The bracing mountain air. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Adjective : This mountain air is bracing. From Dictionary.com.
Noun : The bracing on this scaffold is weak. From Dictionary.com.
Noun : a brace of grouse. From Dictionary.com.
Verb (used with object) : He braces himself when the ship rolls. Brace yourself for some bad news. From Dictionary.com.
Perhaps most bracing is the open struggle its hero wages against his own well-earned cynicism. From Wordnik.com. [Dark Passage] Reference
As I'm going over I get a glance at DeJong, high-bracing from the bow, but he knows the goose is cooked. From Wordnik.com. [T.] Reference
So the 'result' of having canines that function in bracing may be a by-product that peccaries have used to their advantage. From Wordnik.com. [Why putting your hand in a peccary’s mouth is a really bad idea] Reference
"It is not exactly what you would call bracing to-night, even," said. From Wordnik.com. [For Fortune and Glory A Story of the Soudan War] Reference
This is most commonly referred to as bracing and should be performed during any type of lifting. From Wordnik.com. [ReadABlog.com New Blogs and RSS Feeds] Reference
Short term bracing with a sling, rest, ice, anti-inflammatories and physiotherapy are usually all that’s necessary. From Wordnik.com. [Shoulder separations explained] Reference
I was kind of bracing for him to say something more alarming. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Mar 1, 2004] Reference
So they're kind of bracing and waiting to see what comes next. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jul 7, 2008] Reference
David used the term 'bracing' about another writer, and that's spot-on here too. From Wordnik.com. [:Acquired Taste] Reference
Don't think I've ever thought of a scent as "bracing" before, but this definitely struck me that way. From Wordnik.com. [Frederick Malle Geranium Pour Monsieur: Perfume Review] Reference
On Friday morning, Clinton's aides read an item in The Wall Street Journal stating that they were "bracing" for a subpoena. From Wordnik.com. [Extracting A Confession] Reference
Talk to us about the force of that quake yesterday compared to a maybe 7.8, the big one that everyone is kind of bracing for. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jul 30, 2008] Reference
And I think we ` re all kind of bracing ourselves for that eventual headline, which is that Amy Winehouse is no longer with us. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2008] Reference
And, but everyone is kind of bracing a little bit to see what happens during the upcoming provincial elections, I think. From Wordnik.com. [The Redhunter] Reference
She said she found the economic downturn 'bracing' and hoped it would lead to the end of a materialistic 'me, me, me society'. From Wordnik.com. [Home | Mail Online] Reference
Kathleen Treanor had been bracing herself for weeks. From Wordnik.com. ['It Just Goes On And On'] Reference
CEOs are bracing for somewhat tighter purse strings. From Wordnik.com. [The Mighty Fall] Reference
Still, Europe's monopolies are bracing for tough times. From Wordnik.com. [Dialing For D Marks: Phone Wars Hit Europe] Reference
But it's bracing to have tough issues alive on Broadway. From Wordnik.com. [Facing The Music] Reference
Businesses big and small are bracing for yet another big fight. From Wordnik.com. [A Pain For Business] Reference
The travel industry is bracing for possibly the worst season since 9/11. From Wordnik.com. [A Recess From the Recession] Reference
Like the banlieues themselves, it is a bracing reminder that art is long. From Wordnik.com. [Toasting The 'Hood] Reference
Now the capital is bracing itself for its first rock-and-roll presidency. From Wordnik.com. [Clinton Chic: Southern Comfort] Reference
Maybe so, but political leaders were bracing for a long twilight struggle. From Wordnik.com. [A New Date Of Infamy] Reference
A small consolation, perhaps, for Californians bracing for the next disaster. From Wordnik.com. [Twice Burned] Reference
As the investigation draws to a close, Wall Street is bracing for a long war. From Wordnik.com. [Spitzer Plans More Nyse Charges] Reference
Their bone-deep mutual disgust gives the farce a bracing edge of verisimilitude. From Wordnik.com. [A Blast Of Hollywood Bile] Reference
Back at Jaffa port, catamaran owner Oded Doron is also bracing for tougher times. From Wordnik.com. [Voting For Sharon, Hoping For The Best] Reference
Perhaps, but a young daughter is more bracing company than most members of Congress. From Wordnik.com. [Turbulence In The House] Reference
The Johannesburg-based Planned Parenthood of South Africa is also bracing for cutbacks. From Wordnik.com. [A Furor Over Abortion Aid] Reference
Even the group's most loyal supporters seem to be bracing for a day when Syria is gone. From Wordnik.com. [THE RIDDLE OF HIZBULLAH] Reference
He loves big-band music, a bracing round on the links, all-night card games with the guys. From Wordnik.com. [Young Fogies] Reference
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