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“At first it was so bizarre,” she mumbles into a hand mirror, her mouth taut as she applies lipstick in the back of a taxi.
Looks like that theory also applies to presidential primaries.
“Force of nature” is a frequently misused term, but it applies to Geldof.
What applied to Midwesterners then applies to at-home mothers now.
This applies, not only to morals, but to the minor morals—the manners.
Fig. 10 applies to the introduction of the carbide into the water.
Judge Dowling listens to them all, and if a remedy is needed, applies the proper one without delay.
"Ne sutor ultra crepidam," I think, applies in this case to him.
This definition, which applies strictly to England, applies not at all to Ireland.
late 14c., "to put (one's faculties, etc.) to some task or career," late 14c., from Old French aploiier "apply, use, attach" (12c., Modern French appliquer), from Latin applicare "attach to, join, connect;" figuratively, "devote (oneself) to, give attention," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + plicare "fold" (see ply (v.1)). The etymological sense is "bring things in contact with one another." Of lotions, from early 15c. Meaning "seek a job by submitting an application for one" is from 1851. A by-form applicate is recorded from 1530s. Related: Applied; applying.