Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of dragoon.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There are many such people around, who object to the 'dragooning' of science for political ends by a powerful clique.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • IFP leaders of "dragooning" innocent people into sabotaging their mass action campaign.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • President Obama recently announced support for the deal after dragooning one more round of needless concessions from the Colombians.

    Trumping Trumka

  • Word eventually reaches the local warlord, who three years earlier sanctioned the dragooning of their son and husband.

    The Horror, at Home

  • Charles Taylor's on trial for war crimes at the U.N. special court at The Hague, charged with murder, rape, dragooning child soldiers, and massacring civilians in a civil war largely financed by dirty looking stones, often known as blood diamonds.

    The Very Model Of An Unwary Major Supermodel

  • This is just as easy and at least as common as governments dragooning their populations into doing The Right Thing ™.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » A Primer on Libertarianism

  • Mackintosh turns his smallest cast into his biggest one by dragooning many in the audience into a conga line that snakes through the theater to the calypsoid carol "Push Ka Pi Shi Pie."

    Mac Attack: Here Comes Mr. Jordan

  • You leave it vulnerable to regime change, and a dragooning of Iran back into the US sphere of influence, denying it to China and assuring its 500 tcf of natural gas to US corporations.

    Juan Cole on the Misnomer of "Islamic Fascism"

  • Because the dragooning of the vote at any price was corrupt. and in consequence the government forced through a Bill against all tradition and at the price of the people's liberty, with the help of those 'honourable not members' who got this Bill through against their principles, selling our heritage for their mess of potage.

    Is Brown about to follow Clegg and not field a candidate?

  • Thus her eventual dragooning to Minnesota and the Sturm und Drang of therapy.

    From Here to Paternity

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