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  • She is tasked with assessing the promise of new locations for stores.
    assessing = evaluating
  • Tomorrow your skills will be assessed, and you'll be assigned to your permanent squads.   (source)
    assessed = considered and evaluated
  • It soon became clear that the Americans had been right in their assessment of the deal.   (source)
    assessment = judgment after consideration
  • "I suppose that would be a fair assessment," he said, and then quickly added, "I assume you are familiar with Philippa Foot's Trolley Problem thought experiment?"   (source)
  • This assessment of my skills from Peeta takes me totally by surprise.   (source)
    assessment = judgment of something after consideration
  • As she questioned me, she studied what I wore, assessing the fabric and appraising the cost of each item and making a judgment about my taste in general.   (source)
    assessing = considering and judging
  • Ignoring the captain's assessment, Phillips had enlisted in the air corps, where he'd proven to be a born airman.   (source)
    assessment = judgment after consideration
  • Everett's biographer, W. L. Rusho, agrees with Christopher Ruess's assessment, arguing that Everett's "withdrawal from organized society, his disdain for worldly pleasures, and his signatures as NEMO in Davis Gulch, all strongly suggest that he closely identified with the Jules Verne character."   (source)
    assessment = judgment of something after consideration
  • Its full extent was still being assessed, he said, and they still had no information about the unidentified aerial targets, except that they didn't have any reports of US cities being physically attacked.   (source)
    assessed = considered and judged
  • Would you agree with that assessment?   (source)
    assessment = judgment
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  • He tries to assess the dimensions of his confinement.   (source)
    assess = consider and make a judgment of
  • Herr Schuld gave me a written assessment of my work two months ago.   (source)
    assessment = judgment of something after consideration
  • And we can begin to assess whether any are missing.   (source)
    assess = consider and make a judgment of
  • "I don't like it, Atticus, I don't like it at all," was Aunt Alexandra's assessment of these events.   (source)
    assessment = judgment after consideration
  • Stare into the wires, concentrate, assess.   (source)
    assess = evaluate
  • AT DAWN he's still out cold, so I grab my rifle and hike out of the woods to assess his handiwork.   (source)
    assess = consider and make a judgment of
  • So he was assessing her, Alyss understood, developing her warrior skills--or rather, he was training her imagination in the service of her warrior skills.   (source)
    assessing = evaluating or considering
  • It's an attempt to actively "foster and assess a child's talents, opinions and skills."   (source)
    assess = consider and make a judgment of
  • He closed his eyes, raised his head and breathed in gently with flared nostrils, assessing the current of warm air for information.   (source)
    assessing = evaluating or considering
  • I asked with anxious foreboding, and before they could reply, I assessed the damage from across the room.   (source)
    assessed = considered and evaluated
  • I roll my eyes at his assessment.   (source)
    assessment = judgment after consideration
  • It would give any German driver less time to assess the situation.   (source)
    assess = consider and make a judgment of
  • He stood and assessed me—the way Isaiah did when he decided whether or not he was going to take a swing.   (source)
    assessed = considered and evaluated
  • It comes from the soil and rocks under the house, and they need to have you move out for three months while they do an environmental assessment and hazard removal via intensive ventilation.   (source)
    assessment = judgment of something after consideration
  • "Now you look like a mine foreman," he said after another critical assessment.   (source)
    assessment = inspection to form a judgment
  • The ambulance drivers, dressed in blue, seemed to Gerald to take an awfully long time while they poked and measured and assessed Aunt Queen.   (source)
    assessed = considered and evaluated
  • You are each partnered with another hiker according to ability assessed by analyzing the data I collected from your earlier hikes.   (source)
    assessed = judged
  • Out of the corner of my eye, I saw the magus watching me finger the wool, like a tailor assessing its value—or like scum from the gutter touching something he knows he shouldn't.   (source)
    assessing = considering and judging
  • These approaches should be rigorously tried on a randomized basis, and assessed by outside evaluators, so that we can determine which are most cost-effective.   (source)
    assessed = judged after consideration
  • He kept casting his eyes across me, staring at me, assessing me.   (source)
    assessing = considering and judging
