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a ni muhs

  • n  a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

  • Bloomberg writes that while McCain's former rival is the "logical" choice for Veep, if he is picked they'd have to overcome the animus that set in during the nomination fight.
  • Hardly united and agreed on anything except their common animus against a big-power thermonuclear holocaust that would endanger them all, the neutralists at first greeted the news .
  • The animus against her is the latest round in a revenge cycle out of a classic Greek tragedy.
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  • Public schools failing America
    I was astounded when Barack Obama was elected in 2008. Here was a man with no qualifications, a history of animus against the values of America and a background of decades of associations with people who had denigrated our culture, and our history.
    June 6, 2013 - Olean Times Herald

  • David Cameron in Hindustan Times
    If you restrain pay you protect jobs,Cameron said. "There is no animus against people because they work in the public sector. It is just a question of how do we best deal with this budget deficit in a way that is fair."
  • Tim Penny in Bradenton Herald
    After eight years of the Bush administration, there is an awful lot of animus on Capitol Hill toward the Republican agenda,said former Rep. Tim Penny of Minnesota, a one-time Democrat who's turned independent and supports McCain. "It would...
  • Bill Bailey in Nashua Telegraph
    Yet we are still troubled that there are so many incidents reported, and that these incidents often involve expressions of anti-Jewish animus that are ugly and deeply hurtful to their victims and the communities where they occur. Just as the noose... Abraham Foxman Anti-Defamation League (press release) Mar 5, 2008 3937 5850 anise We take fresh cranberries and cook them in a mixture of orange juice, red wine, star anise, zest and - just because we like to - we put a chili pepper in there," Bailey says.

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