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The only caveat I would raise is if there are a very small number of aides whose identity is known when releasing the number would be tantamount to identifying them.
The alterations were indeed small; but the alteration even of a letter was tantamount to a declaration of independence.
Witness his conception, in The Broken Heart, of a loveless marriage as tantamount to adultery.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
To try and compel them to pay was tantamount to placing liberty and even life in jeopardy.
Indeed, to call a work of art purely and simply "scientific," is tantamount to saying that it is dry and uninspired by the muse.
Now this would be tantamount to conceiving the definition of a thing that did not exist, which is impossible.
She must go to Portsmouth;—which she knew was tantamount to a living death.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
None the less, for a girl of the upper ranks, extra-marital pregnancy is for the most part tantamount to social annihilation.
In his mountains such an association would have been tantamount to an engagement, but here in the bluegrass it was different.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Maimonides's substitution is tantamount to a refusal to fight, it is equivalent to flight from the field of battle.

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