Threats sentence examples

  • I'm getting tired of your threats and insinuations.

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  • You are authorized to kill any threats to the woman you're protecting.

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  • The doctors think he somehow traumatized her... maybe with threats against her of her family.

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  • His threats alarmed the Austrian court.

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  • Check your systems for threats, anything in the last twenty-four hours that seems out of place.

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  • "Any chance you might start up again later, if we're assured all the threats are eliminated?" he asked.

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  • On the 8th of August, in spite of the protests and threats of most of the powers, the Garibaldians began to cross the Straits, and in a short time 20,000 of them were on the mainland.

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  • The magistrates in some of the Italian towns, and especially Uberto Pallavicino at Milan, expelled the flagellants with threats, and for a time the sect disappeared.

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  • It is highly significant that Elijah, when driven from the northern kingdom by the threats of the Tyrian Jezebel, retreats to the old sanctuary at Horeb, whence Moses derived his inspiration and his TOrah.

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  • As for Ferdinand, the emperor, on hearing the news of a rising in Madrid on the 2nd of May, overwhelmed him with threats, until he resigned the crown into the hands of his father, who had already bargained it away to Napoleon in return for a pension (5th of May 1808).

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  • Fouche, for meddling in the negotiations through an agent of his own, was promptly disgraced; and, when neither England was moved by diplomatic cajolery nor Louis Bonaparte by threats, French troops were sent against the Dutch capital.

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  • In that year the threats of the pope forced Henry to a reconciliation which took place later at Freteval on the 22nd of July.

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  • While they were collecting troops in order to enforce their threats, John on his part tried to divide his enemies by a concession to the clerical section.

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  • At Saragossa Peter Arbue, a canon and an ardent inquisitor, was slain in 1485 whilst praying in a church; and the threats against the hated Torquemada made him go in fear of his life, and he never went abroad without an escort of forty familiars of the Holy Office on horseback and two hundred more on foot.

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  • God knows, there are enough threats to our operation's survival without her coming on board.

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  • When Rostov asked what was the matter, he only uttered some incoherent oaths and threats in a hoarse, feeble voice.

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  • Moment by moment the event is imperceptibly shaping itself, and at every moment of this continuous, uninterrupted shaping of events the commander-in-chief is in the midst of a most complex play of intrigues, worries, contingencies, authorities, projects, counsels, threats, and deceptions and is continually obliged to reply to innumerable questions addressed to him, which constantly conflict with one another.

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  • Desperate to maintain her position as her people's protector and outlive those threats hedging closer, she washed her face and changed clothing to prepare for her return journey.

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  • In September 1847, Leopold gave way to .the popular agitation for a national guard, n spite of Metternichs threats, and allowed greater freedom of Lhe press; every concession made by the pope was followed by Semands for a similar measure in Tuscany.

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  • Armed with this and the false report of a spy, who charged the wife of Desmoulins with conspiring for the escape of her husband and the ruin of the republic, Fouquier-Tinville by threats and entreaties obtained from the jury a sentence of death.

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  • But to this neither cajolery nor threats could move him.

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  • Ever anxious to extend the league, in which after 245 he was general almost every second year, Aratus took Corinth by surprise (243), and with mingled threats and persuasion won over other cities, notably Megalopolis (233) and Argos (229), whose tyrants abdicated voluntarily.

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  • When, in July 1170, he was forced by Alexander's threats to make terms with Becket, the king contrived that not a word should be said of the Constitutions.

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  • I tried threats, but he only grew angrier.

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  • Brady's attention instinctively shifted to their surroundings as he sought threats among the quiet surroundings of the secured compound.

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  • Abi `Amir proposed to confiscate a religious foundation and the assembled ulema refused to approve the act, and were threatened by his vizier, one of them replied, "All the evil you say of us applies to yourself; you seek unjust gains and support your injustice by threats; you take bribes and practise ungodliness in the world.

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  • When bribes and threats failed, the sheikh was thrown into chains and treated with great severity, but it was the pasha who finally yielded, and `Abbasi was recalled to honours and rich rewards.

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  • While Mary, Darnley and Ruthven exchanged threats and taunts, Bothwell and Huntly escaped from the palace, but next day, Mary contrived to send letters to them and Atholl.

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  • Every sentimental consideration was against a Union with a prelatic kingdom, " an auld enemy," which drove a hard bargain by threats of excluding Scottish commodities.

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  • Although Doria was ambitious and harsh, he was a good patriot and successfully opposed the emperor Charles's repeated attempts to have a citadel built in Genoa and garrisoned by Spaniards; neither blandishments nor threats could win him over to the scheme.

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  • The threats of Great Britain and France, the failure of Russia to back him up, induced him to refrain; but sooner or later a renewal of the war was inevitable; for the sultan, with but one end in view, was reorganizing his army, and Mehemet Ali, who in the autumn of 1834 had assumed the style of viceroy and sounded the powers as to their attitude in the event of his declaring his complete independence, refused to continue to pay tribute which he knew would be used against himself.

