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  • The Thugs were a well-organized confederacy of professional assassins, who in gangs of whom 10 to 200 travelled in various guises through India, wormed themselves into the confidence of wayfarers of the wealthier class, and, when a favourable opportunity occurred, strangled them by throwing a handkerchief or noose round their necks, and then plundered and buried them.

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  • The native pottery is of a very fine paste, smooth and thin, but poor in forms. Cylindrical cups, and jars with cylindrical necks and no brim, are typical.

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  • Snapping necks, breaking Codes, bringing back the dead-dead.

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  • Tattoos flared on the arms and necks of the people in front of her before fading and growing invisible again.

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  • He nearly broke both their necks when he slipped on the wet tile floor as he made his way to the receptionist who directed them to a flight of metal stairs that led downward to an empty hall.

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  • Volcanic rocks, locally called "Toadstone," are represented in the limestones by intrusive sills and flows of dolerite and by necks of agglomerate, notably near Tideswell, Millersdale and Matlock.

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  • All the mole-rats of the genus Spalax are characterized by the want of distinct necks, small or rudimentary ears and eyes, and short limbs provided with powerful digging claws.

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  • Difficultly volatile liquids may be weighed directly into the boat; volatile liquids are weighed in thin hermetically sealed bulbs, the necks of which are broken just before they are placed in the combustion tube.

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  • The alabastra have short necks, are slightly wider at the base than at the shoulder and have rounded bases.

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  • The white frill is said to be the rarest, and birds exhibiting it have white necks even in winter.

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  • But in the derivant valley peneplains developed in the present cycle of denudation, and there are residual summits also; in the Connecticut Valley trap ridges, of which Mt Tom and Mt Holyoke are the best examples; at Mt Holyoke, lava necks; occasionally in the lowlands, ridges of resistant sandstone, like Deerfield Mountain near Northampton; in the Berkshire Valley, summits of resistant schists, like Greylock, the highest summit in the state.

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  • Volcanic necks may be recognized at Carrick-a-rede, in the intrusive mass of dolerite at Slemish, at Carnmoney near Belfast, and a few other points.

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  • Mt Taylor in western New Mexico is of similar age, but here dissection seems to have advanced farther, probably because of the weaker nature of the underlying rocks, with the result of removing the smaller cones and exposing many lava conduits or pipes in the form of volcanic necks or buttes.

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  • Most silver foxes have dark necks and in some the dark shade runs a quarter, half-way, or three-quarters, or even the whole length of the skin, but it is rather of a brownish hue.

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  • The fur upon the necks usually runs dark, almost black, and in some cases the fur is black halfway down the length of the skin, in rarer cases three-quarters of the length and, in the most exceptional instances, the whole length, and when this is the case they are known as "Natural Black Foxes" and fetch enormous prices.

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  • The necks of vases were the first part finished with rotation, at the middle and close of the prehistoric age.

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  • Large jars of light brown pottery were made for storing liquids and grain, with narrow necks which just admit the hand (P.K.).

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  • The small necks and trivial handles begin now, and are very common in Ptolemaic times (P.T.

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  • The pole (b y /26s, temo) was probably attached to the middle of the axle, though it appears to spring from the front of the basket; at the end of the pole was the yoke Q'tryov, jugum), which consisted of two small saddles fitting the necks of the horses, and fastened by broad bands round the chest.

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  • ` Hang it lower,' said the king, beckoning his groom with a wave of the finger; ` lower, that they may not have to hurt their necks about it.'

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  • The general name is applied by the natives only to the roughly triangular main trunk of the island, while the larger peninsulas, the landward extremities of which taper to narrow necks of land, are considered to be as distinct from Riigen as the various adjacent smaller islands which are also included for statistical purposes under the name.

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  • In this sect, children are solemnly admitted to full membership at the early age of four, and even two, years of age, when a rosary, or necklace, of 108 beads of basil (tulsi) wood is passed round their necks, and they are taught the use of the octo-syllabic formula Sri-Krishnah saranam mama, " Holy Krishna is my refuge."

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  • As the elements (his deities) entered into combinations, there appeared quaint results - heads without necks, arms without shoulders.

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  • Nine rebel chiefs are led before him, their hands bound behind them, and a rope round their necks; the ninth is Skunka, the chief of the Scythians (Sacae) whom he defeated.

