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  • It was, in fact, the obvious course of action – “a sweet-talking Mousavi who again lulls [the world] to sleep, even as thousands of centrifuges whir away”, as Daniel Pipes put it – obvious, that is, if the mullarchs have any real worries about provoking effective American action against their plans to become a nuclear power.

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  • Earlier this season, Eddie debuted his sweet-talking bounty hunter who is both competition — and a romantic interest — for Deputy U.S.

    Keck's Exclusives: Eddie Cibrian Gets Back in the Chase

  • "Either the prime minister or the deputy prime minister are going to disappointed and will have to do some swift sweet-talking of their backbenchers," said Kathrine Bancroft , associate director at the political lobbying and media relations firm PLMR.

    U.K. Referendum Vote to Test Coalition's Unity

  • Her sweet-talking and down to earth nature, and the fact that she is a woman, cannot and should not sway the public toward giving her blind devotion.

    Huckabee warns Palin: Don't leave GOP

  • I can't help but try to imagine how different my life would have been if I had known back in high school when I started dating, how smooth I'd be with women by now if instead of honing my skills on the more brutish of the species, I had spent that time sweet-talking the ladies.

    Sasha Lotrian: When You Realize You're a Lesbian

  • Michael tried to get Toby to talk to Pam on his behalf by sweet-talking the beleaguered HR rep, who completely fell for it.

    'The Office' recap: Mommy issues | EW.com

  • Nothing can turn Lisa from a professional, career-minded author, to a mushy, sweet-talking, ball-throwing woman like her beloved dogs.

    Lisa Scottoline biography

  • It took about 30 minutes of shoving, cajoling and sweet-talking before the gates of Pol-e-charki opened for Motley.

    American former beauty queen defending foreigners stuck in Afghan legal system

  • Popper is a hard-hearted, grasping property mogul with a queasy, sleazy line in sweet-talking people into selling him their real estate so he can redevelop it in all sorts of crass ways.

    Mr Popper's Penguins – review

  • On the other hand, the mayor isn't interested in sharing plenty of other information, such as the records of whom he's sweet-talking and who's sweet-talking him.

    Jeff Kelly Lowenstein: Dr. Transparent and Mayor Rahm: On Open Government in Chicago

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