Sentence Examples for “Mercurial”
Examples from the News for “Mercurial”
“Deep, discipline-focused learning is simply a different goal than being adequately skilled to serve mercurial employers.”
Source: New York Times, May 25, 2018
Impatience drives his best work; the mind that enters ours when we read him is mercurial, impassioned, indignant, hilarious, voluble and always interesting.
Source: The Guardian, May 25, 2018
Examples from Business for “Mercurial”
The mercurial player said he is equipped to deal with it.
Source: Reuters, Jun 2, 2018
The chaos is partly the consequence of President Donald Trump’s mercurialtemperament, and the fact that he is served by advisers who disagree with each other.
Source: Economist, May 30, 2018
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Sentence Examples for “Phlegmatic”
Examples from the News for “Phlegmatic”
Clear, phlegmatic reporting, as in the early days by veteran journalists of note, is sorely needed.
Source: Washington Post, Nov 19, 2017
Even this newspaper’s endorsement of Mr. Dinkins for a second term called him “disengaged,” undisciplined, “slow to react” and “maddeningly phlegmatic.”
Source: New York Times, Nov 9, 2017
Examples from Business for “Phlegmatic”
A phlegmatic Swedish banker, paid to assess political risk and how currencies might move, says he and colleagues rate the chance of rupture at almost zero.
Source: Economist, Jun 8, 2016
Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Gilmore is phlegmatic about the joys of yacht ownership, remarking that the appeal still escapes him.
Source: The Guardian, Jun 24, 2013
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Sentence Examples for “Indolent”
Examples from the News for “Indolent”
But in reality it’s an important step towards a time when space travel for your average indolent millionaire will become commonplace.
Source: The Guardian, Feb 9, 2018
He also keeps a sharp lookout for thieves, delinquents and indolent workers.
Source: New York Times, Nov 4, 2017
Examples from Business for “Indolent”
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Sentence Examples for “Laconic”
Examples from the News for “Laconic”
Wish Trump was less moronic, and more laconic.
Source: New York Times, Apr 9, 2018
At one point during the meeting, Miller heavily criticized Tillerson, drawing a rare rebuke from the laconic secretary of state, who said he deserved respect.
Source: Washington Post May 23, 2018
Examples from Business for “Laconic”
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Study abroad-er? NOPE!
My personal statement consulting student had another “reverse dictionary” question for me:
What do you call a student who studies abroad?
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While searching for the parent company of WordPress (Automattic – spelled with 2 “t’s”), I tripped over this app:
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TOP 10 UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD
For over 20+ years, I’ve analyzed the many lists and surveys* about the Top Universities in the United States (and quite possibly the “World”).
And in the earlier part of this decade, I wrote one of the most comprehensive posts (on two former employer site’s) examining all the different ranking systems and analyzed how we can determine the answer to the question:
What are the top universities in our world?
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While working with my personal statement consulting student, he turned around to me ask this very question:
What do you call a person who works in a lab?
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