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averse

Botany (of leaves, flowers, etc.) turned away from the main stem
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However, the ratings also reflect the banks' generally solid financial metrics reflected in sufficient capitalisation (stronger at Chelind and Avers), reasonable asset quality (better at Avers), adequate profitability and comfortable liquidity.
He avers that he had registered as a candidate though he was schooling at Murungene primary school then.
VTB Bank (Armenia) has joined the AVERS international instant money transfer system.
"Michael Charles Smith avers the pol ice acted unfairly and in violation of Article Six of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Several fatal defects are contained in the Petition and the application should be dismissed in light of failure by the Petitioner (Sarath Fonseka) to conform to several mandatory provisions of the Presidential Election Act, avers (Counsel for First Respondent President Rajapaksa) President's Counsel D S Wijesinghe
Hebrews 6:4-6 avers that it is impossible for apostates to repent and return to the church.
Cheney also avers that she's done campaigning: "Since Dad's made it very clear that he won't be running for office again, the 2004 presidential campaign was my last campaign as well."
A gender-neutral domestic partner benefit, available to gay and heterosexual couples alike, Brinkman avers, "would be fine." What he objects to, he says, is the offering of benefits exclusively to same-sex couples as a sort of substitute for those they could obtain if they were able to marry.
To realize her goal of hotel ownership, Deanne Avers Howard took advantage of resources provided by Marriott's aggressive diversity ownership initiatives, which are designed to attract minorities who have significant business experience.
Now from the man who avers that "fashion is the healthiest motivation for losing weight" comes Edition 7L, a four-year-old imprint of the Steidl publishing house, named after Lagerfeld's bookstore in Paris ("Seven is my favorite number," he explains.
"We are seeing both problems and opportunities," he avers.
One way or another this was a terrible accident, whether caused by Mr Hart falling asleep at the wheel or by mechanical failure as he avers, it wasn't a deliberate act.