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biting

biting Sentence Examples

  • She met his gaze, biting her lip.

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  • "Yes," she hesitated, biting her lower lip.

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  • Biting her lip, she turned away from him and stared out the window.

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  • Biting her lip, she turned away from him and stared out the window.

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  • Two maids were turning up the hem and hurriedly biting off the ends of thread.

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  • Denisov sat gloomily biting his mustache and listening to the conversation, evidently with no wish to take part in it.

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  • They go around biting people or something bizarre.

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  • It has a characteristic smell, and a biting taste; it is poisonous, and acts as a powerful antiseptic. It dissolves in water, 15 parts of water dissolving about one part of phenol at 16-17° C., but it is miscible in all proportions at about 70° C.; it is volatile in steam, and is readily soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, carbon bisulphide, chloroform and glacial acetic acid.

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  • Perhaps, however, the name may only signify a large terrestrial biting apterous insect, surpassing the ant in size and predatory habits.

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  • His buddy grabbed her and wrapped one arm around her neck, the cold blade of a knife biting her throat.

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  • The mandibles are strong, adapted for biting the vegetable substances on which these beetles feed, and the palps of the second maxillae have three segments.

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  • At all events, there she was, tearing and scratching and biting Viney like some wild thing.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely or completely fused; often forming a suctorial proboscis.

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  • All these orders agree in the possession of biting mandibles, while their second maxillae have the inner and outer lobes usually distinct.

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  • Sand-flies and biting gnats are lesser nuisances.

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  • Scarcely had I torn it off before another, a bigger one, began biting me.

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  • The insects of this order have mandibles adapted for biting, and two pairs of membranous wings are usually present; the first abdominal segment (propodeum) becomes closely associated with the fore-body (thorax), of which it appears to form a part.

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  • Anatole sat at a table frowning and biting his lips.

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  • These numbers are valuable as an exhibition not so much of events as of the feelings of the Parisian people; they are adorned, moreover, by the erudition, the wit and the genius of the author, but they are disfigured, not only by the most biting personalities and the defence and even advocacy of the excesses of the mob, but by the entire absence of the forgiveness and pity for which the writer was afterwards so eloquently to plead.

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  • Such maxillae are found in most biting insects.

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  • In generalized biting insects, such as cockroaches and locusts (Orthoptera), the parts of a typical maxilla can be easily recognized in the labium.

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  • In specialized biting insects, such as beetles (Coleo C ptera), the labium tends to become a hard transverse plate bearing the pair of palps, a median structure - known as the ligula - formed of the conjoined laciniae, and a pair of small rounded processes - the reduced galeae - often called the " paraglossae," a term better avoided since it has been applied also to the maxillulae of Aptera, entirety different structures.

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  • Biting mandibles; minute but distinct - maxillulae; second maxillae incompletely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; vestigial maxillulae; second maxillae incompletely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely fused; maxilIulae often distinct.

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  • Biting mandibles.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae completely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae very intimately fused.

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  • This order can be traced with certainty back to the early Jurassic epoch, while the Permian fossil Eugereon, and the living order - specially modified in many respects - of the Thysanoptera indicate steps by which the aberrant suctorial and piercing mouth of the Hemiptera may have been developed from the biting mouth of primitive Isopteroids, by the elongation of some parts and the suppression of others.

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  • Specialized as they are in form, development and habit, they retain mandibles for biting, and in their lower sub-order - the Symphyta - the maxillae are hardly more modified than those of the.Orthoptera.

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  • sur les animaux sans vertebres, 1816) established the homology of the jaws of all insects whether biting or sucking, deserves especial honour.

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  • Finally, we have the family Rhinocerotidae, which includes the existing representatives of the group. In this family the dentition has undergone considerable reduction, and may be represented inclusive of all the variations, by the formula i a or a m a The first upper incisor, whenpresent, has an 430r2; PP antero-posteriorly elongated crown, but the second is small; when fully developed, the lower canine is a large forwardly directed tusk-like tooth with sharp cutting-edges, and biting against the first upper incisor.

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  • THERSITES, the ugliest man in the Greek camp before Troy, celebrated for his biting tongue.

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  • Elected deputy in 1860 he became celebrated by the biting wit of his speeches, while, as journalist, the acrimony of his polemical writings made him a redoubtable adversary.

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  • b, c) with a deep groove on its anterior face; this organ is formed by the second pair of maxillae and corresponds therefore to the labium or " lower lip " of biting insects.