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  • Nine days earlier Sir Charles Napier had appeared with a British squadron off Alexandria and, partly by persuasion, partly by threats, had induced Mehemet Ali to submit to the sultan and to send back the Ottoman fleet, in return for a guarantee of the hereditary pashalik of Egypt.

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  • His speech in behalf of the measure was for years a protection text-book; but the measure itself reduced the revenue so little and provoked such serious threats of nullification and secession in South Carolina, that, to prevent bloodshed and to forestall a free trade measure from the next Congress, Clay brought forward in 1833 a compromise gradually reducing the tariff rates to an average of 20%.

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  • In 1820 he congratulated the new South American republics on having abolished slavery, but the same year the threats of the Southern states to destroy the Union led him to advocate the "Missouri Compromise," which, while keeping slavery out of all the rest of the territory acquired by the "Louisiana Purchase" north of Missouri's southern boundary line, permitted it in that state.

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  • He had to contend with Count Leudast, the governor of Tours; despite all the king's threats, he refused to give up Chilperic's son Meroving, who had sought refuge from his father's wrath at the sanctuary of St Martin; and he defended Bishop Pretextatus against Chilperic, by whom he had been condemned for celebrating the marriage of Merovech and Queen Brunhilda.

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  • Threats were equally unavailing, and accordingly on the 27th of July 1656 Spinoza was solemnly cut off from the commonwealth of Israel.

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  • he publicly reproved the king, and after an angry scene the royal threats drove him for a time into Devonshire.

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  • The church schism, during which the rival pontiffs assailed each other with all the wild threats and objurgations of medieval theological strife, necessarily alienated the Bohemians to a yet greater extent.

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  • The king maintained a vacillating attitude, influenced now by the threats of the Bohemians, now by the advice of the papal nuncio, who had followed him to Prague.

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  • It is probable that the fear that the pope might make good the threats contained in this letter induced Rudolph, who had hitherto been indifferent to matters of religion, to become more subservient to the Roman church.

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  • In spite of his near relationship to the Protector's family, he was one of the most violent opponents of the assumption by Cromwell of the royal title, and after the Protector's death, instead of supporting the interests and government of his nephew Richard Cromwell, he was, with Fleetwood, the chief instigator and organizer of the hostility of the army towards his administration, and forced him by threats and menaces to dissolve his parliament in April 1659.

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  • In 1317, in execution of a bull of Clement V., the royal vicariate in Italy had been conferred by John on Robert of Anjou, and this appointment was renewed in 1322 and 1324, with threats of excommunication against any one who should seize the vicariate of Italy without the authorization of the pope.

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  • Garnet, it is true, claimed to limit the justification of equivocation to cases " of necessary defence from injustice and wrong or of the obtaining some good of great importance when there is no danger of harm to others," and he could justify his conduct in lying to the council by their own conduct towards him, which included treacherous eavesdropping and fraud, and also threats of torture.

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  • They were well received by the emperor (October 1876), but in spite of mixed threats and cajoleries on the part of Gorchakov, Ignatiev and others, Bratianu returned without having definitively committed his country to active measures.

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  • Henry soon found that Beckets threats had more effect than he liked.

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  • He had wholly misjudged the situation; Becket made neither promises nor threats, but three weeks after he reached Canterbury publicly excommunicated the bishops of London and Salisbury for the part that they had taken in the coronation of the young king, and suspended from their functions the other prelates who had been present at the ceremony.

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  • But John descended upon them in great wrath, and by threats compelled them to hold a second meeting, and to elect his nominee Gray, in whose name application for confirmation was also made to the pope.

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  • Despising such threats Innocent carried out his threat, and put England under the ban of the Church on the 23rd of March 1208.

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  • In April 1809 he was transferred to Cawnpore, where he preached in his own compound, in spite of interruptions and threats.

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  • Its simplest and commonest meaning is that emphasized in the contrast of " faith " with " sight "; where it signifies belief in the invisible divine order represented by the church, in the actuality of the law, the threats, the promises of God, in spite of all the influences in man's natural life that tend to obscure this belief.

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  • The marriage, only accepted by Wilhelmina under threats from her father and with a view to lightening her brother's disgrace, proved at the outset a happy one, though it was clouded at first by narrow means, and afterwards by the infidelities of the future margrave with Dorothea von Marwitz, whose ascendancy at the court of Baireuth was bitterly resented by Frederick the Great, and caused an estrangement of some three years between Wilhelmina and the brother she so devotedly loved.

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  • After Magenta (June 4, 1859), it was the fears of the Catholics and the messages of the empress which, even more than the threats of Prussia, checked him in his triumph and forced him into the armistice of Villafranca (July 11, 1859).

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  • for his possessions in Guienne, Edward at Years last brought himself to itthough certainly only after War, lengthy negotiations, and even threats of war in 1331.

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  • However, yielding to the current which was carrying the greater part of the nation towards reform, and despite the threats of Philip II.

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  • Neither the prayers nor the threats of Richelieu, who wished indeed to destroy Spain but not Catholicism, nor the death of Gustavus Adolphus at Llltzen (1632), could repair the evils caused by this immoderate ambition.

