(1) To most of us, Ken Saro-Wiwa was a Nigerian activist and a martyr, a brave and inspiring campaigner who led his Ogoni people's struggle against the decades-long defilement of their land by Big Oil, and ended up paying for it with his life.
(2) He told the Weekend Nation: "Malawians must understand that the person they employed as the president of their country … has defiled the conditions of service."
(3) Hindu nationalists want to make India great again.” Hindu nationalism is rooted in the belief that Muslim and British invasions defiled Hindu culture and values, which are seen as synonymous with those of India, writes Syracuse professor Prema Kurien in her book A Place at the Multicultural Table: the Development of an American Hinduism .
(4) for bladder neck and prostatic obstructions because the risk of jatrogenic defilement, and any method of preventing, reducing or delaying the occurrence of infection in catheterized patients, should be tooking considerations.
(5) In outdoor factory environments many defiling substances are produced by different working processes.
(6) Many Sunnis regard the Alevis as infidels and believe that to share their food is to be defiled.
(7) When a young unmarried girl gets pregnant, the man may be accused of "defilement" - rape.
(8) Kancha Sherpa, the sole surviving member of Hillary's expedition, believes the melting glaciers are a punishment for defiling nature.
(9) Various surgical techniques were employed, such as refixation at the processus coracoideus, tenodesis in the sulcus intertubercularis, keyhole operation, in combination with an intraarticular inspection, revision, or if necessary widening of a narrow passage ("defile").
(10) Most dangerously, we see it in the way that religion is used to justify the murder of innocents by those who have distorted and defiled the great religion of Islam, and who attacked my country from Afghanistan.
(11) Among that majority, count the man who could have defied it and thereby defiles the term “leader of the opposition”, because that’s exactly what he’s not.
(12) We don’t want anything tomorrow to happen that would defile the name of Michael Brown,” he said.
(13) Several hemorheologic and plasma proteic features were analyzed in workers exposed to acoustic defilement.
(14) In all cases, the approach was done through the anterior way, with up thoracic defile exploration and mobilizing upper limb.
(15) Fog up the river, where it flows among green aits and meadows; fog down the river, where it rolls defiled among the tiers of shipping and the waterside pollutions of a great (and dirty) city.
(16) Initially (at 2 cm depth), high radioactivity is always detected, which among other things is caused by the defilement of the bullet's surface when shot through the textile covering marked by technetium.
(17) The exposition to acoustic defilement during work activity may be considered as aetiological factor for the development and progression of sensorineural hearing impairment, and more extensively for the occurrence of cardiovascular complications.
(18) Abbas, in a speech two weeks ago, warned of religious war, and with the same breath accused Jews of defiling the Jerusalem mosques.
(19) It’s not just someone strangling and poisoning, it’s physically defiling women.
(20) He has defiled the Holocaust, which is sacrosanct for the Jewish people, with absurd historical inaccuracies.
(imp. & p. p.) of Taint
(1) While ruling that there had been improper use of Schedule 7 powers, the judge commented: "It was clear that the Security Service, for entirely understandable reasons, was anxious if possible to get information which could not be regarded as tainted by torture allegations or which might confirm the propriety of a control order."
(2) But it has a tainted reputation: the 2007 foot and mouth outbreak was traced to a leak from Pirbright’s drains.
(3) Those wrongdoings taint a whole industry beyond the handful of people and that makes it a huge problem."
(4) One half hour following the ingestion of a possibly tainted antibiotic capsule, a 14 year-old female experienced acute onset of stiffness and weakness in her lower extremities.
(5) It might smell close to pot, he said, but would be “tainted” because of all the other items and plants like poison oak burning along with it.
(6) Attorneys for the family of Rice, who was killed by police officer Timothy Loehmann while holding a pellet gun in a park in Cleveland in November last year, said the pair of external reports had “tainted the grand jury process” that is considering criminal charges against Loehmann.
(7) A simple, cheap and rapid method for the quantitative determination of the boar taint substance, 5 alpha-androst-16-en-3-one, in pig adipose tissue is described.
(8) The scale scores the constitutional taints, the extent of the operation, the age, the eventual emergency, the special anaesthetic risk.
(9) The second is that almost eight years after voting in the conclave that chose Benedict XVI, Cardinal Keith O'Brien seems too irredeemably tainted by scandal and allegations of hypocrisy to find himself electing any future popes.
(10) Part of the difficulty in making the case may be that the euro has translated into brutal austerity on parts of the continent’s south, tainting the EU’s claims to be a levelling force.
(11) County prosecutors may have to review hundreds of current and past convictions involving the officers to determine if their contribution to such cases was tainted by racial bias.
(12) Police and social workers in Oxfordshire had a tainted perception that girls as young as 11 consented to sex with men who raped and brutalised them, an independent report into the failure to stop their exploitation has said.
(13) This can contribute to mitigating the dangerously polarising and alarmist discourse that views migrants as a threat to a society and its public order.” The senior European human rights official says he is worried that this “dominant political discourse which is tainted by alarmism” has led to the unsurprising outcome that the public consider immigration as the most important issue facing the country ahead of health, crime or the economy.
(14) … Like that in any way mitigates what was done to him.” Sharpton said police tried to taint Garner’s image after his death by quickly releasing his arrest record.
(15) However, the Portuguese does not believe that all Chelsea supporters should be tainted by the incident.
(16) Thiophenol and thiocresol which sporadically cause offensive sulfury taints in Wisconsin River fish were also found in river sediment.
(17) Hamid Karzai, who was then president, eventually forced the Americans out of Nerkh, but the lack of justice continues to taint residents’ view of his successor.
(18) The big society strikes me as a political construct, a tainted venture.
(19) Sanlu, the firm at the heart of the problems, knew the milk was tainted months before it told local officials.
(20) Blood supplies were eventually tainted out of this failure to take constructive action, with the resultant mass infection of segments of the Brazilian population.