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  • v. Present participle of percolate.

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  • But another idea that has been percolating is making the stress tests — which were just performed on the nation’s 19 largest banks — a permanent feature of the regulatory regime.

    Wonk Room » On Making The Stress Tests Permanent

  • This is unlikely to be a voting issue at the Presidential level, but we need to get the idea percolating that we are about to elect

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  • I could almost see the idea percolating through his brain cells.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • With plans for a recall percolating, about 40 residents attended the Nov. 20 board meeting, which "deteriorated into shouting from the public directed at board members," the minutes state.

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  • This is unlikely to be a voting issue at the Presidential level, but we need to get the idea percolating that we are about to elect Obama with unchecked, unlimited power.

    The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan

  • Academic work is so strange-- although we can quantify a lot of it in terms of conference papers, articles, etc., a lot of our time is spent "percolating", letting things bump around long enough until we can bring our ideas into the world.

    One Bright Star (1B*) Reignited

  • The two recent contract signings had been "percolating" for months, but "new business, that's slowed down," Curry said.

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  • That's the kind of percolating dissent Samdhong Rinpoche's successor stands to inherit in

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  • Deer are most responsible for transporting ticks over long distances, but mice are more responsible for keeping Lyme disease "percolating" in a given area, Baker said.

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  • Matthew Caryofilles, the owner of SALT Electric in Denver … Once the stimulus bill is signed, he predicts several projects that have been "percolating" will finally get under way.

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