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  • v. Present participle of harbor.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I want to honor her heroism; perhaps she risked her life (and mine?) in harboring this family here, in this grim space.

    The House on Kronenstrasse

  • In many part of the Thirteen Colonies "a Protestant family ran a fearful risk in harboring a Romanist."

    Benjamin Franklin and Canada

  • "Fair" only applies among honorable people; otherwise it's a nonsensical term harboring no relevance.

    QandO

  • Although the day of the blacklist was over, no one wanted to be known as harboring a communist in the workplace.

    "The last thing we need is a President who encourages festering racial controversies."

  • Or do we see an attempt to stretch the notion of harboring terrorists?

    Hullabaloo

  • And you will be shocked by what they have to say about the results of the tests, how they see themselves, and, as open as they are, the kind of prejudices they are very honest about harboring, which is borne out in some poll findings that we will share with the audience tonight as well.

    CNN Transcript Dec 12, 2006

  • "He is a very smart specimen, Augusta," explained Mr. Hastings to his wife that evening, when she looked aghast at the idea of harboring Tode for the night.

    Three People

  • To this the wagoner stoutly replied that he scorned the idea of harboring a runaway slave, that the man he had there, was as free as either of them; and that he was responsible for the safe passage of me, to the end of his journey -- and this authority he took upon himself, upon the pass which he now held in his possession.

    Narrative of William Hayden, Containing a Faithful Account of His Travels for a Number of Years, Whilst a Slave, in the South. Written by Himself

  • The only tissues that persistently expressed CAIX protein were coelomic epithelium (mesothelium) and its remnants, the epithelium of the stomach and biliary tree, glands and crypt cells of duodenum and small intestine, and the cells located at those sites previously identified as harboring adult stem cells in, for example, the skin and large intestine.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • As mentioned above, the “War on Terror†has seen the U.S. selling weapons or training to almost 90\% of the countries it has identified as harboring terrorists.

    Global Issues News Headlines

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