  • As Lanier took a painful pause to assess his notes, Judge Atlee said, "You might want to wrap this up, Mr. Lanier."   (source)
    assess = consider
  • I knew he was assessing the space: no visible threat, clear line of sight, and quick access to all exits.   (source)
    assessing = considering and judging
  • Thus the states have weighing stations for trucks where the loads are assessed and taxed.   (source)
    assessed = evaluated
  • Survivor's assessment of weather impressionistic and unreliable.†   (source)
  • Your professional assessment of Saunière's code is that it is some kind of mathematical prank?†   (source)
  • The Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility in Tuscaloosa did all of the diagnostic and assessment work for courts managing people accused of crimes who might be incompetent to stand trial due to mental illness.†   (source)
  • He looked sideways at Thomas, as if worried Thomas might think he'd included Chuck in that assessment.†   (source)
  • All the while I spoke, I could see her mind working ahead of me, calculating, assessing.†   (source)
  • Having delivered his private assessment of the case, the man changed the subject, and I drifted into the hallway, where Williams and his mother were standing with a small circle of guests.†   (source)
  • He obviously didn't agree with the assessment.†   (source)
  • I was planning on assessing the acidity of the soil in my garden for the rest of the week.†   (source)
  • He is aware of the bartender glancing at them briefly, assessing their potential.†   (source)
  • For the regulatory response to the Moore case, see "U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, New Developments in Biotechnology: Ownership of Human Tissues and Cells—Special Report," Government Printing Office (March 1987); "Report on the Biotechnology Industry in the United States: Prepared for the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment," National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce (May 1, 1987); and "Science, Technology and the…†   (source)
  • He's on his feet in a blink and begins assessing the room critically.†   (source)
  • My assessment was confident.†   (source)
  • If Michael disagreed with this assessment, he didn't let on.†   (source)
  • But you better be right in your assessment of that knot.†   (source)
  • By his own assessment, he was a "mother's boy."†   (source)
  • The second, a history major who has taken several of my courses, expanded on that initial assessment a bit: To have the party or not, that is the question.†   (source)
  • The man was assessing Mae.†   (source)
  • No one argued with Ellis's assessment.†   (source)
  • An IBP executive, a vice president of public relations, confirmed that assessment.†   (source)
  • Part of him understood exactly what this assessment meant: he had given up the idea of escape.†   (source)
  • I sense that false modesty is not her suit and therefore can assume only that this is her honest assessment of these early writings.†   (source)
  • Craftsmen assessing their work.†   (source)
  • As I always pointed out, especially for No. 3, what your peers think is, by definition, an accurate assessment of how easy you are to work with.†   (source)
  • Instead they were frankly assessing him.†   (source)
  • And then even Megan, when she was here with Evie: I always felt she had half an eye on me, as though she were assessing me, assessing my parenting, judging me for not being able to cope on my own.†   (source)
  • I look to Snyder for an assessment.†   (source)
  • But he must respect Tobias's assessment of me, because he nods and says, "Okay.†   (source)
  • Gilpin squatted down on a knee, assessing the living room.†   (source)
  • After assessing the repairs and operable equipment, we've worked out a first estimate on operating costs.†   (source)
  • She didn't have the urge to wander into any of the shops. though she thought Quinn's assessment was on the mark.†   (source)
  • As Dede walked up the driveway, assessing what still needed to be done in the yard, the boys raced each other to the door.†   (source)
  • Salander had written a brief passage giving her assessment of what would happen after the trial.†   (source)
  • Every now and then he would lean back, assessing his work.†   (source)
  • It took her until close to dawn to finish her inspection, but by that time it was clear to her that the young man had been quite correct in his assessment: she was, through no real faults of her own, perfect.†   (source)
  • Easing himself off the wagon, Roran limped toward the head of the convoy, assessing the result of the battle.†   (source)
  • A realistic assessment forecast an income of one hundred fifty thousand dollars a year, and the reality of that money sent us reeling.†   (source)
  • I can tell Doug doesn't want to rely on Alex's assessment, but after about a mile he grudgingly stops on the side of the road.†   (source)
  • I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation, and oppression of my people by whites.†   (source)
  • The one in the lead turns his head from side to side, shrewdly assessing the ground.†   (source)
  • Assessing.†   (source)
