the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
This is made more feasible by the growing
abundance of natural gas and alternative fuels that give America other resources for cutting emissions.
New York Times (Jun 25, 2013)
the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
Head Puritan and songwriter Jack Barnett has guided his band through three very disparate albums united by their near complete disregard for listener
The Guardian (Jun 20, 2013)
a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
A fourth said the draft
accord was already ready and waiting to be signed.
Reuters (Jul 25, 2013)
harsh or corrosive in tone
But the risk, of course, was that an
acerbic confrontation could turn off the very swing voters he covets.
New York Times (Oct 17, 2012)
having a capacity for adaptation
And though they were not physically more robust, they reported less difficulty in getting around, possibly because of better
New York Times (Jul 17, 2013)
having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
Silicosis, which has no known cure, is contracted by inhaling tiny particles of silica dust from gold-bearing rocks over many years underground without
Reuters (Jul 24, 2013)
having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
The games, held over four days, were set to take place in the United Center and on its
adjacent parking lots.
Chicago Tribune (Jul 17, 2013)
warn strongly; put on guard
Unlike Singapore, Malaysia has not publicly
admonished Indonesia over the smog.
Reuters (Jun 27, 2013)
contrary to your interests or welfare
Men given the drug also experienced fewer
adverse effects, like bone pain and muscle weakness.
New York Times (Jul 17, 2013)
(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
Aesthetics and ethics are related in complex ways, which make art less comforting than the art market would have us think.
The Guardian (Jun 8, 2013)
diffusing warmth and friendliness
Like many selfish men, he could be good-natured so long as affability was cheap.
have an effect upon
My point is that the inequality
affects growth through many channels.
New York Times (Jul 26, 2013)
remote in manner
But in a place filled with so many big personalities, Goodlatte can come across as
aloof, boring or uninterested.
Washington Post (Jul 23, 2013)
unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning
ambiguity that you could argue a given case in many different ways.
Slate (Jul 1, 2013)
to make better
There are job-creation programs and low-cost housing, but nothing has fully
ameliorated the lingering injustices.
New York Times (May 7, 2013)
more than enough in size or scope or capacity
Mr. Saatchi’s public comments, though, have provided
ample ammunition for detractors.
New York Times (Jul 5, 2013)
Net metering are only symptoms of this more fundamental disconnect between emerging market forces and an
anachronistic model used to regulate those market forces.
Forbes (Jul 16, 2013)
similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
Section 230 does not apply to cases involving intellectual property, federal criminal prosecutions, and violations of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act or
analogous state laws.
Forbes (Jun 26, 2013)
deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
So some researchers have searched for signs of family relationships in the skeletons themselves, looking for rare
anomalies that might suggest shared genetic heritage.
Science Magazine (Jun 19, 2013)
be earlier in time; go back further
Much about Lee whose missionary labors
antedated Marcus Whitman's by two years.
sharply contrasted in character or purpose
Looking at the clock leads to two things
antithetical to sleep, Grandner says — math and worry.
Washington Post (Jun 10, 2013)
an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
Commencement speakers now and then worried about
apathy born of cynicism and crisis fatigue.
New York Times (Jun 15, 2013)
clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
In other words, just as we know, funding journalism over the coming decades remains a large headache without
apparent easy solution.
The Guardian (Jul 26, 2013)
based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
The National Human Rights Commission said it had credible reports of killings, torture, rape and
arbitrary detention by security forces.
Reuters (Jul 3, 2013)
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
A few days later, riders face three straight days of
arduous climbing in the high Alps.
Seattle Times (Jul 8, 2013)
learn or discover with certainty
Still, a prospective employer has a hard time
ascertaining which candidate is best prepared for the highly specific job at hand.
Forbes (Feb 27, 2013)
to agree or express agreement
"Yes, yes,—just so; of course," said Barrington, hurriedly
assenting to he knew not what.
Charles James Lever
bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
Astoundingly, Wasserman Media represented the No. 1 overall draft pick last year in five professional sports: men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, soccer and football.
New York Times (Jul 6, 2013)
become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
At too low a dose, the therapeutic effects of the drug are
Scientific American (Feb 4, 2013)
the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
austerity measures have curbed consumer spending.
BBC (Jul 25, 2013)