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  • Four adamant supporters of the federal DREAM Act courageously stood before Harry Reid in full cap and gowns at a Netroots Nation luncheon in Las Vegas to protest his lack of con viction.

    Wendy Carrillo: Immigrant Students Challenge Senator Harry Reid at Netroots Nation

  • Everything about his story bespeaks continuity and sincerity of con- viction.

    Radical-In-Chief

  • Maybe the con - viction in her voice had betrayed the fact that there was more to this than he knew-that she had some special advantage that would enable her to accomplish such a thing.

    The Pillars of Creation

  • The country was now poised to shift the emphasis from planning to viction and Development Programme is also the sheet-anchor of our policy towards Southern Africa.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Then there's a con-viction that nothing can happen to this Climber.

    Passage at Arms

  • The other jockeys were doing the same for their steeds, though their assurances of victory lacked con - viction.

    Split Infinity

  • It has become clear from our brief survey of the arguments for immortality that they are perhaps sufficient to reinforce an already existing con - viction, but not good enough for someone skeptical about the possibility of survival after death.

    DEATH AND IMMORTALITY

  • Thus, if the literature of the absurd pre - serves some awareness of the nonhuman character of the cosmos, its writers do not communicate the con - viction that man retains the power of reaching tragic proportions within it.

    SENSE OF THE TRAGIC

  • No one had the con - viction, or the courage, to really seize power with both hands, and to use it.

    Barbarossa

  • Dropping the reins she moved her fingers in certain signs, and then she nodded sharply with complete con - viction.

    Witch World

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