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Ben·der

(ben'dĕr),
Lauretta, U.S. psychiatrist, 1897-1987. See: Bender gestalt test, Bender Visual Motor Gestalt test.

bender

A popular term for a period of binge abuse of alcohol or drugs.
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(96) Jennifer Bendery, John Boehner: President Obama 'Doesn't Give A Damn' About Middle Class, The Huffington Post (July 8, 2012, 03:24 PM), http://www.huffmgtonpost.com/2012/07/18/john-boehner-obama_n_1683822.html.
"Dear Ukraine citizens of Jewish nationality," the flyer began, "due to the fact that the leaders of the Jewish community of Ukraine supported Bendery Junta," a reference to Stepan Bandera, the leader of the Ukrainian nationalist movement which fought for Ukrainian independence at the end of World War II, "and oppose the pro-Slavic People's Republic of Donetsk, (the interim government) has decided that all citizens of Jewish descent, over 16 years of age and residing within the republic's territory are required to report to the Commissioner for Nationalities in the Donetsk Regional Administration building and register."
(26.) See, e.g., Jennifer Bendery, Gun Bill Vote: Senate Overcomes GOP Filibuster Effort to Begin Debate, Huffington Post (Apr.
http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/15/g-o-p-wastes-taxpayerdollars/; Jennifer Bendery, DOMA: House Republicans Poised to Spend $3
(114) Jennifer Bendery and John Stanton, "Obama Sends Mixed Messages on Immigration," Roll Call, June 1, 2010.
"I thought he'd win like that last time, but he struggled a bit then," said Micky Hammond, who trains the gelding for Bendery Properties.
Once past Bendery, the first town on the other side of the border, the road leads quickly to Tiraspol.