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  • A Field Guide to the Intractable is a chapbook arranged in the manner of a journal Small Anchor Press, 2009.

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • "Intractable" was the word President Obama used to describe the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in an interview given to Time Magazine on January 21.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • Intractable inflation that is not, but it's still a far cry from the 2% drop in CPI of last summer and in no way can be considered deflationary.

    Michael Pento: A "V" Shaped Recovery for Inflation

  • Intractable phobics, of course, are not about to do what they dread.

    Self-Efficacy - Albert Bandura

  • Intractable epilepsies and depression may radically benefit the accent here is on intractable, people who just get pissed off now and again need not apply.

    Neurosurgical Intervention For Beginners

  • Intractable as always and reluctant to admit any weakness, Sherman refused to acknowledge, despite the teamster's needling, that the water was the least bit cold.

    'War Like the Thunderbolt'

  • Intractable problems: Bailey House's social mix might be volatile in the streets, but differences fade in the dormitory like atmosphere.

    A Gentle Place To Live And Die

  • MEDICINE — Francis Fesmire, for his medical case report “Termination of Intractable Hiccups with Digital Rectal Massage”; and Majed Odeh, Harry Bassan, and Arie Oliven for their subsequent medical case report.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • “Intractable” means that, whatever the precise partitioning of causation may be we seldom know, policy interventions can only tweak the difference at the margins.

    Archive 2005-08-21

  • Intractable debates broke out in several of the online groups, with kids taking hard-line polar-opposite positions on heated issues.

    Mad Props for The Tent of Abraham, Hagar and Sarah

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