  • I'm the chief of the disease-assessment division….†   (source)
  • She gave him a quick, assessing glance.†   (source)
  • He was so calm in his assessment, I was sure he knew this was all for show.†   (source)
  • "Excuse me," I belched, and quickly covered my mouth with both hands, nodded my agreement to their assessment of my character, and ran down the hall to the bathroom.†   (source)
  • It is well and good to opine or theorize about a subject, as humankind is wont to do, but when moral posturing is replaced by an honest assessment of the data, the result is often a new, surprising insight.†   (source)
  • Carlotta, a committed system-gamer, was assessing who would let her cut the line, and Rosemarie was a definite possibility.†   (source)
  • We want you to target the PLO-Iranian compound in Southeastern Iraq for a guided missile strike, then report a BDA [battle damage assessment].†   (source)
  • An accurate if somewhat soulless assessment.†   (source)
  • "Well, I can't give you a week-by-week assessment of how all women feel during pregnancy," Mary said.†   (source)
  • These records documented Chief Harley's assessment that Adam's goofy, sometimes clumsy, laid-back demeanor belied his outstanding professional performance as a SEAL.†   (source)
  • "Cha, Mr. Gireg," Mouzafer prescribed, worriedly assessing Mortenson's weakened condition.†   (source)
  • Two-thirds of 12th-graders scored below "proficient" on the last national civics assessment in 1998, and only 9 percent could list two ways a democracy benefits from citizen participation.†   (source)
  • I ask, assessing her.†   (source)
  • Out of the corner of my eye I already knew the challenge came two men down, but I stood in front of three long enough to agree with my earlier assessment.†   (source)
  • A quick assessment of the nearby seas bore no trace of Magwich's passage.†   (source)
  • He studied Cindy for what seemed an interminable duration, a deep, assessing stare that kept her on edge.†   (source)
  • Now, though, he's assessing a fallback position: at best, he'll end up going to a middle-rung college.†   (source)
  • Vlad nodded, unsure if he agreed with Henry's assessment of the situation.†   (source)
  • "I thought you didn't believe in destiny," said Emma, assessing me skeptically.†   (source)
  • Assessing the populace, checking up on it, is a principal and never-ending social activity in Communist countries.†   (source)
  • The technicians were huddled over three different work stations now, assessing the information Carlos had reported from Thomas Hunter, this string of numbers.†   (source)
  • " I'm not sure if that's a fair assessment; it suggests that intuition is irrational.†   (source)
  • "What's your assessment of this situation?"†   (source)
  • "Never pursues his victories" was Montresor's curt assessment of William Howe.†   (source)
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  • We're challenging the property tax assessment, but there's no challenging the property tax rate.
    assessment = value the property is said to have
  • In three months, Sergeant Major von Rumpel has traveled to Berlin and Stuttgart; he has assessed the value of a hundred confiscated rings, a dozen diamond bracelets, a Latvian cigarette case in which a lozenge of blue topaz twinkled; now, back in Paris, he has slept at the Grand Hotel for a week and sent forth his queries like birds.   (source)
    assessed = determined
  • When Ruth bought flowers, she had to assess their value in several ways to justify what she bought.   (source)
    assess = determine (monetary value)
  • The classrooms were now packed with recycled Army file cabinets filled with old tax records and property assessments.   (source)
    assessments = valuations
  • Land taxes are determined either by actual valuations or occasional assessments.   (source)
    assessments = instances of determining the monetary value of something
  • The total assessed property has in this same period risen from eighty thousand dollars in 1875 to two hundred and forty thousand dollars in 1900.   (source)
    assessed = valuation of (for tax purposes)
  • That the assessors were honest and discreet men under an oath to assess fairly and equitably, and that any advantage each of them might expect in lessening his own tax by augmenting that of the proprietaries was too trifling to induce them to perjure themselves.   (source)
    assess = determine the monetary value of something (for the purpose of taxation)
  • Besides this, the system of assessing property in the country districts of Georgia is somewhat antiquated and of uncertain statistical value; there are no assessors, and each man makes a sworn return to a tax-receiver.   (source)
    assessing = valuing for tax purposes
  • Land taxes are commonly laid in one of two modes, either by ACTUAL valuations, permanent or periodical, or by OCCASIONAL assessments, at the discretion, or according to the best judgment, of certain officers whose duty it is to make them.   (source)
    assessments = valuation for tax purposes
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  • The player was assessed a $10,000 fine.
