Palms sentence example

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  • Claudette turned her palms to the air.
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  • She lifted her palms in resignation.
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  • Her palms were sweating at the memories the beach house held.
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  • Katie shrugged and turned her palms up in resignation.
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  • She turned her palms up.
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  • She wiped sweaty palms on her jeans and swallowed a lump in her throat.
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  • Carmen lifted her palms again.
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  • Her palms were sweaty, her nerves fried.
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  • By the time they got to her car, her palms were sweating.
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  • His fingers were long and slim, his palms round.
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  • Her palms were sweaty at the thought of seeing Darkyn's daughter, but she wasn't certain why.
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  • His hands were large, his palms flat.
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  • Jackson shrugged and turned his palms up.
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  • Alex lifted his brows and turned his palms up to the ceiling in defeat.
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  • Lana glanced at her own palms, which were soft and slender.
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  • When his fingers laced through hers and his palms pressed her hands against the wall next to her face, his kisses became ardent.
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  • She threw her palms and rolled her eyes.
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  • Her heart quickened again, and her palms grew sweaty from what she knew was fear.
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  • She wiped sweaty palms on the men's breeches she wore.
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  • She sighed and lifted her palms in surrender.
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  • When Carmen glanced at Felipa, she rolled her eyes and turned her palms up in submission.
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  • He shrugged and turned his palms up.
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  • The remains of palms (Sabctl and Nipa) as well as of other large-leaved Monocotyledons are preserved.
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  • She stared at Darcie, clenching her hands so tight that her fingernails bit into her palms.
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  • Once Dean was standing at the podium and he'd controlled the shake in his knees and hidden the sweat on his palms, he felt he didn't do badly.
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  • She didn't move away or object when he allowed his palms to skim her curves, tracing down her sides to her hips then around to her tight bottom.
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  • She pulled up a chair and sat beside him, resting chin in palms.
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  • Her hand dropped to her side, fingernails digging into the meat of her palms.
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  • Her heart thudded, her palms damp.
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  • Jenn rubbed her eyes with the heels of her palms.
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  • She pressed the meat of her palms to her eyes and willed herself not to cry.
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  • They trembled in his large palms.
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  • He pushed up her t-shirt, his warm palms branding her hips and stomach.
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  • Farther to the south is the large Jardin d'Essai, containing five avenues of palms, planes, bamboos and magnolias.
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  • The vegetation is almost tropically luxuriant - palms, wild pineapples, and ferns growing profusely, and the valleys being filled with wild beans and patches of taro.
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  • Maceio is attractively situated in the midst of large plantations of coco-nut and dende palms, though the broad sandy beach in front and the open sun-burned plain behind give a barren character to its surroundings.
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  • There are considerable forests of oil palms, rubber trees and vines, and timber and dyewood trees.
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  • The great peculiarity of Andaman flora is that, with the exception of the Cocos islands, no cocoanut palms are found in the archipelago.
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  • In the roots of some palms and orchids a polystelic structure obtains.
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  • They point to cooler conditions in the northern hemisphere: palms and tropical types diminish; deciduous trees increase.
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  • Thus in the Mediterranean region the large groups of palms, figs, myrtles and laurels are each only represented by single surviving species.
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  • Trachycar pus and Rhapis are characteristic palms, and Cycadeae are represented by Cycas.
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  • Amongst palms the Corypheae are represented by Sabal and Thrinax, and there is a solitary Za,nza amongst Cycads.
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  • Amongst palms Washinglonia, Brahea and Erythea (all Corypheac) replace the eastern genera.
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  • Palms an strikingly deficient: there are only three out of 79 genera of Areceae and the Corypheae are entirely ahsent.
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  • An Indian element derived from the northeast is most marked on the eastern side: the Himalayan Gloriosa will suffice as an example, and of more tropical types Phoenix and Calamus amongst palms.
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  • Amongst palms Areceae and Calameae are preponderant.
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  • The Amazon basin is the richest area in the world in palms, of which the Cocoineae are confined to South America, except the coco-nut, which has perhaps spread thence into Polynesia and eastward.
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  • South Africa has only two palms (Phoenix and Hyphaene).
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  • Palms are poorly represented in the sub-region and are of an Indo-Malayan type.
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  • Palms as usual are few and not nearly related.
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  • The country is divided into three parts, of very different character and climate: the coast is sandy and very hot, without much vegetation except date palms; it has no good harbours, and the climate is very unwholesome; the population is scanty.
