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A law like the one Abbot just signed would not be allowed to go into effect, instead drawing time and resources from a conservative legal apparatus that has fought mostly losing battles for the last 40 years.

Abbot reportedly raised MH17 over dinner and the two are planning to meet again.

This jibe comes after ads in which Davis attacked the paralyzed Abbot for not caring about other wheelchair-bound Texans.

The government has approved plans for an expanded coal port at Abbot Point.

One of those powerful stories is of Christmas Abbot, Ray Biley, and Chazz Rudolph.

Abbot was a strange friend, but he proved to be very useful.

Abbot was nothing of a courtier, and, indeed, no very pleasant-natured man.

The High Church party were then in the ascendant, and Abbot, from various causes, declined from favour.

Garnache took the Abbot by the sleeve of his rough habit and drew him gently towards the window.

Unbidden, the Abbot had gone forward through the great doorway and down the gallery that led to the hall of Condillac.

But the Abbot stepped suddenly to her side and caught her wrist in his thin, transparent hand.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abbot, such as: monk, friar, rector, abbot-general, and archabbot.

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