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objectionable

objectionable Sentence Examples

  • Several decisions were particularly objectionable to organized labour.

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  • The proteids should be as far as possible removed during the preparation of the rubber, as these substances are chiefly responsible for the objectionable smell and colour of " native " rubbers, and their presence leads to subsequent change in the commercial material.

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  • The removal or the mitigation of objectionable matter is also occasionally found.

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  • All this speaks of intense hatred alike of Jews and Christians; the fasts, celibacy and monastic and anchoret life of the latter are peculiarly objectionable to the Mandaeans.

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  • Masonry bridges are preferable in appearance to any others, and metal arch bridges are less objectionable than most forms of girder.

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  • He conceived it as " a religious monopoly " to which " the nation at large contributes," while " Presbyterians alone receive," and which placed him in " a relation to the state " so " seriously objectionable " as to be " impossible to hold."5 The invidious distinction it drew between Presbyterians on the one hand, and Catholics, Friends, freethinking Christians, unbelievers and Jews on the other, who were compelled to support a ministry they " conscientiously disapproved," offended his always delicate conscience; while possibly the intellectual and ecclesiastical atmosphere of the city proved uncongenial to his liberal magnanimity.

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  • The government policy would, they alleged, create an absolute and objectionable monopoly.

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  • It was largely owing to Consalvi's combined firmness and tact that the Concordat, as ultimately signed, was free from the objectionable clauses on which the First Consul had at first insisted.

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  • When required for paper making the leaves should be gathered before they are quite matured; if, however, they are obtained too young, they furnish a paper having an objectionable semi-transparent appearance.

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  • On the one hand the retributive principle itself has been very largely superseded by the protective and the reformative; on the other punishments involving bodily pain have become objectionable to the general sense of society.

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  • No one found anything objectionable in this; investiture with a bishopric was parallel with the appointment by a territorial proprietor to a patronal church.

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  • The scheme could hardly fail to be a crude performance - a fact which nobody would know better than its author; but it must have presented much that was objectionable to the opinions then generally prevalent.

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  • By the end of 1771 his scientific reputation was such that he was suggested for the post of "astronomer" to Captain Cook's second expedition to the South Seas, but his unorthodox opinions were objectionable to certain members of the board of longitude and the appointment was not ratified.

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  • An objectionable feature of the system of allowing the vapour to escape from the still to the condenser through a loaded valve, viz: the irregularity of the distillation, is thus removed, and the benefits of regular vaporization and condensation under high pressure are obtained.

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  • This plan is, however, objectionable, as inducing decay in the centre of the trunk.

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  • On the fall of Napoleon in 1814 the Piedmontese court returned to Turin and the king was anxious to secure the succession for Charles Albert, knowing that Austria meditated excluding him from it in favour of an Austrian archduke, but at the same time he regarded him as an objectionable person on account of his revolutionary upbringing.

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  • Her first business was to plant herself firmly on her own territory, to make good her position and clear away old and objectionable opinions.

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  • The doctrine of the incarnation of God, which was especially objectionable to those who were going over to the new universal religion from the old cults, was not proclaimed by Manichaeism.

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  • The Supreme Court dismissed the bill on the grounds that equity has no jurisdiction over political matters; that, assuming the fraudulent character of the objectionable constitutional provisions, the court was in effect asked to assist in administering a fraud; and that relief "must be given by them {the people of the state} or by the legislative and political departments of the government of the United States."

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  • The result was that in November 1907 a new treaty of cession was presented to the Belgian chambers, while in March 1908 an additional act modified one of the most objectionable features of the treaty - a clause by which the king retained control of the revenue of a vast territory within the Congo which he had declared to be his private property.

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  • The most objectionable parts of the whole Koran are those which treat of Mahomet's relations with women.

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  • Their performances are often objectionable and are so regarded by many Egyptians.

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  • At length, on the 19th of May 1769, Ganganelli was chosen, not as a declared enemy of the Jesuits, but as being least objectionable to each of the contending factions.

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  • This property is usually obtained by mixing soft and hard soaps, or, more rarely, by adding gum tragacanth to a hard soap. In the textile trades the wool scourer employs a neutral olive-oil soap, or, on account of its cheapness, a neutral curd or curd mottled brand; the cotton cleanser, on the other hand, uses an alkaline soap, but for cleaning printed cottons a neutral olive-oil curd soap is used, for, in this case, free alkali and resin are objectionable; olive-oil soap, free from caustic alkali, but often with sodium carbonate, is also used in cleansing silk fibres, although hard soaps free from resin are frequently employed for their cheapness.

