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the quality of providing protection

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Instead, vindictive protectiveness is teaching students to think pathologically and is poorly preparing them for professional life - frankly, for any existence beyond the protective university walls.
A natural protectiveness in him comes out and entwines him with the children.
Brand protectiveness is at the heart of these reactions, as it should be.
There was a greater sense of support and protectiveness between them.
That protectiveness manifested in a September 2011 lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court against three VCC staffers: Robert Bailey, former chief operating officer; W.
At some level this criticism was rooted in a hardwired view of both the protectiveness peo- ple feel towards society's vul- nerable and the barely con- cealed revulsion most of the population have towards vari- ous professions such as bank- ing, armed robbery and, alas, advertising.
The very idea sends a shiver down the American Jewish spinebut isn't it based on the very same cultural protectiveness that causes American Jewish leaders to discourage the old kind of intermarriage, with non-Jews?"
The Sivas Kangal Dog's protectiveness, loyalty and gentleness with small children and animals has led to its growing popularity as a guardian for families as well, as it regards people as its "flock" and guards them with extreme devotion.
But this protectiveness can see you be hard headed when the situation demands, and you may show this crustier side of your crustacean now and for two weeks.
"The level of indirect vaccine protectiveness was 61%" overall and 49% among high-risk subjects, Dr.
Everything is soft and misty--except for the intense concentration in the eyes of the birds, a strange effect that gives this painting its emotional richness: The artist communicates both the protectiveness and the aggression in his desire.
You'll love the sweet and spicy sides of Kenzie and the gentle protectiveness of Myles that you can't help to be drawn into the story from page one.
Church and society, in their protectiveness, cannot yet accept such transformative teaching.
Sister Jennifer said Mrs Stathamwas a loving wife andmotherwhose capacity for lovewas "vast" andwhose protectiveness of her four children was "legendary".