(a.) Wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty; untamed; as, a haggard or refractory hawk.
(a.) Having the expression of one wasted by want or suffering; hollow-eyed; having the features distorted or wasted, or anxious in appearance; as, haggard features, eyes.
(a.) A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
(a.) A fierce, intractable creature.
(a.) A hag.
(n.) A stackyard.
(1) An untiring advocate of the joys and merits of his adopted home county, Bradbury figured Norfolk as a place of writing parsons, farmer-writers and sensitive poets: John Skelton, Rider Haggard, John Middleton Murry, William Cowper, George MacBeth, George Szirtes.
(2) Before that time I had taken in little beyond the juvenile productions of Captain Marryat, GA Henty, RM Ballantyne, Jules Verne, Conan Doyle, Rider Haggard, Robert Louis Stevenson, Victor Hugo and Alexandre Dumas, all works of adventure and travel, which influenced me to the extent that by the age of 30 I had spent eight years out of the country.
(3) Redknapp wore a haggard look as the thrashing was played out, forever demanding answers from a badgered Kevin Bond at his side as his players wilted out on the pitch.
(4) It had a congregation of more than 14,000 and Haggard became so prominent that he paid several visits to the White House of President George W Bush.
(5) Instead it was the pope who gave the week’s truly ambitious address on the theme of Europe , when he spoke to the European parliament on Tuesday, asking if the continent were now an “elderly and haggard” grandmother, one whose best days were behind it.
(6) But there is no doubt that Haggard is trying to move on and start to rebuild his life and old career.
(7) In January 1960, he played the first of his celebrated prison shows at San Quentin, where one of the inmates yelling him on was Merle Haggard, locked up on a burglary charge.
(8) Now Haggard says he wants gays and bisexuals to come to his new church, whose first few meetings will be held in the garden of his suburban home.
(9) Haggard now says he is heterosexual, but had gay urges because he was molested by a man when he was a child.
(10) Haggard talked openly about what he calls "my scandal", but also clearly felt that it left him an undeserving sinner.
(11) By Friday, as haggard-looking finance ministers from the G7 club of wealthy nations flew to Washington, the world's financial system was on the brink of disaster.
(12) But hearing them all do Haggard's right wing anthem "Oakie from Muscogee" is a nice enough moment, but we wonder if anyone in the audience has actually familiarized themselves with the lyrics.
(13) "He just got on a plane in Frankfurt," Haggard said.
(14) Haggard said the scandal that wiped out his first career as a pastor had given him a strong insight into suffering and that made him a better counsellor for others who were under stress.
(15) singer Nate Ruess, and a country music jamboree featuring Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Blake Shelton.
(16) Consonant discrimination was assessed using the Four Alternative Auditory Feature Test (Foster & Haggard, 1979), presented in quiet.
(17) They mix it up tonight, leavening their own songs with a medley of Merle Haggard tunes, Waylon Jennings' Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way, Tyson's MC Horses, and their own signature drinking song, It's Time To Switch To Whiskey – played, tonight, well past the point at which everybody has – amalgamated with Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Blues.
(18) The revelations destroyed Haggard's career almost overnight.
(19) The formerly burly general was not disguised but had false identity papers and looked haggard and much older, the officer said.
(20) Ted Haggard is back and about to start preaching again.
(a.) Slow; sluggish; backward.
(n.) One who lags; a loiterer.
(1) "Sticking your head in the sand might make you feel safer, but it's not going to protect you from the coming storm," Obama warned climate laggards then.
(2) Dentists can be divided into five adoption categories based upon their time of adoption of pit and fissure sealants: innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards.
(3) The unique value of Time Warner’s industry-leading businesses including its portfolio of networks and its film studio and television production business is only going to increase.” Claire Enders, founder of media research firm Enders Analysis, said: “Time Warner been a real laggard in stock market terms for a long time with a lot of great assets that can be plucked like a chicken.
(4) "In some ways, the more interesting announcement was the continuation of the iPhone 3GS, which is now available for free on contract with many carriers, and which now represents Apple's low-cost strategy for emerging markets and smartphone laggards.
(5) The percentage of total aberrations in root tips exposed to nimrod reached 54.39% at 250 ppm for 4 h, and 64.69% in root tips exposed to rubigan-4 at 250 ppm for 6 h. The types of numerical chromosomal aberrations produced by both fungicides included: binucleate cells, c-metaphases, sticky chromosomes, polyploid cells, and laggards.
(6) It omitted a target date for peaking emissions, which meant there was no clear way of getting to the 2C goal, and it did not propose any penalties for climate laggards.
(7) Some of these differences, between the leaders and the laggards, are likely to surface in the talks this week among the IMF's 188 member countries, as central banks fret about their "exit strategy" from the emergency policies they have used to try to stimulate demand since the Great Recession.
(8) DfID welcomed the NAO report and said it was prepared to take tough action on laggards.
(9) The EU today contains some of the world's best places for free expression, namely Finland, Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden, but also laggards, such as Italy, Hungary, Greece and Romania, who sit behind new and emerging global democracies.
(10) Perry said she was delighted that No 10 had decided to intervene on the issue and accused ISPs of being laggards in the debate.
(11) Leader to laggard summarises the history of the UK’s rail network.
(12) Microsporocytes from a population of F2 plants derived from these stocks displayed the following aberrations: varying frequencies of metaphase and anaphase laggards, 'stickiness' at anaphase I resulting in chromosome bridges from pole to pole, acentric fragments and a spontaneous translocation of the NOR on chromosome 6.
(13) Mouse L-cells were treated with bis-benzimidazole derivative (Hoechst 33258), caffeine and bleomycin in order to study genesis of laggards and micronuclei and formation of kinetochores as revealed by antikinetochore antibody staining.
(14) Andrew Goodwin, senior economic adviser to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club Manufacturing has gone from being the star performer of the recovery to being the laggard.
(15) "Being a laggard has never been very successful in terms of capturing the greater share of the value added for the economy … if you create a sustainable market, you will achieve cost savings and drive economic benefits in terms of tax income and job creation."
(16) This entails creating markets and incentives that reward those prepared to back the green economy and exclude the (largely US-based) industry laggards that spend so much of their time and money lobbying against climate action instead of innovating sustainable business products and services.
(17) "Let's lead the change, not be laggards at a game in which we can succeed."
(18) "Internet service providers with the exception of TalkTalk have been laggardly in this area.
(19) The relevant questions, then, are: how many laggards are out there, how badly do they trail the field and how much extra capital do they need to survive, say, a sovereign debt crisis?
(20) ... Dickens did much with Carlyle’s despairing insight into cash payment as the sole nexus between human beings The bloody dramas of political and economic laggards can seem remote from liberal-democratic Britain.