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  • What powerful threats might be exerted to force this skill to someone's use, nefarious of otherwise?

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  • What he remembered of the Watchers came from the Schism, when they'd openly hunted and killed Naturals—humans with extraordinary gifts—that they felt were threats to them.

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  • Nothing on this world—with the exception of the combined power of the awestruck Black God and Damian—were threats to him.

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  • He hadn't believed her death inevitable, and only bought contracts on those he perceived as potential threats.

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  • Yes, but…from other threats, not necessarily Landis.

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  • There were several bellicose threats by the US and British governments against the DPRK and all other countries.

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  • He said, "Strong words and capping threats from government will simply cause weary bewilderment."

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  • During the Montgomery bus boycott, King was bombarded with death threats.

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  • He made insidious threats to gulf stability.

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  • Some pupils and staff might face threats or verbal abuse on their way to school.

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  • We still seemed aimless, but at least the regular threats from Stourport did now prompt some attacking reposts.

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  • appease terrorists or ignore threats to Europe.

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  • With death threats ringing in his ears, Coleman fled with his family to Sweden, and was granted political asylum.

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  • Firewalls stop intrusion attempts and prevent many threats getting through.

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  • After an unpromising beginning and parliamentary threats to revoke its charter, the company became hugely profitable.

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  • blackmail threats, informed the police.

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  • bloodcurdling threats which Sanzou had been making earlier.

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  • I have personally seen bogus " death threats " he claims that were left on this vehicle at very opportune times.

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  • bribere was no holding a pistol to their heads; no physical force; no threats; nor even bribing by money.

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  • The Church of England demands to have its say; threats of mutiny come from the officer caste.

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  • Could the Saudis be using their economic clout quietly with threats of an oil boycott?

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  • coerced by the threats to future investments.

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  • combatant commanders must have sufficient visibility of their networks, threats, and operations to gain a full awareness of their situation.

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  • confront those threats at the source.

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  • conservation status and threats: Primrose is a native plant in Britain, and its distribution remains stable.

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  • counter these threats a wide range of steps were taken.

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  • These detect and evaluate potential threats at maximum range and then automatically deploy the most effective countermeasures without the need for crew intervention.

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  • cyberpunk literature warns of the threats of rationalized politics increasingly in the hands of technologically competent corporations.

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  • Public movements are always cyclical, reacting to threats, dangers and opportunities as they come to the fore.

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  • These threats to agriculture are replaced by cypress and myrtle, symbols of God's powerful transformation of the wilderness.

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  • The UH-60 ASE suite (Figure H-3) provides PW radar and decoying for radar directed threats.

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  • No threats of national protests or blockaded tanker depots.

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  • differentiate between the categories as risks, threats and real actions.

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  • How then do we address such potentially dire threats of genetic engineering?

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  • disingenuous statements about ' deterrence ', diverting attention from the real threats.

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  • The Green Party is deeply distressed by threats of NATO strikes against fellow Europeans in Kosovo.

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  • downside of globalization includes these new global threats.

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  • The climate is changing, bringing with it threats of rising sea levels and worsening droughts and floods.

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  • Instead of locating the rule-breakers n the vocabulary of neoliberal economics, they are presented as threats to the security of US citizens.

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  • evolvetiQ were able to work alongside Barclaycard to define and deliver a solution that helps Barclaycard protect their interests against evolving threats.

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  • Threats to the site: Heavy poaching since 1996 threatens the existence of the free herd.

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  • exploitation of vulnerabilities and other threats are all around us.

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  • This provides a reliable fallback for IT administrators who need to quickly roll out security patches to minimize security threats.

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  • forewarned of insurgent threats because insurgents typically inhabit the areas of highest danger.

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  • Little is known about the pathways through which fructose exerts these effects, and the benefits and threats of dietary fructose remain debatable.

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  • groundless threats against you, you may be able to take action against him.

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  • The global water crisis is also one of the single biggest threats facing humankind.

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  • The sabre-rattling and threats of Anglo-US imperialism have been met with growing opposition in Britain, the US and throughout the world.

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  • incidents of violence, threats or abuse aimed at UK shopworkers since 1995.

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  • insurgent threats attest to this fact.

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  • interdict future threats to the United States and the world.

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  • Beside directly creating these significant threats to wild land, other threats to wild land are all inextricably interlinked with transport issues.

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  • intimidated by threats of costs made by respondents or their representatives.

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  • And please don't be so juvenile as to resort to baseless threats.

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  • And if you do get highjacked, remember lads, Thamesway never gives in to threats.

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  • He said for example: " If we wait for threats to fully materialize, we will have waited too long.

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  • These disputes can often cause anger and stress and if allowed to continue, can lead to increasing mistrust and even threats.

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  • multiculturalism as threats to liberalism.

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  • The threats are more to do with conflicts of secession or competing nationalisms.

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  • neutralize these threats.

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  • nonproliferation efforts over the past 50 years have generally prevented nuclear threats from arising.

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  • omnidirectional IR jamming for IR directed threats.

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  • A vote to uphold the poison pill would help protect the Murdoch family from any threats to their long-term control.

