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wes twerd

  • n  the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
  • s  moving toward the west
  • r  toward the west
    they traveled westward toward the setting sun

  • Atop the frowning, canyon-like sides of the upper reaches of China's mighty Yangtze River a strange procession last week inched its way westward.
  • From defense he turned to offense, flaming westward across the Ukraine in 1943, into Poland in 1944.
  • The westward expansion caught officials from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) by surprise; they expected the trail of human infections to follow the migratory patterns of birds.
News & Articles

  • Stanley Cup Final: Blackhawks, Bruins set for NHL championship series
    For the first time in 34 years, the National Hockey League (NHL) will have two "Original 6" teams playing for the championship. "Original 6" refers to the six NHL franchises in existence before the league began westward expansion in 1967.
    June 12, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
  • L.A. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is pressing on, not decompressing
    Within hours of injury-riddled Kings' defeat in NHL West finals, Sutter was planning for next season. There's a lot of upside for a team that won 2012 Stanley Cup. Soon after the Kings' chartered plane pointed its nose westward from Chicago, scene of their season-ending loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, Coach Darryl Sutter began getting ready to open ...
    June 11, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Best Bet: Westward Leaning Reflective Sunglasses
    White sunglasses almost never flatter, but the milky-translucent frames on these Westward Leaning shades manage to look good on everyone. And with everything. Their hazy pink mirrored lenses add a California cool factor; swap in a pair the next time it's bright out and everything you gaze upon will be ... More »
    June 6, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Yoav Galant in CNN (blog)
    The soldiers advanced in a proper operational manner and when the terrorists were seen moving westward, tanks that were stationed undercover opened fire,Galant said. "One of the terrorists approached the forces point blank and opened...
  • Stephen Roach in Bloomberg
    It is absolutely key that China push its development model westward,says Stephen Roach, chairman of Morgan Stanley's Asia division in Hong Kong. "The jury's out on whether they will pull it off."

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