take to be the case or to be true
The Fed’s forecasts
assume that a tightening labour market will soon translate into higher inflation.
recognize as being
But they say their guidelines are intentionally broad so schools have an easier time
identifying behavior that can lead to fights and online bullying.
decide by reasoning
Still, candy makers have
concluded that widespread changes in farming are essential to keeping up with rising long-term global demand.
one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
If you can't eliminate them completely, find
alternatives that contain less sugar, but be sure to skip any artificial sweeteners.
be composed of
Eventually, their centaur-style robot will
consist of a quadruped locomotion platform and a pair of arms.
be conducive to
But the persistence of very low interest rates
contributes to that systemic risk and to the possibility of economic instability.
precise; explicit and clearly defined
They say that can be a lengthy process, and there is no
definite timetable for when that part of the investigation might be completed.
constituting a separate entity or part
In evolutionary terms, the totoaba is quite
distinct: it is the only species in its genus and the largest fish in the family of Sciaenidae.
clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
The ideological and political divide among the nine justices was
evident throughout Monday's argument.
become larger in size or volume or quantity
That was just three years after the venue was
expanded to accommodate the Chargers and attract Super Bowls.
give evidence of
The sand sheets
indicate large tsunamis had hit frequently — in geologic time.
being or characteristic of a single thing or person
The worlds start with training and qualifying on Thursday, followed by the two-day
individual competition, and will be concluded by the team event on Sunday.
occurring at the beginning
initial setbacks, reforms of the energy sector and education seem to be progressing.
possessing a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Both Hotez and Vasilakis recommend
intense surveillance to stop the disease from spreading within the US, and that a vaccine should be developed.
of greater importance or stature or rank
major area of presidential power is foreign policy.
a way of doing something, especially a systematic way
Using an extraction
method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the companies made the United States the world’s leading producer of oil and natural gas.
put into print
Transcripts of the conversations were
published Wednesday in Mexico City’s Milenio newspaper, and confirmed by Mexican officials as authentic.
a complex entity made of many parts
During this time we go from a fertilised egg to a
structure called a blastocyst, containing 200-300 cells.
stress or single out as important
He declared his love for our state and
emphasized the need for us all - including legislators - to work together for the good of Louisiana.
clarify by giving an example of
While the new data
illustrate that Google’s cars aren’t perfect, the number of disengagements has been steadily decreasing over time.
enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
“But you kept saying—” “Yeah, I might have
exaggerated a little, just to make the trip sound more interesting, you know?"
not quite exact or correct
In this image, red outlines show the
approximate locations of active burning, and fields generally appear brown.
make more complex, intricate, or richer
When a synthetic creature can be loaded with the organic, emotional information of a person, it
complicates the issue of what is or isn't human.
cause to change; make different
The drought prompted the coffee federation to
modify export standards in October as nearly half the country's growing regions are affected by drought.
an inherited pattern of thought or action
traditions and values form the bedrock on which future generations stand.
send from one person or place to another
That data is then
transmitted to the robot which maneuvers accordingly.
place limits on
The plan, modeled after restrictions in Congress, would
restrict a lawmaker’s outside income to 15 percent of the legislative salary, currently $79,500.
characterized by denial or opposition or resistance
Drivers who accumulate too many
negative reviews will get a warning and could be suspended if they fail to scrub up.
change the nature, purpose, or function of something
A metal that poses health risks, mercury can be
converted into a gas during industrial activities as well as such natural events as volcanic eruptions.
break down into components or essential features
analyzes huge amounts of data to precisely calculate what it will cost hospitals to provide tests, surgeries and other services.
following or accompanying as a result
Like many cities in the Midwest, St Louis suffered from the decline of manufacturing and the
consequent flight of residents to the suburbs.
a forceful consequence; a strong effect
Abu Dhabi, one of the Persian Gulf’s main oil exporters, is currently coping with the
impact of low oil prices.
existing in possibility
potential deal with Sierra was first reported by Yahoo Sports.
sharply exact or accurate or delimited
The system uses
precise 3-D measurements and imaging to compare the vehicles and buildings in the area of the crash.
