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an account of the achievement of success, fortune, or fame by someone or some enterprise.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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of a medical mystery and it will help people with this disorder.
Statins have actually been on-balance a great
but every remedy has a downside.
Archipelago is also a
, and doesn't seem to have any problem attracting adventurous diners.
His is the consummate high tech
, the brilliant, driven engineer who beat the critics to make it big.
On the contrary, in many ways it can be seen as a capitalist
They show you their survivors as their
, the deceased are not mentioned.
Newcomers who are intrigued by this phenomenal
might be flummoxed when they see the film.
The risk he runs is that an extraordinary
will come apart.
King penguins are supposed to be a wildlife
In many ways, the clinics were a rebel-sister
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succession of crops