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  • One of the most effective early forms was the snapper or " deep-sea clamm " of Sir John Ross, a pair of powerful spring jaws held apart by an arrangement which when released on striking the bottom allowed the jaws to close, biting out and holding securely a substantial portion of the ground.

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  • The opposite axes are connected with springs which are kept in compression by tension of the rope in drawing but come into action when the pull is released, the side axes then biting into wooden guides or gripping those of steel bars or ropes.

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  • The mandibles are normally five-jointed, with remnants of an outer branch on the second joint, the biting edge varying from strong development to evanescence, the terminal joints or " palp " giving the organ a leg-like appearance and function, which disappears in suctorial genera such as Paracytherois.

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  • Burmeister (1832) and has reference to the biting habits of the insects.

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  • Biting mandibles; vestigial maxillulae; second maxillae incompletely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae very intimately fused.

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  • Elected deputy in 1860 he became celebrated by the biting wit of his speeches, while, as journalist, the acrimony of his polemical writings made him a redoubtable adversary.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely fused.

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  • A few minutes later the eldest sister came out with a pale hard face, again biting her underlip.

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  • While she wasn't crying, she was biting her lip against doing so, and kept blinking her reddened eyes.

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  • You go around biting people and think it's okay?

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  • His teeth grazed the sensitive skin without biting.

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  • But once again, Fred wasn't biting.

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  • It is now held that the parasite enters the blood of man through the piercing mouth-parts at the time of biting.

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  • 1, C, D) are well developed, being adapted, as in the more lowly winged in,ects,such as the Orthoptera, for biting.

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  • These insects are able, therefore, to bite as well as to suck, whereas most insects which have acquired the power of suction have lost that of biting.

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  • Swift as before to strike, in three months' time he had deftly turned his own word against the would-be master by administering Due Correction for Mr Hobbes, or School Discipline for not saying his Lessons right, in a piece that differed from the Elenchus only in being more biting and unrestrained.

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  • Yet the shrewd common-sense, the biting humour, the power of graphic description and the imaginative " mysticism " give them a unique attraction for many even who do not fully sympathize with the implied philosophy or with the Puritanical code of ethics.

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  • Biting its tail it symbolized the earth surrounded by the world-river.

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  • In the Machilidae and Lepismidae (these two families are known as the Ectotrophi) the maxillae are like those of typical biting insects, and there is a median tail-bristle in addition to the paired cerci; while in the Campodeidae and Japygidae (which form the group Entotrophi) the jaws are apparently sunk in the head, through a deep inpushing at the mouth, and there is no median tail-bristle.

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  • Biting and sucking insects have been found to carry the bacilli from one plant to another.

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  • It only remains to be stated that the wing acts as a true kite, during both the down and the up strokes, its under concave or biting surface, in virtue of the forward travel communicated to it by the body of the flying creature, being closely applied to the air, during both its ascent and its descent.

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  • Forrest in the Indian government records have shown that the sepoys' fears of defilement by biting the new cartridges had a considerable foundation in fact.

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  • It is not true that all the biting processes of the Arthropod limb are thus produced - for instance, the jaws of Peripatus are formed by the axis or corm itself, whilst the poisonjaws of Chilopods, as also their maxillae, appear to be formed rather by the apex or terminal region of the ramus of the limb; but the opposing jaws (= hemignaths) of Crustacea, Arachnida and Hexapoda are gnathobases, and not the axis or corm.

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  • toothed so as to act as a biting jaw in the Hexapod Mantis, the Crustacean Squilla and others); with the last joint produced into a needle-like stabbing process in spiders.

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  • In comparing the Irish tales with the saga, there will be felt deep divergencies in matter, style and taste, the richness of one contrasting with the chastened simplicity of the other; the one's half-comic, half-earnest bombast is wholly unlike the other's grim humour; the marvellous, so unearthly in the one, is almost credible in the other; but in both are the keen grasp of character, the biting phrase, the love of action and the delight in blood which almost assumes the garb of a religious passion.

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  • The most distinguished writer of that school has been Gestur Palsson (1852-1891), whose short stories with their sharp and biting satire have produced many imitations in Iceland.

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  • His biting wit involved him in many controversies with well-known contemporaries, such as Lavater, whose science of physiognomy he ridiculed, and Voss, whose views on Greek pronunciation called forth a powerful satire, Ober die Pronunciation der Schopse des alten Griechenlandes (1782).

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  • (From Cheshire's Bees and Bee-keeping, Scientific and Practical.) from egg to perfect insect, with the latter biting their way out of sealed cells.

