Jobs is a classic iconoclast, one who aggressively seeks out, attacks, and overthrows conventional ideas.BusinessWeek (Oct 12, 2010)
Instructors, of all levels, are fundamentally idealistic people, motivated by a passion for helping the world’s young billions achieve their human potential.Forbes (Jan 24, 2012)
What was once an ideological abstraction — “austerity” — will have very real effects on everyday life for average Americans.Washington Post (Jul 30, 2011)
“Hand down, man down,” he said, repeating a favorite Jackson broadcasting idiom at a news conference Monday to introduce the Warriors’ rookies for next season.New York Times (Jun 29, 2011)
My roles in independent films have been fuller, chockablock with all sorts of human idiosyncrasies, kinks and foibles of humanity.
“Sure, sir, they can know nothing about it; it’s just idle talk, and no more.”Lever, Charles James
The scene of this charming, idyllic love story is laid in Central Indiana.Davis, Owen
The sentence passed upon them is that they die a shameful and ignominious death.Hodgson, Edward S.
The Trumbull family was the most illustrious in the state, embracing three governors and other distinguished men.White, Horace
For that little beast, having a severe cold, was given whisky-and-milk one day, and, imbibing too freely, became absolutely drunk.Casserly, Gordon
And indeed his world is one huge imbroglio of Potentialities and Diplomatic Intricacies, agitating to behold.Carlyle, Thomas
He perceived the danger which he had so long warded off now instant and imminent.Rosebery, Archibald Phillip Primrose
“Thinking could be slowed, attention dulled, judgement impaired, memory muddled.”Washington Post (Mar 12, 2012)
“We are looking for people who can serve as fair, objective and impartial jurors.”Washington Post (Sep 14, 2011)
Unfortunately success also depends on an end to the impasse between America and China, whose trade relations seem stuck.
It had been quite in keeping with his ideas that the Thornes should taste the bitters of poverty, and know what being impecunious really meant.Fenn, George Manville
He identified several chronic impediments to long-term progress in Brazil, too, including high tax rates, deficient transportation and other infrastructure and a poor education system.New York Times (Apr 7, 2012)
Davis immediately began preparing food and snacks for his wife’s impending arrival.New York Times (Jul 23, 2011)
Though always important, safety becomes imperative when children are involved.
Only a faint, almost imperceptible tinge remained of the ink stains on her face.Wells, Carolyn
He was known as an imperious boss with little patience for weakness, one who launched blistering tirades that left subordinates fuming, or in tears.Chicago Tribune (Oct 6, 2011)
There are times when all these Yorkshire rivers become impetuous torrents, roaring along in resistless might and majesty.White, Walter
He was accustomed to implicit obedience and was not used to seeing men smile when he uttered a threat.Marshall, Edison
As the graph shows, growth actually slowed and then the whole system imploded into a catastrophic crisis.
The poor woman continued to implore mercy; and coming nearer to the Lord, “She fell down and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me!”Ross, Lady Mary
Smoothing planes are, as the name implies, used to simply smoothen the work surface after it has been trued.Rose, Joshua
At the same time, the United States would be safeguarded against internal dangers and made impregnable against attack or invasion by any foreign power.Maxwell, George Hebard
Bauer proposed to Shourd while both were in prison, fashioning an impromptu ring out of threads from his shirt.Washington Post (Nov 14, 2011)
Ichikawa conceded that his “arrogance and impudence” may have brought on the attack, adding: “I won’t feel like having a drink for a while.”
According to Amnesty, some groups of former rebels are committing human rights violations with impunity, unchecked by the interim government.
Men’s natural rights are all inherent and inalienable; and therefore cannot be parted with, or delegated, by one person to another.Spooner, Lysander
And then, again, his asking me his stupid, inane questions, as if I cared what man, and how many.Hutcheson, John C. (John Conroy)
The moment when the first living beings arose from inanimate matter almost four billion years ago is still shrouded in mystery.Scientific American (Oct 10, 2011)
Continental has ordered 25 Dreamliners and plans to inaugurate them in November 2011 on new, nonstop flights to Auckland, New Zealand, and Lagos, Nigeria.New York Times (Aug 25, 2010)
When America Online came out, that was a very early incarnation of social networking with the instant messaging.
