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SODStage of Development
SODSuperoxide Dismutase (free radical inhibitor)
SODSecretary of Defense (usually seen as SECDEF)
SODStrength of Design (stress test)
SODSoul of the Duelist (Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game set)
SODSeeds of Destruction
SODScope of Delivery
SODSpirit of the Dragon
SODSword of Destruction (gaming)
SODStar of David
SODSchool of Dentistry
SODSoda Springs (Amtrak station code; Soda Springs, CA)
SODShades of Doom (gaming)
SODScience of Design (US NSF)
SODSudden Oak Death
SODSleep of Death (computer slang)
SODSystem of a Down (band; more commonly seen as SOAD)
SODSoldiers of Despair (gaming clan)
SODSean O'Driscoll (British football manager)
SODSystem on Display
SODSoap Opera Digest
SODStaff and Organizational Development (various locations)
SODSegregation of Duties
SODStroke Order Diagram (Japanese writing system)
SODSound on Disc
SODSmall Outline Diode
SODService on Demand
SODSerial Output Data
SODSmall Outline Dimm
SODSpecial Operations Division (gaming clan)
SODSpecial Operations Division
SODSign on Delivery (Australia)
SODSphincter of Oddi Dysfunction
SODSuspension of Disbelief
SODSummary of Departures (travel information)
SODSepto-Optic Dysplasia (congenital malformation)
SODSon of Dork (band)
SODSafe on Deck
SODSediment Oxygen Demand
SODStormtroopers of Death (band)
SODSeparation of Duties
SODSymphony of Destruction (band)
SODStatement of Direction
SODSkate or Die
SODSingle Oral Dose (medication)
SODStatutory Operating Debt (Minnesota)
SODSoftware On Demand (MTT)
SODStudents for Organ Donation (various schools)
SODShot of the Day
SODStart of Day
SODSlaves on Dope (Canadian band)
SODSenior Operations Director (various organizations)
SODSurrender or Die (gaming clan)
SODSpin-On Dielectric
SODSheep on Drugs (band)
SODSpecial Operations Detachment
SODSummary of Deposits (US FDIC)
SODShip Out Date (US DoD)
SODStrategic Organization Design Unit (Denmark)
SODSword of Darkness (gaming)
SODSmall-Outline Diode
SODSound of Death (gaming clan)
SODStatement of Deficiency
SODSorceress of Darshiva (gaming)
SODStorage on Demand
SODSource One Distributors (Wellington, FL)
SODService Output Demand (marketing)
SODWolfenstein 3D: Spear of Destiny (game)
SODSupervisor on Duty
SODStarz! on Demand (Starz! movie networks)
SODStacks on Deck
SODStart of Delivery (new product development)
SODSuper Optical Device (imaging)
SODShare or Die (website)
SODSoldiers of Demolition (Halo gaming clan)
SODSenior Officer of the Day (USAF Academy)
SODSorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Airport Code)
SODSignal of Difficulty (military aviation)
SODSoulz of Darkness (gaming clan)
SODSwiss of Darkness (gaming clan)
SODShort of Daybreak (band)
SODScepter of Destruction (gaming)
SODStrategy and Options Decision (Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System; US DoD)
SODStrategic Operations Division (various organizations)
SODSystem Operational Design
SODsmall-molecule superoxide dismutase
SODSupport Operations Director/Directorate
SODSecure Observation Distance
SODSelected on Departure (flight itinerary seat designation)
SODStanding Order Document (Lucent)
SODShopping on Demand
SODSeller's Option to Double
SODSociety Of Delinquentz
SODStatus of Discipline (military legal term)
SODShip's Overboard Discharge (military term for all liquids pumped from bilge; usually includes oils)
SODShare of Demand
SODSuppliers Offering Discounts
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Ghazi sees suspension of disbelief as an essential ingredient for storytelling but also attributes it to people's daily life and the human condition.
"I think it helps with the suspension of disbelief and helps you to appreciate just how special the stuff he can really do is," Fisch added.
Luckily, a willing suspension of disbelief kicks in and the reader is left admiring the complexity of the plot, the idiosyncratic characters and the interesting--sometimes tortured--nature of the relationships.
According to Wishcamper, "The tension, the claustrophobia, comes from the actors on stage." In the style of pre-Tippi Hedren Hitchcock, the thrills in this play rely primarily on a suspension of disbelief. The Birds premiered at Gate Theatre in Dublin, where McPherson is a company member and runs at the Guthrie through April 8.
While accepting a ban on dancing in this day and age requires a suspension of disbelief, a story where dance is the ultimate form of self-expression--with the edge of rebellious fun to boot-makes it easier to swallow for dance lovers.
"Here, the scheme as described by plaintiffs, requires a suspension of disbelief because it requires the court to accept that the Sorrento entities were willing to commit economic suicide," wrote Judge James Yates in his ruling.
After all, it took a suspension of disbelief to accept the actor in the role in the first place.
This is a movie that can be seen at different levels and a bit of "willing suspension of disbelief" will make the experience even more special.
There were evocative costumes by Deborah Trout and Susan Benson's elegant sets, originally designed for the Banff Centre in 1990, did not appear dated, although the minimal sets in the opera's final scene stretched suspension of disbelief to breaking point.
With just a slight costume change between characters, any shifts in age were up to the actors' mannerisms and the audience's suspension of disbelief.
Clinton's argument last September that accepting that the surge had made progress ''would require a willing suspension of disbelief.'' (April 9)
"It would require a willing suspension of disbelief to deny Iran supports al-Qaeda in Iraq."