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  • poison pill would help protect the Murdoch family from any threats to their long-term control.

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  • Threats Because they are small, porpoises can be caught in fishing nets and then they drown.

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  • As part of their overall preparedness, threats conduct extensive, realistic training.

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  • This can lead to behavior such as hitting, kicking, and harassment, using put-downs, threats, murder.

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  • This comes after a successful strike ballot by the RMT over threats to pensions on the privatized railways.

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  • They demanded money, drugs and made threats to kill. They then ransacked the house before making off in a car.

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  • real timeet Enterprise detects more than 135 wireless problems and automatically defends the network in real-time as threats arise.

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  • real timederBase Network gives mail administrators unprecedented real-time visibility into security threats from around the world.

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  • reprieve from threats of sales call service disruption as the NTP patent case came to a close.

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  • These themes are particularly resonant within the current threats of a bird flu pandemic.

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  • Most initiatives to protect and enhance the countryside are overwhelmed by the scale of the present threats.

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  • Level I threats are defeated by base or base cluster self-defense measures.

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  • The US defense secretary meant that the old continent had grown too senile to be able to confront threats.

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  • They have been using sky marshals for many years to counter terrorist threats.

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  • There are threats of guitar brilliance but they're quickly stifled.

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  • Less well-known species such as Australian swamp stonecrop are also significant threats.

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  • They may subtly subvert the whole NHS reform agenda, undermining attempts to tackle their poor performance with threats of no-confidence votes.

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  • The shops now sell pet sundries - but not live animals - after threats were made to some people in the trade.

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  • swamp stonecrop are also significant threats.

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  • swot stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.

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  • Robbed of threats from America the Iranian theocracy would struggle to maintain enough popular support to survive.

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  • In order to maximize the opportunities and counter the threats, UK companies need to take action.

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  • On January 22, heads of delegations will discuss current and propose cooperative measures and emerging terrorist threats.

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  • SCULLY: Have there ever been any death threats?

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  • ulterior measures " and included threats of physical force.

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  • The SenderBase Network gives mail administrators unprecedented real-time visibility into security threats from around the world.

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  • And by accelerating the identification of and response to virus incidents and blended security threats with automated alert notifications, it maximizes system uptime.

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  • veiled threats of US action against the country.

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  • veto threats issued outside the public eye halted a host of minor legislation to which Bush objected.

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  • weapons proliferation, rather than NATO, are the real threats to Russia's security.

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  • Modern, high intensity wheat systems are turning one of our biggest potential grass weed threats into a serious problem for many.

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  • He was hospitably received by the Turkish authorities, who, supported by Great Britain, refused, notwithstanding the threats of the allied emperors, to surrender him and the other fugitives to the merciless vengeance of the Austrians.

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  • From the very day of Clement's coronation the king had charged the Templars with heresy, immorality and abuses, and the scruples of the weak pope were at length overcome by apprehension lest the State should not wait for the Church, but should proceed independently against the alleged heretics, as well as by the royal threats of pressing the accusation of heresy against the late Boniface VIII.

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  • The usual interchange of threats and defiances followed; then after the death of Alexander in 1181 his successor, Lucius III., consented to a compromise by which Hugh got the coveted bishopric and John became bishop of Dunkeld.

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  • They would indulge in prophecies of the last judgment, and back their threats with a string of strange, half-frantic and utterly unmeaning sounds, the sense of which no one with any intelligence could discover; for they were obscure gibberish, and merely furnished any fool or impostor with an occasion to twist the utterances as he chose to his own purposes.

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  • The failure of the conciliation movement left profound irritation between Vatican and Quirinal, an irritation which, on the Vatican side, found expression in vivacious protests and in threats of leaving Rome; and, on the Italian side, in the deposition of the syndic of Rome for having visited the cardinal-vicar, in the anti-clerical provisions of the new penal code, and in the inauguration (9th June 1889) of a monument to Giordano Bruno on the very site of his martyrdom.

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  • (3) Lastly, the degree of dependency on human goodwill attributed to the power addressed may be so great that, instead of diplomatic politeness, there is positive hectoring, with dictation, threats and abuse.

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  • Intimidated by the paternal anger and threats he took refuge in Austria, and when he had been induced by illusory promises to return to Russia he was tried for high treason by a special tribunal, and after being subjected to torture died in prison (1718).

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  • 6 Smeaton alone of her supposed lovers made a full confession, and it is possible that his statement was drawn from him by threats of torture or hopes of pardon.

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  • He had used threats against the recalcitrant bishops, and in the war against the Angevin party had demanded contributions from religious houses; these facts perhaps suffice to account for the verdict of the chronicler.

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  • Another source of trouble was the attitude of the emperor Sigismund, who, not content with protecting by his presence and as far as possible directing the deliberations of the "Universal Church," followed on more than one occasion a policy of violence and threats, a policy all the more irritating since, weary of his previously assumed role of peacemaker between the Christian powers, he had abruptly allied himself with the king of England, and adopted an extremely hostile attitude towards the king of France.

