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  • Efforts have been made to counteract this feeling by making the Church more distinctly English.

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  • Meanwhile, philosophic forces to counteract materialism were weak.

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  • This is found advantageous on hill-sides where the work is easier if all the furrows are turned downhill; or from another point of view the furrows may be all laid uphill so as to counteract the tendency for the soil to work down the slope.

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  • Repair Of Injuries In the process of inflammation we have a series of reactions on the part of the tissues, and fluids of the body, to counteract the ill effects of irritation or injury, to get rid of the cause, and to repair its results.

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  • At the outset of his reign negotiations were actively pursued for the conclusion of a 1757-1 treaty with Prussia, to counteract the alliance 1757-1773.

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  • It is well known that in after years he had doubts whether he should not compose his great work in French; and it is certain that his familiarity with that language, in spite of considerable efforts to counteract its effects, tinged his style to the last.

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  • The attempts of the government to counteract his influence by founding a rival paper, the Vilag, only increased his importance and added to the political excitement.

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  • According to Ephraim's biographer, his main motive for providing these hymns set to music was his desire to counteract the baneful effects produced by the heretical hymns of Bardaisan and his son Harmonius, which had enjoyed popularity and been sung among the Edessenes for a century and a half.

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  • They took, however, few and weak steps to counteract the visible peril.

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  • To counteract and supersede all these unauthorized editions, Tyndale himself brought out his own revision of the New Testament with translations added of all the Epistles of the Old Testament after the use of Salisbury.

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  • He recognized that, even at this early stage of their history, the Transvaal Boers were filled with the wildest ideas as to what steps they would take in the future to counteract the influence of Great Britain.

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  • The result of this change in the attitude of Gregory was the formation of a strong malcontent party in the College of Cardinals; to counteract whose influence, the pope - faithless to the conditions attached to his election - resorted to the plan of creating new members.

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  • In the first months of his tenure of office he had to deal with the furious opposition to Wood's halfpence, and to counteract the effect of Swift's Draper's Letters.

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  • While consul, Bigelow wrote Les Etats-Unis d'Amerique en 1863 in order to counteract the apparent desire of the French people for a dissolution of the American Union, by showing them the relative importance of the commerce of the northern and southern states.

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  • To counteract this influence, Baptist State Conventions were formed by the friends of missions and education, only contributing churches, associations, missionary societies and individuals being invited to membership (1821 onward - Massachusetts had effected state organization in 1802).

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  • But when the Hats became the armourbearers of France in the north, a protector strong enough to counteract French influence became the cardinal exigency of their opponents, the younger Caps, who now flung themselves into the arms of Russia, overlooking the fact that even a pacific union with Russia was more to be feared than a martial alliance with France.

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  • It seems probable that violent physical exercise may counteract in great measure the deleterious effect of opium and prevent it from retarding the respiration, and that in such cases the beneficial effects are obtained without the noxious results which would accrue from its use to those engaged in sedentary pursuits.

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  • To cut off all danger from royalists or terrorists the Convention now voted the Constitution of the year III.; suppressing that The con- of 1793, in order to counteract the terrorists, and stitution re-establishing the bourgeois limited franchise with of the election in two degreesa less liberal arrangement than year!!!.

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  • On the 31st of August of the same year a series of proposals upon the currency question was submitted to congress by the president, whose real object was to counteract the too rapid appreciation of the inconvertible paper money.

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  • While highly civilized communities are able to evade many of the restrictions of environment, to overcome the barriers to intercommunication interposed by land or sea, to counteract the adverse 1 See particularly A.

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  • To counteract it they, in 1701, prevailed upon the chiefs to deed their territory, said to be Boo m.

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  • But the maintenance of the " servitudes," the want of pasture-land, the lack of money for improvements, and the very rapid increase in the price of land, all helped to counteract the benefits of the agrarian measures of 1864.

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  • Use hot bottles and stimulants, especially trying to counteract the cardiac depression by atropine, caffeine, strophanthin, &c.

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  • The Karawanken railway, a direct connexion with Bohemia and the northern industrial provinces of Austria, is calculated to counteract the gravitation of traffic towards the German ports; while the Tauern railway constitutes the shortest route to the interior of Austria and to the south of Germany.

