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full measure

The entirety or full extent of something. Thankfully, I didn't experience her anger in full measure, despite getting here so late.
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full/short ˈmeasure

the whole of something or less of something than you expect or should have: We experienced the full measure of their hospitality.The concert only lasted an hour, so we felt we were getting short measure.
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It is the first and defining duty of a state to protect the law-abiding against the lawless and make the latter pay with the full measure of retribution for the lives they take,' Locsin tweeted on Monday.
Pinzari proves the existence of an almost full measure set of (3n-2)-dimensional quasi-periodic motions in the planetary problem with (1+ n) masses, with eccentricities arbitrarily close to the Levi-Civita limiting value and relatively high inclinations.
In a news statement released on Tuesday, two days before the final hearing of the case filed against Palparan for kidnapping and serious illegal detention, Oscar and Concepcion Empeno lamented the suffering they have endured on account of their daughter's disappearance, and urged the authorities to impose 'the full measure of the law' on the former Army two-star general.
He's working on a movie called The Last Full Measure with Peter Fonda and Christopher Plummer.
And that should be recognized, even though the full measure of this achievement can only be realized by assuring continued full compliance in the coming years," US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Tasting Notes: A well-balanced, genuine Yorkshire Bitter 4.0% ABV, with a full measure of maltiness and a hoppy aroma.
* Sinclair's new self-produced talker "Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson" now knows when its birthday will be.
While he scored by a more moderate three and a half lengths that day, he appeared to still have a fair bit in hand and although a 13lb rise is not ideal, the handicapper may not quite have his full measure yet.
Exhibiting a major literary talent of her own, Catherine Browder does Checkov's novels and the characters that inhabit them a full measure of justice with new and imaginative storytelling that rivals Checkov himself.
VARIOUS: Christmas Joy in Full Measure and Idina Menzel: Christmas Wishes THE best Christmas album ever made is A Christmas Gift For You, a 1962 classic in which the Ronettes, Crystals and other Phil Spector-produced acts took a dozen festive songs and made them perfectly enough to render any other attempts at Christmas albums a trifle pointless But that hasn't stopped other bands and labels joining in the festive fun and this year brings a raft of Christmas albums.
andrew greenhalgh VARIOUS: Christmas Joy in Full Measure and Idina Menzel: Christmas Wishes THE best Christmas album ever made is A Christmas Gift For You, a 1962 classic in which the Ronettes, Crystals and other Phil Spector-produced acts took a dozen festive songs and made them perfectly enough to render any other attempts at Christmas albums a trifle pointless But that hasn't stopped other bands and labels joining in the festive fun and this year brings a raft of Christmas albums.
VARIOUS: Christmas Joy in Full Measure and Idina Menzel: Christmas Wishes THIS year brings a raft of Christmas albums.
The stories in this collection give dignity to the full measure of the African American -- indeed the human -- experience.
It's good for Americans to refresh their minds with the words of Abraham Lincoln, spoken in the last lines of the Gettysburg Address: "It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.''
This morning Hagel, a veteran himself, released a statement to commemorate the Memorial Day holiday and said, "Memorial Day offers each of us a moment to quietly reflect on the more than 6,800 members of the Armed Forces who gave the last full measure of their devotion over the past 13 years of war.