true-blue


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true-blue

Chiefly Brit a staunch royalist or Conservative
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It inherits Mahindra's legendary tough and rugged DNA while its authentic "true-blue" SUV stance establishes its extraordinary road presence.
With recipes ranging from Butter Rum Apple Cake; Turkey Brew Burgers; and Oriental Chicken with Walnuts; to Cranberry-Zinfandel Punch; Turkey-Veggie Pita Pockets; and Quail in White Wine Sauce, A Slice Of Kentucky offers an extensive overview of true-blue Kentucky cookery.
One true-blue Tory regarded this as an impertinence and refused.
Mr Davies's own motivation has, not yet been analysed, though the frequency of his true-blue half truths and misquotes indicate his wavelength is close to that of Conservative Central Office ( shallow and irrelevant.
Not the way to treat true-blue, passionate patriots, they say.
As Commodus, Phoenix is the perfect foil for Crowe's true-blue General Maximus, Emperor Aurelius' chosen heir.
Far more than Bausch, De Keersmaeker and her company, called Rosas [see page 96], employ a certain virtuosity and even true-blue dance theatricality, a rare and welcome thing in this arid world of the so-called postmodern dance.