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  • Indigenous palms grow in the valleys of the Sierra Jose Ignacio, also to some extent in the departments of Minas, Maldonado and Paysandu.
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  • The most striking trees in the forest region are, in the basin of the Cavalla, the giant Funtumia elastica, which grows to an altitude of 200 ft.; various kinds of Parinarium, Oldfieldia and Khaya; the bombax or cotton tree, giant dracaenas, many kinds of fig; Borassus palms, oil palms, the climbing Calamus palms, and on the coast the coconut.
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  • Bamboos and palms, with Pandanus and Dracaena, are also abundant.
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  • The arboreous forms which least require the humid and equable heat of the more truly tropical and equatorial climates, and are best able to resist the high temperatures and excessive drought of the northern Indian hot months from April to June, are certain Leguminosae, Bauhinia, Acacia, Butea and Dalbergia, Bombax, Shorea, Nauclea, Lagerstroemia, and Bignonia, a few bamboos and palms, with others which extend far beyond the tropic, and give a tropical aspect to the forest to the extreme northern border of the Indian plain.
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  • The higher mountains rise abruptly from the plains; on their slopes, clothed below almost exclusively with the more tropical forms, a vegetation of a warm temperate character, chiefly evergreen, soon begins to prevail, comprising Magnoliaceae, Ternstroemiaceae, subtropical Rosaceae, rhododendron, oak, Ilex, Symplocos, Lauraceae, Pinus longifolia, with mountain forms of truly tropical orders, palms, Pandanus, Musa, Vitis, Vernonia, and many others.
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  • Plantains, tree-ferns, bamboos, several Calami, and other palms, and Pandanus, are abundant at the lower levels.
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  • The more common palms are Cocos, Phoenix and Borassus, supplying cocoa-nut and toddy.
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  • The more common plants in the most characteristic part of this region in southern Arabia are Capparidaceae, Euphorbiaceae, and a few Leguminosae, a Reseda and Dipterygium; palms, Polygonaceae, ferns, and other cryptogams, are rare.
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  • Schultens (Vita Sal., Index geogr.) cites Tatmur as a variant of the Arabic name; this might mean " abounding in palms " (from the root tamar); otherwise Tadmor may have been originally an Assyrian name.
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  • They will hold their arms over their heads until the muscles atrophy, will keep their fists clenched till the nails grow through the palms, will lie on beds of nails, cut and stab themselves, drag, week after week, enormous chains loaded with masses of iron, or hang themselves before a fire near enough to scorch.
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  • An ascent made by Dr Honda of the imperial university of Japan showed that, up to a height of 6000 ft., the mountain is clothed with primeval forests of palms, banyans, cork trees, camphor trees, tree ferns, interlacing creepers and dense thickets of rattan or stretches of grass higher than a man's stature.
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  • The vegetation of the island is characterized by tropical luxuriance, - the moutainous regions being clad with dense forest, in which various species of palms, the camphor-tree (Laurus Camplaora), and the aloe are conspicuous.
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  • There are several species of palms, flowering trees, trees with beautifully coloured foliage, tree ferns, resinous trees and trees bearing tropical fruits.
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  • The walls are in many places coated with stucco adorned with frescoes, including palms, doves, labara and other Christian symbols.
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  • Others (in addition to some already mentioned) are medicinal; as the palms, calabash, manchineel, pepper, fustic and a long list of cathartics, caustics, emetics, astringents, febrifuges, vermifuges, diuretics and tonics.
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  • For building and miscellaneous purposes, in addition to the rare woods above named, there are cedars (used in great quantities for cigar boxes); the pine, found only in the W., where it gives its name to the Isle of Pines and the province of Pinar del Rio; various palms; oaks of varying hardness and colour, &c. The number of alimentary plants is extremely great.
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  • The second group represents, first, the birth of Mithras; then the god nude, cutting fruit and leaves from a fig-tree in which is the bust of a deity, and before which one of the winds is blowing upon Mithras; the god discharging an arrow against a rock from which springs a fountain whose water a figure is kneeling to receive in his palms; the bull in a small boat, near which again occurs the figure of the animal under a roof about to be set on fire by two figures; the bull in flight, with Mithras in pursuit; Mithras bearing the bull on his shoulders; Helios kneeling before Mithras; Helios and Mithras clasping hands over an altar; Mithras with drawn bow on a running horse; Mithras and Helios banqueting; Mithras and Helios mounting the chariot of the latter and rising in full course over the ocean.
