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  • I discovered her impish humor, her delight in well-crafted words, her marvelous laugh, her appreciation of order and harmony, and her kindness toward creatures including myself.

    World Wide Mind

  • Parked at a mountain overlook, my truck attracted attention from pickup owners who checked out the specifications and the well-crafted interior and pronounced themselves impressed.

    Test Driving the New F-150

  • We've already analyzed the Orwellian strategy behind the phrase "entitlement reform," which is a well-crafted euphemism for "cutting services for the elderly."

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: The Ministry of Truth: New Fronts in the War on Social Security

  • Although commentators such as Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin only inspire Mo'Kelly to write well-crafted and reasoned rebuttals to their monologues... it would be foolish to allege that their collective "inspiration" begins and ends with just words.

    Morris W. O'Kelly: Tucson Tragedy Demands Discourse Recall

  • While a well-crafted 3-D TV program can be a starting point in persuading consumers to buy 3-D TVs, it could take years before 3-D programs find a mainstr eam audience in living rooms.

    Sony, Japanese Broadcasters Offer 3-D TV Series

  • This was obviously a well-crafted statement, not something said off the cuff, so Palin and her advisors certainly thought carefully about whether to include these elements.

    Palin's use of 'blood libel' and Reagan comment in statement on Tucson shooting

  • One and after another, Springfield unveiled short, tight, exceedingly well-crafted songs, the kind that seem effortless but require a gift for melody, structure and communication.

    Buffalo Springfield Comes Home

  • Next is Amazon with “A Listmania! list by one "mbrannagan"” who identifies 12 novels, complete with one-line justifications such as "a gutsy book — well-crafted and sensitive" “stunning” and "this novel has everything."

    Whither the best Canadian Novel?

  • I approved of PlumpJack's populist platform and vengeance against wine snobs as well as its well-crafted 2007 PlumpJack Merlot, marked by sweet, lush fruit—a hedonistic ideal of Merlot.

    Is Napa Welcoming or Impenetrable? Yes

  • Since launching John Patrick Organic in 2003, the designer has earned numerous accolades for the line's long parade of tailored, wearable separates and well-crafted knits, made using wholly organic fabrics and sustainable practices developed on farm collectives.

    Meredith Barnett: John Patrick of Organic

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