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  • \°' layer as in an ordinary ?..,r simple tooth, shows in addition a second inner ring of the same hard substance surrounding the pit, which adds greatly to the efficiency of the tooth as an organ for biting tough, fibrous substances.

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  • The difference, however, is probably fully accounted for when we take into consideration the biting winds still felt in spring in the valley of the Arno, and the probable large admixture of plants washed down from the mountains above.

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  • "Yes," she hesitated, biting her lower lip.

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  • My wife was biting her lip and tears began seeping down her cheeks.

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  • Are the fish biting your ass instead of you worm?

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  • In a second bedroom, he sees himself, cowering beneath the cover, and biting back tears.

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  • His teeth grazed the sensitive skin without biting.

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  • She recalled biting him and the taste of his blood.

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  • She nudged his chin aside but wasn't certain about biting him.

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  • But once again, Fred wasn't biting.

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  • If he thinks she has him trapped, he'll be a rat in a cheese house with a craw full of cheddar, snarling and biting to get out.

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  • He was talking to Edith Shipton who was nodding and biting her fingernails, when she wasn't wringing her hands.

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  • While she wasn't crying, she was biting her lip against doing so, and kept blinking her reddened eyes.

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  • Just give me two minutes to digest this piece of charcoal, he said, biting into the blackened toast.

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  • She met his gaze, biting her lip.

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  • They go around biting people or something bizarre.

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  • Jessi rubbed her cheeks, already stressed out and biting her tongue to keep from snapping at him.

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  • You go around biting people and think it's okay?

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  • Of you biting me?

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  • His buddy grabbed her and wrapped one arm around her neck, the cold blade of a knife biting her throat.

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  • It is misleading to state that not enough information is available on how to stop tail biting.

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  • biting midges can turn a pleasant walk into an ordeal.

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  • biting mouthparts.

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  • biting satire on the social aspiration, the play follows two women in their search for respectable husbands.

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  • biting sarcasm makes it a good book for adults too.

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  • biting insect is also suspected to have arrived in Scotland.

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  • biting wit, our line-up goes straight for the jugular.

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  • ML: cos like the film The Player it comes across as a back biting sort of a place?

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  • not biting, just flying the Lark flag on the Merlin site!

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  • I got off, and walked another few minutes in what was now really biting cold.

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  • It's full of friendly and sometimes biting banter between the four of them but shows their camaraderie and respect for each other.

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  • If you do it every time, s/he will learn that if s/he wants to play there must be no biting.

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  • Open Water is a dramatic, nail biting filled movie.

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  • Cattle are the main reservoir of bluetongue virus which is transmitted by biting midges, although cattle themselves do not generally become ill.

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  • Friday's moderate southerly breeze set the stage for nail biting racing.

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  • bumpy sloping pitch with a cold biting wind we started to move the ball smoothly through midfield especially in the second half.

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  • Sitting by the roadside is a scantily clad woman who with maternal care shelters her child from the biting blast.

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  • The snow was welcome but the low cloud and biting cold was not!

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  • It also controls animal ectoparasites, biting flies, and cockroaches.

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  • If they are non epileptic they can be exactly the same as epileptic seizures so the tongue biting happens in both forms of seizure.

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  • He has a bad habit of eating finger foods and often biting his fingers and then crying.

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  • A biting north-easterly gale is not a good enough reason to stay ashore.

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  • Mosquitoes, biting gnats and biting or simply annoying flies can be locally numerous (lower Singayta!

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  • You can also improve your personal hygiene by stopping any nasty habits like biting your nails or picking your nose.

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  • Nets also give the user a peaceful night where any biting insects are prevalent.

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  • lank legs and biting his dark mustache.

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  • mall rats are biting on the idea big time.

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  • Downtown fashionistas and suburban mall rats are biting on the idea big time.

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  • There are 34 known species of biting midges in Scotland only 5 of these species attack humans.

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  • Clouds of biting midges can turn a pleasant walk into an ordeal.

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  • moderate breezerate southerly breeze set the stage for nail biting racing.

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  • For day time biting mosquitoes this advice applies dawn to dusk.

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  • The head of the male insect has strongly protruding eyes, branched antennae and degenerate, biting mouthparts.

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  • The virus is transmitted by various beetles with biting mouthparts.

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  • The larvae are carnivorous, with biting or suctorial mouthparts.

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  • Nail biter I would like to express my thanks to you for helping me overcome my nail biter I would like to express my thanks to you for helping me overcome my nail biting habit.

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  • nasty habits like biting your nails or picking your nose.

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  • nutmeg flavor and a hot, biting taste.