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  • In the northern temperate zone we find forests of a single species, others of three or four species; in this great tropical forest the habit of growth is solitary and an acre of ground will contain hundreds of species - palms, myrtles, acacias, mimosas, cecropias, euphorbias, malvaceas, laurels, cedrellas, bignonias, bombaceas, apocyneas, malpigias, lecythises, swartzias, &c. The vegetation of the lower river-margins, which are periodically flooded, differs in some particulars from that of the higher ground, and the same variation is to be found between the forests of the upper and lower Amazon, and between the Amazon and its principal tributaries.
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  • Many species of indigenous palms abound, and in places the forests are indescribably luxuriant.
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  • The Paraguay basin is covered with extensive marshy tracts and open woodlands, the palms being the conspicuous feature.
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  • Among the palms there are several of great economic value, not only as food producers but also for various domestic uses.
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  • The fibre of the piassava (Leopoldinia piassava, or Attalea funifera) is widely used for cordage, brushes and brooms. There are many other palms whose fruit, fibre and wood enter largely into the domestic economy of the natives, but the list given shows how important a service these trees rendered to the aboriginal inhabitants of tropical America, and likewise how useful they still are to the people of tropical Brazil.
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  • Joao Barbosa Rodrigues has done some good work in botany, especially in the study of the palms of the Amazon, and Joao Baptista de Lacerda has made important biological investigations at the national museum of Rio de Janeiro.
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  • That of Rio de Janeiro is widely celebrated for its avenues of royal palms, but it has also rendered an important service to the country in the dissemination of exotic plants.
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  • Of palms there are two varieties, the ilala (Hyphaene crinita), found only by the sea shore and a mile or two inland, and the isundu (Phoenix reclinata), more widespread and found at heights up to 2000 ft.
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  • The buildings include the residence of the administrator, barracks, a government school for natives, a mosque and Hindu temple, and the establishment of the Mission du Sacre Caur, which possesses a large plantation of coco-nut palms. Bagamoyo is in telegraphic communication with Zanzibar and with the other coast towns of German East Africa, and has regular steamship communication with Zanzibar.
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  • Xc-reev, tunica), like its Greek counterpart, was apparently of two kinds, for, although essentially a simple and probably sleeveless garment, there was a special variety worn by royal maidens and men of distinction, explicitly described as a tunic of palms or soles (passim), that is, one presumably reaching to the hands and feet (Gen.
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  • Palms grow everywhere; among them the coco-nut palm (Cocos nucifera) is the most prominent.
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  • One of the most remarkable palms of the Orinoco region is the " moriche " (Mauritia flexuosa).
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  • There are also many fruits found growing wild, like those of the cactus and various palms, and these are largely consumed.
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  • They contain stunted timber trees, palms, mangroves and other tropical and sub-tropical plants and have an almost impenetrable undergrowth.
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  • Some of the water is sprinkled on him five times, and he drinks of it five times from the palms of his hands; he then pronounces the Sikh watchword given above and promises adherence to the new obligations he has contracted.
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  • That which comes into the European market as jaggery or khaur is obtained from the sap of several palms, the wild date (Phoenix sylvestris), the palmyra (Borassus flabellifer), the coco-nut (Cocos nucifera), the gomuti (Arenga saccharifera) and others.
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  • It has fine gardens, and its flowers and palms are especially famous: the former are largely exported, while the latter serve for the supply of palm branches for St Peter's at Rome and other churches on Palm Sunday.
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  • It occupies the site of the Tacape of the Romans and consists of an open port and European quarter and several small Arab towns built in an oasis of date palms. This oasis is copiously watered by a stream called the Wad Gabes.
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  • The fame of this Belad-el-Jerid, or "Country of the Date Palms," was so exaggerated during the r 7th and 18th centuries that the European geographers extended the designation from this small area in the south of Tunisia to cover much of inner Africa.
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  • A great mass of pale-green foliage is usually composed of the algarrobo trees, while the course of the river is marked by lines or groups of palms, by fine old willows (Salix humboldtiana), fruit-gardens, and fields of cotton, Indian corn, sugar-cane and alfalfa (lucerne).
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  • With the cinchona trees grow many kinds of melastomaceae, especially the Lasiandra, with masses of purple flowers, tree-ferns and palms. In the warm valleys there are large plantations of coca (Erythroxylon Coca), the annual produce of which is stated at 15,000,000 lb.
