flak


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a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer

intense adverse criticism

artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

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In childrenCOs words, Karman explained to her audience of young learners, C[pounds sterling]Flik, the blue and white C[pounds sterling]big brotherC[yen] minute hand, is taller and older than Flak and, of course, he can walk faster.
In addition to the Kevlar helmet and flak jacket, the Marine Corps will incorporate the kneeling position at certain distances of the range.
Once the weights for the Stewards' Cup were announced (usually a month or so before the race), Flak Jacket would have a rating somewhere in the mid to low 60s, a mark he was more than capable of winning off.
When fully developed the Kriegers Flak project will be one of the world's largest offshore wind farms.
Nothing of interest on way across France and the flak over Stuttgart told us we were on track.
The very first entry reads, "A painting should present itself as a thing becoming, rather than as having an already established existence--should present itself through a quality of becoming--"This may sound like AbEx flak, but Stout never abandoned the imperative behind the sentiment.
But the plan has caught flak from-some disgruntled alumni.
His plane riddled with flak and burning fiercely with two dead crewmen in the back, Bush had to bail out into enemy waters.
THE flak jacket worn by Sgt Steven Roberts was destroyed shortly after his death in the Iraq war, it was revealed yesterday .
Today's edition of The Sun said that with the flak jacket intact, investigators could have pinpointed where the two bullets entered and whether they would have been stopped by the protective plates.
It was reported that, with the flak jacket intact, investigators could have pinpointed exactly where the two bullets entered and whether they would have been stopped by the protective plates.
VENUS WILLIAMS revealed she faced sister Serena in pain to try and halt the savage flak that's dogged their sibling rivalry.
In addition, privately owned airports have taken flak from airlines for excessive fees and from consumers for poor conditions--Jalisco state Governor Francisco Ramirez Acuna last year even called Guadalajara's airport a "porqueria," or rubbish.
Cardinal Thomas Winning of Glasgow continues to take flak, not only from politicians, but also from dissident members of his own clergy, particularly one Fr.
In the years that followed, we got some probably well-deserved flak for jumping to a conclusion like that.