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fi luhp

  • n  anything that tends to arouse
    his approval was an added fillip

  • Wide World is a rotating sequence of four formatsa week each of Jack Paar, Dick Cavett, comedy and mystery, with two nights of rock music thrown in as a fillip.
  • An orderly, fair election in Nigeria would give a mighty fillip to the democratic project in Africa.
  • The responsible British press paid little heed, but, as is often the case in British royal family matters, the gossip got an added fillip from a big play in New York's tabloid .

  • Ian Poulter in Washington Post
    The only potential short term fillip for the share price would come from an acquisition by a bank with the capability to fund the business on an ongoing basis or a stabilization of the credit markets,said Landsbanki analyst Ian Poulter.
  • King Gyanendra in International Herald Tribune
    Terrorist activities coupled with politics far removed from the common man gave a fillip to instability in the nation and put democracy at risk,Gyanendra said in his message read over state radio and television. "It is clear to our...

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