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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of opine.

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Examples

  • Gingrich told the GOP gathering that he thought “[t] here are many things that we can say yes to” while Palin opined “[t] here is no shame in being the party of no if [Democrats are] proposing an idea that violates our values, violates our conscience, violates our Constitution.”

    Erickson says GOP should stick to being the 'party of no'

  • The late ecologist Garrett Hardin opined that “it takes five years to change your mind about anything important,” and the process of that change is always interesting to observe and examine.

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » How Myron Magnet Changed His Mind

  • Unlike Roberts, he has opined from the bench on both abortion rights, church-state separation and gender discrimination to the pleasure of conservatives and displeasure of liberals.

    Balloon Juice » 2005 » October

  • And Greg - honestly - from a writing standpoint the tone of your article, your choice of words that sound sarcastic - like "opined" and "Hillaryland" - aren't working for you.

    New Camp Hillary Claim: The Media Want Her To Lose

  • On the 28th, an editorial in The New York Times entitled "Iran and the Inspectors" opined, "Amid all of the White House's saber-rattling, it is tempting to discount Iran's genuine misbehavior," citing the IAEA report as "a grim reminder that Tehran is pressing ahead with its nuclear program" which "the United States and allies don't have a strategy for containing."

    IAEA on Iran's Nuclear Program: Reality vs. US media myth

  • McAllister "opined" that there was going to be a squall.

    Freaks on the Fells Three Months' Rustication

  • Cleishbotham had "opined," and hence comes a languor which does not beset the story of "Old Mortality."

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • "That's the negative side to my victory - now everybody's going to be watching out for me," opined "El Pistolero."

    The Age News Headlines

  • Sharif "opined" during a meeting he chaired Wednesday that "criminal negligence" was shown in providing security to the Sri Lankan team and at the Manawan centre, The News reported Thursday.

    SiliconIndia.com

  • As the "Untimely One" opined --- "A Will to a System is a Will to Decadence."

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