Lawyers for Texas and its powerful oil and gas industry won't let Denton out of their sights - even after the North Texas city conceded that the Legislature defanged
its six-month-old ban on hydraulic fracturing.
She is being defanged
by selectively hailing her decades of running soup kitchens for the homeless while ignoring her persistent damnings of American militarism and the hierarchy's complicity.
If the Russians or Chinese were to object, it would delay the inherent time-lag before sanctions could bite--or be defanged
Mushfiqur was forced to rely on part-time seamer Soumya Sarkar and a phalanx of spinners, who were defanged
by a first-day pitch that offered only modest turn.
Through a tamed and defanged
media system, the fourth estate will always parrot the narrative of the state, regardless of who is ruling the country.
The American interest is to endorse and solidify this emerging axis of moderate pro-American partners (Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf states, and the Palestinian Authority) intent on seeing Islamist radicalism blunted and ultimately defanged
As a result, Israel's preferred solution for the medium, if not, the long term, is the status quo with effectively full control of the West Bank and a defanged
Baru has written in his book that Singh was defanged
by the Congress in his second term that began in 2009, with Sonia Gandhi deciding on key appointments to
Of course there's irony in the antiestablishment figure being canonized by the arbiters of high culture, and there's danger that the raw immediacy of Jarman's artistic vision, that angry bite, might be defanged
The net gain, from the country's perspective, were constitutional reforms that considerably defanged
the security establishment, and have since come to redefine the rules of the game to the benefit of democratic forces.
But fangs can sometimes grow back and many snake charmers have died from supposedly defanged
The Vampire Defanged
, How the Embodiment of Evil Became a Romantic Hero.