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  • v. Present participle of catalyze.


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  • With Jackson again catalyzing the Warriors on both ends of the court, Golden State rolled past the Jazz with a 38-point third quarter and a strong finish, eventually going ahead by 25 in the waning minutes.

  • So look to see much more on TTP and the demon de jour, Baitullah Mehsud, as the bipartisan Long War grinds on and on, with its ever-present need for "catalyzing" - and terrorizing - the American people into support for the militarist project. cooperating with the Taliban militias, Zardari weighed his paltry options, openly condemned the U.S. airstrikes for destabilizing Pakistan, then moved to placate the immediate internal threat posed by the advancing Taliban by accepting Sharia law in return for some semblance of security in the North West of the country.

    Signs of the Times

  • WordPerfect X3 and Winamp (5.09) also have a "catalyzing" effect on the problem, which is especially aggravating since I do a lot of writing and like to listen to music while writing and thus can't have an active connection at the same time.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • The USG is doing development differently in Haiti, consistent with the principles of the Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development and its focus on catalyzing economic growth:

    Cheryl Mills: Haiti -- Two Years Post Earthquake: What You May Not Know

  • These entrepreneurs saw the value in adopting the Unreasonable brand as a way of catalyzing their growth and focus.

    Marc Stoiber: How Fast Can an Unreasonable Idea Grow?

  • It is not just about the number of women that will be sworn in January 2013, but using 2012 as a catalyzing year in which we continue to shape the system and create sustainable change.

    Katie Groke Ellis: A Call to Women in 2012

  • ‘Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new pearl harbor.’

    Think Progress » Bachmann’s Plan: To Deal With Debt, We Must ‘Wean Everybody’ Off Social Security, Medicare

  • The second catalyzing event involved conversations that I had had with Michael Thompson, who is at Belmont Hill, a boys 'school comparable to the one at which I work, St. Sebastian's.

    A Conversation with Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson

  • It is the straddlers, as I think of them, who are catalyzing the greatest change in the church.

    Michele Somerville: Pentecost: The Flaming Dove Of Upper Room Roman Catholicism

  • The Tracy/Lincoln paper shows us that it takes quite a bit of intervention just to get an RNA molecule capable of catalyzing one bond.

    BioLogos Reviews "Signature in the Cell"


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