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verbal Sentence Examples

  • She tossed out the verbal bait and waited for him to strike.

  • Something about his flippant answer made her think he would be a master at verbal fencing.

  • Howie remained silent during verbal our exchange, looking form one of us to the other, content to let us orchestrate the production.

  • True to our verbal blackout, nothing specific was said but the tone of her conversation hinted at sensational news.

  • Howie, according to his morning coffee verbal sermons was enthralled with his property, especially his inherited garden, started by the previous tenant and lovingly cared for by him.

  • One of Fred's nameless cohorts buttonholed Dean as he stepped from his vehicle, and by the time he extricated himself from her verbal grasp, the blonde was lost in the crowd at the park.

  • There was no verbal reply—only a returning wave of her light.

  • The grey eyes were beseeching, but Katie couldn't manage anything verbal let alone a lie to placate the driver.

  • Whatever they discussed, Romas's brother was getting more pissed; his grip on her tightened until she gave a verbal, "Let me go!"

  • She looked at him curiously, and he rolled his shoulders back, prepping himself physically for the verbal discussion to come.

  • Her voice was sharp enough to parry his verbal onslaught.

  • As all of the bikers were assigned numbers, Dean made a verbal note of each on a small handheld tape-recorder bor­rowed from his more official duties.

  • Her verbal slap stunned him.

  • Although Cairoli, upon learning of the Anglo-Ottoman convention in regard to Cyprus, had advised Count Corti of the possibility that Great Britain might seek to placate France by conniving at a French occupation of Tunisia, neither he nor Count Corti had any inkling of the verbal arrangement made between.

  • Again, we must not be misled by verbal idiosyncrasies.

  • The verbal inter- Geography pretation of Scripture led Lactantius (c. A.D.

  • The verbal employment of vocatives and of the second person may have little or no personifying force, serving primarily but to make the speaker's wish and idea intelligible to himself.

  • When Kildare became viceroy in 1524, O'Neill consented to act as his swordbearer in ceremonies of state; but his allegiance was not to be reckoned upon, and while ready enough to give verbal assurances of loyalty, he could not be persuaded to give hostages as security for his conduct; but Tyrone having been invaded in 1541 by Sir Anthony St Leger, the lord deputy, Conn delivered up his son as a hostage, attended a parliament held at Trim, and, crossing to England, made his submission at Greenwich to Henry VIII., who created him earl of Tyrone for life, and made him a present of money and a valuable gold chain.

  • All the Semitic languages' are built up from triliteral roots: that is, the great majority of the words are derived from a simple verbal form, of which the essential elements are three consonants.

  • Feuerbach denied that he was rightly called an atheist, but the denial is merely verbal: what he calls "theism" is atheism in the ordinary sense.

  • Even apart from the impossibility of conceiving a whole of relations which are relations and nothing else (this objection is perhaps largely verbal), no explanation is given of the fact (obvious in experience) that the spiritual entities of which the Universe is composed appear material.

  • - A verbal lease for a year is good.

  • The English doctrine that a verbal lease may be specifically enforced if there has been part performance by the person seeking the remedy has been fully adopted in nearly all the American states.

  • The letting may be either written or verbal.

  • But a verbal lease presents this disadvantage that, if it is unperformed and one of the parties denies its existence, it cannot be proved by witnesses.

  • It may further be noted that in the case of a verbal lease, notice to quit is regulated by the custom of the place (Art.

  • 1 737) - if at that period the lessee remains and is left in possession, there is, in the case of written leases, a tacit renewal (tacite reconduction) of the lease as a verbal lease (Arts.

  • A verbal lease is deemed to be for the term necessary to enable the lessee to gather in all the produce, thus for a year in the case of a meadow or vineyard; in the case of lands leased in tillage, where they are divided into shifts or seasons, for as many years as there are shifts (Art.

  • How millennarianism nevertheless found its way, with the help of apocalyptic mysticism and Anabaptist influences into the churches of the Reformation, chiefly among the Reformed sects, but afterwards also in the Lutheran Church, how it became incorporated with Pietism, how in more recent times an exceedingly mild type of "academic" chiliasm has been developed from a belief in the verbal inspiration of the Bible, how finally new sects are still springing up here and there with apocalyptic and chiliastic expectations - these are matters which cannot be fully entered upon here.