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  • In a basic neck of this period at Inverell, there are eclogite boulders, containing diamonds in situ; and it is doubtless from these basic volcanic necks that the diamonds of the New England tableland have been derived.

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  • The natives are rather low in stature, but plump and well shaped, with short necks, swarthy faces, black eyes and long black hair.

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  • They have heavily fringed necks and tufted tails; the bucks carry long sublyrate and heavily ringed horns, but the does are horn- - - less.

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  • These two ranges are connected by more than half a dozen short transverse spurs or necks, inclosing as many cirques or high cauldron glens.

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  • This thread gives rise to a spiral ciliated band lying in a depression on the body of each spermatozoid; the large spermatozoids eventually escape from the pollen-tube, and are able to perform ciliary movements in the watery liquid which occurs between the thin papery remnant of nucellar tissue and the archegonial necks.

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  • The megaspore is filled with tissue as in typical Gymnosperms, and from some of the superficial cells 3 to 5 archegonia are developed, characterized by long multicellular necks.

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  • There are three breeds of Rumanian oxen, besides the peculiar black buffaloes, with horns lying almost flat along their necks.

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  • They are big, handsome sheep, with finely-arched necks and graceful carriage.

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  • Among the Romans branches of coral were hung around children's necks to preserve them from danger, and the substance had many medicinal virtues attributed to it.

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  • The necks of the latter are short, the central series of cells consisting of ovum, ventral canal cell and one or two canal cells.

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  • Snapping necks, breaking Codes, bringing back the dead-dead.

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  • Tattoos flared on the arms and necks of the people in front of her before fading and growing invisible again.

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  • He nearly broke both their necks when he slipped on the wet tile floor as he made his way to the receptionist who directed them to a flight of metal stairs that led downward to an empty hall.

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  • Normally, he didn't dampen the pain for the Guardians, who felt the full length of his four inch incisors enter their necks.

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  • albatrosses around the necks of local authorities.

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  • Curiously, although the 6 people had binocs round their necks, not one thought to use them immediately.

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  • boatswain's pipes worn on a silver chain around their necks.

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  • They also have boatswain 's pipes worn on a silver chain around their necks.

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  • Feeling slightly breathless at my exertion, I find myself in a carriage with several people wearing London Marathon medals around their necks.

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  • Ultimately, both parties rub their necks along the ground then consummate the relationship in a most untidy fashion.

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  • Imagine youngsters in bathing suits on the beach and a box containing a gas mask slung round their necks.

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  • On the day, make a gravy from the mixture the necks are poached in.

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  • halter necks, hipsters, summer dresses are all great examples.

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  • The 19 th century hangman William Marwood devised a method called ' the long drop ' that killed prisoners quickly by breaking their necks.

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  • The restraint and sudden exposure of their necks must be stressful, and the neck incision must be painful.

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  • Brigstocke makes the odd interjection from his lofty perch, but all this means is the guests are forever craning their necks round.

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  • Even tho they knew they were being watched the women still tried to tie ligatures around their necks.

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  • They are much daintier and more slender than female mallards, and often have markedly orange heads and necks.

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  • What will this mean for us if we are to escape from past sin that hangs around our necks like a great millstone?

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  • We recognize that young graduates should not start their careers with a financial millstone round their necks.

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  • millstone round all our necks.

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  • No longer are you just mooching around in the dark silently snapping necks.

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  • He has the grip of a man who's used to wringing the necks of wounded game birds.

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  • Finally, I hope you never suffer from any more stiff necks.

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  • Their muzzles were becoming too pointed; necks were short.

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  • They get their name from the thick white ruff or mane around their necks.

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  • Biomechanics At what angle did sauropods hold their necks?

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  • Soon, they all lay dead at her feet, their throats all neatly slit into macabre grins across their necks.

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  • smock tops appeared somber when teamed with white polo necks.

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  • You don't see differences between the thin Tony Adams and the rather stocky Emile Hesky, and the players have no necks.

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  • swans ' necks and lions ' heads.

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  • throats all neatly slit into macabre grins across their necks.

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  • wringing the necks of wounded game birds.

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  • Volcanic rocks, locally called "Toadstone," are represented in the limestones by intrusive sills and flows of dolerite and by necks of agglomerate, notably near Tideswell, Millersdale and Matlock.

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  • All the mole-rats of the genus Spalax are characterized by the want of distinct necks, small or rudimentary ears and eyes, and short limbs provided with powerful digging claws.

