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  • v. Present participle of pension.


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  • In spite of the fact that she did everything possible to disgrace herself more deeply than ever, such as pensioning the assassin of her brother Moray, her sufferings made her the martyr of sentimentalists, and pieces of embroidery or other possessions of the beautiful queen have been handed down as the precious relics of a saint. [

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  • [...] 7 01 2010 Matt Yglesias makes what seems to be a pretty good point about the effect pensioning has on public sector employees: I have no problem with the idea of [...] jmo Says:

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  • Trevor removed fiscal authority from Mulla Shakur who served as Shuja's main confidante while pensioning in Ludiana.

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  • Catherine was a strong and independent woman it helped that she was an empress who throughout her long reign, took many lovers, often elevating them to high positions for as long as they held her interest, and then pensioning them off with large estates and gifts of serfs.

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  • “Are you amusing yourself with pensioning the old army?” said the notary, laughing — a young man named

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  • You have no problem with Rudy having an affair with a much younger subordinate employee and pensioning her off on the public's dime?

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  • She would have wished to pension off that Florence Burton with half her wealth, had such pensioning been possible.

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  • Observers say Senator Clinton may be pensioning herself for a run for the White House, as her speeches have become more centrist and more focused on religion.

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  • As we have as yet completed no plan for pensioning superannuated clergymen, we do not wish to get rid of any existing deans of that age.

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  • Cowperwood was thinking of pensioning him; but McKibben was in his prime — smug, handsome, deadly, smooth.

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