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lif ter

  • n  an athlete who lifts barbells
  • n  a thief who steals goods that are in a store

  • Delivered with an ambivalent growl by one of the most famous men in the world one who got that way by being a singer of songs and lifter of souls it suddenly sounds less .
  • Olympics celebrate the triumph of motion, the powerful upward thrust of a weight lifter, the gravity-defying spring of a pole vaulter, even the twirling toes of a flock of .
  • In one hot minute, I use the controller to swat a fly, do squat-thrusts as a weight lifter, turn a key in a lock, catch a fish, drive a car, saut some vegetables, balance a broom .
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  • Trying to park on Park a drag Friday
    Drivers circled uptown Glencoe all day Friday, looking for a place to pull in, after what was expected to be a short parking ban on part of the village’s main drag dragged on and on. The reason was bad luck for a paving contractor working on Park Avenue, first in the form of the breakdown of a mini-bulldozer skid-lifter to be used to scrape up old asphalt. Then, when a rented replacement was ...
    June 15, 2013 - Glencoe News
  • Bench press mark established by 91-year-old lifter
    Bench press mark established by 91-year-old lifter
    June 14, 2013 - CBS Sports
  • Delays keep part of uptown Glencoe taped off
    A project to repave a small section of uptown Park Avenue in Glencoe has been stopped twice by mishaps Friday, leaving much of the parking along the street cordoned off since 6 a.m. No work was done until around noon, because a Bobcat-like skid-lifter broke down, All Phases Paving & Maintenance Co.’s Terry Kerns said. Then, before a rented skid-lifter could finish the job of tearing out the old ...
    June 14, 2013 - Glencoe News

  • AJ Hinch in
    The ending is important for us, because we really took it on the chin a lot this road trip,Arizona manager AJ Hinch said. "Today is certainly a morale lifter."
  • Ellis Hobbs in USA Today
    You want to respond,Hobbs said. "You don't want (their) offense to get momentum, feel like they can do something. That's a big downer for them, a big morale lifter for us."
  • James Laurinaitis in Forbes
    She was some sort of power lifter, she asked my dad for a spot, and that's how they met. Of course, my teammates loved hearing that story, they think it's hilarious,Laurinaitis said. "Even now, whenever they see me I'm in the weight room,...

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