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  • pollinateees can steal the nectar by biting a hole in the bottom of the bell, reaching the nectar without pollinating the flower.

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  • red antSharon J, UK We had red biting ants and black pavement ants nesting in our walls when we moved in.

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  • red anting in the shadows passing mixtures of unknown plants, Receiving sudden pain when attacked by red biting ants.

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  • use an insect repellent where biting insects are known to be active.

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  • He was also a good teacher and could use biting sarcasm to effect.

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  • However, Twain's biting sarcasm makes it a good book for adults too.

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  • Tony Husband's page - biting satire from the renowned Private Eye cartoonist.

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  • A biting satire on the social aspiration, the play follows two women in their search for respectable husbands.

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  • in the biting wind I shiver against the cold.

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  • southerly breeze set the stage for nail biting racing.

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  • Most puppies will stop biting with a high-pitched squeal from you.

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  • Sea purslane won't be far away either, nor will biting stonecrop.

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  • subliminal tapes you can buy that will help you with your nail biting habit.

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  • Within moments, the gloom which surrounded everyone was filled with scaly wings, clawing talons, biting fangs, and foul stenches.

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  • The formula produces a bitter taste to immediately prevent nail biting.

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  • Titan triggerfish may be seen biting and moving dead coral to build nests in which to lay their eggs.

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  • On top of the reef Titan triggerfish may be seen biting and moving dead coral to build nests in which to lay their eggs.

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  • trudge up the hill from the tube station in the biting wind.

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  • Almost immediately I felt the sharp biting tugs from the waiting fish.

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  • Added pleasures are a biting wit, a sly subtlety and a merciless eye for social satire.

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  • (X 20.) order, showing affinities on the one hand with the Corrodentia (book-lice and biting lice) and on the other with the Hemiptera (cicads, bugs, &c.) .

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  • Its condition thus recalls the pupal instar of the higher (Endopterygote) Hexapoda; and the Thysanoptera, though few in number, are seen to be of great interest to the student, exhibiting at once a transition between the biting and the suctorial mouth, and the passage from " incomplete " to " complete " metamorphosis.

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  • It is now held that the parasite enters the blood of man through the piercing mouth-parts at the time of biting.

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  • During the act of biting the labium is bent back, and as the piercing stylets enter the skin of the sufferer this bending becomes more and more acute.

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  • Leeches without biting jaws possess a protrusible proboscis, and generally engulf their prey, as does the horse leech when it attacks earthworms. But some of them are also ectoparasites.

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  • It has a characteristic smell, and a biting taste; it is poisonous, and acts as a powerful antiseptic. It dissolves in water, 15 parts of water dissolving about one part of phenol at 16-17° C., but it is miscible in all proportions at about 70° C.; it is volatile in steam, and is readily soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, carbon bisulphide, chloroform and glacial acetic acid.

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  • Perhaps, however, the name may only signify a large terrestrial biting apterous insect, surpassing the ant in size and predatory habits.

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  • beetles are distinguished by the adaptation of the jaws for biting, the mandibles (fig.

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  • The mandibles are strong, adapted for biting the vegetable substances on which these beetles feed, and the palps of the second maxillae have three segments.

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  • The insects of this order have mandibles adapted for biting, and two pairs of membranous wings are usually present; the first abdominal segment (propodeum) becomes closely associated with the fore-body (thorax), of which it appears to form a part.

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  • There are several forms of worker in these species, some with enormous heads, which remain in the underground nests, while their smaller comrades scour the country in search of suitable trees, which they ascend, biting off small circular pieces from the leaves, and carrying them off to the nests.

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  • These numbers are valuable as an exhibition not so much of events as of the feelings of the Parisian people; they are adorned, moreover, by the erudition, the wit and the genius of the author, but they are disfigured, not only by the most biting personalities and the defence and even advocacy of the excesses of the mob, but by the entire absence of the forgiveness and pity for which the writer was afterwards so eloquently to plead.

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  • Such maxillae are found in most biting insects.

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  • In generalized biting insects, such as cockroaches and locusts (Orthoptera), the parts of a typical maxilla can be easily recognized in the labium.

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  • In specialized biting insects, such as beetles (Coleo C ptera), the labium tends to become a hard transverse plate bearing the pair of palps, a median structure - known as the ligula - formed of the conjoined laciniae, and a pair of small rounded processes - the reduced galeae - often called the " paraglossae," a term better avoided since it has been applied also to the maxillulae of Aptera, entirety different structures.

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  • Biting mandibles; minute but distinct - maxillulae; second maxillae incompletely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely fused; maxilIulae often distinct.

