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Only hours after tug boats had initially wrenched the stern free, some news outlets reported that strong winds had blown it back to its stuck position across the 205-meter southern section of the canal.
HOW THE GIANT BOAT BLOCKING THE SUEZ CANAL WAS FREED: DREDGERS, TUGBOATS, AND A FULL MOONJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 29, 2021TIME
That disruption appears to have caused the ship to become wedged sideways across the canal, with its bow pressed against the eastern wall and its stern wedged into the canal’s western wall.
HOW DID A SHIP GET STUCK IN THE SUEZ CANAL?MIRIAM BERGER, JÚLIA LEDUR, ADAM TAYLORMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Stern said he and fellow legislators wanted public access to all agency documents restored.
ARE CALIFORNIA OIL COMPANIES COMPLYING WITH THE LAW? EVEN REGULATORS OFTEN DON’T KNOW.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUNMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
They may not even need a host star at all, Stern writes, and could exist on wandering planets ejected from their systems.
EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE COULD BE HIDING IN OUR GALAXY’S INTERIOR OCEAN WORLDSJASON DORRIERMARCH 21, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
In his report, Stern suggests interior ocean worlds have several advantages over exterior ocean worlds, and therefore, if they’re common, it’s far less likely we are alone in the universe—but also, it might be a lot harder to prove the case.
EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE COULD BE HIDING IN OUR GALAXY’S INTERIOR OCEAN WORLDSJASON DORRIERMARCH 21, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
While wealthier countries, unsurprisingly, tend to do better on this index, Stern says the idea is to look at where social progress diverges from GDP per capita.
ARE YOU READY TO BE A TECHNO-OPTIMIST AGAIN?KATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her stern was towards him, and all he saw of her was the ironical legend, “Cure your Corns.”
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
As it came near, it proved to be the clock, with a sail hoisted, and the Goblin sitting complacently in the stern.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
As he read, a look of surprise came over his face, and then his countenance grew stern and grim.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STERN

  • agitated
  • anarchic
  • angry
  • bitter
  • boisterous
  • chaotic
  • demonstrative
  • destructive
  • disorderly
  • excited
  • fierce
  • fiery
  • insubordinate
  • lawless
  • mutinous
  • obstreperous
  • passionate
  • perturbed
  • quarrelsome
  • rabid
  • rambunctious
  • rampant
  • raucous
  • refractory
  • riotous
  • rough
  • roughhouse
  • rowdy
  • rude
  • seditious
  • shaking
  • stern
  • storming
  • termagant
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • unbridled
  • uncontrolled
  • undisciplined
  • ungovernable
  • unruly
  • untamed
  • uproarious
  • vehement
  • violent
  • vociferous
  • wild
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