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weasel

Vox populi An unethical ne'er-do-well
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OH Ian Beale has always been a weaselly, snivelling little fellow hasn't he - never happier than when someone else is down on their luck.
EASTENDERS BBC1, 8pm OH, IAN BEALE has always been a weaselly, snivelling little fellow, hasn't he?
EASTENDERS BBC1, 8pm OH Ian Beale has always been a weaselly, snivelling little fellow hasn't he - never happier than when someone else is down on their luck.
Democratic renewal has crept to a halt and we are seeing the rise of a cynical populism that exacerbates the problems with simplistic, weaselly solutions.
Whereas all those weaselly imposters, perversely attempting to acquire a veneer of
Or, Binder suggests, it could include weaselly language on Medicaid cuts, such as: "Nothing in this bill should be construed to limit people entitled under the law to Medicaid coverage." Binder explains: "The goal would be to insulate themselves from criticism that they are throwing people off Medicaid."
Even when it is explicitly invoked, the avoidance doctrine is a weaselly basis for trimming statutes Congress has passed.
Farhadi's deliberate occluding of Rana's trauma, rather than being a weaselly bit of hand-waving, seems consistent with the considerate gender politics of his prior two works.
Americans, he notes, have a contradictory view of the French: "When we need a frivolous, effeminate, weaselly antagonist to highlight our supposed simple and manly virtues, we call on them.
Slack will point to his house wall several times at different points, the weaselly fellow touching his cap at each pointing.
But when her bid for an internship with a famous cookbook author is botched, Tia begins ghostwriting columns for weaselly New York Times restaurant critic Michael Saltz, who has lost his ability to taste food.