  • On the 25th an interview took place, in which Ibrahim gave a verbal engagement not to act against the Greeks, pending orders from the sultan.

  • From the scanty and ill-natured notices of his opponents (Anselm and Abelard), we gather that he refused to recognize the reality of anything but the individual; he treated " the universal substance," says Anselm, as no more than " flatum vocis," a verbal breathing or sound; and in a similar strain he denied any reality to the parts of which a whole, such as a house, is commonly said to be composed.

  • But there is a wealth of verbal derivatives, the vocabulary is copious, and the intonation harmonious.

  • The distinction between algebraical and arithmetical reasoning then lies mainly in the fact that the former is in a more condensed form than the latter; an unknown quantity being represented by a special symbol, and other symbols being used as a kind of shorthand for verbal expressions.

  • It is not easy to exaggerate the service rendered by Owen to the study of zoology by the introduction of this apparently small piece of verbal mechanism; it takes place with the classificatory terms of Linnaeus.

  • They display, in a rather irregular style and with some oddities of dialect and phrase, extraordinary narrative skill and a high degree of ability in that special art of the 17th century - the drawing of verbal portraits or characters.

  • But no mere copyist or verbal translator could have attained that result.

  • If one especial peculiarity can be singled out, it is the extreme restraint and simplicity of the verbal treatment.

  • Whether the name was given in mere vanity to the barrier which Alexander passed (as Arrian and others repeatedly allege), or was founded also on some verbal confusion, cannot be stated.

  • Besides the divine element, proper names as a rule in the Babylonian-Assyrian periods had a verbal form attached and a third element representing an object.

  • It is not the purpose of this note to set forth the principles underlying the formation of proper names among the Babylonians and Assyrians, but it may not be out of place to indicate that by the side of such full names, containing three elements (or even more), we have already at an early period the reduction of these elements to two through the combination of the name of a deity with a verbal form merely, or through the omission of the name of the deity.

  • Like the rest of the Megarian school he revelled in verbal quibbles, proving that motion and existence are impossible.

  • Apart from these verbal gymnastics, Diodorus did not differ from the Megarian school.

  • We feel its presence in his earliest notable work, The Rationale of Religious Enquiry, 1836; and may there see the rigour with which it applied audacious logic to narrow premisses, the tenacity with which it clung to a limited literal supernaturalism which it had no philosophy to justify, and so could not believe without historical and verbal authority.

  • It was ably argued by Sir George Cornewall Lewis, in connexion with his inquiries into early Roman history, that a verbal tradition is not transmitted from one generation to another in anything like an authentic form for a longer period than about a century.

  • Here, then, is direct evidence that the Aegean peoples of the Mycenaean Age knew how to write, and it is no longer necessary to assume that the verses of the Iliad were dependent on mere verbal transmission for any such period 'as has been supposed.

  • A messenger was at once sent from Edinburgh to London with a letter from Lethington and a verbal message.

  • According to de Silva, Elizabeth said that she did not believe in the Letters, and that Lethington, who wrote to Cecil on the 21st of June, and sent a verbal message by the bearer, "had behaved badly in the matter," - whether that of the letters, or in general.

  • The verbal identities can only be explained in one of the following ways.

  • If Crawford "refreshed his memory by the letter," he exposed himself, and the entire case, by copying whole passages, often with few verbal changes.

  • He sets his face against innovation in such matters as the accepted authorship of canonical writings, verbal inspiration, and the treatment of persons and events in the Old Testament as types of the New.

  • This amounted to an attack on the verbal inspiration of Scripture.

  • The remains of Lucilius extend to about eleven hundred, mostly unconnected lines, most of them preserved by late grammarians, as illustrative of peculiar verbal usages.

  • The chief faults of the book are obscurity, verbal conceits and a forced ingenuity which shows itself in grotesque puns, odd metres and occasional want of taste.

  • SeaXEKTOS, discourse, debate; 77 5eaXEKTu01, sc. TEXvn, the art of debate), a logical term, generally used in common parlance in a contemptuous sense for verbal or purely abstract disputation devoid of practical value.

  • Merely verbal change in these formulae made without prejudicing the sense does not invalidate the sacrament.

