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junket

juhng kit

  • n  dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
  • n  a journey taken for pleasure
  • n  a trip taken by an official at public expense
  • v  go on a pleasure trip
  • v  provide a feast or banquet for
  • v  partake in a feast or banquet

  • SHIPPING Junket? No!Junket! After nearly two weeks of accusation that he was taking the Leviathan on a $1,000,000 junket in the guise of a trial.
  • Macau has scores of independent junket operators, making business unpredictable.
  • He had barely finished one campaignthe Terminator 3 junketwhen he began another, his bid to become California's Governor.
News & Articles

  • Sound Off! (June 10)
    Who paid for state Senator Papen s junket to Turkey and how was it a benefit for our county or state?
    June 10, 2013 - Silver City Sun-News
  • Cast Talks About ‘Man of Steel’ During Press Conference [VIDEO]
    The press junket for Man of Steel is full steam ahead as the movie sets to open worldwide next week. Director Zack Snyder, Henry Cavill (Superman), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Michael Shannon (General Zod) and Russell Crowe (Jor-El), answered questions at the press conference that took place yesterday. Henry Cavill was asked if he took [...] Cast Talks About ‘Man of Steel’ During Press Conference ...
    June 9, 2013 - The Inquisitr
  • Tony Winner Michael Greif Will Direct New Musical by Tony Nominees Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
    We're working on a new show. It's an original musical,Paul previously told Playbill.com at the May 1 Tony Awards press junket. "It's an idea that we've had since college, and we're finally getting a chance to write it."
    June 9, 2013 - Playbill
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Fort Worth Star Telegram
    AIG, "just a week after they got help, went on a $400,000 junket," Obama said. "And I tell you what: The Treasury should demand that money back, and those executives should be fired."
  • Mark Wahlberg in Detroit Free Press
    It was absolutely without question the biggest thrill of my life,says Wahlberg, "sprawled out on a hotel bed after a day of junket interviews. Actually, it was the probably the second. The first was getting cast in a Martin Scorsese movie...
  • Nona Gaye in NBC30.com
    I've thought it many, many times in the middle of the night,Gaye said, laughing. "When we were doing the press junket, the most-asked question was 'How do you feel about being a part of this?' It was like asking someone how they feel about...

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