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uh prooh ving lee

  • r  in an approving manner
    she nodded approvingly

  • Community police insist they were powerless, but if history is a guide, many probably stood back approvingly.
  • Their arrival at the spot where, according to legend, Brigham Young announced, "This is the right place" was cheered in person by a crowd of 50,000--and observed approvingly by .
  • Teachers talk approvingly of "fun provocation going on in the 3s.
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  • Rohani once approved of hiding Iran atomic work
    By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Years before he became Iran's president-elect, Hassan Rohani spoke approvingly about concealing his nation's nuclear program and said that when Pakistan got atomic bombs and Brazil began enriching uranium, "the world started to work with them. ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Abraham Lincoln in Los Angeles Times
    As long as the Almighty permitted intelligent men, created in his image and likeness, to fight in public and kill each other while the world looks on approvingly, it's not for me to deprive the chickens of the same privilege,Lincoln told...
  • Lou Cannon in San Jose Mercury News
    While he notified Vice President George HW Bush and other members of the National Security Council, Meese waited for more than five hours before waking the president, who "listened to the news approvingly, then went back to sleep," Cannon wrote...
  • Vitaly Churkin in CBS News
    Churkin said the ministers had spoken "approvingly of the cooperation which Iran has had lately" with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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