  • Since the tribes practised far more in-breeding than out-breeding, the tendency was toward forming not only verbal linguistic groups, but biological varieties; the weaker the tribe, the fewer the captures, the greater the isolation and harder the conditions - producing dolichocephaly, dwarfism and other retrogressive characteristics.

  • When this attempt to master the cross-roads had ended in failure, Ney received a verbal message from the emperor, enjoining him that, whatever happened at Quatre Bras, D'Erlon must be allowed to carry out the movement ordered by the emperor.

  • That the lost source of the Chronicles was not independent of these works appears probable both from the nature of the case and from the close and often verbal parallelism between many sections of the two Biblical narratives.

  • Although (as in England apart from the Arbitration Act 1889) there is nothing to prevent, a verbal reference, submissions are generally not merely written but are effected by deed.

  • In accordance with the Enabling Act, which received the President's approval on the 22nd of February 1889, a convention met at Sioux Falls on the 4th of the following July and re-adopted, with some slight verbal changes, the constitution of 1885.

  • There is a want of depth in Christian experience, in the power of realizing relative spiritual values in the light of the master principle involved in the distinctively Christian consciousness, such as could raise Clement above a verbal eclecticism, rather than comprehensiveness, in the use of Apostolic language.

  • Released on parole, he bore a verbal message from Lord Howe to the Continental Congress, which led to the fruitless conference on Staten Island.

  • Eminently truthful, he could not understand that some verbal insincerities are necessary to social life.

  • " While the scholars of Alexandria were mainly interested in the verbal criticism of the Greek poets, a wider variety of studies was the characteristic of the school of Pergamum, the literary rival of Alexandria.

  • It is the age of historical and literary, as well as verbal, criticism.

  • Both of these were ably represented in the first half of the century by Bentley himself, while, in the twenty years between 1782 and 1803, the verbal criticism of the tragic poets of Athens was the peculiar province of Richard Porson (1759-1808), who was born in the same year as F.

  • Milton, in his Tractate on Education (1644), advances further on Bacon's lines, protesting against the length of time spent on instruction in language, denouncing merely verbal knowledge, and recommending the study of a large number of classical authors for the sake of their subject appointed to consider the studies and examinations of the university, their report of November 1904 on the Previous Examination was fully discussed, and the speeches published in the Reporter for December 17, 1904.

  • The movement had its effect on the schools by discouraging the old classical routine of verbal imitation, and giving a new prominence to Greek and to German.

  • Even this verbal flaw would be obviated if Giesbrecht could prove his tentative hypothesis, that the Gymnoplea may have lost a pre-genital segment of the abdomen, and the Podoplea may have lost the last segment of the thorax.

  • The later scholastic Protestant doctrine of verbal infallibility necessarily encouraged critical reaction and proved a widely extended retarding force far down into the 10th century.

  • 3 8 53), which connects it with another verbal root naba, " bubble" or "gush."

  • -- The necessary local inspection and verification of weights and measures in use for trade (as distinct from the verbal and written use of weights and measures) is in the United Kingdom undertaken by inspectors of weights and measures, who are appointed by the local authorities, as the county and borough councils.

  • Under Vitelleschi, the next general, the Society celebrated its first centenary on the 25th of September 1639, the hundredth anniversary of the verbal approbation given to the scheme by Paul III.

  • This Commentary, for a long time attributed to Wycliffe, is really nothing but a verbal rendering of the popular and widely-spread Norman Commentary on the Apocalypse (Paul Meyer and L.

  • Mercati, Studi e testi (Rome, 1901) to be the proces verbal of an actual discussion held under Justinian at Constantinople in 527.

  • This was an early conception, and in early times the order in question was simply verbal; thus some letters patent of Henry III.

  • 278) state that Francois de Montmorency was "prisoner in our castle of the Bastille in Paris by verbal command" of the late king Charles IX.

  • His critical principles are explained in the preface, where he dwells on the necessity of starting as much as possible from trustworthy contemporary sources, or at least from those nearest to antiquity - the touchstone by which verbal traditions can be tested being contemporary poems. He inclines to rationalism, rejecting the marvellous and recasting legends containing it in a more historical spirit; but he makes an exception in the accounts of the introduction of Christianity into Norway and of the national saint St Olaf.