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  • Difficultly volatile liquids may be weighed directly into the boat; volatile liquids are weighed in thin hermetically sealed bulbs, the necks of which are broken just before they are placed in the combustion tube.

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  • The familiar illustration of Lamarck's hypothesis is that of the giraffe, whose long neck might, he suggested, have been acquired by the efforts of a primitively short-necked race of herbivores who stretched their necks to reach the foliage of trees in a land where grass was deficient, the effort producing a distinct elongation in the neck of each generation, which was then transmitted to the next.

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  • The alabastra have short necks, are slightly wider at the base than at the shoulder and have rounded bases.

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  • The Thugs were a well-organized confederacy of professional assassins, who in gangs of whom 10 to 200 travelled in various guises through India, wormed themselves into the confidence of wayfarers of the wealthier class, and, when a favourable opportunity occurred, strangled them by throwing a handkerchief or noose round their necks, and then plundered and buried them.

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  • (See Tylofoda.) In the same sectional group is included the North American family of oreodonts (Oreodontidae), which are much more primitive ruminants, with shorter necks and limbs, the full series of 44 teeth, all in apposition, and the metacarpal and metatarsal bones separate, and the toes generally of more normal type, although sometimes claw-like.

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  • The white frill is said to be the rarest, and birds exhibiting it have white necks even in winter.

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  • But in the derivant valley peneplains developed in the present cycle of denudation, and there are residual summits also; in the Connecticut Valley trap ridges, of which Mt Tom and Mt Holyoke are the best examples; at Mt Holyoke, lava necks; occasionally in the lowlands, ridges of resistant sandstone, like Deerfield Mountain near Northampton; in the Berkshire Valley, summits of resistant schists, like Greylock, the highest summit in the state.

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  • They have heavily fringed necks, tufted tails, long lyrate horns in the bucks (fig.

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  • Volcanic necks may be recognized at Carrick-a-rede, in the intrusive mass of dolerite at Slemish, at Carnmoney near Belfast, and a few other points.

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  • Mt Taylor in western New Mexico is of similar age, but here dissection seems to have advanced farther, probably because of the weaker nature of the underlying rocks, with the result of removing the smaller cones and exposing many lava conduits or pipes in the form of volcanic necks or buttes.

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  • Most silver foxes have dark necks and in some the dark shade runs a quarter, half-way, or three-quarters, or even the whole length of the skin, but it is rather of a brownish hue.

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  • The fur upon the necks usually runs dark, almost black, and in some cases the fur is black halfway down the length of the skin, in rarer cases three-quarters of the length and, in the most exceptional instances, the whole length, and when this is the case they are known as "Natural Black Foxes" and fetch enormous prices.

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  • The necks of vases were the first part finished with rotation, at the middle and close of the prehistoric age.

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  • Large jars of light brown pottery were made for storing liquids and grain, with narrow necks which just admit the hand (P.K.).

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  • The native pottery is of a very fine paste, smooth and thin, but poor in forms. Cylindrical cups, and jars with cylindrical necks and no brim, are typical.

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  • The small necks and trivial handles begin now, and are very common in Ptolemaic times (P.T.

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  • The pole (b y /26s, temo) was probably attached to the middle of the axle, though it appears to spring from the front of the basket; at the end of the pole was the yoke Q'tryov, jugum), which consisted of two small saddles fitting the necks of the horses, and fastened by broad bands round the chest.

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  • ` Hang it lower,' said the king, beckoning his groom with a wave of the finger; ` lower, that they may not have to hurt their necks about it.'

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  • When flying, flamingos present a striking and beautiful sight, with legs and neck stretched out straight, looking like white and rosy or scarlet crosses with black arms. Not less fascinating is a flock of these sociable birds when at rest, standing on one or both legs, with their long necks twisted or coiled upon the body in any conceivable position.

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  • The general name is applied by the natives only to the roughly triangular main trunk of the island, while the larger peninsulas, the landward extremities of which taper to narrow necks of land, are considered to be as distinct from Riigen as the various adjacent smaller islands which are also included for statistical purposes under the name.

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  • In this sect, children are solemnly admitted to full membership at the early age of four, and even two, years of age, when a rosary, or necklace, of 108 beads of basil (tulsi) wood is passed round their necks, and they are taught the use of the octo-syllabic formula Sri-Krishnah saranam mama, " Holy Krishna is my refuge."

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  • As the elements (his deities) entered into combinations, there appeared quaint results - heads without necks, arms without shoulders.

