bring into existence
An interactive map showing the location of bombs dropped on London during the Blitz in World War II has been
distribute or disperse widely
make too low an approximation of
the act of making an important discovery
In 2008, HP scientists announced an incredible
in fashioning a circuit that had eluded others for over three decades.Forbes (Nov 29, 2012)
rid of objects or obstructions such as e.g. trees and brush
The half-dozen trees that came down have been
closed or squeezed together tightly
a long fixed look
gazed up at a tree house he built — now being used by the protesters — turned around and walked quietly back toward his home.
a representation of something, often on a smaller scale
“Venice needs a new
model of moving forward.”
a disgraceful event
Measured in tone and
outraged in its argument, it is an emotionally stirring, at times crushingly depressing cinematic call to witness.
assume a bearing as for artistic purposes
The actor strikes familiar
poses, the famous cigarette jauntily thrusting.
filled with bewilderment
Floors were going to
, and greeters would welcome customers at the entrance.Slate (Oct 5, 2012)
so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
Not long ago, I chronicled their
decline in season-ticket sales -- 62 percent over those same 10 years.Seattle Times (Nov 28, 2012)
having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
Scientists have observed a
striking decline in Northeast winters.
make a proposal; declare a plan for something
suggested that at heart, skiers and snowboarders are optimists.
an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
They were making little test strips that would change color based on the amount of caffeine
suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
By early Monday, an
eerie quiet had fallen over the agency.
Organised crime is reported to
flourish and kidnappings and violence are commonplace.
having an illustrious reputation; respected
The Royal Gold Medal for Architecture, the most
prestigious British award, followed 10 years later.
short account of an incident
suitable for use as food
She often brought home “mistakes,” confections lacking the trademark swirl, or misunderstood orders,
edible but wrong.
contort the face to indicate a certain mental state
He caught it, but
grimaced in pain and was unable to get up.
a visual representation produced on a surface
Public Enemy: Still ticked off after all these years, the hip-hop
icons have been waging war on apathy since the ‘80s.
give an incentive for action
Her supporters say the impeachment charges are politically
reproduce or make an exact copy of
a distinguishing trait
As well as the notorious staples of sausage rolls and pasties, outlets sell regional
devise or invent
inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole
in our phones, ATMs, voting machines, buildings, social interactions, culture.Slate (Nov 30, 2012)
filled with a great quantity
In the clubhouse, a table is
laden with flowers and sympathy notes offering "strength and support in these hard times".
spread or diffuse through
being the agent or cause
comfort offered to one who is disappointed or miserable
“Some of my patients take
solace in knowing that the pesticide levels are below safety thresholds,” Dr. Bravata said.
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
These teachers, professionally trained to deal with cheeky people,
tolerated my impertinent frisking.
unusually great in size or amount or extent or scope
showing pensive sadness
“Lots of good memories here,” a
wistful Francis said, before turning back and smiling.
showing a high degree of refinement
draw advantages from
Any transaction will need to move quickly in order to
capitalize on consumer interest.
of or concerned with or related to the future
But who exactly will end up buying in Andermatt is on the minds of the marketers, as well as a few
make steady progress
Every company in the world has tightened it's belt and many are
pay back for some expense incurred
Insurance companies do not currently
reimburse private advocates' fees.
express or state clearly
articulated our business model in 20 minutes, we can now look back on the experience.
causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond
Shariat said men should be particularly
proactive about their health care.
in full control of your faculties
But Mrs. Arlington, usually cold as ice and perfectly
, had quite lost her nerve.Standish, Burt L.
a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea