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The common root for capable of, skilled at—e.g., operable.
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According to Greiner, he probably conceived of the Alchyrnista in the early 1620s, a period of religious and intellectual turmoil characterized by renewed attacks on French Calvinists and by the fierce intellectual debates that Kahn so ably analyzes in his essay on the Rosicrucian hoax.
As Flux ably demonstrates, however, that doesn't mean you can't go down swinging.
Whorton ably blends evidence from medical publications, popular journals, advertising, and the files of the American Medical Association's Bureau of Investigation to convincingly show that this was true for the medical profession and others in the business of selling constipation cures.
Their final resting pose with Brown's head balanced comfort ably on Gomes's derriere detailed their familiarity.
The Court of Appeals dismissed SICP's fraud claim, noting that BDO's audit reports had, in fact, featured negative information about Baron and holding that the failure of the SEC and the NASD to pass that information along to SIPC could not reason: ably be relied upon by SIPC as a statement by BDO that Baron was in good financial condition.
Finally, I express our thanks to Rick Szykowny for so ably keeping The Humanist afloat editorially during the past year.
Both Ken and Brian have left in place powerful teams, and so as we work through these transitions, I am confident that the teams will lead this brand and enterprise ably," said Swartz.
Ably translated into English by Frederick Hammond, "Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti: Two Lives In One" is an inherently fascinating and impressively informative biography of Alessandro Scarlatti, one of the most celebrated and least performed composers of the Baroque, and his son Domenico.
In a future Basle, a city reshaped by an event known as the Great Flood, microscopic particles called tracers monitor the activities of the citizens, ably identifying criminals in the act.
Winner of the McNally Robinson Book of the Year award and ably narrated by Ruth McIntosh, A Boy Of Good Breeding by Miriam Toews is an abridged audiobook set in a small Canadian town--a town so small that the Mayor schemes to keep the population at an even 1,500 to win a contest for being the smallest town in the nation.
Ably compiling a concise biographically anthology as the basis for an in-depth study of meticulous scholarship, Good Hearts offers readers the wisdom of the nuns spanning a time period from the mid-1800's through the twentieth century, and with a particularly focus on the era surrounding the social and cultural issues of the 1960's and the activism contributed by Catholic women.
Although the first three chapters feel rushed and flat, the rest of the novel ably conveys the complexities of Max's life and the cycles of hope and heartbreak among her circle of queer and trans friends.