Crime became alarmingly common, and the city government was too corrupt and inefficient to repress it.
The majority of heads, gills or throats, sides or flanks, paws and pieces of skins cut up in the fur workshops of Great Britain, America and France, weighing many tons, are chiefly exported to Leipzig, and made up in neighbouring countries and Greece, where labour can be obtained at an alarmingly low rate.
As the egg passes at last through the alarmingly distended neck, the snake makes some slight contortions and the swelling collapses, the shell having been filed through by the saw-like apparatus.
chicken tikka massala I had once was an alarmingly bright red.
Later the study center's future started to look alarmingly hazy.
creaked alarmingly under pressure at times.
Pegasus Aviation Pegasus make the rag and tube AX2000 range, plus the extremely fast, very pretty and alarmingly expensive fully composite CT2K.
Alarmingly, the vast majority of the forward's shots went wide or were easily saved by goalkeeper Jamie Ashdown.
More alarmingly however, there appears to be an incredibly miserly attitude toward the chip portions.
paper alarmingly entitled ` Are Smith periods still relevant?
I'm not saying I'm psychic, of course, but I sometimes do get these alarmingly strong premonitions of the future.
Readers, alarmingly self-referential third-person literary device, whatever.
sweat pants and, alarmingly, they have bare feet.
Inside, the M&S meat was an alarmingly bright pink; the Waitrose gray with a pinkish tinge in the middle.
The life of society, now alarmingly unstable and ruthlessly cfuel, was symbolized by the dance macabre painted on the walls of the cemeteries; the sombre and tragic art of the I5th century, having lost the fine balance life shown by that of the I3th, gave expression in its mournful realism to the general state of exhaustion.
They are dressed in black leotards and sweat pants and, alarmingly, they have bare feet.
This type of color tends to look alarmingly bright, and it can be; the trick is to use a very light hand.
Laura Mercier's Secret Brightening Powder looks alarmingly white in the jar.
I grabbed the 3D Extreme Mascara at the recommendation of a friend after I ran out of my latest tube of Prescriptives Lash Envy, which I can safely say I go through at alarmingly rapid rates.
This isn't Van Winkle's first arrest and more alarmingly, not his first domestic violence arrest.
These delicate, usually light-colored spiders lay in wait within a flower blossom, often looking alarmingly like a pollen-bearing stamen.
STDs among sexually experienced adolescents occur at alarmingly high rates.
"Punk shoes" must be outrageously and alarmingly different without straying outside the guidelines of tacit punk regulations.
Is the number of calories you can eat and still lose weight alarmingly low?
With such alarmingly high costs for such necessary treatments, it's no wonder that supplemental dental insurance is so popular.
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