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verb as in mete

verb as in administrate


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Last year, a 5-year-old texted the crisis hotline, Dole said, declining to discuss the case.

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Patients owe a debt of gratitude to senators Bayh and Dole, who recognized that empowering private drug companies to turn government-sponsored research into usable medicines and treatments is not a partisan issue.

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There was real joy on his face doling out the cigars and giving some to his wife to pass out from the box.

Uber responded to the PR nightmare by reversing the surge, refunding those affected, and doling out free rides.

As a rule, I am chary about doling out diagnoses unless there is a clear indication to do so.

I like to imagine you in Friday Night Lights in the huddle doling out orders to everybody.

Today there are a plethora of adult agents doling out advice to new girls, some of them former performers themselves.

It is always done in the dark, and the corporal stands at the pot doling out chunks.

In the study a half hour later Mr. Spence, watch in hand, was doling out his minutes again.

She becomes miserly only when doling out the organs and instruments of labour.

This doling of plans and plot to him seemed to be a reflection on his intelligence.

That "nothing to do" was an odd change, in itself, for Audrey had been in the habit of doling out her time like sweetmeats.

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On this page you'll find 118 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doling, such as: deal, divide, dole, give, lot, and measure.

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