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  • v. Present participle of doom.

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Examples

  • But rather than history and geography "dooming" us to friendship, it seems to me they serve as the base for this relationship.

    A Perspective for Canadians: the Current State and Future Directions for Canada-U.S. Relations

  • Silver said Bloomberg's opposition to the bill is "dooming"

    NBC3 - Local News

  • From my personal perspective, I'm not really seeing a huge shift in the way we organize our economies or our societies for sustainability, so my suspicion is that while we aren't doomed yet, we are apparently bent on dooming ourselves.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • I'm suggesting that while we want to limit our children's access to pornography and violence in the content of films and the Internet, we are presently subjecting them to indecent exposure in terms of horrific images not only in fantasy but as in dooming them to vicious cycles of poorer and poorer quality of life.

    Carol Smaldino: In The Shadows Of The Sacred: Indecent Exposure For Our Children

  • When even Douglas Laycock, a quite moderate professor of law at Virginia, and probably the country's leading theorist about church and state, says that "in principle" the "under God" language in the Pledge of Allegiance is unconstitutional, but that current litigation to remove it is "many decades premature", he is not only affirming Akin's point, but is dooming liberalism to years and years of anti-God attacks.

    Bruce Ledewitz: Well, Don't We Liberals Hate the Public God?

  • TOKYO—Some senior engineers at Tokyo Electric Power Co. knew for years that five of its nuclear reactors in Fukushima prefecture had a potentially dangerous design flaw, but the company didn't fully upgrade them, dooming them to failure when the earthquake hit, a Wall Street Journal examination of the disaster shows.

    Design Flaw Fueled Nuclear Disaster

  • Steele quit the race with gratitude and tossed his support to Maria Cino, instantly dooming her.

    It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Michael Steele

  • The staggering output came with a heavy cost, dooming Lomax's first marriage and other relationships as he followed his collecting compulsion, often working himself to the point of physical collapse.

    The Catcher of Songs

  • I assume that they know among themselves what policies have what level of support, rather than prisoners-dilemma-ing themselves into dooming something they all actually do support.

    Matthew Yglesias » Who Hates the Public Option?

  • Would it be a good thing for that boat to take off 4 of the passengers on the leaking boat dooming the remaining 16 to die?

    Matthew Yglesias » Charter School Metaphors

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