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


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  • The Ducati jerked, righted itself, then blasted forward into some kind of kited-up supergear.


  • This paper currency they are churning out and spending with abandon must be backed by something of value - or have they failed to grasp that the recent collapse of world markets was caused by the same lack of substance in the worthless paper that was being "kited" by traders?

    News for Culpeper Star-Exponent

  • The list also includes Joe Waldholtz, a con man and husband of former Rep. Enid Greene Waldholtz (R-UT) who kited more than a million dollars in bad checks and ended up in prison.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Back and Forth on Israel

  • Lucien kited up from the depths, following Dante and the Morningstar out of the pit, Hekate winging in his wake.

    Etched in Bone

  • Party of the guy who kited the mortgage deals, got bailed out, and left the working man living in his car.

    Happy Days Aren't Here Again

  • So Bret Stephens is brain-dead, his conscience and journalistic competence freeze-dried one devastating scientific misapprehension, misquotation and kited factoid at a time.

    The sadists, the masochists and the scientists

  • But nobody owned up to being among the 24 who had kited $1,000 a month or more.

    Who Says There's No Free Lunch?

  • Members tend to grow careless under such rules, and what started the scandal was a report from the General Accounting Office last month disclosing that the 435 House members had kited more than 8,000 checks in a single year.

    Who Says There's No Free Lunch?

  • That's the highest rate of kited cheeks ever, despite new rules written in 1989.

    Rubber Checks And Balances

  • Elizabeth Dole will tell you, I once got a hold of one of her checkbooks and kited checks all over Washington.

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2008


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