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  • Having been convicted of the libel he was liberated later in the year under circumstances that only became clear in 1864, when six letters were discovered in the Record Office from Defoe to a Government official, Charles Delaf aye, which, according to William Lee, established the fact that in 1718 at least Defoe was doing not only political work, but that it was of a somewhat equivocal kind - that he was, in fact, sub-editing the Jacobite Mist's Journal, under a secret agreement with the government that he should tone down the sentiments and omit objectionable items. He had, in fact, been released on condition of becoming a government agent.

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  • The new compact was indicated in Mr Balfour's letter, in which he declared that "fiscal reform is, and must remain, the first constructive work of the Unionist party; its objects are to secure more equal terms of competition for British trade and closer commercial union with the colonies; and while it is at present unnecessary to prescribe the exact methods by which these objects are to be attained, and inexpedient to permit differences of opinion as to these methods to divide the party, though other means are possible, the establishment of a moderate general tariff on manufactured goods, not imposed for the purpose of raising prices, or giving artificial protection against legitimate competition, and the imposition of a small duty on foreign corn, are not in principle objectionable, and should be adopted if shown to be necessary for the attainment of the ends in view or for purposes of revenue."

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  • While moderate in personal expenditure, Julius resorted to objectionable means of replenishing the papal treasury, which had been exhausted by Alexander VI., and of providing funds for his numerous enterprises; simony and traffic in indulgences were increasingly prevalent.

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  • The charter of 1908 is a revision of this proposed charter of 1905 with the objectionable features eliminated; it was adopted by a large majority vote.

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  • What was it he found so objectionable?

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  • which created the inner order of "Molly Maguires," with the object, it appears, of intimidating the Welsh, English, and German miners, and of ridding the region of mine superintendents, bosses and police who should make themselves in any way objectionable to members of the order.

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  • It is used in medicine under the names aspirin, acetysal, aletodin, saletin, xaxa, &c. It has the same action as salicylic acid and salicylates, but is said to be much freer from objectionable secondary effects.

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  • Simultaneously with this " irresponsible " movement for expansion, President Kruger proceeded to London to interview Lord Derby and endeavour to induce him to dispense with the suzerainty, and to withdraw other clauses in the Pretoria Convention on foreign relations and natives, which were objectionable from the Boer point of view.

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  • It can be considerably shortened, the two vessels A and B brought more closely together, and the somewhat objectionable india-rubber tube be dispensed with, if we connect the air-space in B with an ordinary air pump, and by means of it do the greater part of the sucking and the whole of the lifting work.

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  • This definition, however, is highly artificial and objectionable on principle, because when we speak of metals we think, not of their chemical relations, but of a certain sum of mechanical and physical properties which unites them all into one natural family.

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  • Gas-lime is a product obtained from gasworks where quicklime is used to purify the gas from sulphur compounds and other objectionable materials.

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  • A most objectionable class of male dancers also exists, who imitate the dances of the Ghawazi, and dress in a kind of nondescript female attire.

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  • These citizens were an obstacle to the town's admission to the New Haven Jurisdiction, which was formed in 1643, but in the following year a compromise was effected and Milford was admitted on condition that, in the future, suffrage should be granted only to church members and that none of the objectionable six should be elected to any office of the Jurisdiction.

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  • This decision was communicated to the foreign churches, and seems to have been justified by referring to the self-mutilation of Origen and adducing objectionable doctrines which he was said to have promulgated.

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  • A Liberal Unionist, however, could only be elected by Conservative votes, and he had made himself objectionable to a large section of the party by his independent attitude on various questions, on which his Liberalism outweighed his party loyalty.

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  • Against this view Castlereagh once more protested in a circular despatch of the 19th of January 1821, in which he clearly differentiated between the objectionable general principles advanced by the three powers, and the particular case of the unrest in Italy, the immediate concern not of Europe at large, but of Austria and of any other Italian powers which might consider themselves endangered (Hertslet, No.

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  • The former is decidedly more objectionable than the latter, as it means that uncondensed hydrochloric acid is sent into the air.

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  • His hostility to a high tariff policy, however, did not prevent him from condemning the South Carolina ordinance of nullification; and in the presidential election of 1832 he supported Andrew Jackson, to whose political principles and methods, as to those of his advisers, he was invincibly opposed, as the "least objectionable" of the various candidates..

