Snap judgment


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a judgment formed on the instant without deliberation.

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There were no snap judgments. When a man was captured he was given fair trial and opportunity for defence.
"Due to these unfortunate coincidences the FBI ultimately made the snap judgment that I was guilty of the leaks and targeted me," Schulte said.
* SNAP judgment. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps tens of millions of working Americans buy food for their families.
Host Glynn Washington, who also hosts the popular podcasts Snap Judgment and Spooked, brings a unique perspective to the story of Heavens Gate: he was raised in a cult.
Not a snap judgment but construction work and heavy machines do not go well with old land drains.
A survey this week showed that visitors to our homes make a snap judgment within 26 seconds.
It's the brainchild of four IsraelisHarman, Roee Gilron, Yochai Maital, and Shai Satranwho were childhood friends and who have in common a love of long-format storytelling radio programs (or podcasts) like This American Life, Radio Lab, Snap Judgment, The Motha format that simply doesn't exist in Israel.
Mark Williams, chief Asia economist at Capital Economics, said his initial sense was that the meeting has fallen short of expectations, though conceded it would be "foolish" to make a snap judgment.
But such resistance comes with a price: as if ironically, by distancing art criticism from snap judgment in memorable and, coincidentally, utterly marketable one-liners, the critics inadvertently participated in the very culture they professed to scorn.
Lhota assured the public that his agency's decision wouldn't be a snap judgment just as the storm is about to hit.
cobra with its snap judgment? Where is the blood spilled in honor Of the
When time is short, you might need to make a snap judgment based on gut instincts.