Mendoza, who had recently been demoted to vice Minster of Justice, resolved to go in and get Escobar on his own.
He handled the foreign-policy questions competently and remained calm in the face of the full fire of the vice president.
And this is where a potential pitfall waits for vice President Biden.
As vice chairman of the Fed, Yellen was part of the Bernanke regime.
I spent only a few hours with the former governor, helping to prepare her for the vice presidential debate in October 2008.
They have traced the physical results of vice, and have foreshadowed its course.
Persuasive is the voice of vice, That spreads the insidious snare.
It is enough, as an instance of what I mean, to name the vice of drunkenness.
vice was like hysterics—the more kindness you showed the worse grew the patient!
How easy it is to go from bad to worse, when once people give way to vice!
"moral fault, wickedness," c.1300, from Old French vice, from Latin vitium "defect, offense, blemish, imperfection," in both physical and moral senses (cf. Italian vezzo "usage, entertainment").
Horace and Aristotle have already spoken to us about the virtues of their forefathers and the vices of their own times, and through the centuries, authors have talked the same way. If all this were true, we would be bears today. [Montesquieu]Vice squad is attested from 1905. Vice anglais "corporal punishment," literally "the English vice," is attested from 1942, from French.
"tool for holding," see vise.
c.1300, "device like a screw or winch for bending a crossbow or catapult," from Old French vis, viz "screw," from Latin vitis "vine, tendril of a vine," literally "that which winds," from root of viere "to bind, twist" (see withy). The meaning "clamping tool with two jaws closed by a screw" is first recorded c.1500.