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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Krutch, Joseph Wood 1893-1970. American critic, naturalist, and writer whose works include The Modern Temper (1929) and The Measure of Man (1954).

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  • Also secured for the summer event are Hawk Nelson, who are always a big hit with the young teen set; Thousand Foot Krutch, which is fronted by Trevor McNevan; BarlowGirl, a rockin 'sister band; Grammy nominee Sanctus Real; Phil Wickman, who played Heaven Fest 2009; rappers Group 1 Crew; heavy metal favorites Decyfer Down and Disciple; Flame and White Collar Sideshow

    Denver Post: All Blogs

  • I also have a lot of Thousand Foot Krutch, which is one of my favorites.

    Carrie Underwood Fans

  • Only 40 or 50 years ago, English departments attracted men and women who wrote books of general intellectual interest and had names known outside the academy—Perry Miller, Aileen Ward, Walter Jackson Bate, Marjorie Hope Nicolson, Joseph Wood Krutch, Lionel Trilling, one could name a dozen or so others—but no longer.

    What Killed American Lit.

  • While her iPod includes everything from classic rock groups such as the Rolling Stones and Creedence Clearwater Revival to more eclectic choices, including Ne-Yo and Thousand Foot Krutch ( "They're people that deserve more credit than they get"), Underwood also said it's filled with "a lot of other Idols."

    Michael Bialas: No Grinch will ruin Carrie Underwood's Holiday

  • Two-bit hoodlum Luthor and his dopey sidekicks were never a true challenge; not without really dumbing Supes down and falling back on the “kryptonite Krutch” again and again.

    A Wachowski Superman Trilogy? Or Plastic Man?

  • Sherman Krutch is an elderly, but still intimidating soldier who hates Native Americans and would like to see them all dead.

    Fringe Benefits: The Lost Colony, Vol. 2 — The Red Menace

  • There are still some bands carrying on in that vein (Dogwood, Side Walk Slam, Stretch Arm Strong), there are a couple very promising up-and-comers (Thousand Foot Krutch, Staple), and the Supertones and Blindside are always at the top of their game, but a lot of the stuff that's popular now just doesn't appeal to me.

    The State of Christian Rock

  • He received many honors, including The Joseph Wood Krutch Medal from the Humane Society in 1975, for his commitment to defending nature and animals and preventing cruelty, putting him in the company of Dian Fossey, Jane Goodall and Richard Leakey.

    The Seattle Times

  • The plaintiff is represented by attorneys with the Seattle firm Krutch Lindell Bingham Jones and the El Segundo, Calif., firm Kirtland & Packard.

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News

  • Some of the other 150 artists to be featured on the six stages at Lifest include Superchick, Shaun Groves, Johnny Diaz, Seventh Day Slumber, Thousand Foot Krutch and many more.

    The Appleton Post-Crescent Latest Headlines

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