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  • In the vast untrodden forests farther east there are timber trees of many kinds, incense trees, a great wealth of rubber trees of the Hevea genus, numerous varieties of beautiful palms, sarsaparilla, vanilla, ipecacuanha and copaiba.
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  • The former is remarkable for the collection of palms purchased in 1868 from the deposed duke Adolph of Nassau.
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  • Its houses are generally built of wood, with high roofs and wide verandahs shaded by cocoanut or cabbage palms. The principal buildings are the court house, in the centre of the town, government house, at the southern end, Fort George, towards the north, the British bank of Honduras, the hospital, the Roman Catholic convent, and the Wesleyan church, which is the largest and handsomest of all.
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  • The island is low and fertile, and extensively planted with coco-nut palms. It is continued southwards by an extensive reef, on which stands the chief village, Chobe, the residence of a few Arabs and Ban y an traders.
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  • In the low and sub-mountainous lands the flora is a mixture of Malayan, Australian and Polynesian forms. There are, according to Muller, twice as many palms known from New Guinea as from Australia.
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  • The alpine flora, beginning at 6000 ft., is specially characterized by its rhododendrons, pines (Araucaria and Libocedrus), and palms, by numerous superb species of Agapetes (Ericaceae), and on the summits by an extraordinary association of species characteristically European (Rubus, Ranunculus, Leontodon, Aspidium), Himalayan, New Zealandian (Veronica), Antarctic and South American (Drymus, Libocedrus).
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  • Copra is naturally largely prepared, as coco-nut palms are very numerous, and are extensively planted every year.
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  • The soil is very fertile, and there are forests of palms and bamboos.
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  • The early colonists found quite half the surface of the archipelago covered with dense, evergreen forest, a luxuriant growth of pines and beeches, tangled and intertwined with palms, ferns of all sizes, wild vines and other parasites, and a rank, bushy, mossed undergrowth.
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  • He was a Prince of Mecca, a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, the holder of the Croix de Guerre (with palms), the Italian silver medal arid various British war medals.
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  • The coast region is characterized by mangroves, Pandanus, rattans, and similar palms with long flexible stems, and the middle region by the great rice-fields, the coco-nut and areca palms, and the usual tropical plants of culture.
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  • Among the chief productions of the plains are rice (the staple export of the country); pepper (chiefly from Chantabun); sirih, sago, sugar-cane, coco-nut and betel, Palmyra or sugar and attap palms; many forms of banana and other fruit, such as durian, orange-pommelo, guava, bread-fruit, mango, jack fruit, pine-apple, custard-apple and mangosteen.
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  • It is flat and well wooded with date palms and olive trees.
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  • His sarcophagus, curiously sculptured with palms, fishes, &c., is preserved.
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  • The most remarkable military events of this period were (1) the siege and destruction of the oasis of Zaatcha, where the inhabitants, displeased by an alteration in the tax on palms, rose at the voice of a fanatic named Bu-Zian; (2) the ineffectual campaign of Marshal Saint Arnaud in Little Kabylia, where the tribes rose at the instigation of Bu-Magla (" the mule man ") in 1851.
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  • Divided decimally in 100ths; but usually marked in Egypt into 7 palms of 28 digits, approximately; a mere juxtaposition.
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  • On the Egyptian cubits a small cubit is marked as about 17 in., which may well be this unit, as (5/6)ths of 20.6 is 17.2; and, as these marks are placed before the 23rd digit or 17.0, they cannot refer to 6 palms, or 17.7, which is the 24th digit, though they are usually attributed to that (33).
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  • The Gemara names 3 Jewish cubits (2) of 5, 6 and 7 palms; and, as Oppert (24) shows that 25.2 was reckoned 7 palms, 21.6 being 5 palms, we may reasonably apply this scale to the Gemara list, and read it as 18, 21.6 and 25.2 in.
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  • It has been discovered that at the beginning of the Eocene the lake of Rilly occupied a vast area east of the present site of Paris; a water-course fell there in cascades, and Munier-Chalinas has reconstructed all the details of that singular locality; plants which loved moist places, such as Marchantia, Asplenium, the covered banks overshadowed by lindens, laurels, magnolias and palms; there also were found the vine and the ivy; mosses (Fontinalis) and Chara sheltered the crayfish (Astacus); insects and even flowers have left their delicate impressions in the travertine which formed the borders of this lake.
