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The dictator is charged with crimes against humanity.
Police are investigating death threats made against a prosecution witness.
illegal discrimination against homosexuals
He's over 40, so his age may count against him.
She took the two children away against her husband's wishes.
Against the advice of his doctor, Maynard insisted on taking part.
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feeling or showing happiness
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