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  • Biting mandibles.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae completely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; first maxillae elongate; second maxillae completely fused.

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  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely or completely fused; often forming a suctorial proboscis.

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  • All these orders agree in the possession of biting mandibles, while their second maxillae have the inner and outer lobes usually distinct.

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  • This order can be traced with certainty back to the early Jurassic epoch, while the Permian fossil Eugereon, and the living order - specially modified in many respects - of the Thysanoptera indicate steps by which the aberrant suctorial and piercing mouth of the Hemiptera may have been developed from the biting mouth of primitive Isopteroids, by the elongation of some parts and the suppression of others.

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  • Specialized as they are in form, development and habit, they retain mandibles for biting, and in their lower sub-order - the Symphyta - the maxillae are hardly more modified than those of the.Orthoptera.

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  • sur les animaux sans vertebres, 1816) established the homology of the jaws of all insects whether biting or sucking, deserves especial honour.

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  • Finally, we have the family Rhinocerotidae, which includes the existing representatives of the group. In this family the dentition has undergone considerable reduction, and may be represented inclusive of all the variations, by the formula i a or a m a The first upper incisor, whenpresent, has an 430r2; PP antero-posteriorly elongated crown, but the second is small; when fully developed, the lower canine is a large forwardly directed tusk-like tooth with sharp cutting-edges, and biting against the first upper incisor.

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  • Sand-flies and biting gnats are lesser nuisances.

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  • THERSITES, the ugliest man in the Greek camp before Troy, celebrated for his biting tongue.

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  • The praise of the tribe in well-chosen verses ennobled it throughout the land, a biting satire was enough to destroy its reputation (cf.

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  • 1, C, D) are well developed, being adapted, as in the more lowly winged in,ects,such as the Orthoptera, for biting.

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  • These insects are able, therefore, to bite as well as to suck, whereas most insects which have acquired the power of suction have lost that of biting.

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  • b, c) with a deep groove on its anterior face; this organ is formed by the second pair of maxillae and corresponds therefore to the labium or " lower lip " of biting insects.

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  • One of the most effective early forms was the snapper or " deep-sea clamm " of Sir John Ross, a pair of powerful spring jaws held apart by an arrangement which when released on striking the bottom allowed the jaws to close, biting out and holding securely a substantial portion of the ground.

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  • The opposite axes are connected with springs which are kept in compression by tension of the rope in drawing but come into action when the pull is released, the side axes then biting into wooden guides or gripping those of steel bars or ropes.

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  • The mandibles are normally five-jointed, with remnants of an outer branch on the second joint, the biting edge varying from strong development to evanescence, the terminal joints or " palp " giving the organ a leg-like appearance and function, which disappears in suctorial genera such as Paracytherois.

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  • Burmeister (1832) and has reference to the biting habits of the insects.

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  • 4) commonly known as birdlice or biting-lice, differing from the true lice (see Hemiptera, LousE) by their jaws adapted for biting (not for piercing or sucking).

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  • The Dermaptera and the Orthoptera agree in having welldeveloped mandibles, so that the jaws are adapted for biting; in the incomplete fusion of the second maxillae (which form the labium) so that the parts of a typical maxilla can be easily made out (see the description and figures of the cockroach' g.

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  • As soon as the dog succeeded in doing this the animals were parted, often by the attendants biting their tails, and the badger was again shut up in his box, which, at a signal from the time-keeper, was again opened.

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  • In Germany it is very considerably used as a salad oil under the name of Schmalzol, being for that purpose freed from its biting taste by being mixed with starch,.

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  • Swift as before to strike, in three months' time he had deftly turned his own word against the would-be master by administering Due Correction for Mr Hobbes, or School Discipline for not saying his Lessons right, in a piece that differed from the Elenchus only in being more biting and unrestrained.

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  • Yet the shrewd common-sense, the biting humour, the power of graphic description and the imaginative " mysticism " give them a unique attraction for many even who do not fully sympathize with the implied philosophy or with the Puritanical code of ethics.

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  • The Prince of the Believers has spread before him the arrows of his quiver, and has tried every one of them by biting its wood.

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  • Biting its tail it symbolized the earth surrounded by the world-river.

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  • In the Machilidae and Lepismidae (these two families are known as the Ectotrophi) the maxillae are like those of typical biting insects, and there is a median tail-bristle in addition to the paired cerci; while in the Campodeidae and Japygidae (which form the group Entotrophi) the jaws are apparently sunk in the head, through a deep inpushing at the mouth, and there is no median tail-bristle.

