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proh fuh saw ree uhl

  • a  relating to or characteristic of professors
    professorial demeanor

  • But his delivery was stiff and professorial--"more Harvard than Chicago," said an adviser who had watched Obama put a church audience to sleep.
  • Under the unconventional presidency of Hamilton Holt, it was already running heavily to tennis and horseback riding, had abolished professorial lectures and final examinations, put .
  • His wire-framed spectacles gave him a benign, almost professorial, look, belying the fact that Mughniyah stood accused of killing more Americans than any other militant before the .
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  • Big Ten's Delany bolsters NCAA evolution talk
    During a news conference that was professorial, meandering and far more understated than the ones given by his colleagues in recent days, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany added credence Wednesday to the notion that fundamental changes to the NCAA structure are on the way and likely to be implemented within a year.
    July 26, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer

  • Donna Brazile in USA Today
    She often added spice to a candidate who seemed so disciplined,Brazile says. "While he was professorial, she would shake it up a bit. She provided the emotion, the seasoning and the spices in that campaign."
  • Bob Shrum in Politico
    I think Obama benefits from the perception he was middling in the primary debates and was professorial at Saddleback,Shrum said.
  • Stuart Rothenberg in CNN
    He continues to have a style that is kind of distant, almost professorial and some of the people will regard that as elitist or arrogant,said Stu Rothenberg, editor and publisher of The Rothenberg Political Report.

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