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  • Two of her colleagues in the Gang of Four are described as "power-hungry pseudo-intellectuals with little round glasses and blank sociopathic stares."

    A Shock to the System

  • The company has chosen to focus on its green credentials: data centres are well known as power-hungry places – Google, for example, recently made headlines by revealing that its worldwide network of server farms had an energy footprint of 260 megawatts, the equivalent of a sizeable coal-fired power plant.

    Best of British

  • He was succeeded by his nephew, a man named Cyril, often described as power-hungry and generally unpopular.

    Euclid’s Window

  • He was succeeded by his nephew, a man named Cyril, often described as power-hungry and generally unpopular.

    Euclid’s Window

  • He was succeeded by his nephew, a man named Cyril, often described as power-hungry and generally unpopular.

    Euclid’s Window

  • The power-hungry control mongers on Capital Hill regulate the automobile industry requiring companies to meet minimum fuel efficiency standards for all classes of automobiles and trucks.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • Brute Force (1947): Tough, unsmiling inmate Joe Collins (Lancaster) has spent much of his long prison term butting heads with sadistic, power-hungry Captain Munsey (Hume Cronyn).

    John Farr: Burt Lancaster: Always Larger Than Life

  • Brute Force (1947): Tough, unsmiling inmate Joe Collins (Lancaster) has spent much of his long prison term butting heads with sadistic, power-hungry Captain Munsey (Hume Cronyn).

    John Farr: Burt Lancaster: Always Larger Than Life

  • For example, in power-hungry but climate-conscious Europe, the expansion of nuclear generating capacity had seemed almost inevitable.

    Trying to Solve the German Energy Conundrum

  • But no sensible American can doubt that this is the most power-hungry, radical Leftist administration in history.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

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