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  • His speeches were characterized by skill of statement, ingenious grouping of facts, fervent diction, and ardent patriotism; sometimes by biting sarcasm, but also by superficial research, half-knowledge and an unwillingness to reason a proposition to its logical results.

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  • Biting and sucking insects have been found to carry the bacilli from one plant to another.

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  • It only remains to be stated that the wing acts as a true kite, during both the down and the up strokes, its under concave or biting surface, in virtue of the forward travel communicated to it by the body of the flying creature, being closely applied to the air, during both its ascent and its descent.

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  • Forrest in the Indian government records have shown that the sepoys' fears of defilement by biting the new cartridges had a considerable foundation in fact.

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  • It is not true that all the biting processes of the Arthropod limb are thus produced - for instance, the jaws of Peripatus are formed by the axis or corm itself, whilst the poisonjaws of Chilopods, as also their maxillae, appear to be formed rather by the apex or terminal region of the ramus of the limb; but the opposing jaws (= hemignaths) of Crustacea, Arachnida and Hexapoda are gnathobases, and not the axis or corm.

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  • toothed so as to act as a biting jaw in the Hexapod Mantis, the Crustacean Squilla and others); with the last joint produced into a needle-like stabbing process in spiders.

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  • In comparing the Irish tales with the saga, there will be felt deep divergencies in matter, style and taste, the richness of one contrasting with the chastened simplicity of the other; the one's half-comic, half-earnest bombast is wholly unlike the other's grim humour; the marvellous, so unearthly in the one, is almost credible in the other; but in both are the keen grasp of character, the biting phrase, the love of action and the delight in blood which almost assumes the garb of a religious passion.

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  • The most distinguished writer of that school has been Gestur Palsson (1852-1891), whose short stories with their sharp and biting satire have produced many imitations in Iceland.

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  • His biting wit involved him in many controversies with well-known contemporaries, such as Lavater, whose science of physiognomy he ridiculed, and Voss, whose views on Greek pronunciation called forth a powerful satire, Ober die Pronunciation der Schopse des alten Griechenlandes (1782).

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  • (From Cheshire's Bees and Bee-keeping, Scientific and Practical.) from egg to perfect insect, with the latter biting their way out of sealed cells.

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  • \°' layer as in an ordinary ?..,r simple tooth, shows in addition a second inner ring of the same hard substance surrounding the pit, which adds greatly to the efficiency of the tooth as an organ for biting tough, fibrous substances.

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  • The difference, however, is probably fully accounted for when we take into consideration the biting winds still felt in spring in the valley of the Arno, and the probable large admixture of plants washed down from the mountains above.

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  • The fishermen say that the "thundering of the pond" scares the fishes and prevents their biting.

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  • From Sharon J, UK We had red biting ants and black pavement ants nesting in our walls when we moved in.

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  • Blending in the shadows passing mixtures of unknown plants, Receiving sudden pain when attacked by red biting ants.

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  • Use an insect repellent where biting insects are known to be active.

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  • The nail biting wait is over, we can finally reveal who won the tickets to The 5 Star Heathrow Congress !

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  • He was also a good teacher and could use biting sarcasm to effect.

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  • Tony Husband 's page - biting satire from the renowned Private Eye cartoonist.

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  • It prepares a nest by biting vegetation from a circular area in shallow depths near shore.

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  • In the biting wind I shiver against the cold.

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  • Sea purslane wo n't be far away either, nor will biting stonecrop.

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  • There are self-hypnosis books and subliminal tapes you can buy that will help you with your nail biting habit.

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  • Within moments, the gloom which surrounded everyone was filled with scaly wings, clawing talons, biting fangs, and foul stenches.

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  • The formula produces a bitter taste to immediately prevent nail biting.

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  • Dental First Aid Bleeding from tooth socket Apply biting pressure using a gauze pad or unused tea bag for 15 minutes.

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  • Here on Leven beach, in the biting wind, I 'm nursing a thumping headache.

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  • In a nail biting final, the scores reached 9-9 and it went to a tie breaker.

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  • On top of the reef titan triggerfish may be seen biting and moving dead coral to build nests in which to lay their eggs.

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  • Not once did I trudge up the hill from the tube station in the biting wind.

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  • Almost immediately I felt the sharp biting tugs from the waiting fish.

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  • Added pleasures are a biting wit, a sly subtlety and a merciless eye for social satire.

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  • With most of these foods, however, your toddler will need to have at least a few teeth to help with biting and chewing.

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  • Biting and hitting are common issues that many parents battle in toddlers.

