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  • n. Plural form of upshot.


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  • One of the upshots is a more exciting brand of play featuring plenty of derring-do on the basepaths.

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  • En route, she mines and deconstructs canonical works of poetry and philosophy (Rig Veda, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita); explicates basic concepts and dualities (karma, dharma, castes); scrambles traditional histories (women, animals, and untouchables are accorded new standing); and considers the assorted upshots of British colonialism on Indian culture, thereby pushing the Hindu story to the present.

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  • Those are the upshots from a number of reviews of the upcoming Verizon phone out today, based on reporters using press samples supplied to them by Verizon and Apple.

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  • One of the upshots of the Mets 'improved play in the past couple of weeks they'd won seven of eight entering the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Dodgers, after starting the season at 4-8 is that speculation that manager Jerry Manuel might be fired has been quieted.

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  • Lastly, one of the upshots of our current economic climate is that many more dads than moms have been laid off and so are taking on the role of primary childcare.

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  • Exploitation, we see, takes many forms, with even the most overt upshots — economic crises, community collapse — often hidden in plain view, among everyday faces (villagers, children, militants).

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  • The consequences can be severe, but those who would violate Union law are almost never the sort to worry about upshots and outcomes.

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  • One of the upshots from Japan's consistent policies has been that it has failed to punch above its weight, diplomatically or politically, despite its economic heft.

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  • The "downbeats" of these messages are quite similar, but the "upshots" are quite different.

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  • However, there are upshots here—the action will prove fast and frenetic, and definitely summer movie explosive.

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