qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen
On Sunday, more than six million Austrian voters are
eligible to take part in the elections.
of your own free will or design
voluntary evacuation order was issued for another 2,000 homes in Colorado Springs as embers drifted over the city.
properties attributable to your ancestry
Soccer players of African
descent have been taunted during matches.
of or relating to Caucasian people
Latino voters, while they lag behind
Caucasian and African-American voting levels, are also stepping up their political participation.
people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
“But we had two weeks to consider what awaited these
wish, long, or crave for
coveted New York real estate is about to go up for grabs.
the distinct personality of someone
The website, according to the lawsuit, focuses on "encouraging
individuality through different forms of expression."
strike, usually with the fist
Even after Sumner lapsed into unconsciousness, Butler kept up the savage
pummeling until his cane broke.
be lazy or idle
Mr. Castro has repeatedly railed against egalitarianism, which he loosely defined as one worker
loafing while another works hard.
involving fiscal matters
Naturally his widow is distraught, but her
financial future is assured.
right belonging to a person by reason of citizenship
civil rights activists came to Washington with concerns that include jobs, voting rights and gun violence.
the quality of being holy
He was in the
of his office now and capable of clearer thinking.Vandenburg, G. L.
cause to break up or cease to function
To help shore up Allen Park’s finances, current leaders are planning to
the police and fire departments.BusinessWeek (Aug 24, 2012)
a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)
Last month, with election campaigning already under way, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel went to Dachau, Nazi Germany's first
give in, as to influence or pressure
an integrated course of academic studies
But deaf awareness charity Signature points out that sign language is included on the education
curriculum in Sweden, Norway and Finland.
brought into conformity with a standard
Not judge each child on a series of
someone who is regarded as an authority by someone else
He quietly rejected
— teachers, coaches, host families — who treated him with what he sensed was distrust.New York Times (Dec 4, 2011)
annoy continually or chronically
As such, many of the women are
harassed by the police for ‘passively soliciting’.
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
maiden closed the door noiselessly, and by the time the sentinel had reappeared was sitting stiffly erect, on guard once more.Madison, Lucy Foster
suppressed or subject to censorship
Lou's films have long focused on sensitive subjects like sex, violence and politics, and have repeatedly been
by China's cultural authorities.Seattle Times (Nov 24, 2012)
add to a group to be boycotted, banished, or avoided
Last November a controversial law took effect which
blacklists websites considered harmful to children.
refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
Gays bars in the United States and other countries began
boycotting Russian vodka earlier this month in protest at the laws.
any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945
He was later a sailor on vessels bringing
Holocaust survivors to Israel.
the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people
Corruption, racism and
anti-Semitism are rampant in places like Greece, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary.
causing someone to suffer
Decades of systematic
persecution by the Burmese authorities has made sectarian violence inevitable, said Elaine Pearson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia division.
gain money or materially
Steyer has his shirt sleeves rolled up above the elbow as he says, “today, we look at who
profits if Keystone is built.
adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs
Thus begins White’s slow slide from
law-abiding, underachieving schmo to homicidal drug lord.
the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
There are now only a tiny number of Egyptian Jews remaining in the country, and most
synagogues are used mainly by tourists.
plundering during riots or in wartime
looting broke out in 62 cities from coast to coast.
someone who commits wrongdoing
perpetrators should be punished severely as they have ruined my life."
promise of reimbursement in the case of loss
insurance companies will cover things like labs, the basic diagnostic testing," Smith said.
a prescribed number
Large numbers of Asian immigrant families, of course, began residing there in the 1960s, when exclusionary immigration
quotas were loosened in the United States.
compensation for an insult or injury
Germany, whose forces occupied Greece in World War Two, says it has already paid all
required by rule
Mr Hung was three days away from completing his
compulsory one-year military service when he died.
express grief verbally
“The anarchists have taken over,” Mr. Reid
lamented on the Senate floor Thursday morning.
a large sleeping room containing several beds
We slept in common
, without any privacy, on thin mattresses we’d made ourselves.Salon (May 1, 2013)
the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability
of or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit
More important, Zhou controlled the country’s large contingent of armed police, a
paramilitary of former soldiers, specifically charged with handling social unrest.
functioning in a supporting capacity
The remainder of the
pumps were placed in the reciprocating and turbine engine rooms.Government, British
reassert one's right or title to
In his speech, Mr. Obama sought to
reclaim global leadership on climate change for the United States.