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Blunt

1. Anthony. 1907--83, British art historian and Soviet spy
2. Wilfred Scawen. 1840--1922, British poet, traveller, and anti- imperialist
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And, bluntly, nothing I have seen so far in this debate suggests to me we will find a better solution than the one which has been proposed.
He just told her very bluntly that it was incurable and she broke down and thought it was the end.
But when a lifeboat and a helicopter arrived, they bluntly said they wanted to 'sit it out'.
Thus 80 percent of those detained at the border answered in the affirmative when asked by the Border Patrol if they would apply for amnesty, one of them bluntly stating: "Yes, I am not stupid.
But then at a critically romantic stage, the expert seducer bluntly asked: 'Why do you think your career's gone so quiet?
Lebanese opposition leaders have bluntly accused Damascus of involvement in the Beirut car bombing which killed the former premier and several of his bodyguards.
Barely visible through the cracks of a large wooden barrier built from pallets salvaged from the streets of North Philadelphia, the monumental image rather bluntly symbolized both the desire for escape and its depressing futility.
Bluntly written, prizing honesty over flowery language, the poems are crafted from the grit of human experience and offer a clear reflection of harsh reality.
Rail's just horrible; it's enough to make you cry," one ferrous shipper says bluntly.
The fight is now over, the battle finally won Of course the real battle is still yet to come Down the road proudly comes the conquering hero The band is playing, for he's a jolly good fellow A medal from the bucket was pinned on Joe For out on strike he bluntly refused to go Out in all weathers his job Joe just had to do Delivering morning papers, and evening ones too So in our local church hall we all got together To pass a resolution that would last forever So that every newsboy would get a yearly rise Everyone was happy, this of course was wise To get their newspaper delivered daily by him For they are just like friends always dropping in.
To put it bluntly a person's chance of dying in a house fire is halved if the property has a working alarm.