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Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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But perhaps the best reward is that her research is already being put to
Males put their bright colors and unusual ornaments to
when they display for females.
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We have much to learn about how to make
of this new ability.
There are so many causes and issues that money could be put to
or to invest for our retirement.
We should try to make
of the genetic library that is natural biodiversity.
From the optimistic view, all this theoretical insight is less than a decade old, and has not been put to
It is also a
for power generation but it would be a mistake to rely on it.
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of its scant grey matter.
Beyond what he could supply, the group made
of the meager resources available.
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