GNU Webster's 1913
- v. (Naut.) To fall to; to be received by, as an inheritance.
““I am going to ask Lubov Petrovna, the homeroom teacher of grade 5B, to come to the podium and join me.””
“Rhonda, along with others, started going from house to house, handing out pamphlets, encouraging residents to come to their meetings to talk about the excessive number of neighbors suffering from autoimmune diseases and whether or not the toxic site at 858 East Ferry might have anything to do with their debility.”
“Indeed, it has taken several decades for many researchers in the autoimmune-disease field to come to the conclusion that our contaminated environment is causing the human immune system to run amok.”
“King Hussein, who had been courageous in trying to persuade his Arab neighbors to come to terms with the reality of Israel, told me that, because of antipathy over his efforts to bring about peace, he felt threatened by Syria and its Soviet-equipped army.”
“If what Tanek suspected was true, the war between the followers of the One True Faith and the heathen Nasnan was about to come to pass, and with it would come global annihilation.”
“Some of the business leaders who had initially persuaded me to run for governor—Holmes Tuttle, Henry Salvatori, Justin Dart, Leonard Firestone, Cy Rubel, and a handful of others who became known collectively as my “Kitchen Cabinet”—scoured the business world to identify top managers and administrators and then helped me persuade them to come to Sacramento and work for the state at a reduced salary.”
“I called Nelle and Jack and asked them to come to California.”
“Feathering his far starboard engine, he expected the propeller to come to a standstill.”
“Back then, he and his mother and father used to come to the Place de la Révolution and listen to musicians playing on the stage out in front of the Bastille.”
“Unfortunately, what remained of my semirural idyll was about to come to an end: the U.S. Postal Service was planning to build a huge mail processing center off nearby Mussey Road, on land including the Grondin Quarry and the Neilson Farm parcels.”
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