- reunite: Since the Kuomintang retreated to the island in 1949 following defeat in the civil war, China has insisted Taiwan is a renegade province that will eventually be with the mainland.
- courtesy: Mr Trump and his Vice President-elect Michael Pence did initially downplay the conversation as a call initiated by Taiwan that was not about policy.
- discernible: As for President-elect Trump, there is no policy yet on Taiwan, or on China more broadly- or even a strategy.
- levy: As a candidate, Mr Trump accused Beijing of " raping" the United States with its trade policies and threatened to a punishing tariff on Chinese goods.
- tirade: The response to the Twitter was tougher- an editorial in the official People's Daily warned that " creating troubles for the China-US relationship is creating troubles for the US itself.
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- playful: Ruax's Instagram account is filled with photos of her and Ghassan.
- introvert: Runnels, who played guitar and sang, was but connected to people through his music, Dreaper said.
- cogent: Nick brought his brilliant intellect, writing skills, curiosity and relentless work ethic to everything he did," Tigar wrote.
- rave: Parker T. Gibbs, chief operating officer at Magnolia Media Productions, said when he 'd walk into a full of strangers, he 'd always spot Clark.