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  • v. Present participle of discard.


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  • Every new generation convicts the last of undue precipitation in discarding the work of its own immediate predecessor.

    Extract from Richard Garnett's "Introduction" to _Tales and Stories_

  • At the same time, one could regard Laster as a kind of Catskill tummler, a stand-up comic who in discarding his role as Serious Artist discovers another talent for schtick.)

    Experimental Fiction

  • The city’s action in discarding the tests violated Title VII, the court held in a 5-to-4 decision, referring to a section of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

    The Ricci Ruling

  • Barack Obama and John McCain pretend that cozying up to the very-safe NCLR (who flirts regularly with the idea of discarding the "Raza" part of their name so as to bow to Lou Dobbs and other ignorant, failing, flaking freaks and turn their back on tradition and la gente) is enough to win the Latino Vote.

    The Conquest and Theft of Am�rica, Pt. 13

  • Dr Wesley did have some odd ideas, namely discarding equal temperament and insisting on 63 note manuals! - Articles related to PCG cautions ship owners, operators against engine derangement

  • First, the idea of discarding products has been an economic policy and practice since the 1950's if not before, long before China entered the scene. Main RSS Feed

  • Kevin takes issue with Shafer's "discarding" of the standard of fairness, asking "Isn't a fair review of worthy books what [readers of book reviews] are looking for?".

    Book Reviewing

  • Mr. HITCHCOCK: The theme seems to be one of kind of discarding negative patterns of thought.

    Robyn Hitchcock: An Oddball In 'Oslo'

  • Good luck to the Center if if pulls that off, and a third cheer if it stops knocking down straw people such as "discarding" hard and soft power.

    Joseph Nye: Hard and Soft Power

  • It was made illegal for fishermen to dump huge quantities of dead fish back into the sea - the "discarding" which the CFP's rigid quota rules make inevitable in EU waters.

    Booker Notebook


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