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  • As if the biting cold of winter doesn't hinder a mother's plans enough, the scalding nature of the summer months can leave families trapped inside during key afternoon hours.

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  • If it were as simple as hair loss caused by a parasite, you would likely see her scratching and biting at the affected area, but from what you've told me this doesn't seem to be the case.

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  • The loss is usually caused by excessive grooming, so you may want to watch her to see if she is biting and licking the areas more than normal.

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  • As for the biting, this is an affectionate behavior.

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  • Has he been biting and digging at his fur?

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  • This often requires biting your tongue when you feel angry or frustrated.

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  • There are a number of biting and stinging insects, such as mosquitoes, bees and spiders.

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  • Do you find yourself tapping your pencil, twirling your hair, biting your nails or doing some other anxious habit when you are thinking?

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  • For example, tapping your pencil could irritate the people around you and biting your nails could become painful after awhile.

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  • You might feel like you have greater physical strength, endurance, or find yourself trembling, nail biting, or numb from pain.

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  • It may come in the form of hitting, pushing, punching, biting or getting in the victim's face.

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  • Is the wedding during the biting cold winter or the breezy spring?

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  • Cowell's biting criticisms had viewers hooked from day one.

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  • Perhaps this is why a student can laugh at a poop joke on Family Guy and then turn to the biting political satire of The Daily Show.

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  • While these statistics can be a cause for significant concern, Pitbull owners can do a lot to reduce the chance of their animal biting a person.

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  • Instead of cutting off uneven chunks of nail and possibly biting into the quick behind the nail, these tools smooth away thin layers of nail.

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  • Taking the time to learn how to stop a puppy from biting is one of the most important things every new dog owner should do.

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  • Biting is a natural phase for all puppies, especially when they're teething.

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  • The problem is when the puppy fails to realize when he's biting a little too hard.

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  • Stopping a puppy from biting requires patience and dedication.

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  • In order to properly train your puppy to stop biting, you must use a combination of teaching and prevention techniques.

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  • Over time, your puppy will start to soften his biting if you stick to this method, but the goal is to teach him not to bite humans at all.

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  • Don't wrestle or play tug-of-war or chasing games with your puppy because this encourages biting behavior.

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  • Never hit your dog or slap his face for biting because this only teaches him to fear you, and your aggression will eventually encourage more aggressive behavior from him.

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  • Have chew toys or rawhides on hand for the puppy to play with to help curb his need for chewing or biting.

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  • Surprising your puppy with a quick squirt from a water bottle while saying "No!" is another technique that sometimes helps stop a puppy from biting.

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  • Puppies need fair and consistent training to learn the things you want them to know, so be persistent and your pup will eventually learn that biting is unwelcome behavior.

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  • Mosquito 86 can keep your yard free of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, biting flies and ants.

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  • Far from being garden pests, these spiders protect both you and your crops from a number of biting, chewing, and altogether unpleasant insects in the garden.

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  • According to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, scientists estimate that most bites attributed to the brown recluse spider are actually sac spider bites, as these are thought to be the most problematic biting spider on the continent.

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  • The collection includes fangs arranged in artistic shapes, biting fangs and heart-shaped arrangements in pendants, necklaces and rings.

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  • This might include putting it in hot water and then biting down on it to fit your mouth.

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  • There is biting of winemaker's fingernails everywhere because harvest season is a fragile time.

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  • The dentist begins by asking the patient specific questions about the toothache, including the types of foods that make the pain worse, whether the tooth is sensitive to temperature or biting, and whether the pain is worse at night.

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  • Cheek biting, braces, or jagged teeth may persistently irritate the oral structures.

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  • Crossbites are usually treated early because they can interfere with biting and chewing.

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  • For the first three to five days teeth may hurt during biting.

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  • In children, the typical electrical mouth burn from biting an electric cord appears as a burn on the lip.

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  • Children should avoid trauma, such as biting the inside of their mouth and tongue, or vigorous tooth brushing.

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  • Other forms of self-harm include biting, hitting, or bruising oneself; picking or pulling at skin or hair; burning oneself with cigarettes, or amputating parts of the body.

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  • Compulsive self-mutilation consists of repetitive hair pulling (trichotillomania), nail biting, and skin picking.

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  • Biting is fairly normal behavior in toddlers and rarely reflects intentional malice.

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  • Occlusion-The way upper and lower teeth fit together during biting and chewing.

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  • Short attention span, poor eye contact, delayed and disordered speech and language, emotional instability, and unusual hand mannerisms (hand flapping or hand biting) are also seen frequently.

