American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Saint Denis, Ruth 1878-1968. American choreographer and pioneer of modern dance. With her husband Ted Shawn she founded (1915) the influential Denishawn Dance School.
“According to Dr. Fiona Travis, those personality traits that are stereotypically lawyer-like contribute very little toward healthy a marriage.”
“Obama delivers clear, simple, lawyer-like arguments, which are largely right, but which have all the impact of an air kiss.”
“In its natural lawyer-like way, the ABA also uses a very loose interpretation of terms to prevent non-lawyers from selling such services as simple, standard-form wills.”
“The difference is, Hillary didn't push back against her negative story as proficiently - all people remember from her response is the laughable, lawyer-like term "misspoke.”
“But the speakers were exceptionally well-qualified and articulate and academic rather than journalistic or lawyer-like in their argumentative style.”
“She shows a reckless disregard for the truth, he added, in lawyer-like escapist talk.”
“In the book, he describes how Hillary Clinton fed some of the trumped-up scandals which bedeviled their presidency, simply by her lawyer-like refusal to release documents which might have proven their innocence.”
“Turn, then, thy sharp, wire-drawing, lawyer-like ingenuity to the same task — make up my history as though thou wert shaping the blundering allegations of some blue-bonneted, hard-headed client, into a condescendence of facts and circumstances, and thou shalt be, not my Apollo — QUID TIBI CUM”
“This is precisely the kind of piecemeal policy dissemination that the Second Circuit struck down in Chatin, as inmates are not required to perform “the lawyer-like task of statutory interpretation by researching the text of three separate documents.””
“After this speech, the only thing the public prosecutor could venture to say, and a flash of feminine — or, if you will, lawyer-like — cunning, he went to the door; then, turning round on the threshold, he added:”
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