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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hearten.


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  • The president was described as heartened to hear that Karzai spent much of his inaugural address discussing corruption.

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  • Also, Gates is "heartened" in terms of Afghanistan, where the Bush administration already returned around 500 detainees from Guantanamo to Afghan government custody — which has put about 200 on trial, with a "conviction rate about 80 percent."

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  • We were endangered to attend to which Matt Dupee has had to bear a heart catheterization procedure, nonetheless "heartened" to know which all has left well.

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  • Robert Szabo, executive director of Consumers United for Rail Equity, which represents shippers, said he was "heartened" by Mr. Elliott's testimony, which he viewed as part of a broader effort by the Obama administration and Congress to strengthen antitrust laws.

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  • He said CIT was "heartened" in April when regulators approved some asset transfers to its bank, and another consumer lender, GMAC, received access to the government's debt-guarantee program.

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  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she was "heartened" by Ms. Saberi's release but that the U.S. continued "to take issue with the charges against her and the verdicts rendered."

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  • Fraser-Moleketi was "heartened" by the unions acceptance of the government's invitation to return to the PSCBC on the wage dispute on Monday.

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  • Dr Peter Ryan, said he was "heartened" by the interest and actions being taken by South Africa to date.

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  • Azapo congratulated all schools which showed a marked improvement in their performance and was "heartened" by the improvement in the performance in the rural areas and informal settlements.

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  • Executive director advocate NJ Melville said the directorate was "heartened" to note an apparent decline in the number of class

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