Gaspard is responsible for gathering intelligence, making peace and doling out tough love.
For instance, the belief that our heavily mediated age is unique in doling out renown to every Tom, Dick and Kardashian?
Still, given the research, the notion of doling out mind-altering medicine to the very young remains disturbing to many parents.
As a rule, I am chary about doling out diagnoses unless there is a clear indication to do so.
With psychiatrists becoming an expendable luxury, trainers, masseuses, and even dentists are doling out mental-health advice.
My water-bottle was empty, so I humbly approached a good lady who was doling out cider and water at her cottage door.
Paris was doling out the daily food of its two million inhabitants.
In some works, a special tool which pares the leather on a flat table is preferred; this particular operation is called "doling."
The stranger was doling out bill after bill from his thin roll.
A marble slab lies before the cutter on a table, and every particle of dirt or other inequality is removed before "doling."
Old English dal "state of being divided; sharing, giving out," shortened from gedal "portion," related to dæl "deal," from Proto-Germanic *dailiz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon del, Middle Dutch deil, Dutch deel, Old High German teil, German Teil). On the dole is 1920s.
"hand out charity," mid-15c., from dole (n.).