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  • Nine rebel chiefs are led before him, their hands bound behind them, and a rope round their necks; the ninth is Skunka, the chief of the Scythians (Sacae) whom he defeated.

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  • In a basic neck of this period at Inverell, there are eclogite boulders, containing diamonds in situ; and it is doubtless from these basic volcanic necks that the diamonds of the New England tableland have been derived.

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  • The natives are rather low in stature, but plump and well shaped, with short necks, swarthy faces, black eyes and long black hair.

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  • They have heavily fringed necks and tufted tails; the bucks carry long sublyrate and heavily ringed horns, but the does are horn- - - less.

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  • These two ranges are connected by more than half a dozen short transverse spurs or necks, inclosing as many cirques or high cauldron glens.

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  • This thread gives rise to a spiral ciliated band lying in a depression on the body of each spermatozoid; the large spermatozoids eventually escape from the pollen-tube, and are able to perform ciliary movements in the watery liquid which occurs between the thin papery remnant of nucellar tissue and the archegonial necks.

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  • The megaspore is filled with tissue as in typical Gymnosperms, and from some of the superficial cells 3 to 5 archegonia are developed, characterized by long multicellular necks.

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  • There are three breeds of Rumanian oxen, besides the peculiar black buffaloes, with horns lying almost flat along their necks.

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  • They are big, handsome sheep, with finely-arched necks and graceful carriage.

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  • Among the Romans branches of coral were hung around children's necks to preserve them from danger, and the substance had many medicinal virtues attributed to it.

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  • The necks of the latter are short, the central series of cells consisting of ovum, ventral canal cell and one or two canal cells.

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  • The mirrors on the landing reflected ladies in white, pale-blue, and pink dresses, with diamonds and pearls on their bare necks and arms.

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  • Their necks, with their wet, close-clinging manes, looked strangely thin.

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  • The men sat huddled up trying not to stir, so as to warm the water that had trickled to their bodies and not admit the fresh cold water that was leaking in under their seats, their knees, and at the back of their necks.

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  • I often see people who are scared to turn their necks certain directions or assume that rotatory movements are harmful.

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  • They get their name from the thick white ruff or mane around their necks.

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  • Biomechanics At what angle did sauropods hold their necks?

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  • Soon, they all lay dead at her feet, their throats all neatly slit into macabre grins across their necks.

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  • Black hooded smock tops appeared somber when teamed with white polo necks.

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  • You do n't see differences between the thin Tony Adams and the rather stocky Emile Hesky, and the players have no necks.

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  • Not only are they gold, they are also elegantly sculpted into swans ' necks and lions ' heads.

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  • This is also an important feature for younger babies whose necks aren't yet strong enough to sit upright without additional support.

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  • Girls look great in scoop necks or sweetheart cut tops.

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  • Purchasing matching necklaces with the varied colors of jewels will give a look of uniformity and individuality simultaneously, which will look great not only on their necks, but in the photos too.

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  • The two were popular tabloid fodder for antics such as wearing each other's blood in a vial around their necks.

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  • Plush Angel Dogs: Not quite as realistic as the ornaments mentioned above, but still very cute, these six and a half-inch tree ornaments come with iridescent wings and a red bow tie around their necks.

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  • Graceful Greyhounds: Greyhounds, Salukis and some of the other sight hound breeds have slender and delicate necks.

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  • Pug puppies, and Pugs in general, can be a little difficult to shop for when it comes to clothing because of their fairly broad chests and necks.

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  • A wet soil is good in summer, but injurious in winter, and to prevent surface wet from injuring old plants left in the open ground, remove the mould round their necks, filling up with about 6 inches of white sand.

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  • Classical guitars, because they are designed to use nylon strings, don't have truss rods in their necks.

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  • Some models have two necks with as many as fourteen strings and have multiple pedals that can be manipulated by the feet and by both knees to change the pitch of certain strings.

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  • Choose tops that will draw eyes away from your hips and up toward your chest and shoulders, such as those with scoop necks.

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  • Necklines can be found with scooped necks, V-necks or something more conservative.

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  • These sequined tops are completely covered in sequins, with jewel necks and sleeves.

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  • Round necks are generally less flattering.

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  • Those who are overweight are more likely to snore due to the size of their necks.

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  • Decanters with flat bowls and long necks allow the wine to spread out along the surface of the decanter in order to put the largest amount of surface area of the wine possible contact with air.

