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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of characterize.

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Examples

  • Update: Mark Halperin characterizes Edwards 'doubts about Obama's toughness in a crass way that necessitates an apology.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Palin characterizes the diplomatic position of Henry Kissinger, James Baker and Colin Powell as "beyond naive".

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Yet McCain characterizes the statements as a profound misunderstanding?

    Obama considers trip to Iraq

  • Queen Victoria (1819-1901) is known to Americans perhaps more than any other British monarch in part because her name characterizes an ethos or outlook that is oddly critical to America's own cultural self-definition.

    Victoria and Albert, Allies in Love

  • Famine again characterizes the world in the centuries following Roman agriculture until the development and application of science in the 19th century.

    There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

  • A love of truth, as the phrase characterizes Huxley, would necessarily produce a scholarly habit of mind.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • Granite State a certain propensity to pass all the modulations of his voice through his nose; and the effort to make a suppressed sound brought that member more than usually into requisition, thereby producing a certain disagreeable combination that destroyed everything like music that commonly characterizes the Italian words.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • For those who’ve not heard of her, Charles Bernstein characterizes Adam as “the most exuberantly anachronistic of second wave modernist poets.”

    Make This My Default Location (I) : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • As to bullshit, that word characterizes most, if not all of the objections you put forward.

    1000 Architects and Engineers

  • If one word characterizes the responses you're likely to get (and please report on them) that word is: "elusive."

    Put Wars and Banksters on PAYGO

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