  • The first box was labeled "Real Estate," and it was filled with deeds, canceled mortgages, appraisals, tax bills, tax assessments, paid invoices from contractors, copies of checks written by Seth, and closing statements from lawyers.   (source)
    assessments = charges
  • The extra tax assessment and the danger of losing Tara were matters Scarlett had to know about—and right away.   (source)
    assessment = charge
  • He is perfectly willing to pro rate the special assessment and there will be no difficulty in getting him to pay for title insurance.   (source)
  • To Henriet Cousin, master executor of the high works of justice in Paris, the sum of sixty sols parisis, to him assessed and ordained by monseigneur the provost of Paris, for having bought, by order of the said sieur the provost, a great broad sword, serving to execute and decapitate persons who are by justice condemned for their demerits, and he hath caused the same to be garnished with a sheath and with all things thereto appertaining; and hath likewise caused to be repointed and…   (source)
    assessed = charged
  • After a full enquiry, they unanimously sign'd a report that they found the tax had been assess'd with perfect equity.   (source)
    assess'd = set
  • They're runnin' the assessment up on Tara sky high—higher than any in the County, I'll be bound.   (source)
    assessment = tax charge
  • He is perfectly willing to pro rate the special assessment and strikes me, am dead sure there will be no difficulty in getting him to pay for title insurance, so now for heaven's sake let's get busy—   (source)
    assessment = charge
  • ...and then with an alteration in the mode of assessment, which I thought not for the better, but with an additional provision for lighting as well as paving the streets, which was a great improvement.   (source)
    assessment = charging a tax or fee
  • The diet possesses the general power of legislating for the empire; of making war and peace; contracting alliances; assessing quotas of troops and money; constructing fortresses; regulating coin; admitting new members; and subjecting disobedient members to the ban of the empire, by which the party is degraded from his sovereign rights and his possessions forfeited.   (source)
    assessing = charging
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  • His one blue eye assessed me, as if speculating about whether I could be depended on.†   (source)
  • Not temperament, which they broke down into individual behaviors and assessed, and not physical qualities, which were easily measured, but how the dog combined all these things, for the whole of every dog was always greater than the sum of its parts.†   (source)
  • Dr. Singh came by each morning, and then in the afternoon another doctor visited to assess my liver situation.†   (source)
  • The information inside the restricted area was divided into two folders: Mission Status and Threat Assessments.†   (source)
  • I assessed the situation.†   (source)
  • That way we could assess the situation before we walked out there and exposed ourselves to any danger?†   (source)
  • The corruption narrative that he seemed intent to expose was harder to assess.†   (source)
  • I did my homework, checked the location of the disabled parking, rang the venue beforehand to assess the best way to get Will's chair to his seat.†   (source)
  • Graham McSwiney assessed me, as if he feared I might represent an elderly paternity suit.†   (source)
  • A fifth man, the Gefreiter, will record the assessments.†   (source)
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  • Then, we'd suit up and assess the damage.†   (source)
  • "He's pretty far gone," said Enoch, appraising Martin as a surgeon might assess an all-but-hopeless patient.†   (source)
  • St. Clair stops in the doorway, assesses the situation, and marches back out.†   (source)
  • I lie in the snow, trying to assess the damage.†   (source)
  • ASSESS CONDITION.†   (source)
  • I wiped the tears away and assessed the situation.†   (source)
  • As one government report said, it was a time filled with "widespread confusion about how to assess risk," as well as "refusal by some researchers to cooperate" with oversight, and "indifference by those charged with administering research and its rules at local institutions."†   (source)
  • She assessed Piper, as if seeing her clearly for the time.†   (source)
  • It is of vital importance that conservators and curators be allowed into the crucial areas to assess the damage as soon as possible —†   (source)
  • But guiding Everest is a very loosely regulated business, administered by byzantine Third World bureaucracies spectacularly illequipped to assess qualifications of guides or clients.†   (source)
  • In some low-education occupations, according to a 1997 study by the National Research Council that is considered among the most comprehensive assessments of the effects of immigration, a quarter to a half of all hours nationwide are worked by immigrant women.†   (source)
  • I stifle the urge to go back to the window and assess my competition.†   (source)
  • Kicked in the shin, tripped on the marble floor—assess the damage and do whatever is necessary to remain mobile.†   (source)
  • In some ways, it's like an official timeout to assess or reassess what you're doing.†   (source)
  • I closed my eyes and assessed its weight, bouncing it up and down a little.†   (source)
  • The host was female, and I understood the look in her eyes as she assessed Edward.†   (source)
  • I stared out the window and assessed the battlefield.†   (source)
  • As she climbed the stairs, she assessed her options and herself.†   (source)
  • It took them days to get the story properly blown up and themselves agitated and then to calm down and assess the situation.†   (source)