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  • To counteract this, a conference of five hundred Great Germans assembled at Frankfort and, on the 22nd of October 1862, founded the German Reform Union (Deutscher Reformverein), which, consisting mainly of South German elements, supported the policy of Austria and the smaller states.

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  • To counteract it celibacy was finally imposed on the clergy, and the great mendicant orders evolved; while the constant polemic of the Cathar teachers against the cruelty, rapacity and irascibility of the Jewish tribal god led the church to prohibit the circulation of the Old Testament among laymen.

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  • To counteract, perhaps, the growing Lydian influence, Athens, the mother-city of Ephesus, despatched one of her noblest citizens, Aristarchus, to restore law on the basis of the Soloman constitution.

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  • Worse men had been less detested, but Danby had none of the amiable virtues which often counteract the odium incurred by serious faults.

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  • He could not, of course, undo the great reforms of his predecessor, but he amended them in such a way as to counteract what he considered the exaggerations of liberalism.

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  • In the beginning of the 12th century the country was divided between the two landgraviates of Upper and Lower Alsace, but to counteract the power of the nobles the emperors established in Alsace a great number of free towns.

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  • commissioned him to evangelize Germany and to counteract the influence of the Irish monks there.

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  • Everybody sees that things are going so badly that they cannot be allowed to go on so and that it is the duty of all decent men to counteract it as far as they can.

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  • To counteract Alberoni's intrigues, he suggested an alliance with England, and in the face of great difficulties succeeded in negotiating the Triple Alliance (1717).

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  • The fairest and most considerable of Palacky's antagonists in the controversy aroused by his narrative of the early reformation in Bohemia was Baron Helfert, who received a brief from Vienna to write his Hus rind Hieronymus (1853) to counteract the impression made by Palacky's History.

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  • Pius, wishing to counteract the effect of this policy, sent Farini to Charles Albert, king of Sardinia, to hand over the command of the papal contingent to him.

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  • LTK: Once we have suffered sun damage, is there anything we can to counteract it?

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  • Barnes was forced to apologize and recant; and Gardiner delivered a series of sermons at St Paul's Cross to counteract Barnes' invective.

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  • The serum is then removed and its anti-toxic power tested by ascertaining the amount necessary to counteract a given amount of active toxin in a guinea-pig of a certain size, the standard weight being three hundred grammes.

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  • For this purpose hydraulic mechanism of Bessemer's design was arranged under the control of an attendant, whose duty it was to keep watch on a spirit-level, and counteract by proper manipulation of the apparatus any deviation from the horizontal that might manifest itself on the floor of the saloon owing to the rolling of the vessel.

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  • In order to counteract this aberration the whole objective must be correspondingly under-corrected.

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  • The antagonism between certain drugs has been much studied in relation to their use as antidotes in poisoning, the aim being to counteract the effects rather than to obtain a direct physiological antagonistic action.

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  • During his primacy (1616-1637), when he had the whole influence of the court, and the sympathy and the assistance of the Catholic world behind him, he put the finishing touches to his life's labour by founding a great Catholic university at Nagyszombat (1635), and publishing a Hungarian translation of the Bible to counteract the influence of Gaspar Karoli's widely spread Protestant version.

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  • Christian De Wet, who had first come into prominence as the captor of Lord Roberts's convoy at Waterval, and was now operating east and south-west of Bloemfontein in order to counteract the influence of Roberts's numerous flying columns which rode hither and thither offering peace, added to his laurels by ambushing Broadwood's mounted brigade and horse artillery at Sannah's Post, just outside Bloemfontein, on the 31st of March.

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  • of Tuscany (1822-1844) made the first successful efforts to counteract the malaria which has affected the district, by drainage, the filling up of swamps, and the establishment of new farms, and since his time continuous efforts have been made with considerable success.

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  • Zahn acutely suggests that it was omitted in the time of Zephyrinus to counteract Monarchian teaching such as the formula: " believe in one God, Jesus Christ."

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  • After Prometheus had stolen fire from heaven and bestowed it upon mortals Zeus determined to counteract this blessing.

