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  • n. The putting of damaging remarks into the mouths of suspects during police interrogation


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  • In these pages BlackBerrys have evolved into something called an äppärät, an irresistible multipurpose device for shopping, scanning and "verballing" our pornographic lives in real time over the "GlobalTeens" network.

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  • These officers are bright, motivated and career minded, They have far better things to do than waste their time by “verballing” some little scumbag into not having a solicitor, especially when said criminal will only ever receive a paltry penalty.

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  • That and verballing me, which I felt I had to address.

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  • Re-reading my comments, I fear you're 'verballing ' me as I simply didn't say much of what you claim against me.

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  • I'd love nothing more than to report that a hateful bunch of hippies have been threatening and verballing harrassing people.

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  • Several players were engaged in verballing their direct opponent as tempers started to fray and referee Matthew Gillett handed out five yellow cards. | Top Stories

  • That too was an exercise in verballing, in ruthlessly playing public perceptions and where possible quarantining unhelpful facts.

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  • He is lying, verballing scientists and slandering the entire scientific community in the service of this agnotology, and he's doing it with public funds.

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  • Tim, I appreciate you are one of the few to have the courage to deabate Monckton, as much as I hate to say it, he absolutely destroyed you in the debate. jakerman and Lotharsson at 84-86; you 2 are verballing me; at 72 I acknowledge that LM mistook cloud SW forcing for extra insolation which is one of Pinker's points; but Tim adds to the confusion by his slide 12 because there is not an equivalence of forcing between the cloud SW forcing and the cloud LW forcing as the Ramanthan paper I linked to shows.



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