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  • n. Plural form of excess.

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Examples

  • During a sales pitch to Life Partners clients and others at a Dallas hotel Aug. 20, Mr. Pardo, after attacking what he called the excesses of federal regulators, said he had "had the pleasure" of letting Mr. Perry use the plane for his South Carolina campaign kickoff.

    Perry Used Jet of Donor Who Faces SEC Probe

  • Farida Baloch appealed to international humanrights organisations to takenotice of what she called excesses of the government against the Baloch people.

    Women wing of Baloch Students Organisation held a demonstration.

  • Hillary said that if she becomes president, the federal government will take more of an active role in the economy to address what she called the excesses of the market.

    CNN Transcript Jan 24, 2008

  • And certain it is, that he was foremost amongst the courtiers in those adventures which we call the excesses of gayety and folly, though too often leading to Solomon's wisdom and his sadness.

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 03

  • And certain it is, that he was foremost amongst the courtiers in those adventures which we call the excesses of gayety and folly, though too often leading to

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, notes that recessions are typically preceded by what he calls "excesses" that need to be purged from the economy.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Rubio's use of the word "excesses" is quite ironic.

    Rubio calls Crist's Senate pick 'disappointing'

  • Dem Jack Conway's new ad hammering Rand Paul over his college excesses is accurate on the facts, and it's legit to raise questions about his past views as a way of probing whether his current posture as a conservative Christian is genuine, the victim of Paul's Aqua Buddha prank just told me in an interview.

    Aqua Buddha prank victim: Jack Conway ad is "over the top," but accurate, raises legit questions

  • "We believe that Citigroup's financial targets can encourage short-term excesses over long-term prudence," Mayo wrote in a note to clients titled "A Matter of Trust."

    Dealbreaker

  • Now, I'm not a fan of Hillary either, but I'd rather vote for someone who made a bad vote she won't apologize for than someone who thinks Ronald Reagan got it, or was the right person for the right time, or that America in the '80s were used to' excesses '- mainly referring to the civil rights movement, feminist movement, union movement and other such things that Ronald Reagan actively worked against.

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Now Bill Himself Goes After Obama Over Reagan Interview

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    October 28, 2009