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the hull, as distinguished from the rest of a ship.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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High-speed boat use is allowed only on the
of the lake, where waterskiing is a popular pursuit.
The other end leads back down the dendrite into the
of the neuron.
of his poems is educative and preparatory.
The stream would have to be crossed twice in the face of the enemy to unite with the
of the paper is tightly and elegantly written.
It seems to me that the headline lifts a quote from the
of the story.
Without his noticing it, the luggage van was uncoupled from the
of the train and joined onto another.
It's reported to have a faint greenish glow, or coma, around its
Readers will learn that all insects have certain things in common: three
parts and an exoskeleton.
Cut out all three parts:
, parachute and hair.
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(...) the east end. A great field of ice has cracked off from the main body. I hear a song sparrow...
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