  • In order to assess the risks faced by German air force pilots, the institute performed experiments on hundreds of inmates at the Dachau concentration camp near Munich.†   (source)
  • He began to look at the cans and bags of food in the pantry, trying to assess what he could take with the least chance of raising her suspicions next time she came out here.†   (source)
  • When I got out to assess my situation, I could see I had only a few more minutes of daylight left to me.†   (source)
  • Also scared, but I was trying to remain calm so I could assess the situation.†   (source)
  • In his view an intellectually creative person must do physical labour in order to assess his own capabilities properly, and so he did his quota of work, although it interrupted his studies.†   (source)
  • But I won't be able to assess your wound if you do not reveal it to me.†   (source)
  • The Chancellor narrowed his eyes slightly as he assessed Wells's impassive face.†   (source)
  • Even if they survived the surgery, weeks would lapse before we could fully assess their condition.†   (source)
  • Padre de Jesus gathered us in the most sheltered corner, where we assessed our damages.†   (source)
  • His students viewed Mr. Tuffett's billboard more darkly: he had assessed them twenty-five cents apiece and had taken the credit for it himself.†   (source)
  • By then, she'd regained her balance and she assessed the situation with a sickening sense of predictability.†   (source)
  • At the first intersection I mentally assessed my surroundings.†   (source)
  • The article, printed in The American Journal of Psychiatry (July, 1960), and written in collaboration with three colleagues, Karl Menninger, Irwin Rosen, and Martin Mayman, states its aim at the outset: "In attempting to assess the criminal responsibility of murderers, the law tries to divide them (as it does all offenders) into two groups, the 'sane' and the 'insane.†   (source)
  • 'I'm here,' he said, his touch gentle as he assessed her condition.†   (source)
  • As my senses returned, as I assessed the scene in front of me, I grew fearful once more.†   (source)
  • Then he turned back into the room, pale with assessments, with guilt deliciously beginning to gnaw at the rope with which he had tied it, sharpening its teeth for him.†   (source)
  • In our culture, the father of the bride must interview the prospective groom and assess his prospects.†   (source)
  • Luma had to keep this in mind during her assessments.†   (source)
  • He spoke without warning: "I have consulted Arya, and she says that the Twins of the Varden were ordered to assess your abilities.†   (source)
  • Assess.†   (source)
  • Not that this is likely, but if the death penalty were assessed to anyone carrying an illegal gun, and if the penalty were actually enforced, gun crimes would surely plunge.†   (source)
  • Once you get to your long-term prison home, the first thing they'll want to do is assess your psychiatric state …. and prescribe you some drugs.†   (source)
  • Recommend we surface to assess damage.†   (source)
  • Not twenty feet away, the cougar slunk into view, assessed his prey, snarled a promise of battle.†   (source)
  • But Lana and I are just trying to assess our situation as best we can.†   (source)
  • The fire controller advised, "Don't chew your khat until the adjustments and battle damage assessments are made."†   (source)
  • He assesses the situation.†   (source)
  • Once on scene, he expertly assessed the situation and stabilized the patient.†   (source)
  • But before I could really assess my injury, I was called to places.†   (source)
  • It posed an "environmental danger" that needed to be quickly assessed.†   (source)
  • I know I'm being assessed somehow, but I'm not sure on what criteria.†   (source)
  • I assessed my surroundings and decided I was okay.†   (source)
  • Several leagues away from the battle, the damage to the ship had been assessed, and to everyone's relief, it was minimal.†   (source)
  • I stood there, looking squarely into his eyes, trying to assess just how far I could go with him.†   (source)
  • Colonel Cathcart was helpless to assess exactly how much ground he had gained or lost with his goddam skeet-shooting range and wished that Colonel Korn were in his office right then to evaluate the entire episode for him still one more time and assuage his fears.†   (source)
  • Cedric assesses Zayd's brown boots, crossed and resting on the mirror-topped table.†   (source)
  • Karenin correctly assessed the value of being one of a kind, and I can state without compunction that he greatly appreciated his friendship with the pig.†   (source)
  • We'll assess where you are in a few days."†   (source)
  • He still wasn't entirely clear on why the general had decided that he should take a closer look at the bunker complex—in person—particularly in a region not yet assessed for equally unknown threats.†   (source)
  • I brought the flier down outside the circle and waited a moment to assess the situation.†   (source)
  • He had, in fact, already identified the pattern and assessed its meaning.†   (source)
  • "It's necessary to give the public something to assess, and by assessing feel confident that the department has the matter under control.†   (source)
  • I've read all the psychiatric assessments, and there isn't even a diagnosis.†   (source)
  • The does were heavy-bellied with their fawns and assessed him with their great tilted ears before the buck moved them off again.†   (source)
  • As the servants righted the dining table and cleared away the mess, she tried to assess the danger that Eugenides had become.†   (source)
  • We were inside the ten yard line after the half-the-distance penalty was assessed, and the coaches replaced me with Chris.†   (source)
