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  • adj. having the requisite qualities for


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  • He did not provide independent substantive advice, nor was his stature equal to that of Eisenhowers formal national security assistants, Bobby Cutler and later Gordon Gray.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • A-26 ended at the engineering miracle called A-10, a highway on stilts that winds, via tunnel after tunnel, through the arid hills of Liguria You expect to see cactus here, Amanda said, and on which you should not be surprised to pay tolls roughly equal to the monthly income of a first-year schoolteacher.

    The Italian Summer

  • Vida nor Sannazzaro — rise to the sublimity of the "Dies Irae" never did that style produce a work equal to the "Imitation".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The Justice Department's Executive Office for Immigration Review received 951 requests for asylum from Indian nationals between October and March — a six-month tally nearly equal to 1,002 asylum requests received from Indians in all of fiscal 2010.

    More illegal immigrants from India crossing border

  • By that count, the no-preference bloc is nearly equal to the share of mainline Protestant churches, from which it is probably poaching members.9


  • When John Singleton Copley, the Boston painter who was then in England, heard a report of the fighting, he wrote to his brother, The flame of civil war is now broke out in America, and I have not the least doubt it will rage with a violence equal to what it has ever done in any other country at any time. . .

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • He conducted a funeral for those who had fallen in battle, then honored the worthiest of the survivors with special citations and prizes equal to their bravery.

    Alexander the Great

  • He then embraced Alexander and prophetically declared: “My son, you must seek out a kingdom equal to yourself—Macedonia is not big enough for you!”

    Alexander the Great

  • And so, they wondered, what would happen if they exposed mice to a lower dose of TCE over a longer period of time—a chronic exposure equal to exactly what a person might have in a tannery or airplane manufacturing company, an amount corresponding to limits already approved of as safe by the EPA for industrial workers?

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Maintain a staying-power fund equal to at least three monthly payments for every property you own.

    Creating Wealth


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