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exercising or showing good judgment

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''The debate on the Imperial House Law is a very important issue for stable succession to the throne and must be undertaken with careful and level-headed discussions,'' Abe said in answering reporters' questions shortly after Princess Kiko gave birth to the imperial family's first boy in 41 years.
The premier, however, dodged the question of whether Tokyo will persist in carrying out the survey despite the fierce South Korean protest or will negotiate a settlement, only repeating, ''We will deal with it in a level-headed manner.''
The Futurists claimed that 'Fiat Lingotto was the first built invention of Futurism', although Matte-Trucco (1869-1934) was a level-headed, if adventurous, structural engineer, much indebted to Albert Kahn, and very much not a Futurist.
Fresh romance seems to temporarily drain brain cells from level-headed girls.
My suggestion is that your excellent magazine devotes a lot more time to presenting serious and level-headed articles on these subjects, sparing us the sensationalist stuff offered up by the media.
These battles can be followed through periodic press coverage; e.g., David Van Biema's level-headed article in the Globe and Mail, 13 April 1991.
(FIFA, the Federation Internationale de Football Association, actually took him to court arguing the name damaged the image of the sport, but a level-headed Japanese judge disagreed.)
Investors and the public at large will be best served not by vision, inspiration or auras of integrity but by level-headed, responsible action.
She predictably dredges up quotes from all the lefties who hang like millstones around the necks of progressives, but she adds plenty of Kumbaya-sounding rhetoric from more level-headed types.
* "This level-headed, non-aggressive policy means that there is no cause for terror or war against Switzerland.
Jumping from the Dionysian abandon of an artist like Nitsch (a normally level-headed reference book informs us that the Actionists "represent the most unsavory, sadomasochistic trends" in performance) to the coolness of commercial logos might seem unwarranted, but performance and design are really two sides of the same coin: Both blur the boundaries between art and daily life.
Still, Schudson's level-headed account is a fine place to begin if we are to try to create a more vibrant ideal and practic e of citizenship.
One cytokine, called transforming growth factor (TGF) beta, often acts as the level-headed protein of the group, encouraging the troops not to overpopulate a region and cause inflammation.
(Too bad the same can't be said of circuit guys!) With titles such as Bumpin' K's supercharged "Celebrate (You Know You Want To) (Original Mix)," Le Monde's epic "I Have No Fear (Hallelujah Journey Mix)," Gloworm's gently growling "Young Hearts (Reluctant Mix)," and Bananarama's level-headed "Movin' On (Bumpin' Mix)," the lyrics speak of triumph over affliction, the need for physical release, and the soul-shaking power of love -- topics every gay man, buffed or unbuffed, understands.
Walbank's views are far more level-headed than in almost any other survey of the period, but it is a pity that the book was not updated in the light of recent work on Alexander's Asian territories.