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  • verminus, vermis, a worm), the collective name applied to various classes of objectionable, harmful or destructive animals.

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  • You can forego the good night kiss, if you find it that objectionable.

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  • She felt confused, suddenly unable to recall why this request was objectionable.

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  • Turning first one way and then the other in front of the mirror, she tried to decide what it was about the dress that Denton found so objectionable.

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  • The original works of Rufinus are - (I) De Adulteratione Librorum Origenis - an appendix to his translation of the Apology of Pamphilus, and intended to show that many of the features in Origen's teaching which were then held to be objectionable arise from interpolations and falsifications of the genuine text; (2) De Benedictionibus XII Patriarcharum Libri II - an exposition of Gen.

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  • Aluminium bronze (aluminium and copper) and ferro-aluminium (aluminium and iron) have been made in this way; the latter is the more satisfactory product, because a certain proportion of carbon is expected in an alloy of this character, as in ferromanganese and cast iron, and its presence is not objectionable.

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  • Like sulphur and selenium, tellurium combines directly with hydrogen to form telluretted hydrogen, TeH2, an extremely objectionable smelling and highly poisonous gas, which was first prepared by Sir H.

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  • The convict lease system in its most objectionable form was abolished in 1883, and convicts are now employed on state account or by private contract.

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  • The tariff of 1828 was affected by some political manipulation, which caused it to contain objectionable provisions, and to be dubbed " the tariff of abominations."

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  • Where the inclination of the ground is considerable, and the presence of high walls would be objectionable, the latter may be replaced by sunk walls.

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  • But when so situated it is apt to suffer from the shade of the building, and is objectionable on account of admitting damp to the drawing-room.

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  • retaining walls b, b are built up to the ground level, and the spaces between the two are covered by thick boarding, which is to be shut down as shown at c in cold weather to exclude frost, and opened as shown at d in mild weather to promote The height of the pit of the plants; and, to from the havoc caused by accidents, and very short ones being objectionable as multiplying the chances of drip, and the exclusion of light by the numerous lappings; panes about 12 in.

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  • To the Liberal and con- ministers, however, and to the Liberal majority in stitutionai the Prussian diet, this was wholly objectionable.

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  • In the case of ordinary public meetings those who convene the meeting stand in the position of licensors to those attending and may revoke the licence and expel any person who creates disorder or makes himself otherwise objectionable.

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  • The measure aroused a storm of indignation amongst the European community which finally resulted in the bill being shorn of its most objectionable features.

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  • One of the results of recent observation is the classification of plague cases under three heads, which have already been mentioned several times: (1) bubonic, (2) pneumonic, (3) septicaemic. (The word " pesti-caemic " is also used instead of " septi-caemic," and though etymologically objectionable, it is otherwise better, as " septicaemic " already has a specific and quite different meaning.) It should be understood that this classification is a clinical one, and that the second and third varieties are just as much plague as the first.

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  • It is, however, unfortunately but too true that in some of these creeds the devotional ardour has developed features of a highly objectionable character.

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  • A modern offshoot of Vallabha's creed, formed with the avowed object of purging it of its objectionable features, was started, in the early years of the 19th century, by Sahajananda, a Brahman of the Oudh country, who subsequently assumed the name of Svami Narayana.

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  • The great majority of its adherents profess to follow the right-hand practice; and apart from the implied purport and the emblems of the cult, their mode of adoration does not seem to offer any very objectionable features.

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  • A letter written to him by Colonel Lewis Nicola, on behalf of this coterie, detailed the weakness of a republican form of government as they had experienced it, their desire for "mixed government," with him at its head, and their belief that "the title of king" would be objectionable to but few and of material advantage to the country.

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  • Any water much impregnated with lime is also specially objectionable.

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  • At the Boston and Great Falls (Montana) works tilting reverberatories, modelled after open hearth steel furnaces, were first erected; but they were found to possess objectionable features.

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  • The spread of the European house-fly has been deliberately encouraged in New Zealand, as wherever it penetrates the native flesh-fly, a more objectionable pest, disappears.

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  • Frequently this is sufficient; but if the stomach refuses to eject its objectionable contents, we may either give an emetic or wash it out by means of a stomach-pump or siphon.

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  • On this distinction in great measure depends the celebrated " facial angle," measured by Camper as a test of low and high races; but this angle is objectionable as resulting partly from the development of the forehead and partly from the position of the jaws.