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  • He supplied the momentum which was necessary to counteract the caution of Burghley and Elizabeth; but it was probably fortunate that his headstrong counsels were generally overruled by the circumspection of his sovereign.

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  • of He attempted to promote trade and restore prosperity customs laws and other measures, and particularly by to the construction of canals to counteract the damage done to Belgian commerce by the closing of the Scheldt.

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  • - In the course of the following year (1878) the Russian government, to counteract the interference of England with their advance upon Constantinople, sent an envoy to Kabul empowered to make a treaty with the amir.

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  • Stock ranches, tobacco plantations, and hay and grain farms, average from Boo to 530 acres, and counteract the tendency of dairy farms, beet plantations, orchards, vegetable gardens and nurseries to lower the size of the farm unit still further.

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  • But the gravity of the situation renders it unlikely that he would delay for any length of time in writing to counteract the intrigues of his opponents; to judge from allusions like those in i.

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  • Hence there was jealousy and competition between the Cape and Natal and a tendency to use the railways (which were state owned), by means of rebates, to counteract the effects of common customs dues.

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  • The Analogy was written to counteract the practical mischief which he considered wrought by deists and other freethinkers, and the Sermons lay a good deal of stress on everyday Christian duties.

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  • They counteract in some measure what may be regarded as the dead weight of the wing, and are especially useful in giving it continuous play.

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  • The total result, if adequate steps can be taken to counteract the effects of atmospheric change in future, will remain a splendid gain for posterity and a happy refutation of D'Annunzio's despairing poem, the Death of a Masterpiece.

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  • With a view probably to counteract the literary activity in Rumania, the bishops P. P. Aaron and Ioan Bobb were indefatigable in the translation of Latin writers.

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  • The Athenians sent an embassy under Conon to counteract his efforts.

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  • A sort of popular government was thus established to counteract the incapacity of royalty, and it was in the name of the imperilled rights of the people that, from the States of Blois onward, this Holy League demanded the re-establishment of Catholic unity, and set the religious right of the nation in opposition to the divine right of incapable or evil-doing kings (1576).

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  • In 1863, in order to counteract Siamese influence there, Doudart de Lagree was sent by Admiral la Grandiere to the court of King Norodom, the successor of Ang-Duong, and as a result of his efforts Cambodia placed itself under the protectorate of France.

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  • Fever came upon him, and for a time was his almost constant companion; this, with other serious ailments which subsequently attacked him, and which he had no medicine to counteract, told on even his iron frame.

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  • According to the light railway commissioners, experience satisfied them (a) that light railways were much needed in many parts of the country and that many of the lines proposed, but not constructed, were in fact necessary to admit of the progress, and even the maintenance, of existing trade interests; and (b) that improved means of access were requisite to assist in retaining the population on the land, to counteract the remoteness of rural districts, and also, in the neighbourhood of industrial centres, to cope with the difficulties as to housing and the supply of labour.

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  • counteract the effects of altitude.

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  • To counteract the influence of Jerusalem he established golden calves at Dan and Bethel, an act which to later ages was as gross a piece of wickedness as his rebellion against the legitimate dynasty of Judah.

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  • Oehler admitted the composite authorship of the Pentateuch and the Book of Isaiah, and did much to counteract the antipathy against the Old Testament that had been fostered by Schleiermacher.

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  • The descent of the water in the feeders will no doubt necessarily increase in rapidity, but the inclination of the beds and the tapering of the feeders should be so adjusted as to counteract the increasing rapidity.

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  • He joined it that he might, if possible, counteract the growth of the sectaries in that field, and maintain the cause of constitutional government in opposition to the republican tendencies of the time.

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  • The struggle with the Crown, which ended in independence, began at the foundation of the colony, with assumptions of power under the charter which the colonial government was always trying to maintain, and the crown was as assiduously endeavouring to counteract.

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  • was endeavouring to arm the northern powers against Peter the Great, and this it was Bestuzhev's mission to counteract.

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  • Just as in Italy the common weal of the different republics which were crowded within the limited area of the peninsula required that no one of them should become so powerful as to threaten the independence of the others, so western Europe had a similar danger to counteract.

