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  • n  a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
  • v  fit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail

  • Acts of startling psychological cruelty mix with moments of heartrending warmth; banal marital problems dovetail with shocking hints of incest.
  • Laborit's questions about the impact of behavioral codes in inhibiting mans so-called free will dovetail elegantly with Resnais's and Gruault's mission to overthrow the codes of .
  • He's well aware of the audience(s) in the room and the audience(s) at home (and how those bodies interact and dovetail).

  • Rosie O Donnell in Forbes
    O'Donnell said in a statement that "my needs for the future just didn't dovetail with what ABC was able to offer me."
  • Bert van Marwijk in The Associated Press
    There was a bit of tension with the players,coach Bert van Marwijk explained. "We wanted to play beautiful football but we (kept losing) the ball. From time to time, you could see how good we can be. Everything has to dovetail, everything...
  • Maria Bartiromo in CNN
    A lot of our good players and experienced players are coming to the party and we're all dovetailing with each other. If one guy doesn't do well another guy does. The key to beating Australia is for all 11 to dovetail together - or all 12, 13, 14... Kevin Pietersen Oneindia Jun 16, 2010 29959 38758 dovish It's worrisome that people would look at me as dovish and not necessarily an aggressive inflation-fighter," CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo quoted Bernanke as saying, according to a report that said Bernanke made the comments to her over the...

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