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  • n  deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
  • n  perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions
  • n  orange root; important source of carotene
  • n  promise of reward as in "carrot and stick";
    used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote

  • The Bush Administration dangled the assistance last month as a carrot in front of Kim: if North Korea delivered a "satisfactory" declaration on its entire nuclear weapons program .
  • The carrot? The patient would get to pocket some of the firm's substantial savings.
  • Neither the stick nor the carrot may actually have been necessary: Having long muzzled the independent media and maintaining tight control over the political process, the Kremlin .
News & Articles

  • Sedalia Public Library Summer Reading Program
    Grant Amos, 6, stirs the potting soil in his plastic cup before being given some vegetable seeds to plant. The kids were given a choice of cilantro, carrot or onion seeds. The Digging into Dirt program ended with the kids reading books on gardening and worms. The next summer reading activity is Make a Pet Rock at the Library, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 19. The summer reading program's theme is Dig ...
    June 13, 2013 - Sedalia Democrat
  • Carter outlines immigration complexities
    If District 31 U.S. Rep. John Carter gets his way, American immigration reform will take a carrot-and-stick approach, one that combines enforcement of current laws with what he describes as a humane approach to the concerns of the millions who are in this county illegally.
    June 13, 2013 - Austin American-Statesman
  • Sedalia Public Library Summer Reading Program
    Grant Amos, 6, stirs the potting soil in his plastic cup before being given some vegetable seeds to plant. The kids were given a choice of cilantro, carrot or onion seeds. The Digging into Dirt program ended with the kids reading books on gardening and worms. The next summer reading activity is Make a Pet Rock at the Library, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 19. The summer reading program's theme is Dig ...
    June 13, 2013 - Sedalia Democrat
Quotes

  • Noel Gallagher in Telegraph.co.uk
    Gallagher, 41, told the Radio Times: "If somebody is dangling this carrot of 'fame and fortune' in front of a check-out girl from Barnsley who can sing like Britney Spears then they're going to go for it, right. But it seems to bring on instant...
  • Sajid Mahmood in BBC Sport
    But fast bowler Mahmood told BBC Sport: "A lot of people on the circuit are saying the IPL is the way forward. My aim is and always has been to play for England, but if you're not getting in the side the IPL is a big carrot."
  • Tom Lantos in Ynetnews
    Iran faces a choice between a very big carrot and a very sharp stick,said Rep. Tom Lantos, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "It is my hope that they will take the carrot. But today, we are putting the stick in place."

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