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noun as in helm

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Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.

Although tough environmental controls were put in place in 2000, enforcement has been haphazard.

And more importantly, an Orman victory could signal a broader assault against the duopoly that controls congress.

But what if a Louisiana runoff will determine which party controls the Senate?

How to prevent the president from deceiving Congress and the American people, regardless of who controls the White House.

It was round, with a small, rectangular projection for the operator's controls and calculator.

High-Pockets Jones had walked into the cabinet a second time, and his double had worked the controls and produced a third.

His intention was to land, till the slim hands of Chet Bullard thrust him roughly aside and reached for the controls.

He heard the clash of levers thrown sharply over in that distant ship; his own hands were frozen to the controls.

A nitron illuminator flashed brilliantly upon shining levers—emergency controls that they hoped they would not have to use.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to controls, such as: command, control, leadership, reins, rudder, and tiller.

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