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  • He was close to a breakdown by January 1943, and his weak performance briefing the Com bined Chiefs of Staff at the Casablanca conference — Roosevelt thought him "jittery" — nearly led to his resignation.

    Eisenhower's Pit Bull

  • ‘Com – bined,’ he added gravely, ‘with a thimble.’

    The Battle of Life

  • But here's a strange thing: there are more people employed creating computer games in Britain than there are people working in the British film and television industries com bined.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Biting cold and surging adrenaline had com-bined to numb him to a point where he hadn't felt the appendage being torn away.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • Caught between the lingering cold of the night side and the soaring temperature of Crematoria's morn-ing, the resultant pressure differential spawned a solid line of superheated wind which, when com-bined with the thermal front, came thundering across the landscape from north to south, riding the front line of the terminator.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • The pain and the hideous sound com - bined to nearly make him pass out.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • This com-bined elixir ended up in a jug behind the bar.

    Wizard and Glass

  • There was the Bear and Turtle Mercantile & Sundrie Items, where miners were forbidden by the Vi Castis Company to shop, and a company store where no one but grubbies would shop; there was a com-bined jailhouse and Town Gathering Hall with a windmill-cum - gallows out front; there were six roaring barrooms, each more sordid, desperate, and dangerous than the last.

    Wizard and Glass

  • For a mad moment she thought they were going to pass through each others What resulted was a single stone that looked larger than the two separate stones com-bined.

    The Howling Stones

  • Lord Caavaxpostured appreciation for the jest com-bined with unalterable determination.

    Mid Flinx

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