeder said, adding that he did not believe any laws were broken.
“If managers are ambivalent, or wavering, then investor uncertainty increases and the stocks become more volatile.”
Possessed of broadly humanitarian sympathies, he became interested in ameliorating the conditions of imprisoned debtors.Bolton, Herbert Eugene
He was also remarkable for his amiable and cheerful manners.Anonymous
Thus, by kindness, the natives of this region were won to friendship, and amicable relations were established.Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot)
After three years in prison, he was released last October in an amnesty that freed about 200 political detainees.Seattle Times (Mar 5, 2012)
The problem is that where genes are tidy bits of DNA, the environment is huge, amorphous and hard to quantify.New York Times (Jun 9, 2010)
Both are highly respected and well known, with ample experience in development and economic policy making.New York Times (Mar 22, 2012)
Today, the British monarchy seems like even more of an anachronism, notes my friend Merida, a London bureau friend now living in New York.
The two conditions, although apparently analogous, are, in reality, very different.Various
With his fourth book, “Business at 16,” Mr. Bagchi hopes to get teenagers interested in business, partly by using fictional anecdotes, including boy-meets-girl stories.New York Times (Nov 29, 2011)
In this brutal contest, two opposing teams face off against each other with competing agendas, borrowed tuxedos and tight smiles concealing deep animosities.New York Times (Jan 14, 2011)
Men deployed may fall back and escape; a mass of columns under direct artillery fire must surrender or be annihilated.Morse, John
In this view, crises can be understood only as anomalies, the consequences of unusual outside shocks.
Throughout the process, the targeted consumers are tagged with an alphanumeric code, removing their names and making the data anonymous.New York Times (Feb 21, 2012)
It bred a sense of resentment and secret antagonism which he took less pains to hide, from that night.Prichard, Katharine Susannah
Paul Bunyan is known by his mighty works; his antecedents and personal history are lost in doubt.Laughead, W. B.
The same anthropomorphic fallacy that accords human attributes to giant corporations like BP distorts clear thinking about how to limit their political influence.
I will continue to sit here as usual, waiting, grinning, tapping and anticipating my future.New York Times (Mar 22, 2012)
At any rate, they had, as a matter of fact, produced widespread discontent and bitter antipathies between classes.Stephen, Leslie
Memorisation has a bad reputation in education today, dismissed as antithetical to creativity.
When not thus engaged, his days were passed in listless apathy.Anonymous
If there is such a thing as inherited aptitude for art it certainly showed itself in the family of Bach.Forkel, Johann Nikolaus
The pieces don’t build or develop, sections are carelessly joined, endings seem arbitrary.New York Times (Jun 4, 2011)
Not just the knowledge of world geography but the very conceptualisation of space in this late medieval map looks to us remote and arcane.
There are other advantages as well to reading the classics electronically—you can tap archaic words on the screen for an instant definition.
In many ways, Mr. Romney and Mr. Huntsman embody the Mormon archetype: clean-cut, Republican American family men.New York Times (Nov 18, 2011)
Age, study, experience, retirement, reflection, had in no wise dimmed the fire of his ardent nationalism.McCarthy, Justin
He seemed about thirty-five years of age, though the trace of arduous mental and physical exertion gave him a rather worn and older appearance.Lindley, Augustus F.
Several aristocratic families were stripped of their status after World War II, limiting the number of royal matches.
But small men use lying artifices and disguises to protect themselves.Hillis, Newell Dwight
Another frequent cause of visions is long-continued fasting combined with more or less ascetic devotion.Vere, Maximilian Schele de
India’s leaders, eager for a bigger footprint in global affairs, now aspire to a permanent seat on an expanded United Nations Security Council.New York Times (Mar 31, 2012)
On the contrary, they themselves become Americanised, thanks to that faculty of assimilation which they possess in a high degree.Allyn, Jack
Moreover, I became at rest within myself, and the gaping, aching void which has filled my vitals these many days, became assuaged.Hamilton, J. Angus
But let us pause for a moment to remember what “redeeming” actually is: atoning or making up for some mistake or wrongdoing.New York Times (Jan 25, 2011)
Anticipating compensation, thousands flooded treatment centers seeking medical certificates attesting to their cholera.New York Times (Mar 31, 2012)
She was elegantly and fashionably attired, wearing rich earrings, gold chain and locket, three valuable rings in addition to her wedding-ring, and so forth.Whymper, Frederick
This means that fundamentally important attributes such as common sense and curiosity are starting to take primacy.Washington Post (Mar 29, 2012)
But borrowing from sample essays found online or other online sources without attribution, even unintentionally, might result in your application being rejected.BusinessWeek (Dec 15, 2011)
It was such an audacious, daring thing that the very thought made her dizzy.Stokes, Katherine
Tavannes answered–but his words were barely audible above the deafening uproar.Weyman, Stanley J.
Computer engineers, in high demand but short supply, can command six-figure salaries right out of college, augmented by signing bonuses and equity or stock options.New York Times (Jan 25, 2012)
But ultimately the numbers augured an inescapably grim fate: Lieberman’s approval rating in Connecticut bottomed out at just 31 percent last fall.
It was altogether a pretty picture, that seemed to be a happy augury of the good times in store.Oxley, J. Macdonald (James Macdonald)
The coast at the point at which he reached it seemed specially designed by nature for his favorable and auspicious reception.Johnson, Willis Fletcher
Adams was poor, simple, ostentatiously austere; the blended influence of Calvinistic theology and republican principles had indurated his whole character.Stark, James H.
This census is not considered authentic, as many transparent errors were found in various parts of it.Casseday, Ben
But, he said, “all the ingredients of a repressive regime, an authoritarian regime, are there.”New York Times (Dec 13, 2011)
His plays are being revived, and an authoritative and exhaustive edition of his writings is being issued by a leading publishing house.Ingleby, Leonard Cresswell
Greed about getting or keeping money pertains to avarice, not necessarily to simony.Callan, Charles Jerome
But Amon-Ra of Thebes avenged the dishonour that had been done him, and stirred up his adorers to successful revolt.Sayce, A. H. (Archibald Henry)
Our peculiar aversion, nay, our dread, of various alimentary substances are well known.Millingen, J. G. (John Gideon)
An avid runner, Moyer eventually began arriving six hours early on game days to exercise on an underwater treadmill.New York Times (Mar 21, 2012)
He is a consummate retail politician, given to small talk and an avuncular style.New York Times (Feb 27, 2011)
The aurora deeply impressed him, inspiring feelings of awe and reverence.Mudge, Zachariah Atwell