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adjective as in inexact, approximate


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The USPS lawyer told the court Thursday that the agency’s warning was not unusual and that a similar warning was issued before the 2016 general election.

In general, this is reviewing that wants to create a sport from it, that wants people to participate without knowing how to win.

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The attorney general parroting the president’s false assertions about the reliability of mail-in voting.

Fewer have taken action for the general election, as the move has become increasingly partisan and subject to litigation.

The report says the data also show that LGBTQ people are 20 percent more likely than the general population to have experienced a reduction in work hours during the reopening period.

“They are hypocritical on this very issue,” Shearer said about Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and other public officials.

It also contains some clunky passages of adultery, temptations of the flesh, and general sexual awkwardness.

Closed courthouses, rogue clerks, and misleading statements from the attorney general as Florida welcomes same-sex marriage.

“We would just as soon stay away from a group that will create controversy,” the Cubs general manager Sam Bernabe told the paper.

Your general reaction runs along the lines of: “When will these geezers give it up and go for a mall walk or something?”

A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.

In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.

To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.

Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.

General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.

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On this page you'll find 233 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to general, such as: accustomed, broad, commonplace, familiar, generic, and humdrum.

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