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


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  • Meanwhile, the poor black kid weighs his options and promptly "enlists" in the

    Poverty draft?

  • Hispanic weighs his options and promptly "enlists" in Latin

    Poverty draft?

  • The uneducated Italian kid weighs his options and promptly "enlists" in the Mafia.

    Poverty draft?

  • Isn't it funny that when the shoe is on the other foot that he "enlists" a few supporters to fight his battle for him?


  • In the United States, the "springtime for children" movement enlists foster children who have been torn apart from their brothers and sisters, children who have been cycled through multiple placements and are now homeless youths, and countless more school children who have reason to fear a gunshot far more than a bad grade.

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  • Aided by a ragtag crew of humans on the run, Elvis enlists Edward to help replicate the circumstances that led to his being cured of vampirism, and hopefully cure the rest of the planet as well before all vampires degrade into a ravenous mutated horde.

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  • In this Regency romance, impecunious Frederica Merriville hopes to launch her beautiful younger sister into society and enlists the help of their louche relation the Marquis of Alverstoke.

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  • Captain Kidd enlists Jake to be his cabin boy and sets about teaching Jake the most important rules of the sea; rules which also apply to dealing with bullies.

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  • Bing Crosby stars as a crooner who enlists in the Navy.

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  • True Blood enlists Scott Foley for Season 4 9. Arlene and Terry tackle parenthood: As if Arlene Carrie Preston could ever be the voice of reason, she's especially on edge this season.

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