to stress, single out as important
While President Obama publicly
emphasized Israel’s right to self-defense because of domestic political concerns, officials said the administration had also decided to take an understanding approach to Mr. Morsi’s need to denounce Israel in order to appeal to his domestic audience.
collect or gather
The Israelis, who have
amassed tens of thousands of troops on the Gaza border and have threatened to invade for a second time in four years to end the rocket fire from Gaza, never publicly backed the idea of a short break in fighting.
existing for a long time
Mrs. Clinton spoke of the need for “a
durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security and legitimate aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians alike.”
The Israeli assaults carried into early Wednesday, with multiple blasts
punctuating the otherwise darkened Gaza skies.
remove from a position or office
Unhappy with the business's sagging performance, H.P.
ousted the software company's mercurial Cambridge-educated founder and sent a team to England to review its books last May.
the condition of being improper
Months of investigation followed, prompting Hewlett's accusations on Tuesday that the British software maker, Autonomy, had engaged in "serious accounting
a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
In recent years, what was once a giant of Silicon Valley has been buffeted by management turnover, board controversy and
the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
Autonomy's founder, Mike Lynch, rejected Hewlett-Packard's claims, denying that his former company committed any accounting
chicanery or misled anyone about its financial information.
a rapid active commotion
“I like the hustle and
bustle of it,” she said.
clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
Among those in the parade Saturday was Rebecca Tuchak, 33, a restaurant manager, who was dressed in Pilgrim
garb and riding a float that honored the first Thanksgiving.