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  • He had a cumulative GPA of 1.†   (source)
  • Tendinitis and cumulative trauma disorders are also quite common.†   (source)
  • All the occurrences of that same thought begin to merge into one, and the cumulative mass of this thought begins to grow.†   (source)
  • But the cumulative effect of those spots … it's like watching Jimmy Carter saying, "I'll never lie to you".'†   (source)
  • The cumulative cost was ridiculous, and Alex tried to make them last by insisting they do other things as well.†   (source)
  • My sister seemed to take on our cumulative emotional reaction: she cried so much she seemed to be shriveling right in front of our eyes.†   (source)
  • The interval between mountains had quickly become less than his cumulative navigational error—sooner or later his submarine would drive into a mountainside at over thirty knots.†   (source)
  • "Maternal deaths in developing countries are often the ultimate tragic outcome of the cumulative denial of women's human rights," noted the journal Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.†   (source)
  • At the beginning of May, Christian and Adam were tasked with supporting an Operational Readiness Exercise (ORE), the "final exam" for a SEAL platoon after its twelve-month workup—intense cumulative training exercises that prepare them for deployment into the real world.†   (source)
  • He was a short-legged, wide-shouldered, smiling young soul who whistled bouncy show tunes continuously and turned over cards with sharp snaps when he dealt at blackjack or poker until Hungry Joe disintegrated into quaking despair finally beneath their cumulative impact and began ranting at him to stop snapping the cards.†   (source)
  • There was almost always a point at which the student who was reading the text would become bogged down by the cumulative intricacies of the questions and would stare down at his Talmud, drowning in the shame produced by his inability to answer.†   (source)
  • In his expert opinion, Seth Hubbard's judgment was so adversely affected by the daily dosages and cumulative effects of the drug that he could not have been thinking clearly in his final days.†   (source)
  • Ricardo got his bat and walked to the on-deck circle with a slight limp, the cumulative effect of having taken dozens of kicks and cleats to his right leg in the previous twelve games.†   (source)
  • I'm not only speaking of the small actions that, cumulatively, over time, or in great numbers, steer the course of events in ways too chaotic or subtle to trace.†   (source)
  • She spoke in a low voice, yet every word was bell-note clear and seemed to reverberate through Joe until he gradually began to tremble with the cumulative vibrations.†   (source)
  • Jason Bourne knew: Promise a man his life and he will usually co-operate; promise him his life and a great deal of money and the cumulative effect will lead to total submission.†   (source)
  • And alcohol brought the same relief to poor farmers and crabbers that it brought to emperors; its particular, elusive magic could dull the cumulative effects of being poor, jobless, isolated, and frustrated.†   (source)
  • It was the cumulative effect of several sleepless nights.†   (source)
  • "So, how's your cumulative score?" he asked, to be polite.†   (source)
  • 1 million for the high rate of cumulative trauma injuries at the Dakota City plant.†   (source)
  • You know, the cumulative effect of all those bad nights.†   (source)
  • "Entirely safe," the captain read off the cumulative dial.†   (source)
  • The lower dial showed a cumulative count, well within the safe range.†   (source)
  • I have as yet little to report, but as the methods I am employing are gradual and cumulative in their effects, I did not expect rapid results.†   (source)
  • Oblivious to the tragedy unfolding outside in the storm, I drifted in and out of consciousness, delirious from exhaustion, dehydration, and the cumulative effects of oxygen depletion.†   (source)
  • After a while the style settles down a bit and it begins to tell you things you really need to know, like the fact that the fabulously beautiful planet Bethselamin is now so worried about the cumulative erosion by ten billion visiting tourists a year that any net imbalance between the amount you eat and the amount you excrete while on the planet is surgically removed from your body weight when you leave: so every time you go to the lavatory there it is vitally important to get a…†   (source)
  • I love these little things, this pointillist approach to verisimilitude, the correction of detail that cumulatively gives such satisfaction.†   (source)
  • A better performance the back end of his junior year, when he'd moved into the Tuohy home, had raised his cumulative average to 1.†   (source)
  • At the end of the first semester he'd come home from the Briarcrest Christian School with four A's, two B's, and a C. The school's report cards included the students' cumulative class ranking.†   (source)
  • Indeed, the rate of these cumulative trauma injuries in the meatpacking industry is far higher than the rate in any other American industry.†   (source)
  • It began to draw up the first ergonomics standards for the nation's manufacturers, aiming to reduce cumulative trauma disorders.†   (source)
  • But when injuries are less visible (such as those stemming from cumulative trauma) the meatpackers often prolong the whole workers' comp process through litigation, insisting upon hearings and filing seemingly endless appeals.†   (source)