  • Whether that would be the main assault or merely feints to assess Rowan's strength remained to be seen.†   (source)
  • Assess There was nothing in my backpack worth fighting for.†   (source)
  • Those eyes assess me from the top of my wet and stringy hair to the tips of my bare toes.†   (source)
  • And she was assessing him even as he assessed her.†   (source)
  • A weigh station, where trucks are assessed for state taxes, is called a chicken house, Spanky says, "because a lot of the drivers are chicken to go in there because of the logbook checking and the inspections."†   (source)
  • Forsyth had told the prosecutor that Madden was a prejudiced zealot and that he would be forced to admit that all of his assessments are based on conjecture and gross extrapolations.†   (source)
  • We generated background studies, psychological assessments, daily chronologies, myriad facts and extrapolations.†   (source)
  • She assessed him.†   (source)
  • The legislature (the diet) has the power to make war and peace, make alliances, assess quotas for troops and money, construct forts, regulate coins, admit new states, and punish disobedient states.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, in Rice's Station, Lee rises from his nap and assesses the situation.†   (source)
  • During the missions, my job was to make accurate assessments of enemy strengths and positions so that the commanders would know what they were up against.†   (source)
  • I lit a cigarette, paced some more, and assessed my possessions, seeking anything that might be of aid.†   (source)
  • They could assess situations; they took risks and sometimes they could be very bold.†   (source)
  • For a while they gave me a desk job, processing reports, making assessments of military strengths in Iron Curtain countries, tracing units and that kind of thing.†   (source)
  • At the end of the third month he had returned to Williamstown in Anzac on the last of her fuel oil while the statesmen of the Southern Hemisphere gathered in conference at Wellington in New Zealand to compare notes and assess the new conditions, had returned to Falmouth to his Mary and his Morris Minor car.†   (source)
  • Thereafter never a week went by but she brought news of this boy or that, and she and I and Nathan spent long hours trying to assess their relative merits.†   (source)
  • Motivation, as any psychiatrist will tell us, is always difficult to assess.†   (source)
  • She understood nothing of conditions in other countries, had no measuring rod to assess herself with.†   (source)
  • I'm not sure we have anything that will completely numb you," she assessed.†   (source)
  • His dark eyes assessed me with interest.†   (source)
  • I assessed rightly this would be a major test for me.†   (source)
  • Salander assessed the situation and saw that it was anything but under control.†   (source)
  • We stopped arguing as we assessed the commotion in the cavern.†   (source)
  • He turns, assesses, understands the gist of what he sees.†   (source)
  • When I offer the bloody nose pretext, he assesses me head to foot.†   (source)
  • Jared assessed that, his eyes cautious again.†   (source)
  • Now he needed only to know if he had assessed the situation correctly.†   (source)
  • Security assessments, bodyguard protection, surveillance, and so on.†   (source)
  • All I've seen are the assessments of Lisbeth claiming that she's mentally disturbed."†   (source)
  • Lee gallops Traveller to the front and assesses the situation.†   (source)
  • He assessed for another second, and then slid his body behind mine, pushing me closer to the rock.†   (source)
  • Does it have anything to do with terrorists and threat assessments?†   (source)
  • So it was your assessments that caused the report to be approved.†   (source)
  • Captain Rocher, Commander Olivetti, and half a dozen guards assessed the damage and debated the next move.†   (source)
  • There are four parts: an obstacle course that assesses your physical condition, a written tactics exam, a test of weapons proficiency, and a simulated combat situation in the Block.†   (source)
  • It occurred to me that I'd seen that keen look in Chiron's eyes before—when he'd assessed Achilles's sword technique and Ajax's skill with a spear.†   (source)
  • Charlie assessed my mood.†   (source)
  • We are being looked at, assessed, whispered about; we can feel it, like tiny ants running on our bare skins.†   (source)
  • Walking through the darkening rooms, Zeitoun assessed all the possible dangers he would face during the storm.†   (source)
  • I opened the Threat Assessments folder first, and when I saw what was inside, I felt the blood drain from my face.†   (source)
  • Mae entered and was greeted by most of the Gang of 40, the group of innovators who routinely assessed and greenlighted new Circle ventures.†   (source)
  • While Ginger Brinker-Smith, as a younger mother, had claimed our attention, we now (for the most part) coolly assessed our peers.†   (source)
  • The princess assessed Piper's clothes, her face, her posture, as if putting a price tag on one slightly used demigod.†   (source)
  • Then, as the Wise Men assessed any problems they might pose for the protection of intellectual property, they were placed in hallways, work areas, even laboratories.†   (source)
  • He had not struck Mae as someone quick to fight, and yet he was standing, chest out and hands awake, as the circus performer assessed him, eyes steady, as if choosing between staying in character, in this circus, following through with the show and getting paid, and paid well, by this enormous and prosperous and influential company, or tangling with this guy in front of two hundred people.†   (source)
  • She assessed me from top to bottom.†   (source)
  • He assesses them with his shrewd, twinkly, ironic little eyes and calls them "sir," as if they're his graduate students.†   (source)
