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Academics and leaders of higher education institutions have long been reluctant to issue pointed statements on sensitive subjects out of fear of alienating donors and alumni who have different positions.157 law deans denounce attempted insurrection and effort to decertify election — but don’t name names|Valerie Strauss|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
City officials say they hope the pointed messages will deter dangerous road behaviors.Can tailored messages to bad drivers prevent crashes? D.C. is about to find out.|Luz Lazo|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
The somewhat-rigid material also means your lamp will stay pointed ahead even if you wear the device around your neck, which is definitely a bright idea.
If you’ve got a particularly precocious, mature kid who’s asking pointed questions and can digest information without spiraling into anxiety and worry, be clear and honest.How to talk to kids and teens about misinformation|Bobbie Johnson|November 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Some pointed and strategic tonal shifts throughout the series’ nine episodes also help keep the pace from flagging, though I’d argue that nine episodes was a few too many.Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor is a calm, loving study in how to exorcise your ghosts|Aja Romano|October 9, 2020|Vox
In 2008 then Pope Benedict XVI stated quite pointedly that animals are “not called to the eternal life.”Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets|Candida Moss|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More pointedly, can supporting abortion rights be compatible with Christianity?
Relationships in her "blood family," a distinction her brother pointedly made at her funeral, were often strained and fractious.
The ruling today pointedly agrees that cloud storage issues can wait for another time.
She also pointedly noted that some of the Santa Barbara victims were stabbed, not shot.
Are you quite sure,” asked the missionary pointedly, “that you are supplied with everything else that you require?Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
So when he pointedly directed my attention to sunshine as the greatest need of the world, I felt it was my duty to listen.The Affable Stranger|Peter McArthur
Mr. Norcross was gettin' himself mighty pointedly disliked; you know that.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
Again Minetta had remarked pointedly on his lack of fishing-luck, but it was not that that was troubling him.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
"So much the wiser she, Master Dutton," returned the admiral, pointedly.The Two Admirals|J. Fenimore Cooper