  • But when at least one-third of meatpacking workers are injured every year, when the causes of those injuries are well known, when the means to prevent those injuries are readily available and yet not applied, there is nothing accidental about the lacerations, amputations, cumulative traumas, and deaths in the meatpacking industry.†   (source)
  • Instead, I felt nervous, unsettled, as if the cumulative weight of all those sad songs was hitting me at once.†   (source)
  • Cumulatively, it seemed like a lot of dishonesty, enough so that I found myself wanting to keep my word whenever possible.†   (source)
  • He submerged himself head first into the green water several times until he felt clean and wide-awake and then stretched himself out face down in the sand and slept until the planes returning from Bologna were almost overhead and the great, cumulative rumble of their many engines came crashing in through his slumber in an earth-shattering roar.†   (source)
  • 'Cumulatively that's what Hong Kong will be to the People's Republic — that and a hundred thousand times more.†   (source)
  • Each chapter is supposed to raise at least $500 a year, and the kids have raised a cumulative total of about $50,000, which goes exclusively to partner classrooms abroad.†   (source)
  • That is an astonishing total, cumulatively amounting to more than an entire year's GNP for Great Britain (for the United States today, it would be the equivalent of sacrificing more than $14 trillion), a significant and sustained sacrifice in the British standard of living.†   (source)
  • The other engine crewmen run from twenty to forty-five rads, and the cumulative exposure drops rapidly as one moves forward.†   (source)
  • The increased pressure, lateral displacement of a weld joint, and cumulative effect of years of high-temperature erosion of the steel damaged the joint.†   (source)
  • It does not matter how small the sins are provided that their cumulative effect is to edge the man away from the Light and out into the Nothing.†   (source)
  • None of these misreadings is very gross in itself, but their cumulative effect is to exaggerate the psychological incoherence of the play.†   (source)
  • Father Kleinsorge, already growing apathetic and dazed in the presence of the cumulative distress, said, 'We haven't much time.'†   (source)
  • And then suddenly it was not outrage that I waited for, out of which I had instinctively cried; it was not terror: it was some cumulative over-reach of despair itself.†   (source)
  • The sorrowful demeanor, the tremolo music, the long, explanatory, cumulative addresses, all were there.†   (source)
  • The next day in library class she had to read a theme on the use of the Cumulative Index, and she was taken so seriously in the discussion that she put off her career of town-planning—and in the autumn she was in the public library of St. Paul.†   (source)
  • "We'll by golly get back when we're by golly good and ready!" he said to Leora; but on them both was the cumulative dread of the fussing voices, beyond every breezy prospect was the order, "Be back at six sharp"; and they whipped up to arrive at eleven minutes to six, as Mr. Tozer was returning from the creamery, full thirty seconds later than usual.†   (source)
  • What he desires is to absorb as many lives as he can, and he has laid himself out to achieve it in a cumulative way.†   (source)
  • Other things followed from time to time, little things of the same sort, which in their cumulative effect were eventually equal to a full revelation.†   (source)
  • The beaming sight, and the penetrating warmth, seemed to breed in him a cumulative cheerfulness, which soon amounted to delight.†   (source)
  • Do they yield so laudably to the vast and cumulative influence of such enterprise and such renown; do those little rills become absorbed so quietly and easily, and, as it were by the influence of natural laws, so beautifully, in the swoop of the majestic stream as it flows upon its wondrous way enriching the surrounding lands; that their course is perfectly to be calculated, and distinctly to be predicated?'†   (source)
  • The force of character is cumulative.†   (source)
  • For Mr. Tulliver was in a position neither new nor striking, but, like other every-day things, sure to have a cumulative effect that will be felt in the long run: he was held to be a much more substantial man than he really was.†   (source)
  • As with Farinelli's singing before the princesses, Sheridan's renowned Begum Speech, and other such examples, the fortunate condition of its being for ever lost to the world invested the deceased Mr. Yeobright's tour de force on that memorable afternoon with a cumulative glory which comparative criticism, had that been possible, might considerably have shorn down.†   (source)
  • [249] Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another, you have only an extemporaneous, half possession.†   (source)
  • The cumulative effect is to convey, indeed to reenact, one of the well-springs of epic poetry, the urge to preserve glory by making the names of heroes of old sound again on earth.†   (source)
  • Haughty this song, its words and scope, To span vast realms of space and time, Evolution—the cumulative—growths and generations.†   (source)
  • So, at the age of twelve, I had my name entered four times. Once, because I had to, and three times for tesserae for grain and oil for myself, Prim, and my mother. In fact, every year I have needed to do this. And the entries are cumulative. So now, at the age of sixteen, my name will be in the reaping twenty times.   (source)
    cumulative = added to the total each time
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