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  • Madame Alexander Kitten Dolls are embossed with the name "Alexander" and the year on the back of their necks.

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  • Shag styles with lots of layers of jagged hair just barely kissing the edge of the jaw combined with longer hair layers create the illusion of long, lean necks.

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  • Many women have experienced surfacing from the water with their bikini tops up around their necks, desperately trying to get them back where they belong, while strangers, especially teenage boys, point and laugh.

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  • Before this bold fashion step, nothing more than a dainty locket graced the necks of female tennis players.

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  • Halter necks are heavily featured in most of the big swimwear designers' collections for summer, and there's a good choice of halters at Salinas, too, although other styles aren't forgotten.

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  • Adults can tense up, and tighten their necks and shoulders, which need to be loose for successful swimming.

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  • Halter-style tops featuring square necks and V-necks give teenagers a choice in selecting the most flattering fit.

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  • On the contrary, you may be happy to see a wide selection of looks, some with square necks, others with sweetheart necklines, that are available here.

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  • Baby-doll dresses with round necks and fitted waists were seen on women of all ages and sizes.

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  • Opt for tops and blouses with wide necklines like cowl necks, boat necks or scoop necks.

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  • From V-necks to square necks, shoulder ties or ties that slip on, sundresses are a summer staple.

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  • Stylish women changed their silhouettes from the Edwardian frocks which featured high necks, blousy sleeves and loose fits to the slim-fitting "Oriental" style that became all the rage.

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  • It fit in with an almost ethereal idea of beauty, where women had long, elegant necks, hair piled invitingly high on their heads and a faraway, dreamy gaze.

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  • Busty girls may like V-necks, while petite women may prefer boat neck styles or cowl necks.

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  • Neck lines range from turtlenecks to cowl necks, which are great for smaller chests, and scoop necks to V-necks, which flatter larger busts a bit more.

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  • You can find plunging necklines, off the shoulder styles, scoop necks and more.

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  • During the coldest periods of the year, the scarf is the go-to accessory for women who need a little extra layer to keep their necks warm.

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  • You might also choose to search for halters with high necks as opposed to those that dip low in the front, especially since you will be showing a bit of leg.

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  • Additionally, diffuser bottles with wider necks tend to look a bit more attractive if extra reeds are added.

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  • They hold an image of girls at the country club, pearls around their necks and pastel cardigans tied loosely around their shoulders.

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  • Clothing is also offered in "big" sizes, up to 10XL, and you'll find shirts with wider necks and longer sleeve lengths than usual.

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  • These designs can also be seen trailing down the necks and shoulders of the Maori and also adorning their chests.

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  • This pad is constructed so that it tips backwards in a small arc, suitable to the range of motion of most necks.

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  • Office workers don't get much exercise at their desks, and while the field of ergonomics has made great strides over the past couple decades, there are plenty of aching necks and poor postures out there.

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  • For example, people with tight neck muscles often end up using their necks during abdominal exercise.

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  • With several options to choose from, including long-sleeve tops, long-sleeve mock necks, V-neck camisoles and long pants, you can easily build outfits around these comfortable pieces.

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  • Turtlenecks and mock necks: Turtlenecks and mock necks are known for their bust-boosting qualities.

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  • From that simple camisole, the Adea collection has grown to include long sleeve tops, mock necks and a wide range of camisoles and tanks.

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  • Their slogan is "Don't just turn heads, break necks" and in their clothes.. it's so true!

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  • Necks are round, deep, V-neck and square, allowing you to wear an extra layer under any sort of blouse.

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  • Anyone can use posture improvers to help them keep their backs and necks in line.

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  • Tops come in an array of cuts, including V-necks, scoop necks and sleeves of any length.

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  • Many actual Victorian nightgowns also sported high necks, which were not only less romantic but uncomfortable as well.

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  • Napster legal music downloads are a popular way for people to get their favorite songs online without worrying about the Recording Industry Association of America breathing down their necks, but it hasn't always been that way.

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  • They also try meditation at a Thai Buddhist monastery and meet the so-called "ring neck women" who elongate their necks by wearing stacks of ringed necklaces.

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  • Although they acknowledge a certain "car crash" effect similar to the idea of drivers craning their necks to see a bad accident, they point towards human compassion as the driving force.

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  • There's a bill that angles down from the back of the helmet to keep the water off of the firefighter's necks.

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