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appease Sentence Examples

  • He came to help her, to appease his guilt once and for all.

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  • Would that appease you, Gabriel?

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  • Unwilling to appease the man she didn't like, she made no effort to match his pace.

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  • He just wore them to appease her.

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  • "Look, we did all we could do," I said trying to appease her as we shopped for new drapes.

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  • In order to appease the wrath of Apollo, who had visited the camp with a pestilence, Agamemnon had restored Chryseis, his prize of war, to her father, a priest of the god, but as a compensation deprived Achilles, who had openly demanded this restoration, of his favourite slave Briseis.

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  • That seemed to appease her and calmed Connor somewhat.

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  • We eat only to appease our hunger, we drink only so much as it is good for temperate persons to do.

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  • 2 5, 1 555), which left princes a free choice between the rival confessions, with the right to impose either on their subjects; but much bitter internal strife was kept up by Protestants on the theoretical question of adiaphora; to appease this was one object of the Formula Concordiae, 1577.

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  • The sultan sought to appease them by pacific means, but the movement spread to the Janissaries, who insisted upon the abolition of the new troops.

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  • The sultan sought to appease them by pacific means, but the movement spread to the Janissaries, who insisted upon the abolition of the new troops.

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  • I could not let him go unpunished and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant.

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  • The tumult of the people I will not encourage: but God alone can appease it."

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  • If submissions do not appease my conscience I must imbts to two oersons of discretion and abide by their decision."

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  • If submissions do not appease my conscience I must imbts to two oersons of discretion and abide by their decision."

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  • After his attempt on the life of Phrixus, which was supposed to have succeeded, the Phthiots were ordered to sacrifice him to Zeus Laphystius, in order to appease the anger of the gods.

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  • He was a good bishop, and especially distinguished himself by his efforts to appease the civil discords of Genoa.

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  • Thus, sacrifice was offered to them at night or in the evening; not on a high, but on a low altar (Eo b.pa), surrounded by a trench to receive the blood of the victim, which was supposed to make its way through the ground to the occupant of the grave; the victims were black male animals, whose heads were turned downwards, not upwards; their blood was allowed to trickle on the ground to appease the departed (aiµarcovpLa); the body was entirely consumed by fire and no mortal was allowed to eat of it; the technical expression for the sacrifice was not °ba y but Eva-y1.

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  • The accounts of its institution, which differ in detail, agree that it was intended to appease the wrath of the goddess at the killing of a bear.

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  • He tried to appease the Norfolk detective by saying no permanent harm had been done and even Mrs. Byrne seemed to have made it through the ordeal.

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  • To appease these, offerings are made to them either direct or through the mediation of the Devas (domestic or agrarian deities); and if these avail not, the Menyepi or Great Sacrifice is resorted to.

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  • After the Restoration, to appease the planters, doubtful as to the title under which they held the estates which they had converted into valuable properties, the proprietary or patent interest was abolished, and the crown took over the government of the island; a duty of 41% on all exports being imposed to satisfy the claims of the patentees.

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  • After the Restoration, to appease the planters, doubtful as to the title under which they held the estates which they had converted into valuable properties, the proprietary or patent interest was abolished, and the crown took over the government of the island; a duty of 41% on all exports being imposed to satisfy the claims of the patentees.

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  • To appease her furious uncle, Abelard now proposed a marriage, under the condition that it should be kept secret, in order not to mar his prospects of advancement in the church; but of marriage, whether public or secret, Heloise would hear nothing.

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  • If the accused is acquitted, the state undertakes to appease the soul of the murdered person or its judicial representative, the Erinys.

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  • From the regal period to the end of the republic, haruspices were summoned from Etruria to deal with prodigies not mentioned in the pontifical and Sibylline books, and the Roman priests carried out their instructions as to the offering necessary to appease the anger of the deity concerned.

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  • The North American Indians fear lest their venerated rattlesnake should incite its kinsfolk to avenge any injury done to it, and when the Seminole Indians begged an English traveller to rid them of one of these troublesome intruders, they scratched him-as a matter of formin order to appease the spirit of the dead snake.

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  • This is one rule of wisdom with regard to religion; and another equally important is to avoid superstition, which he boldly defines as the belief that God is like a hard judge who, eager to find fault, narrowly examines our slightest act, that He is revengeful and hard to appease, and that therefore He must be flattered and importuned, and won over by pain and sacrifice.

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  • The assignment of genii to buildings and gates is connected with an important class of sacrifices; in order to provide a tutelary spirit, or to appease chthonic deities, it was often the custom to sacrifice a human being or an animal at the foundation of a building; sometimes we find a similar guardian provided for the frontier of a country or of a tribe.

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  • Though, in accounting for the anger of the gods, no sharp distinction is made between moral offences and a ritualistic oversight or neglect, yet the stress laid in the hymns and prayers, as well as in the elaborate atonement ritual prescribed in order to appease the anger of the gods, on the need of being clean and pure in the sight of the higher powers, the inculcation of a proper aspect of humility, and above all the need of confessing one's guilt and sins without any reserve - all this bears testimony to the strength which the ethical factor acquired in the domain of the religion.

