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  • n. Plural form of alibi.


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  • After that, she talked a bit about statism and human rights as an "alibis" that could be "philosophically inaccessible and useless" when not framed with real people and material politics in mind.

    I'm Sorta Speechless

  • Also, they are going to reconstruct his leaving Salt Lake City until he ended up in Virginia and try to answer the questions and do a timeline of all these days that he has been missing, and then verify, check, and crosscheck with any kind of alibis of where he stayed and where he had gone.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2002

  • They had made "alibis" a special study; the very judges were staggered by the calmness and plausibility with which they got themselves out of difficulties.

    Outback Marriage, an : a story of Australian life

  • In her estimation, their alibis were the weakest; they’d mutually supported one another.

    The Shattered Blue Line

  • In what follows, I analyze the different types of "alibis" that I have heard or read about with regards to the legality of the constitutional amendment.

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  • In the meantime, we don't need a couple of internal reviews to create new alibis for CBSA and DFAIT.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Yet we can see the alibis already taking their ghostly shape.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Which takes some doing: Selfish and self-absorbed, they're state-of-the-art hipsters who provide themselves all manner of moral alibis through holier-than-thou lifestyle options.

    'Idiot Brother': Silly, Satirical and Smart

  • And the numbing guilt of middle-class infidelity is neatly summed up: "She was having to get up in the morning and make cold arrangements of lies and alibis, as other women of Isabel's age laid out arrangements of meats and salads."

    Hill Farm by Miranda France – review

  • I took a moment to reflect on what I know about alibis, which I know only from movies where average guys like Gene Wilder make plans to cheat on their wives by saying they're going to the movies alone, when they actually intend on meeting up with some extravagant woman until, by shame or by circumstance, they actually end up going to the movies, alone.



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