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stipulate -- as in: she stipulated
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  • That seemed to be his only stipulation.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • " After reading Lincoln’s Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction in December, 1863, which stipulated southern acceptance of emancipation as a condition of peace, another Arkansas soldier, a planter, wrote his wife that Lincoln not only wanted to free the slaves but also "declares them entitled to all the rights and privileges as American citizens.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Of course, Dad considered this might be too easy, and he stipulated we only got paid if we found the correct object.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Metal dog tags were confiscated, in an apparent effort to comply with the stipulation that those executing POWs "not . leave any traces."
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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  • "No handcuffs," stipulated the stranger.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • As it was, she merely stipulated, "If you bring the boy back with his head blown to bits by a musket, don’t look to me to put it together again."
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • You will stipulate, I see, for peculiar terms — what will they be?
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • To this I gladly consented, only stipulating that we should go provided with food, water and a compass.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • Before he turned me into a vampire—his big compromise—he had one other stipulation to make good on.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Although this attitude wasn’t uncommon at the time, NIH guidelines stipulated that all human subject research funded by NIH—as McKusick’s was—required both informed consent and approval from a Hopkins review board.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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  • The elves reluctantly accepted this plan . with the stipulation that if Brom were to die before the dragon hatched, they would be free to train the new Rider without interference.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • They’re stipulated in a contract that runs until the end of this year, whether Henrik lives or dies.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • All are struck by the justness of his views, but no one undertakes to carry them out, so he takes a regiment, a division-stipulates that no one is to interfere with his arrangements—leads his division to the decisive point, and gains the victory alone.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The will also stipulates that if you are deceased, all property goes to your wife.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • They were attentive but silent observers of the proceedings of the vanquished, failing in none of the stipulated military honors, and offering no taunt or insult, in their success, to their less fortunate foes.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • My invitation to speak in Atlanta stipulated that I was to confine my address to five minutes.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • When I lent you the money to buy that mill I made one stipulation, to which you agreed, and that was that it should not go to the support of Ashley Wilkes.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • This same statute furthermore stipulated that no person shall hold title for an alien—a noncitizen—in any way, shape, or form.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • But suddenly we’re asked to stipulate, according to a list of terms, why we think that, and the terms are meaningless to us.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Anne did remember it and was back in the stipulated time, although probably no mortal will ever know just what it cost her to confine the discussion of Diana’s important communication within the limits of ten minutes.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • The reader may please to observe, that, in the last article of the recovery of my liberty, the emperor stipulates to allow me a quantity of meat and drink sufficient for the support of 1724 Lilliputians.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • Wilder and Oilman had presented the clues in the order that the script had stipulated: ice, waddle, then black and white.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • —Of course, Mr B. proceeded to stipulate, you must look at both sides of the question.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I see that they were nothing else than the stipulated price for that vindictive old man’s will.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • "And for us, too," stipulated Neeley.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • She called Mr. Fitzpatrick away from his screen and told him that her daughter had signed for four concerts and that, of course, according to the terms of the contract, she should receive the sum originally stipulated for, whether the society gave the four concerts or not.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • It fell to his lot, now, to stipulate for secrecy.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • Now I make this stipulation—that I shall examine him in your presence, and that, if, from what he says, we judge, and I can show to the satisfaction of your cool reason, that he is a real and thorough bad one (which is more than possible), he shall be left to his fate, without any farther interference on my part, at all events.’
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Before the stipulated month expired, the necessity of passing up and down stairs frequently, caused my limbs to swell so painfully, that I became unable to perform my duties.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Let us admit without bitterness, that the individual has his distinct interests, and can, without forfeiture, stipulate for his interest, and defend it; the present has its pardonable dose of egotism; momentary life has its rights, and is not bound to sacrifice itself constantly to the future.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Phileas Fogg, after paying the stipulated price of his passage to John Busby, and rewarding that worthy with the additional sum of five hundred and fifty pounds, ascended the steamer with Aouda and Fix; and they started at once for Nagasaki and Yokohama.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • There was, at least, an assignable motive for the first stipulation; there appeared to be none whatever for the last.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • The feeling of furious anger with his wife, who would not observe the proprieties and keep to the one stipulation he had laid on her, not to receive her lover in her own home, gave him no peace.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • He did not stipulate for any particular sum, my dear Fanny; he only requested me, in general terms, to assist them, and make their situation more comfortable than it was in his power to do.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • He came up immediately into the printing-house, continu’d the quarrel, high words pass’d on both sides, he gave me the quarter’s warning we had stipulated, expressing a wish that he had not been oblig’d to so long a warning.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • And now regulations stipulate that we make yet another check.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • To render his visits the more agreeable, my aunt had instructed me to open a credit for him at a cake shop, which was hampered with the stipulation that he should not be served with more than one shilling’s-worth in the course of any one day.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • All she stipulated for was that little Rawdon should be allowed to come down and see her at the Hall.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • "It’s understood, then?" he stipulated nervously, with his hand on Selden’s arm.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • I remember very well how this surprised me and how I warned my aunt against giving in to his stipulation.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • This is where the disadvantages of a court structure that, right from the start, stipulates that all proceedings take place in private, come into force.
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • One of the things he had stipulated—almost the only one—when he had agreed to come abroad with Dallas, was that, in Paris, he shouldn’t be made to go to one of the newfangled "palaces."
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Typically, we received even less than the meager amounts stipulated in the regulations.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Unlike some, he did not extract payment in kind to the last grain; he allowed us to keep the gleanings; he did not demand from us bribes of food or money; nor did he claim for himself the dung from the fields, which he might easily have done, stipulating only that Kali and I should gather our share on different days to avoid arguments.
    Kamala Markandaya  --  Nectar in a Sieve
  • This was a stipulation from my mother, so that we could stay in touch easily.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • Still, Mr. Tulkinghorn, sir, I must stipulate that if you have any word with me, that word is spoken in the presence of my friend.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • The unwritten contract of erotic friendship stipulated that Tomas should exclude all love from his life.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • In short, my aunt stipulated, at one and the same time, that whoever came to see her must approve of her way of life, commiserate with her in her sufferings, and assure her of an ultimate recovery.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • The other condition is of no importance-it is merely a stipulation that you should not be in domestic service.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • Belle accepted, too, her denomination’s strictures against alcohol, narcotics, and unclean foods; against swearing and unchastity; and against violation of the Ten Commandments—including the Commandment that stipulated, "Thou Shalt Not Kill."
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
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