- Dexterous; deft.
In other words, we expect quite a lot from the "adroit" waiter from the point of view of active knowledge gathering and skillful orchestration of movements based on the current cognitive map -- representation of the world and management of the body. - Archive 2009-05-01
- Not true; fake.
The politician's allegations against the prime minister were completely bogus.
- To retard or obstruct the progress of. See Synonyms at hinder1.
Does the R behind my name impede you from having a true debate? - Think Progress » Congressman: ‘I Fear…We Will Have Many More Muslims In The United States’
Yeah you probably right, but the hypocrisy and deceit of the Republicans which Americans loathe is simply unmatched! - CNN Poll: Americans think Sanford should resign
- To regard with awe, deference, and devotion.
In his current column at Politico, the oh-so-funny Mike Allen asks: Do reporters 'revere' Senator Clinton? - Archive 2007-11-01
- Being in the earliest stages of development; incipient.
They were introduced in rudimentary fashion in Second Edition and became a full-fledged system in Third Edition. - 4e PHB Readthrough – Chapter 5: Skills « Geek Related
- A minor or preliminary conflict or dispute: a skirmish over the rules before the debate began.
Interesting use of the word skirmish while troops are fighting this is what's going on in Washington as well. - CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2007
Ms. Diallo's lawyers received what one of them called a "terse" letter Friday inviting her to meet with prosecutors at 3 p.m. to discuss what will happen in court Tuesday. - Strauss-Kahn Case May Be Dropped
- Ordinary; commonplace.
Mr. Weinberg noted that the core inflation rate, which strips out volatile prices, is just 0.9 per cent on an annual basis, which he calls "trivial." - The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
- To prove the truth of by presentation of evidence or testimony; substantiate.
First, the word "verify" more accurately reflects the requirements placed on end users of endangered wood. - NPR Topics: News