Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of resort.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This is a blatant political attempt by the administration to divert attention from the legitimate resistance to their health care proposals by once again resorting to campaigning against the Bush administration.

    Cheney takes swipe at Obama over prosecutor

  • Just as with health care reform, Republicans are once again resorting to Frank Luntz's talking points – lies.

    Shelby on Wall Street reform: 'We need to get this right'

  • Republicans are once again resorting to the "be afraid, be very afraid" approach to halting heatlthcare reform.

    America's Health Tour: Chattanooga, TN

  • Joe Liberman is again resorting to his high & mighty ways – this is the same guy who did not like the outcome of his Senate Democratic primary which he lost to Ned Lamont.

    Reid stands by Lieberman despite Obama attack

  • PC Midlands, there is no point in resorting to mindless abuse when you have got a chance to actually engage in a debate with someone you would never normally be able to debate and fair play to him, he has stuck his head above the parapet, unlike you and I, who hide behind a username (for good reason).

    Bigmouth Strikes Again « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • A blogger commented, “for all of his complaints yesterday, Allen has never hesitated to talk about his religion when he thought it would benefit him, thus in resorting to the First Amendment only when a question of Jewish heritage was raised is laughable and hypocritical.”

    Waldo Jaquith - George Allen explores his family tree.

  • But in resorting to this means we should find a lamentable condition as no rolls or lists are kept of those to be detailed for this service, and as a consequence delay and confusion would ensue at a time when such could least be tolerated.

    The Efficiency of the Canadian Militia for Defence

  • You know but little of this world, if you do not know that government in resorting to such expedients simply befools itself, loses it power, alienates its own position, and virtually subverts the very foundation on which it rests.

    The Punishment of Treason

  • And after all, what use is there in resorting to such degrading expedients?

    The Mother's Book

  • My anger had become furious when the idea of resorting to such trickery occurred to me.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

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