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Sports medicine Slang for the use of ancillary muscles to achieve a particular movement—e.g., bench presses—because the muscle group normally used for the movement has been overloaded
Vox populi The use of subterfuge, deceit or fraud in one’s interpersonal or business interactions
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This is the marginal effect of vigilant peers on annuals cheats.
Her request baffled me completely; "how on earth is this woman asking us to cheat during our final exam?
Suppose [gamma]* is sufficiently small that G(-[gamma]*) > 1/6, that is, ira contestant does not cheat at all when his opponent cheats, then the noncheating contestant finishes first with a probability at least 1/6.
Lebanese singer Amal Hijazi said that 90 percent of Arab men cheat on their wives without having any justifiable reason.
Given this setup, the article focuses on a no-cheating equilibrium and identifies three effects that determine whether an individual decides to cheat: the likelihood effect (cheating improves the probability of winning), the cost effect (how cheating affects effort costs), and the base-salary effect (if a player cheats, he reduces his expected base salary since there is a chance he will get caught).
In fact, in a poll by Common Sense Media, 35 percent of teens admitted to using their cell phones to cheat in school at least once.
He said: "Eighty percent of kids that cheat get caught anyway and it's devastating when they do get caught.
But is it therefore cheating, and are exchanges (and indeed broadcasters) "enabling" cheats by allowing some punters to exercise such a massive advantage over others?
The university was picked out as one of the most proactive after excluding five cheats during the last academic year.
We're all inclined to cheat when the pressure to achieve good grades is greater than what we think we can do on our own in a given situation.
David Mamet knows about liars and cheats, and he proves it in this edgy thriller about an uptown psychiatrist out to beat a gang of working-class hustlers at their own game.
I have it in my mind that I can make them as literate as I want, but if they're lying cheats, I've failed," she said.