Wielding actual power in the highest position is very different from games and principles expressive of a narrow focus down below.
Instead, there is relentless calm and calculation and a narrow definition of what is politically possible.
After a while I became impatient and tried to move, but the box was too narrow.
As it happened, there were no vacancies in his first term, and Bush won a clear, if narrow, victory in 2004.
Where we left off: The Walkers, having sold Ojai Foods, struck water at narrow Lake, giving them a new avenue of business.
He walked up and down, sometimes in the narrow room, sometimes in the garden.
He little knew how narrow an escape he had had of losing a third!
He puts the body in the walnut box, which is too short and too narrow.
Never before had he realized how narrow the girl's world had been.
But I thought of the old woman in the narrow despised street.
Old English nearu "narrow, constricted, limited; petty; causing difficulty, oppressive; strict, severe," from West Germanic *narwaz "narrowness" (cf. Frisian nar, Old Saxon naru, Middle Dutch nare, Dutch naar); not found in other Germanic languages and of unknown origin. The narrow seas (c.1400) were the waters between Great Britain and the continent and Ireland. Related: Narrowness.
Old English nearwian "to force in, cramp, confine; become smaller, shrink;" see narrow (adj.). Related: Narrowed; narrowing.
c.1200, nearewe "narrow part, place, or thing," from narrow (adj.). Old English nearu (n.) meant "danger, distress, difficulty," also "prison, hiding place."