Authorities said they had recovered some money but did not
specify how much.
a practical method or art applied to some particular task
There they learn the ancient
technique of grafting new plants onto old ones to speed growth.
make amends for
The rare victories would more than
compensate for the frequent losses.
based on or subject to individual discretion or preference
Critics of the federal government say it often oversteps its authority and exercises
arbitrary power over land use without sufficient accountability.
lacking any definite plan or order or purpose
This illustrates an overlooked fact about lottery drawings: the numbers that win lotteries are 100 percent
be adequate, either in quality or quantity
Convinced that the status quo is no longer viable, the board has determined that nothing short of a corporate, cultural and managerial overhaul will
confirm the truth of
They put her through a rigorous and insulting process designed to
verify that she was in fact the creator of the work.
a way of regarding situations or topics
But the main thrust of this book is written from and about a historian's
having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand
You can also share images, videos and files that are
pertinent to your business as well as plain text messages.
estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of
The first step in
evaluating an answer choice, therefore, is to ask whether the answer choice actually describes something that occurs in the argument.
capable of being done with means at hand
Creating reusable rockets is important for lowering the cost of space travel, which could make space tourism and a trip to Mars more
lacking in energy or will
At a relatively early age, I felt the urgency to be a protagonist, rather than a
passive recipient, in my own life.
occurring or operating at the same time
Attendees also will be connected to
simultaneous conferences taking place in other parts of the world using technology from Skype.
one of the individual parts making up a larger entity
Methane, the primary
component of natural gas, is 84 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide over two decades.
come up with after a mental effort
formulating this law, we referred to the laws of other countries, including the United States," he said, pointing to the U.S.
And news outlets including National Geographic often use the factoid to introduce the
magnitude of the microbiome, the world of microbes that call us home.
control in a fraudulent manner
Ms. Rousseff is accused of
manipulating the numbers of her government’s budget to illegally disguise its poor fiscal performance.
furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
“Most of us think that winning the lottery is the
the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
There should be two main
criteria for granting home loans: ability to repay a loan and ability and willingness to take care of a property.
a tentative insight that is not yet verified or tested
While the data has yet to be formally analyzed, early observations back the
hypothesis that the sharks like being around one another.
move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
That means Jimbo’s blood sugar can
fluctuate wildly depending on the time of day.
the act of starting something for the first time
And some auto industry executives are open about their need to partner with firms that are on the front lines of
But both Nigeria and China are the most populous countries and biggest economies in their
respective continents, making them ripe for comparison.
following in time or order
They said an explosion occurred and
subsequent fire that could be seen for miles.
showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding
He later evolved into a beloved and even
benevolent grandfather who motivated players 40 years his junior into champions.
speak unfavorably about
maligned for being less cooperative than other companies such as Facebook, updated its policies last week to explicitly prohibit “hateful conduct.”
the process of formulating general concepts
Abstraction involves the hiding of unnecessary details, so that the important work can be done at the proper level.
marked by an orderly and consistent relation of parts
This approach works well in Mr. Sullivan’s writing, which ties together a lot of different strands into a
proceed or issue forth, as from a source
And then, suddenly, the sparks
emanating from the cauldron were extinguished.
not admitting of passage or capable of being affected
This means their illness is
impervious to the two strongest first-line antibiotics typically used.
give in or consent reluctantly
Given that cloned animals share the same genes, they have even higher risks of
succumbing when diseases strike.
lasting a very short time
In short, are these economic problems
transitory, or are we glimpsing the beginnings of a grimmer future?
derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
Replication allows us to ensure
empirical findings are reliable and refines our understanding of when a finding occurs.
that which is perceived to have its own distinct existence
Better yet, the General Assembly should merge the two
entities into one transportation planning organization.