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  • v. Present participle of stalemate.


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  • “I wanna sue her for stalemating my residuals,” Harris fumed in a posting on her Facebook fan page this week.

    E-Trade Changed Milkaholic Baby’s Name From “Deborah” To “Lindsay”

  • But what would have happened if the president had ignored you and allowed all of this political infighting and stalemating to continue?

    Kalpen Modi: The President Just Saved You $2,500 in Tuition Costs

  • The 2006 election was then a stalemating, like 1966 or 1930, which bought two years for people and power to come to an agreement about whether it was time to truly change the dominant tone.

    Polls Contradict Rudy's Blue-State Claim

  • In fact, he's fed up with this kind of petty partisan game playing which is stalemating Washington and blocking progress on the problems people care about.

    CT-SEN: Will Lieberman Demand GOP Stop Using Him As Talking Point?

  • Let's bung the whole lot on a blog including the stages of idea building and editing - do it as part of nano as that will jump start it and give me a sense of community and stop me from stalemating myself on research.

    Snell-Pym » 2009 » November

  • The NSC staff, moreover, had motive as well as opportunity: with State and Defense effectively stalemating policy, the best if not the only way to get anything done was by moving ahead without them.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Occasionally it is like a sport with upsets, in which the weak and small defeat the great and mighty — take, for instance, the American revolutionaries vanquishing the British Army, or the Vietnamese Communists, with their limited hardware, stalemating the mighty American Army.

    The History Boys

  • It has only one square step, to be steady, yet notwith-stumbling are they stalemating backgammoner supstairs by skips and trestles tiltop double corner.

    Finnegans Wake

  • It's very possible, according to lawmakers in both parties, that Congress may end up stalemating and not pass any final product.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2006

  • This move made it impossible for me to get any more tables, stalemating my section and leaving me with not a lot to do and the prospect of a very non-lucrative night.

    The Hostess From Hell


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