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noun as in court order

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What Republicans really stand forThis is important, because it gets at the actual argument, writ large, that Republicans are making right now.

Gomitaku writ large, the print towers over the show to exemplify trash that’s typically much smaller or even, in the case of microplastics, unseeable with the naked eye.

The lawsuit seeks a writ of mandamus — a court order that would require OSHA to fulfill its duties.

We also asked pollsters what, if anything, they were still worried about in 2020, regarding either their own polls or the polling industry writ large.

A real problem for the polling industry writ large was the underrepresentation of voters with little or no college education.

Writ in its history are all the ills and passions of the past century.

If only women are getting fired, the reason is not holy writ.

McCain said additional economic sanctions against Russia writ large were also called for.

Baghdadi is unlikely to comply, and Zawahiri has long been unable to enforce his writ on the Iraqi branch of al Qaeda.

This is the issue of assimilation writ in flashing neon lights.

I've got a writ here, Baptiste, and will be glad to have you tell me where this stuff of yours is so I can go and get it.

Here, ma'am, is the writ of subpœny 't calls for her to be a witness in a case of assault an' battery.

So St. Luke writ the gospel having diligently attained to all things.

The Puritans attacked the drama as contrary to Holy Writ, as destructive of religion, and as a menace to public morality.

In his case, as in the case of Spencer Cowper, an attempt was made to obtain a writ of appeal.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to writ, such as: summons, command, decree, document, mandate, and paper.

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