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a ruhnt

  • s  without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    an arrant fool

  • Their full-throated embrace of freedom of speech ignores the social pollution caused by the arrant commercialization of the culture.
  • To diligent, honest and intelligent Editor James Clendenin of the Huntington Herald-Dispatch, this sounded like arrant propaganda for "rugged individualism.
  • This elides the actual truth of the matter, which Brooks approaches: Bush's policies evolved--toward legality, away from arrant brutality--in the years after Cheney's quiet .
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  • Nicola Sturgeon in Telegraph.co.uk
    But Ms Sturgeon said: "The Treasury is talking arrant nonsense. Scrapping the unfair Council Tax and introducing a fair local income tax based on ability to pay is a matter for the Scottish Parliament to determine - through the proper procedures...
  • Pete Mackanin in Cincinnati Post
    Kyle gave up the three runs early and then settled down,Mackanin said. "And then he didn't help himself with the arrant throw to second base, it was an aggressive throw to second base, but we didn't get them and it let to a lot of...

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