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stale

1. (of beer, etc.) flat and tasteless from being kept open too long
2. Law (of a claim, etc.) having lost its effectiveness or force, as by failure to act or by the lapse of time
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Cooper, Frederick, and Ann Laura Staler, 1997, "Between Metropole and Colony: Rethinking a Research Agenda," in A.
84 (a) SE indicates unconditional standard error, weighted by the relative support of models that included the variable (b) Unstandardized unit staler presented.
The six squares that make up the EOWL cube are shown below: PRESTO RUSHES ESCORT SHOVEL TERETE OSTLER RUSHES UNTAME STALER HALITE EMETIN SERENE ESCORT STALER CAGILY OLIVES RELENT TRYSTS SHOVEL HALITE OLIVES VIVERS ETERNE LESSEE TERETE EMETIN RELENT ETERNE TINNER ENTERA OSTLER SERENE TRYSTS LESSEE ENTERA RESEAL * * This word can also be RESET or RESEAU
THINGS have been staler than last year's Christmas cake on the job front, but things are being re-iced and made to look pretty again.
We try to be first in with the newest products on the market and first out with the older, staler items.
You're supposed to hire a DJ who'll play inoffensive tunes staler than the catering-grade bread rolls, for which you've forked out a fortune.
Amid staler passages, the most illuminating portion of a chapter on a 1979 reading at Lynchburg College pathetically counterpoints Williams's charm and his drunkenness, a juxtaposition that Williams had by then worked into a set piece for audiences of callow acolytes.
78) Since a compulsory counterclaim arises from the same transaction as the opposing party's claim, it should be no staler than the initial action.
In general, "the farther away in time from the tortious act, the staler the claim and the greater the defendants' interest in a statute of limitations barring it.
As Felix Staler (2004) remarks "information can be infinitely copied, easily distributed, and endlessly transformed.
This is particularly true of the United States, with its national narrative of manifest destiny and American exceptionalism--a view that often refutes the notion of the United States as an empire entirely, and where, as Ann Laura Staler puts it, "historical actors have refused the term empire while practicing its tactics.