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  • n  an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
  • v  chop or split with an ax
    axe wood
  • v  terminate
    The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it
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  • Luciano: Spare the Rod, but wield a snide ax
    As we wonder if rain will wash away summer as it did with spring, hot air blasts into our midst via Random Ax of Snideness. Another satisfied customer: In your criticism of the Rod Stewart focus in the All-America City video, you failed to mention the time spent by these young professionals hoping to do something good for the city of Peoria.
    June 14, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star
  • Journalist fights to keep secret sources on Colorado theater shooting
    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for a Fox News reporter who is being asked to reveal her anonymous sources in a story about last summer's shooting at a Denver-area movie theater asked a New York appeals court on Wednesday to quash a subpoena requiring her to appear in Colorado court. Jana Winter, a New York-based journalist, cited two unnamed law enforcement sources in reporting that ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Factbox: Nine cases of Americans indicted for media leaks
    By David Ingram and Joseph Ax (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are increasingly seizing on an anti-espionage law to pursue Americans suspected of divulging government secrets to the press, a major shift in the use of a 1917 law that was designed to stop leaks to America's enemies. Nine times in U.S. history, all of them since 1971, federal prosecutors have brought charges under the Espionage Act for ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Lance Armstrong in
    For years, sensational stories based on the allegations of ax-grinders -- have surfaced on the eve of the Tour for publicity reasons, and this article is simply no different,Armstrong said. "Lastly, I have too much work to do during this,...
  • José Ángel Gurría in The Associated Press
    Gurria said deficit cuts should be done extra carefully and governments will "have to do a fine type of surgery instead of using an ax."
  • Kishore Kumar in Guardian Unlimited
    When they were prevented from attacking him by his followers the Christians hit someone with an ax and one Hindu died,Giriraj Kishore told reporters in New Delhi.

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