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  • Robertson, the dominant figure in the early years, struggled to counteract the efforts of Spanish intriguers among the Indians, and when diplomacy failed led the settlers against the Indian towns.

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  • Pethidine has an atropine like effect that is said to counteract the opioid effect on smooth muscle but this has not been proven clinically.

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  • counteract such negativity.

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  • counteract a tendency to slide forward.

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  • counteract camera shake.

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  • counteract social exclusion.

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  • It seems very unlikely that a ' star wars ' defense program could be used to effectively counteract an asteroid.

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  • Heavy doses of copper can be introduced into the seat to improve heat transfer and thus counteract the tendency to overheat.

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  • Echinacea may also counteract some aspects of chemotherapy, where the chemotherapy is being given to suppress the function of the immune system.

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  • This could well be number one, so long as one version does not counteract the other.

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  • More recently, it has been appreciated that Hydroxychloroquine has many other beneficial effects that can partly counteract the side-effects of steroids.

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  • counteract what Klass calls " the popular view of UFOs as extraterrestrial spaceships.

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  • By this means we hope to counteract the common criticism that museum curators interpret objects in a purely didactic way for a passive public.

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  • Ginger has been used by Chinese herbalists for centuries to help counteract limited joint function in the elderly.

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  • herbalists for centuries to help counteract limited joint function in the elderly.

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  • The increase in tuition fees will even counteract the efforts made to increase the stipend for postgraduate research degrees.

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  • The drug seems counteract production of an enzyme called superoxide that is induced by interleukin-2 and may result in the low blood pressure.

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  • tendencyst way to counteract tendencies toward bureaucratism is unrestricted criticism.

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  • Partly to counteract any tendency to buckling under compression and partly for convenience in assembling a great mass of plates, the top and bottom were made cellular, the cells being just large enough to permit passage for painting.

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  • The best way to counteract tendencies toward bureaucratism is unrestricted criticism.

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  • The vane on top of the tower served to counteract wind torque.

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  • Arguably, attacks by well-meaning Christians on evolution promote rather than counteract atheism.

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  • As with any choice of infant feeding method, there will always be downsides which counteract the positive elements to the choices.

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  • At any rate, the breed is probably suitable for mild allergy sufferers, and moderate allergy sufferers can probably counteract some of their allergic reaction with frequent vacuuming as well as grooming their cat with pet wipes.

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  • Outdoor animals require more frequent and specific inoculations to counteract such exposure.

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  • As you green your home, don't counteract the effects with noxious products.

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  • Adjustments in temperature to counteract heat or cooling pollution may not achieve proper balance, leading to more loss of aquatic life.

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  • Of course, you counteract these stressful intrusions by having a plan.

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  • The industrial revolution also had the unintended effect of coating the exteriors of many homes in a thick layer of dirt, so Victorian interiors became more ornate to counteract the dingy exteriors of many homes.

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  • To counteract all the dark shadow around your eyes and brighten them back up, try a light pearlescent shade in the inner corner.

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  • To counteract this, look for professional or distortion-free mirrors.

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  • If I want to tone it down a bit, I use Mercier's Loose Setting Powder to counteract the color and bring it to a level I'm more comfortable with.

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  • Because of this, makeup lines made for women of color usually feature a variety of oily skin foundations to counteract this issue.

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  • Although it may seem strange to apply this color of cosmetic to a facial area, the yellow or green hue will actually help that will counteract the reddish, reddish-purple, or bluish color of the blemishes.

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  • As a way to counteract this low self-esteem, the individual will seek out someone to pick on and become violent with, as it makes him or her feel stronger, more confident, and in control.

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  • No amount of time on the treadmill can counteract eating a triple cheese pizza every day.

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  • Protomine sulfate is said to counteract the effects of Heparin and is considered an antidote.

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  • Concerned with underage drinking and dangerous behaviors, many colleges have taken steps to counteract the party culture.

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  • Use a fungicide as directed to counteract this problem.

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  • You may find that you need a new shampoo and conditioner to counteract the drying effects of the water.

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  • These professionals can also talk to you about the best time to take pills and if certain foods counteract the effects of a drug or vitamin.

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  • Approaches include using stimulants or other medication to counteract the excessive daytime sleepiness.