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  • For toddlers, such violent outbursts of temper often include hitting, kicking, and biting others; and possibly self-injurious behaviors such as head-banging.

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  • However, it creates friction with older siblings that often degenerates into kicking, hitting, punching, pinching, and even biting.

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  • Malocclusion is the misalignment of the upper and lower teeth when biting or chewing.

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  • Occlusion-The way upper and lower teeth fit together during biting and chewing.

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  • With regard to the most common types of domestic pets, it is useful to note that biting and other aggressive behavior has different causes in dogs and cats.

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  • A biting animal suspected of having rabies is usually caught and restrained, tested, and observed for a period of time for evidence of pre-existing infection.

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  • In many cases, however, a qualified animal behaviorist can assess the reasons for a pet's biting or other aggressive behavior and suggest appropriate treatments.

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  • Contains several useful appendices about aggression in various dog breeds and a sample assessment form for evaluating a dog's potential for biting.

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  • The mouse, if left with the snake uneaten, may harm the snake by scratching or biting him.

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  • If, however, you can't stand the thought of biting into a fish oil capsule, then you may wish to purchase a liquid fish oil.

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  • For added emphasis, drinking a red drink or biting down on a fake blood capsule before attending a party will help make your tongue stand out against white face makeup.

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  • Finally, remind your child that biting others, even in play, is not safe.

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  • Physical abuse: kicking, slapping, biting, pushing, shaking, choking, burning, cutting, and hitting with objects.

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  • Physical abuse may result from hitting, punching, pinching, kicking, biting, shaking, throwing, burning, choking, and stabbing.

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  • The writer created a sensation in the soap opera industry for her insightful, critical and sometimes biting coverage of storylines.

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  • Whether you are one looking to help out a distraught friend who is daytime TV-deprived, or you're the nail biting viewer yourself, you can rest assured it's easy to catch up on lost moments.

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  • In some cases, this can escalate to self-abusive behavior such as biting or banging their head.

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  • Large portobello mushrooms obtain a rich, meaty texture that can fool even the most hardened carnivore into thinking he's biting into a juicy bit of meat.

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  • In addition, Randi's unsuspecting family members were rewarded with $100,000 each for biting their tongues and allowing the farce to unfold.

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  • London and Kelly offer sometimes biting criticism along with their comments, as the wardrobe items are symbolically tossed in a garbage can.

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  • On a hopeful note, some people develop an immunity to the saliva and enzymes injected into the skin and may withstand regular biting without the itchy bumps that are common and expected with this insect.

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  • Nail biting spreads germs and can infect the nail bed.

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  • Unlike biting insects, wasps leave their stinger in the surface of the wound, continuing to deposit the venom that causes a reaction when entering the body through the bloodstream.

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  • Avoid biting your nails or putting the nails in your mouth.

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  • As soon as the dog succeeded in doing this the animals were parted, often by the attendants biting their tails, and the badger was again shut up in his box, which, at a signal from the time-keeper, was again opened.

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  • In Germany it is very considerably used as a salad oil under the name of Schmalzol, being for that purpose freed from its biting taste by being mixed with starch,.

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  • My wife was biting her lip and tears began seeping down her cheeks.

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  • In a second bedroom, he sees himself, cowering beneath the cover, and biting back tears.

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  • She nudged his chin aside but wasn't certain about biting him.

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  • If he thinks she has him trapped, he'll be a rat in a cheese house with a craw full of cheddar, snarling and biting to get out.

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  • He was talking to Edith Shipton who was nodding and biting her fingernails, when she wasn't wringing her hands.

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  • Then Cynthia answered her own question before biting into her toast.

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  • Just give me two minutes to digest this piece of charcoal, he said, biting into the blackened toast.

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  • She paused, and he could picture her biting her lip.

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  • It was imperative to maintain enough control to keep from hurting or biting her.

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  • Jessi rubbed her cheeks, already stressed out and biting her tongue to keep from snapping at him.

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  • Then Cynthia answered her own question before biting into her toast.

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  • She paused, and he could picture her biting her lip.

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  • It was imperative to maintain enough control to keep from hurting or biting her.

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  • Eureka helped him by flying into the faces of the enemy and scratching and biting furiously, and the kitten ruined so many vegetable complexions that the Mangaboos feared her as much as they did the horse.

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  • Of you biting me?

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  • For insects provided with a biting mouth, which take nourishment from the whole leaf, shoot or fruit, the poisonous washes used are chiefly arsenical.

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  • For insects provided with a biting mouth, which take nourishment from the whole leaf, shoot or fruit, the poisonous washes used are chiefly arsenical.

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