  • They rose onto their hind legs and assessed the situation, considerably more cautious than their maddened comrade who lay broken behind the ogre.†   (source)
  • Al-Ahmad assessed him.†   (source)
  • The Queen of Cool assesses Trey.†   (source)
  • Unlike a test group of adults who got most of those assessments correct, Peter tended to make errors.†   (source)
  • Inmates are waiting three months just to be assessed for placement, and then it's another six months, maybe even longer, to find a bed.†   (source)
  • There was no delusion, nothing foolish or fanciful about the way Pilgrim had assessed the horrors that had befallen him.†   (source)
  • I assessed each, seeking signs.†   (source)
  • Jared ate anything he was offered; it seemed as if he'd given up favorites many years before, embracing a life where wants were unwelcome and even needs were carefully assessed before they were met.†   (source)
  • By now, the team working this room had assessed and transported the injured; only the bodies remained behind.†   (source)
  • A moment later he's making a recommendation that Cedric go back to Lorton until his needs can be assessed and a slot in a one-year inpatient drug treatment program can located.†   (source)
  • Unlike anyone else who might try to get at her, he had access to all her medical records, welfare reports, and psychiatric assessments.†   (source)
  • Teleborian, on the other hand, was shielded behind a curtain of documents, assessments, academic honours, and psychiatric mumbo jumbo.†   (source)
  • He wanted her locked up, and he counted on painting a bleak picture of her through psychiatric assessments from Teleborian and others, assuming that the court would come to the logical conclusion.†   (source)
  • "She was Dr. Teleborian's patient, and Dr. Caldin had not paid her any particular attention except in routine assessments and the like.†   (source)
  • But what we were most at odds about was that you claimed that as news editor you couldn't allow personal considerations to affect how the news was assessed."†   (source)
  • She had had no idea that Salander was under guardianship, or that in her teens she had been committed, or that she had copious psychiatric assessments on her CV.†   (source)
  • The psychiatric assessments, the fact that she had been committed to one of the country's most highly regarded institutions, and that she had even been declared incompetent, all tended to confirm that something was wrong with her.†   (source)
  • We carried out assessments.†   (source)
  • When working on an assignment for Armansky several years earlier, she had plotted the structure of the police intranet and assessed the possibility of hacking into the criminal register to make her own entries.†   (source)
  • We didn't lie because we never assessed ourselves and didn't think there was anything for us to lie about; we were people who simply did what we did.†   (source)
  • My job is to assess your courage—and you have that in abundance.†   (source)
  • I'll be back," she growled, then trudged off to assess the damage.†   (source)
  • She forced herself to hold on and assess the situation logically.†   (source)
  • Just coming back to assess the damage, pick up anything that survived.†   (source)
  • Dona Leila hurried out to assess the porch.†   (source)
  • On the train, we are quietly miserable as we try to assess what effect we might be having.†   (source)
  • But I find a quiet spot and try to assess what they might be.†   (source)
  • "First thing he'll do is an EVA to assess damage," Venkat said.†   (source)
  • I went into the Hab again to assess damage.†   (source)
  • Trembling and slick with sweat, I assess my physical condition.†   (source)
  • I began to crawl, going for cover behind a tree and trying to assess the enemy positions.†   (source)
  • Still, no one interferes when she guides the trio into an examination room to assess their injuries.†   (source)
  • Once we can talk, we can assess and make plans.†   (source)
  • Don't even think about going back on the beach, though, until I can assess the damage.†   (source)
  • "Well, at some point we need to sit down and assess your options," his dad said.†   (source)
  • My first and last conscious thought every day was to assess the status of my escape plans.†   (source)
  • Assess I turned around and looked over my shoulder.†   (source)
  • A man must look at the facts, assess the risks, and make a decision.†   (source)
  • He shook his head a few times to clear it and began to assess what was going on around him.†   (source)
  • Alan looked around, trying to assess from what overhead perch the man could have been observing.†   (source)
  • I turn to assess Mick's reaction to the fur-free feline at his arm.†   (source)
  • Max struggled to his feet and backed away from the ship to assess the damage.†   (source)
  • "Let us assess the nature of the problem first," Bugayev said, looking at Ramius for confirmation.†   (source)
  • I peeked through narrowed eyes as Jared whirled to assess the truth of Jeb's claim.†   (source)
  • Thus, we may assess his effect upon the community of Heaven.†   (source)
  • It will be worth it, to assess his power properly and to drain a portion of it away.†   (source)
  • I NEVER GOT TO ASSESS WHAT KIND of impact my talk with Tommy had had, because it was the very next day the news broke.†   (source)
  • Her job was simply to show up with her yellow bubble light spinning, assess the property, and report anything unusual.†   (source)
  • "Number two," I continued, "their neurological condition was impaired, and that would delay our ability to assess their visual capabilities.†   (source)
