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Nevertheless, commensurate reductions in greenhouse gas emissions have not been made.30 Years to Catastrophe—Bill McKibben’s Mission to Save Us|Mark Hertsgaard|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The effort invested in “getting it right” should be commensurate with the importance of the decision.Daniel Kahneman Talks Intuition and Optimism With Sam Harris|Sam Harris|November 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
His death is not commensurate with the tonnage of human suffering he caused.
His proceedings at Tunis were marked by much firmness, and rewarded with commensurate success.The Story of the Barbary Corsairs|Stanley Lane-Poole
The vines which cling in such profusion to many of these are commensurate with them in time.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
It is an awful responsibility, commensurate with the rewards offered to integrity and fidelity.Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
Mr. P. would give a short answer to this, which was, that its expense will be commensurate with its utility.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
In this, as in all other cases, where there is a wise distribution, power is commensurate to its object.