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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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Lee to the PhytoMedical team, who brings us clinical expertise in pharmacology and experience with new drug applications and abbreviated new drug applications to the FDA," explained Mr.
In Do the Right Thing (1989), Lee had directed Sal brandishing a baseball bat to demolish Raheem's boom box.
The book, co-written by journalist Helen Zia, is an account of Lee's arrest in January 1999, the FBI investigation, the media frenzy surrounding the accusation of espionage and the nine-months Lee languished in prison without a trial.
The Kitchens of Sara Lee will include culinary facilities; product, packaging and equipment development and testing; sensory services; a pilot operations facility; analytical and micro labs; and product training facilities.
Minutes after Lee penned his John Hancock below the X-Men's Phoenix tattooed above Lambert's belt line, Hollywood artist Andy Brodsky of Tat2U got busy with the tattoo gun.
In the 16 October 2003 Advanced Materials article, Lee explains: "In the natural state, [montmorillonite] platelets are held together by van der Waals forces and electrostatic forces to form crystallites (tactoids).
Lee's presidency, one is stunned by her energy, vision and determination, all enhanced by "her warmth, intelligence, humor and keen interest," as her daughter, Percy Lee Langstaff, noted at the memorial gathering of family and friends in December 2002.
Lee claims that postmodern critics, in contrast, answer the question "Who's there?
Although she won't comment on Martha Stewart's style, Lee describes herself as ``a person who focuses on decorations that don't have to be fussed with, watered, pruned or primped.
In the 1950s and '60s, when Boyce and Lee were growing up in an affluent Los Angeles suburb, Americans considered the Soviet Union a bitter foe.
So pretty much everyone who had business downtown could see that something was going on at the sycamore tree, just like they could see something was going on when Bobby Lee hung the man.
On Make It Beautiful (Righteous Babe Records), the 40-something Lee, who lives near Woodstock, N.