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  • verb Present participle of right.


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  • It was superb this last protest, and so frantic that he succeeded at last in righting himself.

    This Fly clearly no Woolf Moth 2008

  • By Carlos, at Wed Feb 08, 08: 37: 00 PM congrats on having a part in righting a wrong. by the way, that is a damn fine blog layout. lol.

    NASA Science Censor Resigns Nick Anthis 2006

  • #38 The view is fantastic, especially knowing that once Alito is confirmed, the Supreme Court will begin righting the wrongs done the Supreme Court for the last 30 years.

    Think Progress » Why Krauthammer Doesn’t Get It 2005

  • Funny, heartbreaking, and alive with a potpourri of eccentric and irresistible characters, Broken for You is a testament to the saving graces of surrogate families, and shows how far the tiniest repair jobs can go in righting the world’s wrongs.

    Broken For You: Summary and book reviews of Broken For You by Stephanie Kallos. 2004

  • They are little movies so vivid in righting you can actually see things happen, even if you dont have a good imagination!

    Reader reviews of Roses Are Red by James Patterson. 2000

  • Still the crew never lost their self-possession for one moment, but succeeded in righting her, and resuming their places, without the loss of a man.

    A Book of Golden Deeds 1864

  • "What do you call righting yourself?" inquired Anne of Austria, in alarm.

    Ten Years Later Alexandre Dumas p��re 1836

  • GORDON: He has given a sense of recognition to the Nazis and neo-Nazis that he’s associated with … and so I ask the Sheriff today to publically disavow his associations with these hate mongerars and apologize so we can begin righting the ship.

    Wonk Room » Phoenix Mayor Asks Sheriff To ‘Disavow’ His Extremist Ties After Holocaust Shooting 2009

  • As you know, the first rush upward from the earth is very sudden, and this time the balloon, when it first caught the wind, heeled violently over and was longer than usual in righting.

    An Adventure in the Upper Sea 2010

  • Reintroductions inevitably have rewards and risks, and while the idea of righting past wrongs and restoring an ecosystem is appealing, there's no guarantee the lynx will last.

    Lynx To The Past 2008


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