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Nautical (of the wind) blowing from a favourable direction
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It aims to express the inner truth or central principles of things, without anxiety for minor details, and it is by nature largely intellectual in quality, though not by any means to the exclusion of emotion.
In this address I said that the whole future of the Negro rested largely upon the question as to whether or not he should make himself, through his skill, intelligence, and character, of such undeniable value to the community in which he lived that the community could not dispense with his presence.
I knew that the audience would be largely composed of the most influential class of white men and women, and that it would be a rare opportunity for me to let them know what we were trying to do at Tuskegee, as well as to speak to them about the relations of the races.
But as the original species (I) differed largely from (A), standing nearly at the extreme points of the original genus, the six descendants from (I) will, owing to inheritance, differ considerably from the eight descendants from (A); the two groups, moreover, are supposed to have gone on diverging in different directions.
But we already see how it entails extinction; and how largely extinction has acted in the world's history, geology plainly declares.
It is interesting in this manner to perceive, so largely developed, the germs of extinction in the so-called powerful Anglo-Saxon family.
Relying on carefully documented accounts, they demonstrated that Jewish immigration, accompanied by land confiscation since the early 1920s, the devastating effects of the 1948 and 1967 Arab-Israeli wars and their subsequent refugee problems, and current misery of the Palestinian people were largely caused by Zionist and British policies.
The production of consumer durables rose 0.1 percent; an increase in the production of consumer light trucks and selected replacement auto parts was largely offset by declines in the output of other consumer durables.
All property owners must adhere to 18 land-use ordinances, largely dealing with issues of health and safety, and most homeowners are bound by additional private restrictions written into their deeds.
But lately, many consumers have caught on to the disadvantages of eating ice cream: 235 calories per 3/4-cup, of which half come from nearly three teaspoons of (largely) artery-clogging fat.
Though the book's title might seem to imply a systematic treatment of infanticide across a wide span of time and space, eight of the twelve studies focus on the 18th and 19th centuries, while nine of the twelve studies concentrate largely or exclusively on England.
The ordered modular ranks of the small technological and business institution, designed by Knud Holscher working with Alan Tye, contrasted with the tranquil green countryside of Fyn, the still largely pastoral island between Sealand and Jutland.