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  • We recognize indeed the sacramental meal and the sanctity of the ox; but the animal may have acquired this sanctity temporarily through contact with the altar; we need not suppose an ox-clan - the priest was merely, ovrns " the herdsman "- nor assume the permanent sanctity of the ox, nor the belief that the deity was permanently incarnate in the ox: the main parts of the ceremony can be explained as cattle-magic intended to appease the rest of the oxen or to prevent them suffering sympathetically through the death of one.

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  • John was brought back to Freiburg (April 27), and there in vain attempted to appease the wrath which he had aroused by more or less vague promises of resignation.

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  • The menu also has steak, pork and sandwiches to appease those who aren't interested in eating seafood.

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  • From lamb schwerma to vegetarian bryrani, patrons are sure to find a dish that will delight their palate and appease their appetite.

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  • He came to help her, to appease his guilt once and for all.

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  • Hence offerings, &c., were made to appease their anger.

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  • "Look, we did all we could do," I said trying to appease her as we shopped for new drapes.

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  • Would that appease you, Gabriel?

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  • Unwilling to appease the man she didn't like, she made no effort to match his pace.

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  • He just wore them to appease her.

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  • That seemed to appease her and calmed Connor somewhat.

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  • He tried to appease the Norfolk detective by saying no permanent harm had been done and even Mrs. Byrne seemed to have made it through the ordeal.

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  • There are many more women in Tiyan, enough to appease all your men twice over.

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  • His move is unlikely to appease the fans, who remain vehement in their determination to force Petty out as chairman.

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  • appease dictators.

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  • appease the gods.

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  • appease the human rights lobby.

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  • appease terrorists or ignore threats to Europe.

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  • appease the anger of God 25.

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  • appease what she recognizes with shock as a bottomless need for reassurance.

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  • Palace's Andy Johnson was hurt by a tackle - which did not appease Dowie.

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  • Lawsuits against a (relative) handful of individuals wo n't appease the fearful and trigger-happy content industry for long, tho.

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  • appease thus justifying that soubriquet.

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  • I must never appease his wants; If I succumb, he will consume my existence with relish.

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  • The message will once again ring out across the world: Britain does not appease dictators.

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  • druid priests made human sacrifices to appease their gods.

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  • Sri Lankans of various religions believe that certain ritual devil dances can cure the sick, appease angry gods, and ensure good harvests.

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  • Plus, they replaced the pop-up headlights of the 355 with rather elaborate glass covered affairs to appease the EU safety merchants - grrrrr!

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  • noughtdaies are full of dolor and disease, Our life afflicted with incessant paine, That naught on earth may lessen or appease.

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  • Populist sentiment to appease, no Daily Mail clamor.

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  • Up in a road map is appease the soviets he's delighted to.

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  • To try and appease environmentalists, Mr Darling has agreed to fund a £ 200m bored tunnel under Stonehenge.

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  • We cannot accept the idea that Jesus suffered to appease the wrath of God as a simple issue.

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  • To appease these, offerings are made to them either direct or through the mediation of the Devas (domestic or agrarian deities); and if these avail not, the Menyepi or Great Sacrifice is resorted to.

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  • We eat only to appease our hunger, we drink only so much as it is good for temperate persons to do.

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  • And as I can see, this did not appease Qui-Gon's ego, he was willing to teach and pass on what he had learned, so other Jedi could learn to transcend death and become spiritual beings.

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  • "You appease," he says, "the shades of the dead with wines and banquets, you celebrate the feast-days of the heathen along with them.

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  • The assignment of genii to buildings and gates is connected with an important class of sacrifices; in order to provide a tutelary spirit, or to appease chthonic deities, it was often the custom to sacrifice a human being or an animal at the foundation of a building; sometimes we find a similar guardian provided for the frontier of a country or of a tribe.

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  • Thus, sacrifice was offered to them at night or in the evening; not on a high, but on a low altar (Eo b.pa), surrounded by a trench to receive the blood of the victim, which was supposed to make its way through the ground to the occupant of the grave; the victims were black male animals, whose heads were turned downwards, not upwards; their blood was allowed to trickle on the ground to appease the departed (aiµarcovpLa); the body was entirely consumed by fire and no mortal was allowed to eat of it; the technical expression for the sacrifice was not °ba y but Eva-y1.

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  • In order to appease the wrath of Apollo, who had visited the camp with a pestilence, Agamemnon had restored Chryseis, his prize of war, to her father, a priest of the god, but as a compensation deprived Achilles, who had openly demanded this restoration, of his favourite slave Briseis.

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  • 2 5, 1 555), which left princes a free choice between the rival confessions, with the right to impose either on their subjects; but much bitter internal strife was kept up by Protestants on the theoretical question of adiaphora; to appease this was one object of the Formula Concordiae, 1577.