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  • The explanation that this influence on the leucocytes explained the favourable action of quinine on certain inflammatory processes no longer holds, since we know that the inflammatory conditions are of microbic origin, and that the movements of the leucocytes are not objectionable, but highly desirable as a means of defence against bacteria and their products.

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  • When of moderate account, however, dues of this sort appear no more objectionable than harbour dues already mentioned, or any other moderate charges on transactions.

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  • The arrangement is obviously objectionable on the score of its conducing to local extravagance, as local authorities are not likely to be so economical with money that comes to them from the outside, as it were, as they would be with money directly taken from their own pockets.

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  • Numerous outlets are also objectionable, from their liability to obstruction.

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  • But if the vice did not appear objectionable the expense did, and a new chapter in the financial history of the government was opened when the Commons, having previously gained control over taxation, proceeded to vindicate their right to control expenditure.

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  • In Walpoles judgment the bill was objectionable because it afforded no reasonable basis for a stable settlement.

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  • The strong political position secured to the French Protestants by the edict of Nantes was very objectionable, not only to the ardent Roman Catholics, but also to more moderate persons, and the payments made to their ministers by the state were viewed with increasing dislike.

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  • A despotism of mere power and liberalism, which naturally produces socialism, are equally objectionable.

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  • J.) which admitted the necessity of making fiscal reform the first plank in the Unionist platform, and accepted a general tariff on manufactured goods and a small duty on foreign corn as "not in principle objectionable."

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  • These circles will be objectionable when the smallest details are examined.

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  • In an ammonia machine copper and copper alloys must be avoided, but for carbonic acid they are not objectionable.

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  • This naming of portions of plants, however objectionable, is often not to be avoided; for detached organs constantly have to be described long before their relation to other parts is established - which, indeed, may never be accomplished.

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  • The apportionment of representation in the state senate had become almost as objectionable.

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  • clacking noise made when seeking seems a lot less objectionable.

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  • This deliberate creation and destruction of human life makes it even more objectionable, in moral terms, than reproductive human cloning.

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  • In an oft quoted dictum he said Probably the most objectionable are found in the complex standard form conditions which are now so common.

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  • objectionable on moral grounds than the NHS.

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  • Guy Beech is not alone in finding such behavior objectionable.

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  • Nor do I see anything objectionable per se about Popper's tripartite division.

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  • objectionable content Danny Smith sent his unit on a punt block.

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  • objectionable material without prior contact with the author.

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  • objectionable letters from family friends.

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  • objectionable messages.

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  • objectionable aspect was its form: an idealistic constitution.

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  • objectionable feature evidently is the bishops ' veto.

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  • I think it's right that if there had been something morally objectionable, I suppose I would have.

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  • Users must not use threatening, abusive, or otherwise objectionable language in either public or private messages.

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  • The first principle would exclude the use of technologies, which are regarded as intrinsically objectionable.

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  • And this I find highly objectionable when I'm on the bus.

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  • Just a little twist here and there, nothing particularly objectionable?

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  • No feature of the Old Regime, indeed, was so objectionable as the unequal legal status of its subjects.

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  • ICRA labels allow users to block access to Web sites with content they may find objectionable.

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  • In turn, these offices can refer contracts considered objectionable to the 661 Committee for rejection or passage.

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  • Any item which becomes objectionable may be disposed of immediately.

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  • objectionable in any way; the slightest regard for them can only hold them as romantic.

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  • objectionable in principle for any reason comparable with human feelings about human deaths.

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  • Provided the rendering is carried out in a satisfactory manner at sufficiently high temperature to destroy all pathogens then it becomes less objectionable.

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  • receptacle for holy water [being] filled with objectionable matter ' .

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  • Skip the request for a drink and ask for a quick shag instead you'll probably get the same objectionable response.

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  • Having found that some of the commonest diseases of beer, such as yeast turbidity and the objectionable changes in flavour, were caused not by bacteria but by certain species of yeast, and, further, that different species of good brewery yeast would produce beers of different character, Hansen argued that the pitching yeast should consist only of a single species - namely, that best suited to the brewery in question.

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  • In countries where the head of the state is not a Catholic, the bishops are regularly elected by the chapters, but the civil power has the right to strike out objectionable names from the list of candidates which is previously submitted to it.

