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leeway

noun allowance, breathing room, breathing space, deviation, elbowroom, extra room, freedom, indulgence, latitude, liberty, license, margin, room to maneuver, room to move, room to operate, room to spare, slack, some play, space
Associated concepts: federal sentencing guidelines
See also: freedom, margin
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It all began in 2002 when Lee started a tax return preparation course.
So both Lee and Meade were constantly faced with balancing clear and specific direction to their subordinate commanders with the need to allow them the flexibility to adapt to the changing battlefield environment.
Her comparison, however, is not to argue that Lee is more deserving, but that Robeson's case is the exception.
As with a Lee roundhouse kick, the post-political point seems to have been made with grace and power.
Lee says his stepfather gave him an acoustic guitar in college.
According to Lee, the nanoparticles are derived from montmorillonite, an environmentally friendly, naturally occurring clay found in huge deposits in Europe and the United States.
Speaking of family, Percy Maxim Lee leaves a family League history as well.
Refuting their claims, Lee is, nevertheless, attentive to their criticism of a transcendent "essentialist self" His purpose is to recover a Renaissance sense of interioriry.
For 18 months, with such cloak-and-dagger tactics, Lee passed along about 1,000 pages of the U.
Miss Lena said Bobby Lee couldn't hang a man for anything, and neither could she, because she and Bobby Carter weren't the law, and didn't the sheriff care about that?
Lee grew up in a musical household--her parents were music teachers, her sister a cellist, and her brother a trombone player.