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adjective as in practical

noun as in old hand

noun as in veteran

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It’s a sport that is exhilarating, providing what the vets refer to as “bluebird days” filled with fresh air, exercise, and plain old fun.

Cordova has also ramped up her efforts to vet potential guests.

The two former pro athletes—along with a team of industry vets from Armada, K2, and Line—are selling new skis and boards in part to get people to buy fewer of them.

That vitriol toward Vrotsos is what caught the attention of others, including vets like Millinor, who went on social media to confront Kolfage in her defense.

There wasn’t a consensus on how to properly vet accused chefs, nor were many of them given much time to respond to the accusations presented by the foundation.

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It was like witnessing the last two weeks of the life of a blind and toothless dog you knew the vet was just itching to destroy.

Instead, the time has been spent setting up a system to vet potential recruits.

The City of Phoenix does not now have a single homeless vet; they have constructed apartments for them.

Imagine being an Iraq vet who lost friends securing a place such as Fallujah only to see ISIS now seize it.

I was taken into one by Maurice, a gnarled old Vietnam vet in a wooly hat.

She was such a picture that I asked who she was, and found she was a high school mistress, the niece of old Cooper, the vet.

She's an Irish girl—was governess to some rich Jew in Edgbaston, and she married a vet.

Freckles tried to think connectedly, but there were too many places on the trail where the Angel's footprints were vet visible.

I wrote at once to the vet, telling him to telegraph "Curable" or "Hopeless," and to act accordingly.

We had the vet out from Westchurch two or three times, but there was nothing much he could do.


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