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crossette

(krɒˈsɛt)
n
1. (Architecture) architect a lateral extension in a corner of the architrave of a window or door
2. a type of firework that explodes in a cross shape
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The Obama-era former US ambassador Kieth Harper, in an interview with an internationally-acclaimed journalist Babara Crossette to the widely-read internet media outlet PassBlue on 15 March (2017) in fact boasted America's hand at UNHRC in taming Sri Lanka when he remarked "an example of American work may have been unblocking a stalemate in Sri Lanka over responsibilities for extreme violations of rights and horrific abuses (committed by both sides) in a long civil war, which ended in 2009".
Mr Wilkinson says his favourite firework is the glitter crossette firework, which shoots a golden trail into the sky which then bursts with the explosions crackling with each other as they fall.
The calm waters of the Bay of Cannes, the internationally famous promenade of La Crossette and romantically winding back streets of this fairy tale town set the backdrop to its best-known and most glamorous event, the ubiquitous Cannes Film Festival where movie stars, celebrities and entertainment royalty jostle seeking ever more fame and fortune.
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Barbara Crossette, "Vatican holds up abortion debate at talks in Cairo," The New York Times, September 8, 1994.
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As noted by Barbara Crossette in reaction to the October report, "The Secretary-General produced a report that was unequivocal in its conclusions, bolstering assessments made by NATO.
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He cites the beauty of the Silver Swallow shell, the attention-grabbing effects of the Variegated Twisting Tourbillion, and the "beautiful chaos" of the Crossette shell, a traditional Chinese firework.
Ruiz gives some refreshing news from the Philippines, where the bishops' sway over political debate may be waning; and Barbara Crossette reflects on the Vatican's influence at the UN.
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