  • In Oratory, Which Most French Canadians Admire Beyond All Other Forms Of Verbal Art, Sir Wilfrid Laurier Has Greatly Surpassed L.

  • There were other slight changes of a verbal kind, involving no doctrinal or political significance and which therefore need not be described here.

  • It had no pretensions to verbal accuracy, and the coarseness of the language was modified to suit European taste, but the narrative was adequately rendered.

  • Though the Scottish Churches Bill, the Unemployed Bill and the Aliens Bill were passed, a complete fiasco occurred over the redistribution proposals, which pleased nobody and had to be withdrawn owing to a blunder as to procedure; and though on the 17th of July a meeting of the party at the foreign office resulted in verbal assurances of loyalty, only two days later the government was caught in a minority of four on the estimates for the Irish Land Commission.

  • It is, of course, the verbal bargain that binds, and large transactions are commonly completed without witnesses, though before the contract or memorandum of sale passes the fluctuations of the market may have made the bargain, to one side or the other, a very bad one.

  • The word is the English representative of the substantive common to Teutonic languages, as "dead" is of the adjective, and "die" of the verb; the ultimate origin is the pre-Teutonic verbal stem dau-; cf.

  • " But," as Hallam says, " he who fought on horseback and had been invested with peculiar arms in a solemn manner wanted nothing more to render him a knight; " and so he concludes, in view of the verbal identity of " chevalier " and " caballarius," that " we may refer chivalry in a general sense to the age of Charlemagne."

  • Thus, in Sumerian we find such forms as numunnib-bi, " he speaks not to him," where the negative prefix nu and the verbal prefix mun are in harmony, but in dissimilation to the infix nib, " to him," and to the root bi, " speak," which are also in harmony.

  • For example, an indeterminative vowel, a, e, i or u, may be prefixed to any root to form an abstract; thus, from me, " speak," we get e-me, " speech"; from ra, " to go," we get a-ra, " the act of going," &c. In connexion with the very complicated Sumerian verbal system 2 it will be sufficient to note here the practice of infixing the verbal object which is, of course, absolutely alien to Semitic. This phenomenon appears also in Basque and in many North American languages.

  • For in the latter case we possess, according to Hume, no standard of equivalence other than that supplied by immediate observation, and consequently transition from one premise to another by way of reasoning must be, in geometrical matters, a purely verbal process.

  • Another manuscript that tells the same story, with only verbal variations, is found in No.

  • He now attacked more in detail but not more happily than before Wallis's great work, while hardly attempting any further defence of his own positions; also he repelled with some force and dignity the insults that had been heaped upon him, and fought the verbal points, but could not leave the field without making political insinuations against his adversary, quite irrelevant in themselves and only noteworthy as evidence of his own resignation to Cromwell's rule.

  • The thrusts were easily and nimbly parried by Wallis in a reply (Hobbiani puncti dispunctio, 1657) occupied mainly with the verbal questions.

  • These Articles, enbodying the more important terms, were included with slight verbal alterations in the treaty of peace signed at Prague on the 23rd of August.

  • The draft code of civil procedure, which was published in December 1872, introduced many important reforms, especially by substituting public and verbal procedure for the older German system, under which the proceedings were almost entirely carried on by written documents.

  • This article relates to the Western Cathars, as they appear (1) in the Cathar Ritual written in Provencal and preserved in a 13th -century MS. in Lyons, published by Cledat, Paris, 1888; (2) in Bernard Gui's Practica inquisitionis haereticae pravitatis, edited by Canon C. Douais, Paris, 1886; and (3) in the proces verbal of the inquisitors' reports.

  • Each parliament elected a committee to consider them, and the 'two committees carried on long negotiations by notes supplemented by verbal discussions.

  • No verbal formula can really enclose the life of a people or an age, but we can best understand the significant ^ of the old Greek cities and the life they developed, when, looking at the history of mankind as a whole, we see the part played by reason, active and critical, in breaking down the barriers by which custom hinders movement, in guiding movement to definite ends, in dissipating groundless beliefs and leading onwards to fresh scientific conquests - when we see this and then take note that among the ancient Greeks such an activity of reason began in an entirely novel degree and that its activity in Europe ever since is due to their impulsion.

