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n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

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Prioritize promptness: Even when top-rated companies didn't meet best practice levels, their response time was more than 150 times faster than the survey average.
Interestingly, of the companies that received an A or B for promptness, more than 92 percent used email to make that first personalized contact.
If these interactions are handled in a forthcoming way with honesty and promptness, then rapport is built up and the organization is better insulated against negative publicity in the future.
As we seem to read so many complaints about one thing or another, I thought it's time to pay compliments now and then when such promptness is shown.
Also I am grateful to the consultant, Mr Berrill, as all was done in such promptness. I wish all women who have this awful time to go through a very good recovery.
It also mentioned the government's target of generating 10% of electricity from renewable sources by 2010, which highlighted the need for promptness in any challenges.
"The Nexans project has already won accolades from Enmar, a 100% subsidiary of ENKA Construction from Turkey as the project developer and contractor, for the quality and promptness of delivery, and for the level of technical support provided," said Nexans' Airport Infrastructure Business Segment Manager, Paolo Pieri.
Thanks to Leila's bravery, promptness, and incredible reaction, what could have been a terrible tragedy - thank God - turned out to be a terrible fright and a huge lesson for us the parents.
For many years, Medicare has been our best payer, not necessarily in terms of reimbursement rates, but in promptness of payment and hassle-free service.
For years, Medicare has been our best payer, not necessarily in terms of rates, but in promptness of payment and hassle-free service.
Dubay points out six general traits of those who reach the summit of holiness, such as the habitual practice of virtue even in painful and difficult situations, promptness in doing what needs to be done, and cheerful joy.