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  • Richelieu had sent to the block the first noble of France, the last of a family illustrious for seven centuries, the feudal head of the nobility of Languedoc; then, unmoved by threats or entreaties, inexorable as fate itself, he cowed all opposition by his relentless vengeance.

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  • By what means Talleyrand brought him to do so, whether by persuasion, threats or bribes, is not known; but on that afternoon Barras left Paris under an escort of soldiers.

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  • The emperor had now tried threats, conferences and a general council, and all had failed to unify the Church.

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  • In 1856-60 the state was involved in war with the adventurer William Walker (see Central America); but its subsequent history has been one of immunity from political disturbances, other than boundary disputes, and occasional threats of revolution, due chiefly to unsatisfactory economic conditions.

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  • Mary took leave of her first and last master with passionate anguish and many parting kisses; but in face of his enemies, and in hearing of the cries which burst from the ranks, demanding her death by fire as a murderess and harlot, the whole heroic and passionate spirit of the woman, represented by her admirers as a spiritless imbecile, flamed out in responsive threats to have all the men hanged and crucified, in whose power she now stood helpless and alone.

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  • We have a vision of intrigues, mysterious conferences, threats and bribery, dimly discernible through a shifting mirage of tradition.

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  • The discourteous and underhanded treatment of this embassy by Talleyrand and his agents., who attempted to obtain their ends by bribery, threats and duplicity, resulted in the speedy retirement of Marshall and Pinckney.

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  • He remonstrated, however, with the Nationalists for their threats in the session of 1918 and indignantly rejected as preposterous their claim to selfdetermination as a condition precedent to the entry of Britain into the Peace Conference.

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  • AirMagnet Enterprise detects more than 135 wireless problems and automatically defends the network in real-time as threats arise.

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  • Blackberry users got a reprieve from threats of sales call service disruption as the NTP patent case came to a close.

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  • While the threat of general war has receded other threats including those posed by ' rogue ' states remain.

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  • Level II threats are those beyond base or base cluster self-defense capabilities.

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  • There are threats of guitar brilliance but they 're quickly stifled.

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  • SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.

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  • They can assess threats, navigate tricky terrain, and fashion weapons from whatever is at hand.

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  • These were known as " ulterior measures " and included threats of physical force.

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  • All this has led to thinly veiled threats of US action against the country.

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  • Private veto threats issued outside the public eye halted a host of minor legislation to which Bush objected.

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  • One survey published in February revealed a 350 per cent rise in the number of threats of violence against shopworkers in Scotland last year.

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  • The Russian president recognizes that terrorism and weapons proliferation, rather than NATO, are the real threats to Russia 's security.

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  • You used the application of violence and threats of violence and fostered a well-founded reputation for serious violence.

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  • Malware threats began to show up on the old desktop computer, slowing its performance.

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  • Her father did not mean his bluster of threats, he was just frustrated with her rude behavior.

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  • This may seem like a difficult feat, but you will save your cat from a horde of communicable diseases, mites, fleas and many types of environmental threats.

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  • Cat fights, diseases, parasites and pests are common threats of the outdoors, as well as speedy vehicles and unwitting drivers.

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  • This includes making violent threats or threatening to have you arrested.

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  • Whatever the approach, you can thwart most of these threats with a reliable anti-virus/firewall combination, like those offered by McAfee, Symantec, F-Secure and others, coupled with a healthy serving of common sense.

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  • The FDCPA was enacted by Congress in 1977 to stop the negative actions taken by some collection agencies such as threats, deception and harassment.

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  • Threats - The consumer cannot be told they will be arrested, or their property or wages will be seized if they don't pay the debt.

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  • Climate change brought on by global warming is one of the greatest threats the planet is currently facing.

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  • Water pollution is one of the biggest threats to the environment today.

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  • Rain runoff from urban communities and cities still poses great environmental pollution threats.

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  • The first Earth Day encompassed 20 million people, including thousands of schools that held environmental awareness campaigns aimed at educating the public about current threats to the environment and what could be done about them.

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  • They use 128-bit encryption to make transmitted information invisible to potential threats.

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  • Reading some of the following threats may make you question if you are safe enough.

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  • Stress is one of the most dangerous health threats facing both your body as well as your psychological well-being.

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  • Part of the function of stress is to protect the body from perceived threats.

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  • These physical symptoms are normal physiologic responses to a stressful situation; these reactions are intended to be short-term and protect the body from danger or threats.

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  • The abuser uses physical force or threats to intimidate the victim.

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  • Examples include threats, name-calling, gossiping, insulting the victim's family or turning friends against her.

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  • Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Aggression, Threats, and Distress by Nancy E.

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  • The group's official reason for canceling U.S. concerts was low ticket sales and death threats.

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  • Brown is currently charged with assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury and making criminal threats.

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  • For its part, Gawker still has their censored version of the tape posted on the website, and has also posted the threats from the lawyer.

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  • She received quite a bit of negative press for it as well as death threats and hate mail.

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  • As a result, Baio got a few hate tweets with a couple of death threats thrown in for good measure.

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  • In 2005 Richards filed for divorce citing threats of violence, alcohol abuse and drug abuse.

