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Blount is a great power runner, especially as a closer late in games when worn down teams don’t feel like dealing with a runaway bus.
The new line-up chosen after the Communist Party’s twice-a-decade congress surrounds Xi with proven loyalists to advance his ambitious plans to cement one-party rule and complete China reemergence as a great power.
Our thoughts have great power over our daily lives.
Three great powers were invaded during the war: Germany, Italy, and Russia.
In the case of the Marlins’ president of business ops, with great power comes great responsibility.
An ancient non-Arab ethnicity with origins in western Persia, the Kurds have dreamt of independence since 1920, when the great powers promised to carve a Kurdish state from the remains of the Ottoman Empire.
The outrageous result is consumers will once again be forced to sign away their rights to their greatest power against corporate corruption—the ability to band together to fight wrongdoing.
Not even Napoleon had declared war in succession on so many great powers without any idea how to destroy their ability to make war, or, worse yet, in delusion that tactical victories would depress stronger enemies into submission.
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