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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of draft.
  • adj. of a certain depth required to float (said of a vessel); used comparatively with shallow, deep, etc.
  • adj. conscripted


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  • She said the updated amendment, which she described as drafted by the National Rifle Association, also likely would have cost the support of Democratic senators who had favored a voting rights bill.

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  • The fourth bill, yet to be drafted, is the burden an upcoming Congress needs to face.

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  • Having a third of it drafted is very reassuring: the end seems so much more attainable from here than from zero: I mean, 250 pages is little enough room that I start worrying about running out of space rather than how on earth am I going to fill this with interesting narrative?

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  • Several Black Caucus representatives have insisted the health reform plan as currently drafted is affordable, drawing a sharp contrast with more fiscally conservative Democrats who have voiced cost concerns.

    Democrats intensify drive for health care reform

  • Another reason Butler might have been drafted is that none of the three inside linebackers on the roster — Stephen Cooper, Kevin Burnett or Brandon Siler — are under contract after the 2010 season. —

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  • Rubin drafted the report, assisted by the project director Michael Makovsky, who is the brother of David Makovsky, senior fellow at WINEP, a pro-Israeli think-tank that was founded by AIPAC.

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  • Might he be drafted from the floor of the Demcratic Convention?

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  • •For players who attended more than one college, the last school before being drafted is listed.

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  • As many people have pointed out, acquiring numerous first round draft picks and, you know, keeping the players drafted, is an excellent mechanism for a team interested in competing while maintaining a level of fiscal responsibility.

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  • The most players named to the Pro Bowl in the year they were drafted is seven (1973).

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