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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Stilwell, Joseph Warren Known as "Vinegar Joe” or "Uncle Joe.” 1883-1946. American army officer who commanded Allied forces in China, Burma, and India during World War II.

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  • n. United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)

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Examples

  • Jane rather sympathized with “the old sourpuss,” as she called Stilwell, who stormed around Ceylon in his scruffy jeep like a bald, scrawny John Wayne character.

    A Covert Affair

  • Discussing the “hundreds of e mail” she received following an acidic column denouncing the anti-white, leftist and revanchist tendencies of the pro - Amnesty demonstrations culminating in the May Day “Day without Immigrants”, Stilwell is mainly interested that so many document the fury felt by large numbers of legal immigrants at the arrogant claim to privilege they saw on the streets:

    Camp Of The Saints In The Canaries

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  • I'm having trouble wrapping my head around the concept of the words "Stilwell" and "workout" in the same sentence.

    All Righty, Then

  • So Sandy Stilwell spent more time than he cared to with the finance people scheduling fund-raisers, developing direct-mail and e-mail solicitations, and pushing the Republican National Committee to start running ads much sooner than the committee had planned.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • When they had finished briefing him on their discovery, Stilwell led a discussion of what they could do to counter it.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Stilwell smiled through their provocations and repeated his message until boredom and fatigue resigned them to accepting it, and parroting it intact for the viewers and readers.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Stilwell turned around and froze as he tried to process what had just happened.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • The reporters had made a few weak attempts to knock Stilwell off his stride, but with little hope of success.

    O: A Presidential Novel

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