  • Although in theory he was an upholder of verbal inspiration, he did not push the doctrine to its extreme consequences; his practical good sense did not take these things so strictly as the theologians of later centuries.

  • The Moslems themselves have observed that the tyranny of the rhyme often makes itself apparent in derangement of the order of words, and in the choice of verbal forms which would not otherwise have been employed; e.g.

  • The verbal spells were always accompanied by some manual performance, the tying of magical knots or the preparation of an amulet.

  • Owing to the very imperfect notation of sound in the writing, the highly important subject, of the verbal roots and verbal forms was perhaps the obscurest branch of Egyptian grammar when Sethe first attacked it in 1895.

  • In it the Old Egyptian verbal forms are mostly replaced by periphrases; though the strong roots are often preserved entire, the weaker con9onants and the ~ have- largely or entirely disappeared, so that the language appears as one of biliteral rather than triliteral roots.

  • The latter acquired the Semitic language imperfectly from their conquerors; they expressed the verbal conjugations by periphrases, mispronounced the consonants, and so changed greatly, the appearance of the vocabulary, which also would certainly contain a large proportion of native nonSemitic roots.

  • Such verbal resemblances as exist between Coptic and Semitic are largely due to late exchanges with Semitic neighbors.

  • in a special except as verbal form, suffix.

  • Masculine and feminine nouns of instrument or material are formed from verbal roots by prefixing m; e.g.

  • The verbal stem is here followed by the subject-suffix or substantivetdm-f, he hears; t~mw itu, the king hears.

  • The verbal message received from General Gordon on the 3oth of December 1884 rendered the extreme danger of the position at Khartum painfully apparent, and the .~ ki secretary of state for war, acting on Sir E.

  • The accompanying simple figure indicates better than any verbal description the topography of the main groups of foci in the motor field of a manlike ape (chimpanzee).

  • The tape recording is a verbal excerpt from the play.

  • He himself attached great importance to his studies in this kind; his learned friends expected him to give their results to the world; which accordingly, though having little natural gift or felicity in verbal expression, he laboured strenuously to do.

  • The first step of the Scottish noblesse (mainly men of Norman names), after Alexander's death, was to send a secret verbal message to Edward of England.

  • Darnley had retired to his father's house at Glasgow, where he fell ill of small-pox, and, on the 14th of January 1567 Mary, from Holyrood, offered to visit him, though he had replied by a verbal insult to a former offer of a visit from Stirling.

  • Balhaldie carried to James in Rome an invitation for Prince Charles to go to France, a verbal invitation, which James reluctantly accepted.

  • The anticipations of Darwin were little more than formal and verbal.

  • HUNTING (the verbal substantive from "hunt"; O.

  • But apart from this, there is proof of the high antiquity of the college, which was said to have been older than Rome itself, in the verbal forms of the song with which, down to late times, a part of the ceremonies was accompanied, and which is still preserved.

  • Besides pamphlets on the Catholic and slavery questions, as well as several fugitive jeux d'esprit, and a number of unsigned articles in the Analytical Review, Geddes also published a free metrical version of Select Satires of Horace (1779), and a verbal rendering of the First Book of the Iliad of Homer (1792).

  • Though mainly examples of verbal quibbling, they serve to show the difficulties of language and of explaining the relations of sense-given impressions.

  • It contains also a most curious commentary on Desportes, in which Malherbe's minute and carping style of verbal criticism is displayed on the great scale.

  • Aristotle had fallen into the paradox of resolving a mental act into verbal elements.

  • - The emphasis now laid on judgment, the recovery from Hume's confusion of beliefs with ideas and the association of ideas, and the distinction of the mental act of judging from its verbal expression in a proposition, are all healthy signs in recent logic. The most fundamental question, before proceeding to the investigation of inference, is not what we say but what we think in making the judgments which, whether we express them in propositions or not, are both the premises and the conclusion of inference; and, as this question has been diligently studied of late, but has been variously answered, it will be well to give a list of the more important theories of judgment as follows: a.

  • A proposition is the consequent verbal expression of such a belief, and consists in asserting that the thing as signified by the subject is (or is not) determined as signified by the predicate.

