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There is also a general misunderstanding among urban elites who have not been through the tradition that prowling for girls is tantamount to sexual harrassment and the union resulting from it, to rape.

As things then were, this was tantamount to deserting to the enemy, and so it was regarded by
however, Woloschuk has also been quoted as regarding the idea of a Klaatu reunion with orchestral backing as "tantalizing."

Although many such tantalizing tales abound, no definitive evidence of the specifics of the Wyatt-Boleyn relationship exists.

And so we stand between our certainties and the tantalizing promise of life after death that we dimly sense but cannot speak about with such certainty as we have about our experience based beliefs.

He constantly parried Chick's thundering haymakers with tantalizing runs and arpeggios which teased more and more force from his adversary”.

To Harriman, the Burlington was a road which paralleled much of his own, and offered tantalizing direct access to Chicago.

There are tantalizing echoes of Essene beliefs in these names.

Whether one is a connoisseur or not, there is no question that the report by Wu-Scharf et al. provides a tantalizing clue that should facilitate the unwinding of RNA silencing.

A 1976 Times description of the restaurant offers tantalizing references to omelettes, crab quiche, and vegetarian meatloaf, as well as to an absence of diet drinks (to promote size-acceptance) and grapes and lettuce (to support California farmworkers).

Aldridge left Portland for San Antonio and a spot on a tantalizing front line next to Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard, while Houston (Ty Lawson) and the Los Angeles Clippers (Paul Pierce) added potential missing pieces.

And, which is most tantalizing, protesters are reportedly receiving a great number of donated tickets, including some in the front rows.

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