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a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century

a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked

stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing


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exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks

characterized by directness in manner or speech

clearly manifest

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The Government should provide the public with franker and more frequent reporting on events in Afghanistan, offering more assessments of Canada's role and giving greater emphasis to the diplomatic and reconstruction efforts as well as those of the military.
Even with these reservations, his points about the Commission's shortcomings may help incite Europeans to a franker debate about their future; indeed, the narrative is packaged in a manner closer to offering chocolates than, say, Brussels sprouts (a pun that fits Eppink's down-to-earth style).
This approach to contractor selection and contract pricing will permit a fuller and franker airing of issues and cooperative problem solving before contract award.
Additional features of the CaptureOne technology include a 100-sheet document feeder, clear electronic endorsements, a double check detector and a built-in franker that prints a static message on checks to prevent double processing.
Through the course of making the film, Dick learns that the deck is stacked against independent movies, which tend to be franker and grittier than studio fair.
The Canadian church would have benefited from a franker, more balanced exchange of views these last 60 years.
In fact, she described them to her friends back in the United States in far franker terms than what she had adopted in the letter around the same time.
While less charismatic than his predecessor, Junichiro Koizumi, Abe's relatively young age and political career enables a franker exchange of views with his Cabinet members.
In another manifesto for public sociology, in Critical Sociology, Burawoy is explicit about the Marxist lineage of public sociology and franker about the agenda: "We might say that critical engagement with real utopias is today an integral part of the project of sociological socialism.
On April 9 Straw was still franker than before as he said: "There is no smoking gun, there is no casus belli", arguing that the West merely had well-grounded suspicions that Tehran was seeking to develop nuclear weapons capability.
In a much franker conversation with Tumulty, Persimmons explains that the true reason he wants to acquire the Graal is because "it's been as near the other centre as anything in this world can get [.
Le nozze di Figaro stages the victory of subjectivity in plot and musical style alike (Figaro himself is seen, for example, to work from stylistic mimicry toward a musical language of his own), though its coupling of liberty with marriage provides a myth of harmonious social integration that will prove unsustainable in Cosi fan tutte, whose franker confrontation with the issue of desire leaves no simple answers.
There is a similar tension in Calhoun, though he moved to a higher valuation of power, and this was typical of later Southern thought, in which I discern a franker appreciation of the necessity of power, of using the state as the instrument of compulsion.
However he is franker about aspects of his private life and speaks movingly of such events as his brother's suicide and his own divorce.
Communication enhancements through the internet and cellular technology have helped to link people together, but the "troubling awareness" that Glotfelty so assiduously points out in modern ecocritical work exists in "God's Grandeur" as a franker warning: these sorts of conveniences paradoxically stagnate the human race into a sluggish selfrighteousness in which they are fully distanced from anything natural.