  • The difference then is in verbal expression, way of putting, inflexion."

  • The consideration that mere double negation leaves us precisely where we were and not upon a higher plane where the dominant concept is richer, is, of course, fatal only to certain verbal expressions of Hegel's intent.

  • There is perhaps no serious misrepresentation involved in regarding a key-thought of this type, though not necessarily expressed in those verbal forms, as pervading such logic of the present as coheres with a philosophy of the absolute conceived from a point of view that is intellectualist throughout.

  • Though in many respects a Chaucerian pastiche, it not rarely equals its model in verbal and metrical felicity.

  • All have verbal directive particles.

  • They did not dream of verbal fidelity; even when they had more exact reports before them, they preferred to mould a speaker's thoughts to their own methods of presentation.

  • But these circumstances, while inconsistent with verbal accuracy, do not destroy authenticity; and in most of the speeches (e.g.

  • Verbal noun, caru," to love."

  • Verbal adjectives, caredig, " loved," caradwy, " lovable."

  • The earliest allusion to the epistle 11 is the notice of its inclusion in Marcion's canon, but almost verbal echoes of iii.

  • Friedlander (1895, with a full verbal index).

  • But this is clearly only a verbal solution.

  • In point of detail, it is now impossible to draw a sharp distinction between that which they found surviving ready to their hand and that which they themselves added, or to define how far they reproduced the traditional fragments with verbal fidelity or indulged in revision and remoulding.

  • In the drawing of character, in the invention of felicitous phrase, in the contrivance of verbal music, he is deficient.

  • The use of cases and genders, the construction of verbs and prepositions, and the verbal forms exhibit striking irregularities.

  • Editio princeps (Milan, 1475); Casaubon (1603) showed great critical ability in his notes, but for want of a good MS. left the restoration of the text to Salmasius (1620), whose notes are a most remarkable monument of erudition, combined with acuteness in verbal criticism and general vigour of intellect.

  • 2 Between Joel and Obadiah there are points of material and verbal agreement so close as to imply that Joel used the earlier book (Joel iii.

  • Lord Derby consented to a new convention, from which any verbal reference to suzerainty was excluded; and the South African republic was made independent, subject only to the condition, that it should conclude no treaties with foreign powers without the approval of the crown.

  • The two former are lost, and most scholars deny the authenticity of the Tabula on the ground of material and verbal anachronisms. They attribute it either to Cebes of Cyzicus (above) or to an anonymous author, of the ist century A.D., who assumed the character of Cebes of Thebes.

  • But the attempt to conceive what it is leads me into mere verbal subtleties.

  • In his purely theological works Agobard was strictly orthodox, except that he denied the verbal inspiration of the Scriptures.

  • Such foresight had its reward, the more because it was buttressed during the debates of the Convention by the same readiness in debate, the same clear recognition of essentials, the same natural disposition towards compromise on details, and the same quickness in producing verbal formulae, as Smuts had already shown in the Transvaal Parliament.

  • The aversion to them which he expressed showed thus early an innate disposition to rebel against empty verbal reasoning.

  • He is typically English in his reverence for facts, whether facts of sense or of living consciousness, in his aversion from abstract speculation and verbal reasoning, in his suspicion of mysticism, in his calm reasonableness, and in his ready submission to truth, even when truth was incapable of being fully reduced to system by man.

  • He unfolds the relations between verbal signs and the several sorts of ideas; words being the means for enabling us to treat ideas as typical, abstract and general.

  • At the outset, the position of each body, considered as a material particle, is defined by reference to a system of co-ordinate axes, and not by any verbal description.

  • In grammatical structure there is considerable resemblance between these dialects, but the verbal differences have become great.

  • Almost any word may be made into a verb by using with it a verbal particle.

  • The difference in the verbal particles in the different languages is very great.

  • Their speech nevertheless is very full in many of its verbal and other forms, while it also exhibits some curious deficiencies.

  • Between D and P there are no verbal parallels; but in the historical resumes JE is followed closely, whole clauses and even verses being copied practically verbatim.

  • This series was a comprehensive edition of the Latin classics in about sixty volumes, and each work was accompanied by a Latin commentary, ordo verborum, and verbal index.

