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  • v. Present participle of piecemeal.

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Examples

  • Force everyone to pay a premium (ala Massachusetts), engage in tort reform to lower medical insurance requirements, work on bogus fee for service issues, and start piecemealing reform.

    Obama approval dips to new low in Florida

  • Obviously piecemealing your relationships with your female and male lovers and with your child works for you

    Bob Ostertag: Gay Marriage, Part 2

  • As Cannon and Times 'columnist David Brooks argue, piecemealing together racially loaded rhetoric does make for a racially loaded campaign.

    David Paul Kuhn: Misunderstanding Racism in the Rise of Reagan and Republicans

  • "We've been piecemealing this thing year after year," Briley said.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Get it out front, instead of piecemealing it a little bit at a time.

    CNN Transcript Apr 12, 2007

  • Get the bad news out there, so the expectations are there, instead of piecemealing it at the last minute.

    CNN Transcript Apr 14, 2007

  • I think it's better to put that type of word out up front, though it's disappointing, instead of piecemealing information month by month later on on little short pieces of extensions for this unit and that unit.

    CNN Transcript Apr 15, 2007

  • It's a horrendous piecemealing of what this country really needs, which is comprehensive immigration reform.

    CNN Transcript Aug 8, 2007

  • However, HD has decided to play around that by piecemealing a renovation of the store on its' original footprint - the city planner in whose hands this decision lies has decided this is tenant improvements and not a project - whereas a project would generate an EIR.

    Appeal This!

  • But these measures are likely to hit a brick wall with Senate Democrats who oppose piecemealing.

    CNN Transcript Sep 19, 2006

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