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  • Another feature you can get to counteract the glare from the sun bouncing off of the snow is a pair of polarized lenses.

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  • However, when it comes to glare from the sun or the color of the terrain, you'll reap additional benefits from your lenses if you choose a pair that works to counteract the lighting conditions that could cause accidents.

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  • With that verbal curb stomp out of the way, I think it's safe to say that if they make another Area 51 in the same vein, it would have great potential if only they spent more time making it unique to counteract its audio/graphic handicap.

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  • If the patient is taking anticoagulant medications, vitamin K supplements are not recommended, and foods high in vitamin K are limited, since they counteract the action of the medication.

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  • Once the victim is under medical care, doctors have the option of treating the person with a specific remedy to counteract the poison (antidote) or with activated charcoal to absorb the substance inside the individual's digestive system.

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  • Antidote-A remedy to counteract a poison or injury.

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  • A person with OCD, for example, may be obsessed with germs and may counteract this obsession with continual hand washing.

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  • Electrical stimulation may be used to reduce spasticity for a short period of time or to stimulate a weak muscle to counteract the action of a stronger, spastic muscle.

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  • Antihistamines are sometimes combined with caffeine to counteract the drowsiness that those drugs cause.

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  • In early puberty, the offending gland or tumor may require surgical attention, although there are several drugs as of 2004 that counteract hormone effects.

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  • Decongestants constrict blood vessels to counteract the effects of histamine.

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  • Parents may want to counteract peer pressure by offering a contract that outlines the management plan and lists specific rewards and consequences.

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  • Electrical stimulation may be used to stimulate a weak muscle to counteract the action of a stronger, spastic muscle.

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  • Other drugs counteract the effects of histamine by stimulating other systems or reducing immune responses in general.

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  • Depending on the style you choose, an extra spritz of hair spray may be able to counteract most breezes.

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  • Full Repair is desigend to counteract damage and help hair restore shine.

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  • To counteract those changes, consider using shampoo and conditioner specially formulated to deeply moisturize hair and keep it soft and supple.

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  • These days, flat irons are being used to counteract damaged hair and you can learn all about the types of hair straighteners available on the market today at HairFinder.com.

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  • You cannot do much to counteract the hair loss that occurs after pregnancy as your body must adjust to a multitude of changes gradually.

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  • To counteract these damaging effects, you should wash your thongs after each use to keep them in top condition, but how you wash them is just as important as washing them at all.

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  • More specifically, they're molecules that directly counteract the harmful effect of free radicals.

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  • Antioxidants directly counteract this by strengthening cell membrane integrity or disrupting the formation of free radicals.

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  • Antioxidants are substances that counteract oxidative stress in the body.

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  • B-complex vitamins can help to counteract the physical effects of stress.

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  • Once gluten is ingested, the body triggers an immune response within the small intestine, generating antibodies to counteract the gluten.

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  • This is because the immune system will constantly be triggered to counteract the offending food substance, and gradually an individual's immune response will be weakened.

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  • In fact, Overland themselves say that they began their company in an effort to counteract the "go-go" culture of the 1980's.

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  • Instead, he'll be at the gym working off that extra slice of pizza or popping a vitamin supplement to counteract that extra glass of wine at dinner.

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  • They balance the torso during sitting, and during standing they counteract the torso's natural tendency to lean too far behind the hip joints.

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  • Working the muscles of the upper back is the best way to counteract the breast-sagging effects of a consistent, forward-flexed alignment.

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  • Support bras usually have wider straps to counteract stress on the shoulders.

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  • Your doctor may prescribe a medication that will counteract this type of response in the future.

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  • Counteract this condition by drinking at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water.

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  • When using Natural Advantage, discontinue use of other skincare products that might counteract or lessen the system's benefits.

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  • counteract bullying were less robust.

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  • vane on top of the tower served to counteract wind torque.

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  • Before leaving Soham he had written the substance of a treatise in which he had sought to counteract the prevailing Baptist hyper-Calvinism which, "admitting nothing spiritually good to be the duty of the unregenerate, and nothing to be addressed to them in a way of exhortation excepting what related to external obedience," had long perplexed his own mind.

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