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  • In today's world, when students tote guns to school and terrorist threats hover about like wasps ready to sting, campus web cams also provide safety features.

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  • Courses in building design for homeland security teach these professionals about designing buildings to withstand blasts, fires and other threats.

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  • Courses on this topic teach students to understand the statutes related to federal crimes, violent crimes and terroristic threats.

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  • Cruise ships are generally equipped to handle any potential threats and can easily outrun dangerous vessels.

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  • These growth hormones increase the lean muscle mass of livestock, but their inclusion in meat products may pose serious health threats to the consumer.

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  • There were other taunts, Web searches on suicide, and, ultimately, threats to kill himself to get back at school bullies.

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  • Unfortunately, not all Internet experiences are positive ones, and users need to be aware of the potential threats to their safety when they decide to use this medium.

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  • When parents take the time to discuss Internet security with them, they are more likely to be able to recognize potential threats and tell their parents about them.

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  • The abuser uses threats and/or name-calling to get the senior to give in his or her demands.

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  • It is also important to note that children tend to spend much more time outdoors than adults, which means they demand even more protection from the sun's threats.

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  • Unforeseen emergencies such as dangerous threats, toxin exposure concerns, or accidents.

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  • Your basic mission is to collect DNA (to help restore your race), eliminate military and other threats, and try to keep the majority of humans unaware of your existence.

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  • Controls are basic and most threats against you are not overly challenging.

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  • Destroy All Humans! is a funny sci-fi, action/adventure game where you play an alien with a mission to collect DNA to rebuild your race and eliminate potential human threats.

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  • You use special abilities to read minds, eliminate humans and other threats.

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  • In these, Thompson often makes vague legal threats and slanders his recipients.

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  • In this mission-based game, you play either Agent J or Agent K who are assigned to stop violent or disruptive alien threats on the planet.

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  • Men in Black 2: Alien Escape is a mission-based, shooter game where you play Agents J or K to defeat alien threats.

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  • The scope is also good for taking out threats from a safe location.

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  • You want to eat, reproduce, and thrive, while avoiding predators and other threats.

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  • There are empty threats of punishment without setting limits.

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  • Physical aggression is expressed at the earliest stages of development, then direct verbal threats, and, last, indirect strategies for manipulating the existing social structure.

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  • Mental health problems, including attention deficit, depression, panic attacks, psychosis, suicide threats and attempts, were present in over 90 percent of the individuals studied by Streissguth.

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  • A coercive cycle frequently develops in which parents and children mutually control one another with threats of negative behavior.

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  • Self-mutilation or suicidal threats may be used to get attention or manipulate others.

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  • Medical complications and health threats, including high lead levels, bowel perforation or intestinal obstruction, will require additional medical management, beyond addressing the underlying issue of pica.

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  • Aggravated sexual abuse-When an individual is forced to submit to sexual acts by use of physical force; threats of death, injury, or kidnapping; or substances that render that individual unconscious or impaired.

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  • Sexual abuse-Forced sexual contact through the use of threats or other fear tactics, or instances in which an individual is physically unable to decline sexual activity.

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  • Behavioral symptoms include temper tantrums, crying, angry outbursts, and threats to hurt themselves (self-mutilation).

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  • While bullying is often verbal threats and harassment, it can get out of control and turn into violence, including the use of weapons.

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  • Report all verbal or physical threats against a child to school authorities and insist they take action.

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  • Violence includes a wide range of behaviors: explosive temper tantrums, physical aggression, fighting, and threats or attempts to hurt others (including homicidal thoughts).

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  • When the immune system successfully controls an infection on its own, it becomes stronger and better able to handle future threats.

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  • Homeschooled children are not exposed to these potential threats, and some homeschooling parents believe this creates happier, calmer, and more secure children.

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  • On the other hand, some worry that a lack of exposure to these threats does not prepare the child for similar encounters in the workplace later in life.

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  • Intelligence - TSA employs skilled intelligence professionals who devote their efforts to gathering and relevant data necessary to keeping the nation's transportation systems safe from threats of both foreign and domestic terrorism.

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  • The National Protection and Programs Directorate works to reduce the risks of potential virtual and human threats.

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  • The Office of Intelligence and Analysis collects information from all appropriate departments, state, local, private sector, and international, to analyze them and piece together any potential threats to the security of the nation.

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  • Report any problems, threats, or anything else that makes you uncomfortable, whether online or in person.

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  • You have put me through heck with all of your verbal threats and insults.

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  • Linda Goodman, after reflecting on several of the death threats that had been made against herself and her children that very same year, believed that her daughter had met with foul play.

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  • He's loyal to the point of being blind to threats of personal danger.

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  • Whereas an earth sign such as Taurus enjoys routine and stability and shuns any threats to his firmly established schedule,  Aries is completely stifled by such a lifestyle.

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  • They hurl insults, innuendo, and threats.

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  • Security: Increased security precautions, including more security staff at airports and new technology to detect potential threats, creates higher prices for consumers.

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  • Emma seems like a real sweet girl with a fondness for Harry Potter, but surprises Blair with threats.

