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  • r  in an authoritative and magisterial manner
    she spoke authoritatively

  • Everywhere else, Americans rush from their high-pressure jobs and tune in to the authoritatively mellow voice of an instructor, gently urging them to solder a union (the literal .
  • Habib, 42, who dresses in Middle Eastern robes and turban, with his straggly beard authoritatively flecked with gray, left his native Indonesia in 1986 to spend five years fighting .
  • Granted, I can't authoritatively swear that today's hard-core stinks.
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  • Bird Killers
    The August 22 cover story blurb on wind turbines (“They’re Over 300 Feet High. They Kill Birds. They’re Linked to Cancer. They’re Everywhere Out Here.”) authoritatively states that “they kill birds.”
    Aug. 28, 2013 - San Diego Reader

  • David Miliband in
    Speaking at the UN session in New York after the vote, Miliband said: "The UN has served its purpose of speaking loudly and clearly and authoritatively and unequivocally. But we all have further responsibility. Responsibility for the parties on the...
  • Sean McCormack in Voice of America
    I know Jay is a very bright, dedicated person, public servant, who has taken on this responsibility on behalf of the Secretary of State,said McCormack. "He is not, however, somebody who speaks authoritatively about the six-party talks. His...
  • John Yoo in The Public Record
    In our arguments, State would authoritatively pronounce what the international law was,Yoo wrote. "OLC usually responded 'Why?'--as in why do you believe that, why should we follow Europe's view of international law, why should we not fall...

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