from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. to keep at a distance from it.


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  • In spite of this kind of opposition to his faith, Li Dexian refuses to give up on Christ.

    The Courage To Be Christian

  • The focus is on designing streets that are connected to give "emergency responders multiple ways to get to an emergency," says Danny Pleasant, director of Charlotte's Department of Transportation.

    Fire departments and new urbanism's village design at odds

  • Since Brunson and Reese paid Salem to give them baseball picks, Baseball Mike thought he had an obligation to talk Reese out of a wager on the Blue Jays.

    One of a Kind

  • Friend, are you tempted to give up hope like Dennis Jernigan?

    The Courage To Be Christian

  • Instead I decided to give it right back to Arthur Franklin when I met him, preferably by jamming it into his mouth, but I still couldn't understand why Al Z had put Franklin and his client in touch with me in the first place, unless he thought my sex life might be getting a little staid.

    The Killing Kind

  • He also wants to give an extra special thank-you to his mom, Barbara Wasserman, for always going above and beyond the call of duty.

    One of a Kind

  • Do you have the right to give up Ms. Wolfe here to safeguard your own principles?

    The Killing Kind

  • Grocery-store chicken comes to us having been raised on feed laced not only with hormones and antibiotics but chemical dyes to give the meat a more attractive hue.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Blinking droplets out of their eyes, Tarak and Pattie rushed to gather the adjusted wrist-lamps into a carry-pack to give to D6.


  • But there are no such bookkeeping maneuvers left, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says, "no way to give Congress more time."

    Feds get a dose of kitchen-table economics


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