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Soon, millions of people around the world could be spared from illness by the breakthroughs.

From Fortune

He minimized talk of his wartime past and his visit to Dublin — and changed his surname to Loder to spare his father embarrassment over having an actor in the family.

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So let’s spare a thought this morning for the political leaders—in all countries—who currently have to make the toughest calls, with no clear models to guide them.

From Fortune

This is like one huge coronavirus forest fire, and I don’t think it’s going to spare much human wood out there unless we change our behavior.

Sonderman’s wings, spare ribs and pork shoulder remain the stars of the menu, distinctive and consistent.

If they returned to their church, they would be spared a second attack.

If Bush-Portman is the Republican nightmare ticket for Democrats, however, they may be spared.

And when we have been spared such tragedy, it has happened precisely because presidents have stood up to the bully caucus.

Victoria and I were spared that, at least, but we were down to T-shirts and thin blouses.

But the one-term Republican could still be spared from rejection.

He was cast down to think that he might have spared himself the trouble of donning his beautiful yellow doublet from Paris.

We had a conference with each of them, Generals and Staff who could be spared from the fighting being present.

She was in a bitter mood to-night, not sparing Ralph Towne as she would not have spared herself.

In Miss Ashton's case there was a feature some are spared—her love had been known—and it increased the anguish tenfold.

Thou hast covered in thy wrath, and hast struck us: thou hast killed and hast not spared.


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