She is not abased or dejected, but exalted, rather.
100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"
April 2, 2012
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She is not abased or dejected, but exalted, rather.
While Tampa Bay has taken a huge nosedive a year after going 10-6, maybe that 2010 success was an aberration.
There are sane readers who abhor gratuitous violence but love Reacher’s menacing wisecracks.
Mr. Jobling stood wringing his hands helplessly, his flaccid features expressive of abject despair.
“He has always been focused, driven, demanding and, as a result, very difficult and abrasive,” Mr. Norman said.
Griffin felt that he had better abstain from questioning, and let his host run on.
Presenting an abstract concept, waving our arms trying to describe it, we will lose our audience right away.
Fringing and barrier reefs are abundant throughout the archipelago, surrounding nearly every island.
It was a carefully studied costume; and he accentuated its eccentricity by adopting theatrical attitudes and an air of satisfied negligence.
The Jets will leave Friday for Denver, the better to acclimate to the altitude and change in time zone.
Tiller, the thief, and a supposed accomplice, are under arrest.
Friday's accord removes one of two main sticking points that have been holding up a strategic partnership agreement between the two countries.
They were complaining, sometimes yelling, and maybe a bit acerbic.
Paris wholly has got to the acme of its frenzy; whirled, all ways, by panic madness.
I favored building a fire and staying there till morning, but Frank preferred pushing on to camp, so I acquiesced.
He said that in the absence of other evidence, “the accused is acquitted and discharged.”
At times, the two groups squabble like schoolchildren, and the exchange gets acrimonious.
Labor shortages are already so acute in many Chinese industrial zones that factories struggle to find enough people to operate their assembly lines.
But high profile or no, Mr. Kors is adamant about keeping his personal life under wraps — even as his wedding day approaches.
He proved an adept playmaker, however, making several nice passes and finishing with 7 assists.
Adhering to strict safety standards has kept me alive in some very dangerous situations.
"Children, children, stop quarrelling, right here in public!" admonished Mrs. Dering, in a low, shocked tone.
Old master reproductions adorn chianti-colored walls; tapestries hang in the restrooms.
Neither is he adroit in the exercise of his duty; instead performs it bunglingly; his thoughts preoccupied, and eyes wandering about.
Taylor, a demagogue of the Democratic party, was hypocritically appealing to his "horny handed neighbors" in language of feigned adulation.
Forty years in the wilderness, meeting adversities together, fighting enemies, marching as one host, made them a nation.
That sentiment faded after the 1930s, he said, as consumer advocacy focused more on protecting shoppers.
In old-fashioned, aesthetic terms, his glossy, color pictures of modern housing projects in Turkish cities under moody, gray skies are beautiful.
She is restless, irritable, out of sorts, censorious, complaining at home; animated, gracious, affable, complaisant abroad.
Malaysia has a close affinity with many Middle Eastern nations through their shared religion.
Firm and exceptional natures are thus moulded out of miseries, misfortunes and afflictions.
Affluent families can afford guns, which are more efficient for bagging some elusive animals than a poorer household’s typical snare trap.
Louis XIV. was growing increasingly ambitious of enlarging his domains and aggrandizing his power.
Are not many beasts physically stronger, more nimble and agile than man?
We’re not an agrarian society any longer, where more hands help farm the land.
The men obeyed with alacrity, as all were glad to go, lying in camp so long.
Keeping schools closed and blocking certain public services is not a strategy we support and could alienate public opinion and play into the governor’s hand.
David is alleged to have written several Psalms, but of this there is little evidence beyond pious assertion.
Notwithstanding this good fortune, Pontiac daily saw his followers dropping off from their allegiance; for even the boldest had lost heart.
Achingly beautiful, quiet and graceful, his award-winning novel Waiting is a love story superimposed on a political allegory.
Lewis said he got a Synvisc shot – an injection commonly used to alleviate arthritic symptoms – in his left knee on Monday.
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Mr. Obama turned up the heat, alluding to the plan without fleshing out details.
Too much focus on official duties can make an incumbent look isolated and aloof.
The gesture was not necessarily altruistic; he was hoping for a donation in return.
"The election law in New York is written in an ill-defined, ambiguous way," Goldfeder said, adding that he did not believe any laws were broken.
"If managers are ambivalent, or wavering, then investor uncertainty increases and the stocks become more volatile."
Possessed of broadly humanitarian sympathies, he became interested in ameliorating the conditions of imprisoned debtors.
He was also remarkable for his amiable and cheerful manners.
Thus, by kindness, the natives of this region were won to friendship, and amicable relations were established.
After three years in prison, he was released last October in an amnesty that freed about 200 political detainees.
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