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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of conceive.


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  • The term 'transgendered', like the term 'queer', is a term conceived broadly enough to potentially include medieval people: a certain percentage of persons who describe themselves with this term live either in-between genders or in some other complex relationship with the binary of male and female.

    In the Middle

  • So then in God the Word conceived by the intellect of the Father is the name of a person, but all things that are in the Father’s knowledge, whether they refer to the essence or to the persons, or to the works of God, are expressed by this Word, as Augustine declares.8 And, among other things expressed by this Word, the eternal law itself is expressed thereby.

    The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas

  • My only series was Firestar, and the freshener there was that it was conceived from the get go as a single story arc.

    February 15th, 2009

  • Basically the Japanese bid for empire, like the Nazi German one, was fundamentally ill conceived from the beginning.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » A Sweet Jane alt-hist challenge!

  • My purpose in articulating specific and even narrow aspects of cases above, such as United States v. Lopez (1995), Schecher Poultry Corp.v. United States (1935), Railroad Retirement Board et al.v. Alton R.Co. (1935) and McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) and one or two others was to line out some perfectly reasonable Constitutional constructions, as can be responsibly conceived from the point of view of original meaning.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Lawsuits Against the Health Care Bill

  • "[F] rom the start" places like New Orleans and Houston were "conceived from the start" as major ports of call for this country, and hugely contributed to the economic expansion that depended on waterway shipping (before airlines, etc.).

    Honore dismisses talk of Senate run

  • Of course, images like this are really conceived from the start as an x-ray-specs version of art, so it's no wonder they have the same grace as artistic bodies with skin on.

    Gopnik's Daily Pic: An anatomy of art

  • The Orion capsule as conceived is too large and massive.

    Why Some Say the Moon? - NASA Watch

  • Roanoke Vineyards 2004 Blend One ($30), named as such simply because this was the first wine blended when the wine was conceived, is made with 43% cabernet franc, 33% merlot and 24% cabernet sauvignon.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • That that effort, and the others mentioned above, were ill-conceived is true enough, but the reasons why are complex.

    A Coast Guard that guards everyone else’s coast « Blog


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