Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of needy: more needy

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Examples

  • I was in the middle of writing my explanation for taking Weatherspoon over the likes of Charles Brown and Rodger Saffold - two guys at a "needier" position and popular picks for the Colts in other mocks - when I finally did a proper situation check and realized that somehow Anthony Davis was still on the board.

    Behind the Steel Curtain

  • With college endowments not yet fully recovered from the recession and a greater number of needier students, many schools are starting to rein in their generosity.

    Improve Your Chance for Top College Picks

  • The results of this study would appear to me to suggest that vouchers need to be "progressive," in that higher vouchers should be given to needier students.

    Adverse Results for School Vouchers, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Progressive vouchers would change the incentives so that schools would compete for needier students, which in turn might create more incentive to compete on quality.

    Adverse Results for School Vouchers, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • "This year, we had a bigger early decision group and a slightly needier one," says Jonathan Burdick , dean of admissions and financial aid.

    Buying Your Way Into College

  • Battered Endowments But with college endowments not yet fully recovered from the recession and a greater number of needier students, many schools are starting to rein in their generosity.

    Buying Your Way Into College

  • The New York Times finds that “facing fallen endowments and needier students, many colleges are looking more favorably on wealthier applicants as they make their admissions decisions this year.”

    Wonk Room

  • Facing fallen endowments and needier students, many colleges are looking more favorably on wealthier applicants as they make their admissions decisions this year.

    Full Payers Are Looking Particularly Attractive This Year

  • We'll give the money to the needier families that haven't put forth the effort to free themselves from their surroundings.

    Senate to take up resolution apologizing for slavery

  • Overall, Jesus talks about mercy to those weaker and needier than oneself 24 times, tells people not to judge others 34 times, tells people to love and forgive even their enemies 53 times, tells people to love their neighbors as themselves and treat others like you would want to be treated 19 times, and tells people to help the poor and/or spurn riches and the wealthy 128 times.

    Mike Lux: Preaching the Bible with Todd Akin

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