having great influence
Our memories of our youth are
potent and remain so throughout our lives.
be earlier in time
The meeting of OPEC, which
precedes a gathering of the wider OPEC+ alliance, started at 1320 GMT.
one after the other
Several years ago Pete Rose set a National League record by hitting safely in forty-four
characterized by careful evaluation and judgment
Over the 14 years she taught at Cardozo and the 22 years she taught at Wilson, she cultivated
critical thought in her students.
of little substance or significance
“It may be
trivial as a work of art but it’s hugely important, even moving, as a record of the man himself.”
difficult to handle or use because of size or weight
Weighted vests are
cumbersome and unattractive, and some of the volunteers complained of back pain and other aches while wearing them.
the property of being less than expected or required
The Huskies trailed just once all game: 2-0, a
deficit that lasted all of 29 seconds.
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
They aren’t being made any stricter, as the current limits are already “among the most
stringent in the world.”
express strong disapproval of
They write books and articles
deploring it, fire off letters to the editor, and call in to radio talk shows with their criticisms and complaints.
turn aside from the main subject of attention
Allow me to quickly
digress before addressing your question directly, as your email brings up a rather helpful point.
“Things that were
inconceivable a few years ago are now being discussed,” she said.
characterized by action or forcefulness of personality
Every art book Mrs. Richardson consulted described her in glowing terms: a self-taught genius, a feminist photographic pioneer, a
dynamic and generous intellect.
be greater in significance than
A stint in the Army followed, whereupon Harvard allowed him to re-enroll, but Gabler says the infraction “would hound him throughout his life and nearly
eclipse his accomplishments.”
close in time; about to occur
The port, you see, is in
imminent danger of attack by Allied planes.
standing above others in quality or position
When he outstripped the teaching abilities of his early mentors, his mother and former San Francisco Symphony music director Alfred Hertz decided he should study with the
eminent pianist Artur Schnabel.
only concerned with what is apparent or obvious
Even when they use the correct terminology, the coverage is largely
superficial and avoids serious discussion of the dire implications.
not clear to the understanding
Both poets used
enigmatic, allusive imagery and are considered part of the Symbolist movement, influencing artists from Debussy to Picasso to Bob Dylan.
lacking substance or significance
When Hoover met with White, his grip on power remained
tenuous, and he was suddenly confronting the one thing that he’d done everything to avoid since becoming director: a scandal.
characterized by lightness and insubstantiality
The steam was so thick that the players were vague,
ethereal forms in the mist.
uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
“In L.A., you’re in a
perpetual state of warm weather, so you seem to hang in some sort of purgatorial state.”
reflect deeply on a subject
Odin brooded and he
pondered and he thought.
Last year’s blazes were
exacerbated by a mild El Nino weather pattern, which prolonged the dry season.
be compatible or in accordance with
The fashions of Victorian Britain saw the firm prosper, with widows and other female relatives
adhering to a strict code of clothing and etiquette when in mourning.
distant, cold, or detached in manner
The owner is somewhat brusque and
aloof, so most interactions with staff fall to me.
make payment to
Allotment ended in 1934, but the land taken was never restored and Indigenous peoples were never
compensated for their losses.