While there the depot was set on fire and burned down, supposed to be the work of an incendiary.Terrill, J. Newton
They were confident this week, eager to show how much improvement the league has made since its inception in 1996.Seattle Times (Jul 29, 2010)
“But when the law is unsettled, inchoate, undeveloped, let’s say, it’s natural that judges’ political, social and economic views will shape how they see things.”New York Times (Dec 16, 2010)
As yet, it is in an incipient stage of development and has by no means revealed its full power for evil.Clark, John Bates
He was arrested on charges including inciting a riot and disorderly conduct.Seattle Times (Jun 16, 2011)
Check with your business’s insurance policy to make sure it covers any accidents on company property caused by inclement weather conditions.
Hitherto their security has depended on keeping up their incognito by disguises, and the secrecy of their camping place.Reid, Mayne
The common people, especially in the villages, know nothing at all of Christian doctrine; and many pastors are quite unfit and incompetent to teach.Just, Gustav
Unless Socapa Castle, therefore, is so small and inconspicuous as to have escaped my notice, it must have fallen into ruins or been destroyed.Kennan, George
There are some, however, who maintain that the criminal is incorrigible and that reformatory agencies have invariably failed.Kayll, James Leslie Allan
She looked puzzled, half incredulous and perplexed, inclined to smile, blushing somewhat, and all uncertain.Black, William
The plan also called for quoting prices in decimals, doing away with the one-eighth increments that had long defined Wall Street math.
The Democratic incumbent faces no serious primary challenge and his re-election campaign already is well under way.Time (Mar 25, 2012)
The paints were not indelible, consequently they could be easily removed and another application made as circumstances required.Collins, Dennis
They should pay an indemnity to the state of Guatemala, not just apologize.”New York Times (Oct 2, 2010)
Beneath both these classes were the indentured servants, a few of whom were men of ability forced to pay their passage by service.Commons, John R. (John Rogers)
He leant back in his chair, outwardly indifferent and calm, but throbbing in every nerve and pulse with wild excitement.Gull, Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger
These deer are not indigenous, but were introduced by the Romans, probably from Asia Minor; and are, as at home, more or less private property.Buck, Walter J.
Tarkowski declared himself indigent, and said he could not pay the fines, according to news reports.
In Spain throngs of young people, known as “the indignant ones,” occupied public plazas nationwide, protesting unemployment and exclusionary politics.Forbes (Sep 7, 2011)
“The very heart of the city was burned out, but nothing could extinguish its indomitable spirit.”Mitchell, Broadus
He had asked questions—never in the form of words but only ineffable yearnings of his soul—and at last it had responded.Marshall, Edison
“Yes,” she repeated more faintly, as though this was all natural, inevitable, expected.Blackwood, Algernon
He urged, entreated, commanded in vain, Mrs. Fortescue was inexorable.Aguilar, Grace
This one line in President George W. Bush’s 2003 State of the Union address overshadowed all the others, becoming infamously known as the “16 words.”
Within an infinitesimal period of time, a period too brief to be calculable, both hemispheres are again acting in unison.Ottolengui, Rodrigues
Such are death, old age, physical infirmity, loss of worldly honor, final impenitence.Rameur, E.
After being fired, Ms. Bartz gave an inflammatory interview to Fortune magazine in which she used an expletive and called Yahoo’s board “doofuses.”New York Times (Sep 12, 2011)
He said the order was unlawful and infringed on officers’ rights.
Yeah, well… I’ve seen eyes narrow and ears go back at first meetings — even when I’m trying to be humble, ingratiating and likable.New York Times (Nov 30, 2010)
Action and reaction are, according to him, essential inherent properties of brain matter as such, but consciousness is merely a dependent.Williams, C. M.
