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strong point

[′strȯŋ ‚pȯint]
(ordnance)
A strongly fortified and heavily armed point in a defense system, usually supported by auxiliary armed positions.
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I should think it was a strong point," said Herbert, "and I should think you would be puzzled to imagine a stronger; as to the rest, you must bide your guardian's time, and he must bide his client's time.
A veteran politician, such as he, would never fall asleep with wide-open eyes, lest some enemy or mischief-maker, taking him thus at unawares, should peep through these windows into his consciousness, and make strange discoveries among the remniniscences, projects, hopes, apprehensions, weaknesses, and strong points, which he has heretofore shared with nobody.
Despite many strong points, Marathon Medicine does occasionally suffer from the fact that some presenters simply did not measure up to others on the program.
Second, its strong point is not political philosophy, since it discounts "the common good" as the moral determinant of political decision-making.
A strong point of the company, which, Fredmann said in a recent Dance Magazine feature, must take educating the public as a principal goal, is that it so clearly suggests the joy of dancing.
Prospects for job growth, which has been a strong point for small business in the past, remain mixed.
The brevity of the videotape and of the program in general is a strong point for some audiences and applications, such as new employee and volunteer orientation, and guest relations reinforcement.
In my mind, Deutsch was the icon for the modern New York agency--bold ideas, a strong point of view, and innovative--simply put, moxie," said Nicholson.
A major strong point about the book is a 38-page appendix, designed in an outline format.
Erik Singer reads well, and his accents are his strong point.
The students were also novices when it came to managing money, with two thirds admitting that was not their strong point while just 1pc had paid towards domestic bills.
The board made a strong point that this was not the purpose of the meeting and they promised to have a public heating before any action is taken on the mayor's proposal.