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

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Companies facing massive technology shifts have two choices—bet the company on the next era, or collect cash in a shrinking industry before hanging up your spurs.
Construction would then proceed around the Beltway to the I-270 spur and up I-270.
Yet Yoshiaki Sofue, an astronomer at the University of Tokyo, has always thought the spur looked funky for a stellar debris cloud.
He published simulations in 1977 that produced digital clouds lining up with the spur, and ever since then he has told anyone who would listen that the spur actually hovers tens of thousands of light-years above the disk.
Blood spattered the ground, but Ray’s boots still had their spurs.
But something he couldn't put his finger on was spurring Delancy to get clear of the scene of the crime as soon as possible.
Back came Captain Jackson, spurring his horse, his face white with fright.
In spurring from one part of the field to another, his aide-de-camp and much-loved companion, Lieut.-Col.
STONE'S RIVERWILSON J. VANCE
And Orso, spurring his horse, rode rapidly in the direction to which the little girl had pointed.
COLUMBAPROSPER MERIMEE
It was cruel work spurring and lashing them over heavy ploughed land to-day.

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