“I have loved justice and hated iniquity,” he said in dying, “therefore I die in exile.”Norway, Arthur H.
In other words, one of our most essential abilities as humans–reading–is the product of a combination of innate and learned traits.
Yet in confinement, he was docile, compliant and innocuous, they said.New York Times (Oct 31, 2011)
On display are examples of artists using traditional subjects — portraits, landscapes, still lifes — in ways that were new, innovative, and sometimes shocking, at the time.Washington Post (Oct 14, 2011)
As a genuine Irishman he never used an immodest word, or by gesture, phrase, or innuendo suggested an impure thought.Various
The site branched into movies, foreign cartoons, news programs — anything to feed viewers’ insatiable appetite.New York Times (Jul 23, 2011)
Hearing these words, Nabu-Nahid’s face assumed an expression that was unexpectedly complex—a little inscrutable, indeed.Potter, Margaret Horton
Its onset is usually insidious, gradually worsening over years and thus easily ignored.New York Times (Jan 16, 2012)
Insolent laughter and mocking shouts were the answer he received.J?kai, M?r
In common parlance, bankruptcy is often used more casually, to mean something like broke or insolvent.New York Times (Sep 2, 2011)
I rattled on, insouciant and careless to all appearances, but in reality my heart like lead.Travis, Stuart
“What Keble hated instinctively,” says Newman, “was heresy, insubordination, resistance to things established, claims of independence, disloyalty, innovation, a critical and censorious spirit.”Benson, Arthur Christopher
Describing the tour as “an insular, introverted, isolated world,” Wright said she found no relief during her too-brief trips home.New York Times (Mar 30, 2012)
His life is an insuperable force, vivid, inviolable and free, which my heart out of sheer love of him failed to recognize.Marx, Magdeleine
Clashes broke out between the insurgents and government troops in June, with both sides blaming the other for provoking the violence.
More than a decade of civil war left thousands dead after separatists on Bougainville Island began an armed insurrection in 1989.New York Times (Dec 13, 2011)
Questions were raised about the quality of construction in the area, with some buildings having remained completely intact while those next door were destroyed.New York Times (Oct 26, 2011)
I thought they were all clouds—beautiful, airy intangible shapes.Waddington, Mary Alsop King
He was interred with due military honors in a cemetery near his home in Jersey City.Various
Out-of-door life is interdicted, so to speak; gaiety is out of the question; everything predisposes to industry and thought.O’Rell, Max
Chief Financial Officer Anthony Vuolo will serve as interim CEO while the company looks for a permanent replacement.Washington Post (Jan 10, 2012)
Indeed, the book is like an endless string of pearls, with here and there a ruby, a diamond, or a bit of honest glass interjected.Ballou, Maturin Murray
We look upon them somewhat as interlopers, parasites, occupying a place to which they have no legitimate right.Various
This duration is eternity: an interminable duration existing all together.Coffey, Peter
Saul flinched before the concealed intimation in the words.Miller, Elizabeth
Cuba’s response to recent US efforts to improve relations had revealed “an intransigent, entrenched regime” in Havana, said the US secretary of state.BBC (Apr 10, 2010)
He must be intrepid, persisting through danger to death, laboring for religious truth, neither precipitating peril by audacity nor shrinking from it through timidity.Lea, Henry Charles
Roughly speaking, some Christian thinkers believe animals have intrinsic rights to be treated well, like people.New York Times (Oct 14, 2011)
Some of these artists do show an introspective side, reaching inward to confess their dreams, and what innocent dreams they are.
The baffled water stopped, as if reflecting; then it turned back, and rose till it poured over its banks and inundated the fields.Aksakov, S. T. (Sergei Timofeevich)
Others showed an inverse relationship, with their activity declining as the value increased.
His views are irrelevant – he’s a tudor historian talking about contemporary urban unrest.New York Times (Aug 13, 2011)
His humour was cheeky, irreverent, subversive and most definitely not politically correct.
The interest extending widely beyond his parish, he spent part of his time in itinerant preaching, going several hundred miles and in every direction.Campbell, Charles