Authorities suspect it may be a rare case of self-inflicted death by a prominent CEO.
In a rare moment of insurrection, Rivera threatened to stay behind, even without permission.
The respectable reformers, meanwhile, know how rare a chance 2016 is to decisively shape our national affairs.
Sallust is ruthless and charming, a connoisseur of rare wines and rare women.
Now Franken is poised to become that rare politician whose very existence is a wedge issue to be exploited.
"Mas' Gammon's a rare old man," said the farmer, emphatically.
Yet he was a rare man, such as few meet with in the course of a lifetime.
Miss Sprague is a lady of rare ability and an honor to her profession.
Mary was standing rigid now, and the rare color flamed in her cheeks.
Yes, it is a rare weapon, and there is none like it in the armoury.
"unusual," late 14c., "thin, airy, porous;" mid-15c., "few in number and widely separated, sparsely distributed, seldom found;" from Old French rere "sparse" (14c.), from Latin rarus "thinly sown, having a loose texture; not thick; having intervals between, full of empty spaces," from PIE *ra-ro-, from root *ere- "to separate; adjoin" (cf. Sanskrit rte "besides, except," viralah "distant, tight, rare;" Old Church Slavonic rediku "rare," Old Hittite arhaš "border," Lithuanian irti "to be dissolved"). "Few in number," hence, "unusual." Related: Rareness. In chemistry, rare earth is from 1818.
"undercooked," 1650s, variant of Middle English rere, from Old English hrere "lightly cooked," probably related to hreran "to stir, move, shake, agitate," from Proto-Germanic *hror- (cf. Old Frisian hrera "to stir, move," Old Saxon hrorian, Dutch roeren, German rühren, Old Norse hroera), from PIE base *kere- "to mix, confuse; cook" (cf. Greek kera- "to mix," krasis "mixture"). Originally of eggs, not recorded in reference to meat until 1784, and according to OED, in this sense "formerly often regarded as an Americanism, although it was current in many English dialects ...."
"rise up," 1833, dialectal variant of rear (v.). Sense of "eager" (in raring to go) first recorded 1909. Related: Rared; raring.