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a prolonged period of dry weather.
a period of little or no productivity or activity, low income, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Even modest shocks, such as a temporary
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, they've had some notable success.
would push the lake to new lows.
J said that catfish too can survive a temporary
-by burying themselves in mud.
Ryan says today has been the longest
they've seen so far this season.
The tree stores large amounts of water in its large trunk to help it survive the long
Wind can also clear away pollen, and a good rain after a
can wash away pollen and other crud in the air.
The flurry of agreements breaks an industry-wide
for new orders that lasted more than a year as the economy tumbled.
of discouragements and spending cuts for fusion research may be ending.
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