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  • Women should always assert themselves when possible and seek help if their tattoo (or any other physical feature) begins to warrant threats, slurs, or other forms of vulgar behavior.

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  • So, despite threats and foot-stomping by Chinese military leaders, the future will belong to the advancing wave.

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  • Don't fire off empty lawsuit threats unless you plan to sue.

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  • Despite public grumblings and political threats of investigations into the "gouging" of consumers heard every time gas prices rise, these threats remain empty political rhetoric, since these investigations never seem to progress very far.

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  • Homeland security and terrorism threats have changed the way airlines operate so be sure to check with the terminal for procedures about loading and unloading of passengers, parking and pick-ups by others.

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  • Attachments scanning of instant message services for viruses and other threats.

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  • Automatically attempts to heal/remove infected files and other threats such as Trojans, worms, and java applets placing these quarantined files in an AVG Virus Vault.

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  • It is evident in the body's response to threats and potentially harmful stimuli.

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  • In February of 2009, Brown turned himself in to the Los Angeles Police Department and was booked for making criminal threats.

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  • Brown was charged in early March for felony assault and making criminal threats.

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  • Because of threats from Selena fans who are also inmates, she is serving her sentence in solitary confinement.

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  • However, the episode was much tamer than Perrin's first appearance in that it did not include glass-shattering screaming and idle threats.

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  • He also consults with local experts in his chosen locations about what is safe to eat and what sorts of threats he might encounter.

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  • Many viewers feel that some of the content aired was hatched by the producers of Mall Cops Mall of America because on a daily basis, extreme events like bomb threats and terrorists rarely occur.

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  • One of the convicts is told to cut his hair and retaliates by issuing threats.

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  • Her early days were marked by serious health threats, and doctors were concerned about her ability to pull through.

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  • Because Harry and his friends are still young, the tone of this novel possesses a slightly watered down sense of evil, but it clear that the threats against Harry and the other students at Hogwarts are not to be taken lightly.

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  • As the story of Harry Potter falls into a more reflective state, though the corners are crawling with threats, the clouds have begun to collect over head and the tale of the Half-Blood Prince is only the calm before the storm.

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  • With so much emotion running through this film and with the ever rising threats upon their characters grace under pressure is something that none of these actors need to worry about.

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  • While sci-fi movies of the fifties typically employed robots as threats to either the individual characters or to mankind writ large, the literature and early TV presented much more benign views of robothood.

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  • While aliens in movies in the early days were often used as symbols of implacable enemies or threats, in the early days of television, they were almost universally employed at comic relief.

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  • It provides a detailed overview interface marking the positions of potential threats.

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  • When forced to make a quick or unplanned jump, the Colonial ships run navigational risks that can take their ships off course and into unknown space where navigational hazards pose more unexpected threats.

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  • LOL. With Jeremy in the picture, there's no reason why they have to send anyone else out to handle threats or drag the kids along with them.

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  • A 2010 Pew Internet Research poll showed that 32 percent of teens have experienced some type of online harassment such as forwarding private information to others, posting an embarrassing photograph, spreading rumors, or making threats.

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  • Along with crimes such as burglary, social networking site users may fall prey to stalking and other threats to their safety.

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  • With all of these issues, it's important for each user remain aware of potential threats.

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  • For a tighter fit, you could use vet wrap (available at farm supply stores) but make sure you leave a space to breathe and hiss obscure-but-menacing threats at your enemies.

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  • The Civil Air Patrol is an organization of pilots who have answered the call to defend the United States from foreign threats.

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  • At the start of World War II, before the United States entered the war, a group of civilian pilots came together to offer their services in defending the United States from the threats of foreign invaders.

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  • Due to the power of the Internet to publish and distribute dissenting opinions against governments, political parties, and organizations, several progressive web hosts are making an impressive stand against these threats.

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  • The following web hosts have a proven track record for standing firm against lawsuits and threats to have web pages taken down.

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  • System administrators keep track of these threats and deal with protecting your data on the server so that it is safely stored, backed up, and delivered intact to your intended audience.

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  • Then I asked if she perceived any threats.

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  • Cora said nothing, her features emotionless and eyes roving for threats.

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  • I have to admit, I have thought of you many times over the years, probably would have hooked up with you again if it were not for Jackson's threats.

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  • When the rustic talks in the vernacular to his horse he is not much concerned to know whether he is heard and understood; still less when he mutters threats against an absent rival, or kicks the stool that has tripped him up with a vicious "Take that!"

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  • he made a strong speech against the policy of "direct action," pointing out that Labour could capture the political machine if working men were sufficiently united and sufficiently active, but that threats would only throw back their cause and set all other classes against them.

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  • But, when Pompey himself arrived at Damascus, Antipater, who pulled the strings and exploited the claims of Hyrcanus, realized that Rome and not the Arabs, who were cowed by the threats of Scaurus, was the ruler of the East.

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  • This officer rushed to Paris, breathing out threats of slaughter against all royalists, and entered into close relations with Barras.

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  • While not using threats of personal violence, as was generally reported at the time, his language was threatening and offensive.

