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inf lek si bi li tee

  • n  a lack of physical flexibility
  • n  the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe

  • Although inflexibility, confusion and even later-life dementia are very real problems, for many people the aging process not only does not batter the brain, it actually makes it .
  • Implicitly compares him to Bush: "I think the American people have had enough of inflexibility and stubbornness on national security policy.
  • The combination of inflexibility and public humiliation for those not meeting federal goals ignited so much frustration among educators that NCLB now appears to be an irreparably .
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  • When Value Investing Fails
    Don't let inflexibility narrow your investment options. Value investing is great, but it doesn't always work.        
    June 27, 2013 - The Motley Fool

  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    The President's stubborn inflexibility is both unacceptable and disturbingly familiar,Obama told reporters. "It is wholly unreasonable to expect that American taxpayers would or should hand this Administration or any Administration a $700...
  • Jim Flaherty in Reuters
    Flaherty told Reuters he expected the final communique of the meeting in Rome on Feb 13-14 to reflect policymakers' concerns about "the inflexibility of some Asian currencies" and suggested that Canada had discussed the subject with the new...
  • Chet Edwards in Washington Post
    If you strictly limit a commander's ability to rotate troops in and out of Iraq, that kind of inflexibility could put some missions and some troops at risk,said Rep. Chet Edwards (D-Tex.), who personally lodged his concerns with Murtha.

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