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to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

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The highlight of the conference was whether meetings would take place on the sidelines between the United States and Iran and Syria betokening a reversal of policy by U.
In those days housing was at least accorded its own directorate, betokening some recognition of its importance.
Indeed, in his 2000 re-election bid Hallinan survived years of abuse in the San Francisco Chronicle for supposedly being altogether too slack a prosecutor, with poor conviction rates and kindred offenses betokening softness on crime.
And the twin bright stars of Gemini, Castor and Pollux, are just risen in the east-northeast, betokening the onset of winter.
Hence the thesis of his investigative semantic study, which reveals the author's political concern: "Democracy, orality [a favorite word of Portelli's, betokening speech], and writing are all mobile signifiers," free from firmly established meaning-patterns.
Rather than betokening servility, such rituals, he shows, help the villagers to "construct" themselves as "subjects.
The surface implications of the last two lines quoted are apparent, but just as we should not miss their function in expressing the common humanity that is the object of the persona's quest, we should not overlook the note of respect the passage affords women in its emphasis on the humanistic aspect of the embrace, virtually annulling the sexual import of the situation and betokening the generally humanistic portrayal of women we find in Komunyakaa's work as a whole.
While Iraq was in center stage, the highlight of the conference was on whether meetings between the United States and Iran and Syria to ease tensions will take place on the sidelines betokening a reversal of policy by U.