  • Trish explained how, using a data field of the nation's communications, one could assess the nation's mood based on the "occurrence density" of certain keywords and emotional indicators in the data field.†   (source)
  • The only way any of us can improve—as Coach Graham taught me—is if we develop a real ability to assess ourselves.†   (source)
  • After the Moore case, Congress held hearings and commissioned reports that uncovered the millions of dollars being made from human tissue research, and it formed a special committee to assess the situation and recommend how to proceed.†   (source)
  • He certainly didn't look like a physiotherapist, occupational therapist, or dietitian—or one of the legions of other people employed by the local authority to pop by and assess Will's ever-changing needs.†   (source)
  • The Supreme Court had banned the execution of people with intellectual disability, but states like Alabama refused to assess in any honest way whether the condemned are disabled.†   (source)
  • For the first time we had seen one another actually climbing and could better assess the strengths and weaknesses of the people on whom we would each depend over the coming weeks.†   (source)
  • McDonald's later used helicopters to assess regional growth patterns, looking for cheap land along highways and roads that would lie at the heart of future suburbs.†   (source)
  • But Miss Kenton was continuing to advance and I must say it was a little difficult to assess what my best course of action would be.†   (source)
  • When it came time for each of us to assess our own abilities and weigh them against the formidable challenges of the world's highest mountain, it sometimes seemed as though half the population at Base Camp was clinically delusional.†   (source)
  • Instead, to distract myself—One nail takes out another—I go over the contents of my purse, trying to assess exactly what I've lost: my old wallet with a couple of pesos; my cedula, which I will have to report; a bright red Revlon lipstick I bought at El Gallo; a little Nivea tin Lio gave me with ashes of the Luperon martyrs not killed at sea.†   (source)
  • Since I had seen only X-rays of the children, I needed personally to assess their neurological ability, so I would be part of the team going to Germany to determine if the surgery was still feasible.†   (source)
  • For one course I taught, I'd had students assess each other in the same way, but only let them know the quartile in which they ranked.†   (source)
  • To see the two of them now, to stand back and assess what they'd built—a sprawling family, a business of distinct success, and to be woven so thoroughly into the fabric of their adopted city that they had friends in every neighborhood, clients on almost any block they passed—these were all blessings from God.†   (source)
  • By the very nature of a witticism, one is given very little time to assess its various possible repercussions before one is called to give voice to it, and one gravely risks uttering all manner of unsuitable things if one has not first acquired the necessary skill and experience.†   (source)
  • It was work that required immense perseverance and the ability to assess the likelihood of actually finding the guy who mattered.†   (source)
  • I fear, however, that in my anxiety to win the support of Mrs Clements and the girls, I did not perhaps assess quite as stringently my own limitations; and although my experience and customary caution in such matters prevented my giving myself more than I could actually carry out, I was perhaps negligent over this question of allowing myself a margin.†   (source)
  • Rising with grim determination, the gladiator merely glanced at Max as though to assess whether he would' attack immediately.†   (source)
  • He looked for solutions, he made suppositions, he tried to analyze long-term scenarios, in order to carefully assess the potential outcomes.†   (source)
  • When the photos were ready, he would stare at them in his bedroom, trying to assess what he'd done right or wrong.†   (source)
  • Upon seeing David take his own guise, Skeedle clapped and circled the sorcerer to assess him from various angles.†   (source)
  • Before making a decision, an individual can predict various reactions, and he can assess his original, or primary-mode, decision more effectively.†   (source)
  • We would urge you, however, to be patient just a little longer until we have had an opportunity to scout our new borders and assess the safety within them.†   (source)
  • Less than one minute after Adam was shot, Brian, Nick, and Matt set him down outside the wall, and Zeke, one of the assault force's medics, frantically went to work pulling off Adam's armor and cutting away his cammies to assess his wounds.†   (source)
  • Merchants assess their lives in numbers, and they are almost always saner than those who set out to seek the truth.†   (source)
  • But because the audit studies can't measure the actual life outcomes of the fictitious DeShawn Williams versus Jake Williams, they can't assess the broader impact of a distinctively black name.†   (source)
  • The change in him was like the change in a spendthrift when his attention is captured by something worth more than all his gold, worth more than all the baubles he has ever purchased; then, instead of scattering, he begins to assess and hoard and gather up; all that he has becomes valuable because all that he has may prove to be an unacceptable sacrifice.†   (source)
  • Sam couldn't look up from her own work, but I saw her eyes slide over to me, trying to assess the situation.†   (source)
  • The board was meant to assess our behavior in terms of prison regulations, but we found that it preferred to act as a political tribunal rather than a mere evaluator of behavior.†   (source)
  • So can we assess tomorrow?†   (source)
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