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DEFTDéfi Fouille de Textes (French: Text Mining Challenge)
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Then Robin Hood laughed aloud and quickly took the warrant from out the Tinker's pouch with his deft fingers.
In quick rage he sprang at the man, who met him halfway, grappled him close by the throat, and with a deft twist threw him over on his back.
Then he imparted to the pan a deft circular motion that sent the water sluicing in and out through the dirt and gravel.
Fentolin was sitting before the open window, an easel in front of him, a palette in his left hand, painting with deft, swift touches.
With her little deft hands she opened and shut her little red bag, took out a cushion, laid it on her knees, and carefully wrapping up her feet, settled herself comfortably.
Through its acquisition of Deft Incorporated, PPG extended its portfolio of military coatings to include the Deft product line.
Tyme agency will design, develop and launch its first collection of Deft Family gloves with guidance and input from Nate Adams (Deft.
Dropping In On Grant Wood is very strongly recommended for all young readers with high interest in art and art history for its deft combination of articulate authorship and wonderful illustrations.
Producer Mark Nevers shows a deft hand with well-chosen standards (Merle Haggard's "You Don't Have Very Far To Go" and Charlie Rich's "You Never Really Wanted Me"), four tracks written by Staton herself (the biting "In Name Only" is a standout), and the Will Oldham-penned title cut that allows Staton's return to expand far past easy survivor cliche into the realm of the triumphant.
Documenting Brandon Noonan as a skillfully original novelist, Plenty Porter is very highly recommended reading for those who appreciate the combination of deft authorship and timeless values.
Yet he also discusses success stories, such as Johnson & Johnson's deft handling of the Tylenol scare in 1982.
Faced with such deft deployment of indeterminacy, one wonders whether something more than a blind spot for bathos led Irvine to film four of the gallery's employees sitting together in a bare room while reciting more agonized journal fragments, as if they were the stranded exploration team.