recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
Consumer spending has also been strikingly
resilient so far this year, given the tax hikes.
gain in value
The positive impact of rising home values and the
appreciating stock market is expected to offset at least a third of the fiscal tightening, according to Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors.
compensate for or counterbalance
The positive impact of rising home values and the appreciating stock market is expected to
offset at least a third of the fiscal tightening, according to Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors.
a flowing together
The double-digit housing price increase is being driven by a
confluence of factors.
a person who receives support from an influential patron
Mr. Jalili, known as Iran’s unyielding nuclear negotiator and a
protégé of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is emerging as the presumed front-runner in Iran’s presidential election on June 14, an unsettling prospect for future relations with the West.
a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
“Welcome, living martyr, Jalili,” the audience shouted in unison, most of them too young to have witnessed the bloody conflict themselves but deeply immersed in the national
veneration of its veterans.
stubbornly refusing to compromise
He did not directly mention the Western sanctions that were imposed over the country’s nuclear program — which Iran insists is for peaceful purposes but the West says is a cover for developing nuclear weapons — or the possibility that they will be tightened in response to Tehran’s
take exception to
dispute that the exclusivity of the ceremony has mostly disappeared.
any entry into an area not previously occupied
Purists also say the ceremony has been debased by overuse, and they lament the growing
encroachment of team sponsors and paying customers on the playing field.
at breakneck speed
The responsibility of receiving the pitch often falls to backup catchers, and Anthony Recker, who joined the Mets in the off-season, has plunged
headlong into his duties.