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  • This arouses his spirit of contradiction; and he tells them that they might have won it from him by coaxing, but never by threats, and that he values his life no more than the stone he tosses away as he speaks to them.

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  • the previous year), he induced the latter by threats to agree to a marriage between the duke of Bisceglie, a natural son of Alphonso II., and Lucrezia.

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  • His tastes were of the simplest; and while scholars like Filelfo were intent on extracting money from their patrons by flattery and threats, he remained so poor that he owed the publication of all his many works to private munificence.

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  • The sultan, though inclined to take up the cause of the Polish dissidents, was slow to move, and contented himself for a while with protests and threats.

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  • He worked to produce doubt and confusion in the mind of the British government by threats and attacks on its distant possessions, which should lead it to scatter its forces.

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  • and Louis of Bavaria, king of the Romans, and the latter, on being excommunicated and called upon to give up the empire, only replied to the pope's threats with fresh provocations.

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  • When consulted in a great council at Lillebonne they returned an unfavourable reply, and it was necessary to convince them individually by threats and persuasions.

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  • But the opposition, while unable to deny the recuperation of Hungary, shut their eyes to everything but Tisza's " tyranny, " and their attacks were never so savage and unscrupulous as during the session of 1889, when threats of a revolution were uttered by the opposition leaders and the premier could only enter or leave the House under police protection.

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  • When Liman von Sanders (who had fixed his headquarters near Gallipoli) learned during the night of the 6th-7th that the Allies were landing in strong force about Suvla, and were also attacking Sari Bair from Anzac, and after he had satisfied himself that certain threats on the part of his opponents at other points might be regarded as mere feints, he ordered the two Turkish divisions under his immediate orders to proceed towards Suvla with all speed.

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  • The pope again and again demanded that the friar be surrendered to him, but without success, in spite of his threats of an interdict against the city.

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  • Hostilities had been resumed with England; the duke of Orleans had squandered the money raised for John's expedition against Calais; and the two rivals broke out into open threats.

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  • But the task of carrying out these threats fell to the lot of his successors; the work of the prophet was to be the subjugating and uniting of Arabia.

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  • From England the pope's legate was driven by threats of personal violence.

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  • In a sermon on the Apocalypse he shook men's souls by his terrible threats of the wrath to come, and drew tears from their eyes by the tender pathos of his assurances of divine mercy.

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  • The papal threats were now too urgent to be disregarded, and the cowed signory entreated Savonarola to put an end to his sermons.

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  • In 1805 came threats of the war with Napoleon which Massenbach had strongly opposed.

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  • Nothwithstanding repeated remonstrances and threats, scarcely a year passed without the occurrence of several raids in British territory headed by Bhutia officials, in which they plundered the inhabitants, massacred them, or carried them away as slaves.

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  • Threats of worse things came subsequently to Lenthall's ears, and, taking the mace with him, he left London on the 29th to join the army and Fairfax.

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  • A parliamentary majority was now secured for the minister's policy by bribery and threats, and with the aid of Henry Fox, who deserted his party to become leader of the Commons.

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  • Terry, who in turn was shot and killed by a United States deputy marshall appointed to defend Justice Field against the carrying out of Terry's often-expressed threats.

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  • Luther limited the meaning of the word to mean a definite command accompanied by threats, which counts on terror to produce obedience.

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  • But despite threats, wholesale corruption and the presence of Russian troops outside and even inside the izba, or chamber of deputies, the patriots, headed by four.

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  • An attempt was made to prevent the emigration of labourers, and finally the spiritual arm was invoked to secure obedience to these laws by threats of excommunication.

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  • Assertions of the right and necessity of secession were frequent from the beginning; separatist conspiracies were rife in the West until 1812; various leaders in New England made threats of secession in1790-1796and 1800-18r5 - especially in 1803 on account of the purchase of Louisiana, in 1811 on account of the proposed admission of Louisiana as a state, and during the troubles ending in the War of 1812.

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  • He was summoned to St Andrews and examined before the king, but neither threats nor promises could make him deliver up the roll of signatures to the Remonstrance.

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  • The aim of his whole policy was to secure for this measure, which was proclaimed as a fundamental law in 1724, the approval of Europe; and by promises and threats he did at last obtain the guarantee of the states of the Empire and the leading European powers.

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  • His speech in favour of reserving to the crown the right of absolute veto under the new constitution drew down upon him the wrath of the advanced politicians of the Palais Royal; but in spite of threats and abuse he continued to advocate a moderate liberal policy, especially in the matter of removing the political disabilities of Jews and Protestants and of extending the system of trial by jury.

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  • In such cases he was not slow to utter terrible threats against those who ridiculed the preaching of the unity of God, of the resurrection, and of the judgment.

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  • In spite of all the precautions they took and the contracts they made, the Egyptians could never quite rid themselves of the dread that their tombs might decay and their cult be neglected; and they sought therefore to obtain by prayers and threats what they feared they might lose altogether.

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  • In all, 1,532 persons were arrested under the Espionage Act.; about 75 more for threats against the President or for sabotage.

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