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sag wagon

sag wagon  n.— «The cyclists said they carry about 10 pounds of weight with them when they ride. The rest of their equipment and belongings travel with Barrett in the support vehicle or “sag” wagon, as they call it...

rehat

rehat  v.— «The United States supports the Secretary-General’s recommendation to expand the mandate of UNAMSIL to take on the function of the departing ECOMOG forces and we will vote for the resolution before us today. To ensure there is...

visibility whip

visibility whip n. a worker responsible for precisely orchestrating the presentation of placards, chants, and other demonstrations of support among delegates at a political convention, especially during speeches. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

global gag rule

global gag rule  n.— «The latest reincarnation of the Mexico City Policy, termed the “Global Gag Rule” by women’s advocates, including Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, would go far beyond the current legal prohibitions on...

yips

yips n. nervousness which interferes with precision playing, especially in golf; a case of nerves; the jitters. Editorial Note: Usu. with the definite article: the yips. Etymological Note: Golfer Sam Snead has been credited with coining this word...

heresthetics

heresthetics  n.— «Heresthetics. For Riker (1986), leadership, as practiced by successful politicians, is primarily political manipulation. According to this view, leadership is evident when a politician is able to change an issue in the...