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coldly planning to achieve selfish aims

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used of persons

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LEINSTER ran away with the regular season last term and have recruited calculatingly in the face of several senior retirements and departures.
Not only General Musharraf but also others developed the art of calculatingly using these 'assets' of national disadvantages and incrementally cashing them in as an advantage.
It was a lie calculatingly engineered to cast aspersions on any of his victim's claims if they ever went to police.
Brash assistant DA Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling) thinks it's an open and shut case when he confesses - until clever Crawford calculatingly exploits legal loopholes to stay out of prison, in an intriguing thriller with plenty of twists.
Chester himself brazenly concedes that American culture is "vulgar and obvious, full of gimmicks" and his stage productions are designed to calculatingly evoke feelings of sorrow from the audience.
Allen issued the following statement today: "American Apparel calculatingly took my name, my likeness, and image and used them publicly to promote their business.
To argue that Iran in possession of one nuclear weapon could erase Israel from the Mid-East is more than ridiculous, it belies common sense and it's calculatingly deceptive to arose fear in the Israeli population and in America since one nuclear weapon fired at Israel would result in the obliteration of many Iranian cities with their populations even as the winds of its own weapon blew over Iran.
It is what he quite calculatingly decided he would not tell that is so damning.
Those individuals who calculatingly and cold-bloodedly planned to murder men, women and children engaged in breaking their Ramadan fast, in hopes of killing a few Western diplomats, US Marines and CIA agents along with them, are not Muslims.
While some people will play with their hair, beard or any other item at hand to help focus attention and to do something with their hands, others tend to gesticulate or even more annoyingly others will punch their palms, but in most cases it is only the most focused and calculatingly articulate that don't need, whether consciously or not, some prop of some sort when trying to confidently articulate themselves.
Ko similarly focused on the "perfect attention, calculatingly plotted out, that Kawaguchi gave to the details of the production.
The coalition," he said, "is a fairly nuanced movement that has quite calculatingly capitalized on a much broader sentiment of people.
Every detail of the fire attacks he so coldly and calculatingly started will live on in print for all to read - including the families of his victims.
The overall respect model appears more haphazard while state courts exhibiting the federal-state dialogue model calculatingly choose Massachusetts cases when the SJC decision brings an issue to the attention of the entire nation.
that works produced by prisoners might be even more calculatingly so.