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adjective as in electoral


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Bratton now announced that he was appointing Ramos an honorary chaplain at the 84th Precinct where he was assigned.

Appointing Lieberman as foreign minister is like planting an explosive device in the peace process.

But Shamila N. Chaudhary and Omar Samad say hope is not lost—but appointing an envoy to the region is essential.

Appointing someone who has no fear would send a clear signal that Francis intends to attempt to right the wrongs of the church.

Of course, the real question is what Obama and Eric Holder were doing appointing him in the first place.

I thank you, General, but General Blair has just done me the great honor of appointing me on his staff.

To learn this, he went on the road himself appointing agents and selling to bookstores.

But he soon found that the King was determined to keep in his own hands the power of appointing and removing the junior Lords.

To this committee he would leave the duty of appointing select committees, by whom election petitions were to be tried.

Hence it is that in appointing to such a chair the first and last demand is for published evidences of such activity.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appointing, such as: elective, appointive, by vote, constituent, discretionary, and selecting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.