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  • He was a good bishop, and especially distinguished himself by his efforts to appease the civil discords of Genoa.

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  • This is one rule of wisdom with regard to religion; and another equally important is to avoid superstition, which he boldly defines as the belief that God is like a hard judge who, eager to find fault, narrowly examines our slightest act, that He is revengeful and hard to appease, and that therefore He must be flattered and importuned, and won over by pain and sacrifice.

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  • After his attempt on the life of Phrixus, which was supposed to have succeeded, the Phthiots were ordered to sacrifice him to Zeus Laphystius, in order to appease the anger of the gods.

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  • Hence offerings, &c., were made to appease their anger.

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  • Though, in accounting for the anger of the gods, no sharp distinction is made between moral offences and a ritualistic oversight or neglect, yet the stress laid in the hymns and prayers, as well as in the elaborate atonement ritual prescribed in order to appease the anger of the gods, on the need of being clean and pure in the sight of the higher powers, the inculcation of a proper aspect of humility, and above all the need of confessing one's guilt and sins without any reserve - all this bears testimony to the strength which the ethical factor acquired in the domain of the religion.

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  • The North American Indians fear lest their venerated rattlesnake should incite its kinsfolk to avenge any injury done to it, and when the Seminole Indians begged an English traveller to rid them of one of these troublesome intruders, they scratched him-as a matter of formin order to appease the spirit of the dead snake.

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  • If the accused is acquitted, the state undertakes to appease the soul of the murdered person or its judicial representative, the Erinys.

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  • We recognize indeed the sacramental meal and the sanctity of the ox; but the animal may have acquired this sanctity temporarily through contact with the altar; we need not suppose an ox-clan - the priest was merely, ovrns " the herdsman "- nor assume the permanent sanctity of the ox, nor the belief that the deity was permanently incarnate in the ox: the main parts of the ceremony can be explained as cattle-magic intended to appease the rest of the oxen or to prevent them suffering sympathetically through the death of one.

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  • To appease her furious uncle, Abelard now proposed a marriage, under the condition that it should be kept secret, in order not to mar his prospects of advancement in the church; but of marriage, whether public or secret, Heloise would hear nothing.

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  • The accounts of its institution, which differ in detail, agree that it was intended to appease the wrath of the goddess at the killing of a bear.

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  • From the regal period to the end of the republic, haruspices were summoned from Etruria to deal with prodigies not mentioned in the pontifical and Sibylline books, and the Roman priests carried out their instructions as to the offering necessary to appease the anger of the deity concerned.

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  • The tumult of the people I will not encourage: but God alone can appease it."

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  • John was brought back to Freiburg (April 27), and there in vain attempted to appease the wrath which he had aroused by more or less vague promises of resignation.

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  • They are like wolves whom nothing but flesh can appease.

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  • Up in a road map is appease the soviets he 's delighted to.

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  • To try and appease environmentalists, Mr Darling has agreed to fund a £ 200m bored tunnel under Stonehenge.

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  • His move is unlikely to appease the fans, who remain vehement in their determination to force Petty out as chairman.

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  • We cannot accept the idea that Jesus suffered to appease the wrath of God as a simple issue.

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  • The sacrifice of living creatures to appease wrathful gods was fairly widespread in ancient times, including, in some places, human sacrifice.

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  • The emperor hosted gladiator games to appease the hoi polloi.

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  • The emperorhostedgladiator games to appease the hoi polloi.

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  • She also may be trying to appease you or get attention.

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  • If you feel that wedding cakes are a waste of money, or if you'd just prefer to have a dessert spread, you can still appease the crowd with a "cake."

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  • You are also within easy reach of signature American entertainment such as the Carolina Opry and Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede, not to mention countless restaurants to appease any taste buds.

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  • Since cruise ships are designed to be floating resorts, they are equipped with features and amenities to appease just about everyone.

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  • Build temples to appease them and give holiday festivals in their honor regularly.

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  • Appease the Gods, or your crops may fail.

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  • In addition, it's very off-putting to believe you must sacrifice such luxuries and necessities to appease the mandates of feng shui.

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  • On some occasions, the non-Virgo partners may feel that Virgo's efforts are born out of a desire to appease their mate and not out of true repentance.

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  • Permissive is an approach that seeks to please and appease the child.

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  • Why did she depend on her dreams to appease her and her fairy godmother and a few mice to help her out of her predicament?

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  • It is said that she believed she was being haunted by spirits and so to appease them, and create confusion for any evil spirits that were after her, she had this sprawling estate built - incessantly for 38 years until she died.

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  • Exotic Leathers: Appease your wild side with the same high performance standard in rich Ostrich leather.

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  • You know your family best, so select items that you know will appease the masses.

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  • Expenses related to your business clients are also tax deductible, as long as the expense is made to entertain, maintain or appease them.

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  • The goal of dealing with customer complaints is to defuse the situation and to take the steps necessary to appease and keep the customer, if at all possible.

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  • They have all started from the base that the mind dies with the brain in order to appease orthodox scientific dogmas.

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