  • At the same time it was given to be understood that the new theory of the solar system might be held ex hypothesi, and the trivial verbal alterations introduced into the Polish astonomer's book in 1620, when the work of revision was completed by Cardinal Gaetani, confirmed this interpretation.

  • 2), though in the majority of Old Testament passages such expressions are merely verbal (e.g.

  • She tossed out the verbal bait and waited for him to strike.

  • Something about his flippant answer made her think he would be a master at verbal fencing.

  • He was clumsy at expressing verbal emotion and physical emotion was beyond him, but his eyes.

  • Howie remained silent during verbal our exchange, looking form one of us to the other, content to let us orchestrate the production.

  • True to our verbal blackout, nothing specific was said but the tone of her conversation hinted at sensational news.

  • Howie, according to his morning coffee verbal sermons was enthralled with his property, especially his inherited garden, started by the previous tenant and lovingly cared for by him.

  • One of Fred's nameless cohorts buttonholed Dean as he stepped from his vehicle, and by the time he extricated himself from her verbal grasp, the blonde was lost in the crowd at the park.

  • There was no verbal reply—only a returning wave of her light.

  • The grey eyes were beseeching, but Katie couldn't manage anything verbal let alone a lie to placate the driver.

  • Whatever they discussed, Romas's brother was getting more pissed; his grip on her tightened until she gave a verbal, "Let me go!"

  • She looked at him curiously, and he rolled his shoulders back, prepping himself physically for the verbal discussion to come.

  • Effie bubbled over with verbal celebration at the beautiful snow, so much prettier than Boston's slop, while peeking out of every window, and collaring each passing guest to share her unabashed enthusiasm at each limited vista.

  • Sarah found her self control quickly, and could retract her fangs of her own accord, though Jackson still required verbal cues, and at times physical restraint from Gabriel to stop feeding.

  • Her voice was sharp enough to parry his verbal onslaught.

  • As all of the bikers were assigned numbers, Dean made a verbal note of each on a small handheld tape-recorder bor­rowed from his more official duties.

  • Her verbal slap stunned him.

  • You will have first class verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage and develop multiple accounts.

  • He gave verbal abuse to people for no good reason.

  • The goal is verbal fluency.

  • Verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and abstract reasoning are timed tests, each lasting 20 minutes.

  • They were verbal descriptors of the nutrient content of foods.

  • The boss gave a verbal warning for coming to work dressed in a tee shirt.

  • My question centers around whether Evans thinks that a purely verbal proclamation is enough.

  • Their "knowledge" is merely verbal.

  • The confrontation within the revolutionary process with these conservative bureaucratic governmental sectors is essentially verbal.

  • Four months later, the participant needed only verbal assistance to execute the task.

  • This is just verbal camouflage behind which private shareholders are still dipping their ever-larger ladles into an increasing stream of tax revenues.

  • So, it's not verbal; but, it is intelligent and demanding in ways which will appeal to even the most stick-in-the-mud adventurer.

  • The term "language", includes verbal, tonal and body languages, which underpin all cultural learning structures.

  • The test is very similar to those used by major employers and covers verbal, numerical and diagrammatic reasoning.

  • When I moved to secondary school, I became even taller, and the abuse became purely verbal.

  • The best door supervisors have better verbal, than physical, skills.

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

  • Throughout history there has always been some form of verbal acrobatics or jousting involving rhymes within the Afro-American community.

  • Introduction Children are remarkably adept at learning new verbal information.

  • ad hominem attacks or just plain verbal abuse.

  • Is it an adverb, modifying the verbal adjective?

  • The infinitive often functions as a verbal noun, and as such can be the complement of another verb. infix see affix.

  • Here someone generates an afflictive bodily formation, an afflictive bodily formation, an afflictive verbal formation, an afflictive mental formation.. .

  • Verbal: talk, chat; frequently alleged lies by detectives about prisoners, usually in court.

  • The fall-out from a no-holds barred " kill your opponent " verbal altercation can last for decades.

  • Topics covered include anaphora and verbal anaphora, discourse influences and thematic roles, and the processing of causality information.

  • My own brothers recalled similar brief verbal anecdotes to my own.

  • What is the relationship between developmental verbal dyspraxia and childhood apraxia of speech?

