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How to use the word embarks in a Sentence?

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>( CNN) It's like the plot of a( bad) thriller movie.A congressman embarks on a secret mission to rescue five American citizens, demanding a huge sum of cash from an ambassador -- immediately ! -- to make it all work.Truth, as people who follow politics closely, is always stranger than fiction.Which brings us to the curious case of Oklahoma Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin and Markwayne Mullin suspended attempt to enter Afghanistan with a big sack of money that Oklahoma Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin hoped would be arranged for Oklahoma Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin by the US ambassador to Tajikistan.As The Washington Post, which broke the story, noted : Read More.

Markwayne Mullin

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Each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking, of less able minds--and then confidently embarks on making fresh errors of its own.

Michael Crichton, Prey

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13 years ago

He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the strokes of the oar; and many foulder in their passage; while they lie waiting for the gale.

Johnson

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13 years ago

Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.

Winston Churchill

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14 years ago

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