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  • Gurney, I want you to head a delegation, an embassy if you will, to contact these romantic businessmen.
  • Troubadours composed witty, biting songs about the one hundred and twenty-one "Old Cranks" as the C.E.T. delegates came to be called.

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  • Twenty delegates were recalled by their congregations.
  • But even the C.E.T. delegates betrayed the fiction of that calm as they returned to their respective congregations.
  • C.E.T. Chairman Toure Bomoko, an Ulema of the Zensunnis and one of the fourteen delegates who never recanted ("The Fourteen Sages" of popular history), appeared to admit finally the C.E.T. had erred.
  • (The name arose from a ribald joke which played on the C.E.T. initials and called the delegates "Cranks-Effing-Turners.
  • A popular musical comedy of the period had one of the C.E.T. delegates sitting on a white sand beach beneath a palm tree singing: "For God, woman and the splendor of love We dally here sans fears or cares.

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as in: is a delegate Define
a person appointed or elected to represent others
as in: delegate the job Define
assign tasks to other people (rather than doing them personally)
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