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  • The existence of such a strong opposition to the bill in the mother colony convinced even its most zealous advocates that some changes would have to be made in the constitution before it could be accepted by the people; consequently, although the general election in New South Wales, held six or seven weeks later, was fought on the federal issue, yet the opposing parties seemed to occupy somewhat the same ground, and the question narrowed itself down to one as to which party should be entrusted with the negotiations:to be conducted on behalf of the colony, with a view to securing a modification of the objectionable features of the bill.

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  • Observe that an increase of the frequency of movement, or even of the average daily movement, is not necessarily objectionable, since changes are less harassing when they take place by small increments than when they are brought about by a few big variations.

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  • It was objectionable on account of its unequal incidence, of the harassing investigation into private affairs which it entailed, and of the frauds to which it inevitably led.

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  • The pretentious language often applied to it by economists is objectionable, as being apt to make us forget that the whole subject with which it deals is as yet very imperfectly understood - the causes which modify the force of the sexual instinct, and those which lead to variations in fecundity, still awaiting a complete investigation.

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  • That this defect was serious was dimly apprehended even by those who frequented and admired the lectures of the earlier sophists; that it was fatal was clearly seen by Socrates, who, himself commonly regarded as a sophist, emphatically reprehended, not only the taking of fees, which was after all a mere incident, objectionable because it seemed to preclude independence of thought, but also the fundamental disregard of truth which infected every part and every phase of sophistical teaching.

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  • The example the Commission gives is of 'a receptacle for holy water [being] filled with objectionable matter '.

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  • Of course there is nothing in any way objectionable to the republication of a book that was indeed a pioneering effort in its time.

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  • Nintendo GameCube - Good system for fans of Nintendo games; family and child-friendly with almost no games with objectionable content; inexpensive; good selection of easy to play (but fun!) games.

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  • In mid-February, pictures of Barba began circulating, with some of the photos proving to be more objectionable than others.

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  • While all of the above sites have been selected because of their ease of use and available games, there are some dress up game sites out there with objectionable content.

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  • Ratings appearing on the cover of video games and in advertisements are intended to educate consumers about possibly objectionable content in the game.

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  • These games contain no objectionable material and are intended for a young audience.

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  • It is important that you preview any movie to make sure that it does not have content that is objectionable to your family.

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  • Almost everyone involved in the film was subjected to harassment by people who felt the film was objectionable, and even the Chief Minister called the film "alien to our culture."

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  • More importantly, families can omit objectionable material from the curriculum.

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  • By verifying the content on the search results page and the sites that are linked to from the results, parents and kids can be assured that nothing objectionable will be displayed or linked to.

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  • The doll is meant to simulate a blind date, an idea many parents find objectionable.

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  • However, if a parent wants to sit with a younger elementary student and look through the site, there is no objectionable content.

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  • Additionally, potentially objectionable subject matter, such as violence, nudity, sex, profanity, and other topics might be perceived by some parents as acceptable in some contexts and completely inappropriate in others.

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  • The categorized ratings are an excellent way of developing and understanding what types of objectionable material a movie includes.

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  • For some people, a small cross tattoo is less objectionable or shocking than other designs may be.

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  • Another reason you might want to look up song lyrics, especially if you are a parent or guardian, is to see if the song contains any objectionable content, such as language.

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  • Also remind him that you can find his site and see anything he posts that might be objectionable to you.

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  • With their approval a bishop was again consecrated, after six years' interval (1881-1887), for the Anglican congregations in Jerusalem and the East; and the features which had made the plan objectionable to many English churchmen were now abolished.

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  • "Frothing" is another objectionable feature with many liquids.

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  • The words are the common property of an earlier age which saw nothing objectionable in reservation for the sick.

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  • To gamekeepers and those interested in the preservation of game, all animals such as the pole-cat, weasel, stoat, hawks, owls, &c., which destroy the eggs or young of preserved birds, are classed as "vermin," and the same term includes rats, mice, &c. It is also the collective name given to all those disgusting and objectionable insects that infest human beings, houses, &c., when allowed to be in a filthy and unsanitary condition, such as bugs, fleas, lice, &c.

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  • fluxus, a flowing; this being also the meaning of the English term in medicine, &c.), in metallurgy, a substance introduced in the smelting of ores to promote fluidity, and to remove objectionable impurities in the form of a slag.

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  • In the days when China green teas were more used than now, the risks to a professional tea-taster were serious, because of the objectionable facing materials so often used.

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  • Thus far Bahrdt's orthodoxy had counterbalanced his character; but at Giessen, where his behaviour was no less objectionable than elsewhere, he gave a handle to his enemies by a change in his public attitude towards religion.

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