McCain has frequently referred to Powell as one of the greatest national servants he has known — and vice versa.
I spent only a few hours with the former governor, helping to prepare her for the vice presidential debate in October 2008.
The vice president can say such a thing because the vice president is absolutely right.
The Republican Party hasn't made up for this with its vice presidential choices either.
vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky has been detained by a pro-Russian faction as part of a campaign to intimidate journalists.
They have traced the physical results of vice, and have foreshadowed its course.
Only the foolish can think that the practice of vice is the road to joy.
It is enough, as an instance of what I mean, to name the vice of drunkenness.
The opportunities for vice and dissoluteness are really less than at home.
How easy it is to go from bad to worse, when once people give way to vice!
"moral fault, wickedness," c.1300, from Old French vice, from Latin vitium "defect, offense, blemish, imperfection," in both physical and moral senses (cf. Italian vezzo "usage, entertainment").
Horace and Aristotle have already spoken to us about the virtues of their forefathers and the vices of their own times, and through the centuries, authors have talked the same way. If all this were true, we would be bears today. [Montesquieu]Vice squad is attested from 1905. Vice anglais "corporal punishment," literally "the English vice," is attested from 1942, from French.
"tool for holding," see vise.
c.1300, "device like a screw or winch for bending a crossbow or catapult," from Old French vis, viz "screw," from Latin vitis "vine, tendril of a vine," literally "that which winds," from root of viere "to bind, twist" (see withy). The meaning "clamping tool with two jaws closed by a screw" is first recorded c.1500.