  • Learn about the importance of verbal reasoning, technical aptitude, mechanical aptitude and math aptitude.

  • Language The most common understanding of literary archaism in English is that of verbal archaism.

  • arouseddition, they completed a verbal memory test using emotionally arousing stimuli.

  • Clive eats pub curry SIR CLIVE has added fisticuffs to his already formidable verbal arsenal of offensive weapons against business rivals.

  • artifices of war are beyond verbal computation.

  • However, credible verbal assurance that the animal is providing a service to assist with a disability will suffice should an inquiry be made.

  • awarded the research prize you will be expected to deliver a verbal presentation at the Winter meeting of the Society.

  • bioscience related case-studies drawn from our Knowledgebase of reviewed Learning and Teaching Resources: Peer assessment of verbal communications skills.

  • Only a fraction of our total brain capacity is dedicated to verbal communication.

  • Their mean score on a standardized test of verbal comprehension put them at the 10th percentile (i.e.

  • The neural correlates of the verbal component of working memory.

  • degenerate into verbal abuse between people of different views.

  • You will have to travel a very long way to find a Major-General with more verbal dexterity than Tony Jay.

  • Expect to find a helping of verbal diarrhea here every visit, to brighten up your day.

  • Language Some games specifically disallow players to use any verbal communication between actors - touchline coaching is specifically ruled out in many games.

  • If you went to this show, you would be a bit disgruntled if some of this verbal didn't happen.

  • drowsy patient and be possible to maintain verbal contact with them.

  • Homophone meaning generation: A new test of verbal switching for the detection of frontal lobe dysfunction.

  • Described elsewhere as ' verbal ectoplasm ' - a perfect interpretation.

  • elevateyramid is a powerful tool for elevating what is most important, which can then help clarify both verbal and visual communication.

  • Mothers tended to decrease their verbal encouragement with their one-year-old boys at a critical developmental stage of receptive language skills.

  • That doesn't prevent his chief trait being verbal exactitude.

  • explicable in terms of age or verbal IQ.

  • A man does not hear, as in the smart novels, these gems of verbal felicity dropped between diplomatists at dinner.

  • You will of course be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen, entrepreneurial flare and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Using verbal fluency to disguise a lack of comprehension.

  • After a little clumsy verbal foreplay, he asked to kiss me.

  • Gestures are helpful to boys, who are often later verbal communicators and may need to alleviate physical frustration and stress.

  • Even the latest episodes contain priceless visual and verbal gags to rival the best that has gone before.

  • I read the rest and it is more verbal gymnastics.

  • Crucially, preoperative patients who show more activity in the right hippocampus than the left have less damage to verbal memory after surgery.

  • hurl verbal abuse at people for no good reason.

  • Verbal campaigns: why not impeach jelly in the fridge?

  • The next main section of the paper gives an overview of English verbal inflection.

  • inflexionicular, it shows several distinctive Northern features, eg. the verbal inflections, which are generally a good indication of dialect localisation.

  • In this sense, we can have no objection to verbal or plenary inspiration.

  • Please adhere to all posted signs or verbal instructions at these locations to avoid being detained or causing unwarranted trouble to the sites involved.

  • insufficient evidence the police may still be able to give a verbal warning.

  • I've actually enjoyed your verbal jousts with Paul; I've never once questioned you or demanded any evidence.

  • I do enjoy having a few little verbal jousts and you're very good at tempting me into indiscretion.

  • lead-in period whereby Police sought to educate drivers via verbal warnings has now passed.

  • Verbal memory tasks that activate the medial left temporal lobe have been implemented 63.

  • Chapter Eight presents an analysis of the extensive verbal morphology.

  • The copper's nark, for example, has long enjoyed the protection of the criminal courts and the old verbal " who grassed?

  • neural correlates of the verbal component of working memory.

  • For verbal tests, start reading a good quality newspaper or magazine with editorial articles to improve your command of language.

  • also periodic written and verbal updates should be provided to the person reporting the cluster, the public health office and the community affected.

  • A third way for coaches to help build confidence is through verbal persuasion.

  • Our advice, save yourself the agony of anymore verbal assaults from this pretentious poseur.

  • It was the verbal equivalent of a Norman Wisdom comedy pratfall.

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