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Weaver also reportedly pushed to come to University of Ottawa, where Allen was studying, using sexually explicit language.
LINCOLN PROJECT’S AVOWED IGNORANCE OF WEAVER TEXTS UNDERCUT BY LEAKED COMMUNICATIONSCHRIS JOHNSONFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In an Axios-Ipsos poll released Tuesday, more than 4 in 10 Republicans indicated that they have already returned to normal levels of in-person gatherings — an explicit rejection of a key tool for stopping the virus’s spread.
WHAT YOU’RE SAYING WHEN YOU SAY THAT COVERING THE CORONAVIRUS IS PARTISANPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Other moments are more explicit in their terrors, like a fumbling, massive creature chasing you, crushing every bed you crawl out from underneath.
‘LITTLE NIGHTMARES II’ MADE ME DREAD EVERY MOMENT. AND I LOVED IT.ELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The sting netted charges against 20 accused of trying to persuade children to send explicit photos or meet for sex.
WITH CHILDREN STUCK AT HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS, ONLINE SEXUAL PREDATORS CAN SWOOP INDAN MORSEFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since January 1, delivery companies are prohibited from listing California restaurants without explicit permission.
RESTAURANTS AVOIDING BIG DELIVERY APPS HAVE TO GET CREATIVEKRISTEN HAWLEYFEBRUARY 1, 2021EATER
It started in the 1800s, when Horace Mann, often called “the father of public education” in the United States, argued against teaching the explicit sounds of each letter.
IS THERE REALLY A ‘SCIENCE OF READING’ THAT TELLS US EXACTLY HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO READ?VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Local painter Patrick Kirwin makes the game winkingly explicit with two of the large, detailed paintings in his Art League show, “I Need Trompe L’Oeil.”
IN THE GALLERIES: IMMERSIVE EXHIBIT EXPLORES A WONDERLAND IN BLUEMARK JENKINSJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That wouldn’t explain why the anonymous denials were so explicit and broad, but again, it’s the most charitable reading.
THE ARMY INEXPLICABLY CREATES A HEAP OF SUSPICION IN HANDLING OF MICHAEL FLYNN’S BROTHERAARON BLAKEJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet six years after a now-infamous video captured him pleading, “I can’t breathe,” NYPD cops are still being caught on camera performing the dangerous move with the tacit acceptance — and sometimes, explicit approval — of department leaders.
STILL CAN’T BREATHEBY TOPHER SANDERS, PROPUBLICA, AND YOAV GONEN, THE CITY, VIDEO BY LUCAS WALDRON, PROPUBLICAJANUARY 21, 2021PROPUBLICA
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 17, 2021
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probity

WORDS RELATED TO EXPLICIT

  • direct
  • experienced
  • explicit
  • firsthand
  • immediate
  • individual
  • intimate
  • manual
  • primary
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