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Definition of all of 

: fully she's all of 20 years old

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the boat is all of 15 feet long

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Normally the horses roam the surrounding mountains, nearly all of them unbranded and without owners, Seweingyawma said. Alex Devoid, azcentral, "Volunteers care for Navajo wild horses during drought, despite overpopulation concerns," 13 July 2018 But not all of the Seven Kingdoms’ key players made the Emmys cut. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "Game of Thrones' Lannisters Ruled Over the 2018 Emmy Nominations With an Iron Fist," 12 July 2018 Remember May and June, and all of the torrential rain? Angela Fritz, Washington Post, "Washington is in a ‘flash drought,’ with only fleeting chances of rain in the forecast," 12 July 2018 Burns agreed to look over the redactions to determine which, if any, of the redacted documents should be turned over to defense counsel with some or all of the redactions removed. Steve Vockrodt And Lauren Fox, kansascity, "Schlitterbahn to tear down Verruckt water slide in KCK where young boy died in 2016," 12 July 2018 The previous record was in 2014 when David Alameel spent more than $10 million, but almost all of that came from self-financing. Kevin Diaz And Jeremy Wallace, San Antonio Express-News, "Beto O’Rourke sets new fundraising records," 12 July 2018 And all of that is not to say that Bee doesn’t still have a sense of humor about the ordeal. Michael O'connell, The Hollywood Reporter, "Samantha Bee Says C-Word Debacle Came With "Steep Learning Curve"," 12 July 2018 But nearly all of its players were born and raised in France. Angela Charlton, The Seattle Times, "Migration, outreach mean diversity is soccer’s new normal," 10 July 2018 Celeste Pewter, a former political staffer, suggested on Twitter that those concerned about the future of the Supreme Court find a way to support one or all of these candidates in their reelection efforts. Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, "What You Can Do to Fight Brett Kavanaugh’s Appointment to the Supreme Court," 10 July 2018

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1828, in the meaning defined above

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to reject or criticize sharply

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