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  • These widely divergent conditions give to Mexico a flora that includes the genera and species characteristic of nearly all the zones of plant life on the western continents - the tropical jungle of the humid coastal plains with its rare cabinet-woods, dye-woods, lianas and palms; the semi-tropical and temperate mountain slopes where oak forests are to be found and wheat supplants cotton and sugar-cane; and above these the region of pine forests and pasture lands.
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  • Palms are common, the chestnut abounds in many places, the cacti are almost as numerous as on the open plateau.
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  • In the Cathedral Square (Plaza de Armas), embracing two citysquares, and shaded - like all the plazas of the island - with laurels and royal palms, are a statue of Isabel the Catholic, and two marble lions given by Queen Isabel II.; elsewhere there are statues of General Clouet and Marshal Serrano, once captaingeneral.
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  • All the islands possess a very fertile soil; there are forests of coco-nut palms, and among the products are rice, maize, sweetpotatoes, yams, coffee, cotton, vanilla and various tropical fruits, the papaw tree being abundant.
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  • The public parks and gardens are numerous and include the Botanical Garden with its famous avenue of royal palms (Oreodoxa regia); the Passeio Publico (dating from 1783), a small garden on the water-front facing the harbour entrance; the Jardim d'Acclamacao, forming part of the Praca da Republica (once known as the Campo de Sant' Anna) with its artistic walks and masses of shrubbery; the Praca Tiradentes (the old Largo do Rocio, afterwards rechristened Praca da Constituicao) with its magnificent equestrian statue of Dom Pedro I.
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  • The ashes, obtained by burning the palms or their substitutes used in the ceremonial of the previous Palm Sunday, are placed in a vessel on the altar before High Mass.
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  • Palms, mangos and other trees grow luxuriantly in the gardens and open spaces, and give the town a picturesque setting.
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  • The following is a select list of genera of miscellaneous decorative plants (orchids, palms and ferns excluded; climbers are denoted by *; bulbous and tuberous plants by f) Stove Plants.
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  • At one time it was thought the plants themselves were better for being associated with such objects as ferns and palms, but they are best grown by themselves.
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  • The following is a select list of genera in cultivation: - Acineta Ada Aerides Angraecum Anguloa Anoectochilus Ansellia Arachnanthe Arpophyllum Barkeria Batemannia Bifrenaria Brassavola Brassia Brasso-Cattleya* Broughtonia Bulbophyllum Burlingtonia Calanthe Catasetum Cattleya Chysis Cirrhopetalum Cochlioda Coelia Coelogyne Comparettia Cycnoches Pachystoma Zygopetalum Palms. - These form charming table and drawing-room plants when quite young.
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  • It should be well shaded, and fine specimens of fancy caladiums, dracaenas, coleus, crotons, palms, ferns and such plants as are grown for the beauty of their foliage, will make a very attractive show.
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  • The principal cultivated plants, apart from sugar-cane and coffee, are rice (in great variety of kinds), the coco-nut palm, the areng palm, the areca and the sago palms, maize, yams, and sweet potatoes; and among the fruit trees are the Indian tamarind, pomegranate, guava, papaw, orange and lemon.
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  • In the northeastern districts the primeval forest gives place to park-like country, consisting of plains covered with high coarse grass, and dotted with occasional baobabs, as well as with wild plum, shea-butter, dwarf date, fan palms, and other small trees.
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  • The ceremonies on Palm Sunday as celebrated now in the Roman Catholic Church are divided in three distinct parts: (r) The solemn blessing of the palms, (2) the procession, (3) the mass.
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  • After this the priest blesses the palms in a series of prayers, that those who receive them "may be protected in soul and body," and that "into whatever place they may be brought the inhabitants of that place may obtain Thy benediction: and all adversity being removed, &c."
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  • The priest then sprinkles the palms thrice with holy water, saying the prayer Aspergesme, &c., and also incenses them thrice.
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  • The principal of the clergy present then approaches and gives a palm to the celebrant, who then, in his turn, distributes the branches, first to the principal of the clergy, then to the deacon and subdeacon, and to the other clergy in order of rank, and lastly to the laity, all of whom receive the palms kneeling, and kiss the palm and the hand of the celebrant.
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  • There is no longer a procession; but the palms (in Russia willow twigs) are blessed, and are held by the worshippers during the service.
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  • The earliest extant account of a liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday is that given in the Peregrinatio Silviae (Eleutheriae),' which dates from the 4th century and contains a detailed account of the Holy Week ceremonies at Jerusalem by a Spanish lady of rank The actual festival began at one o'clock with a service in the church on the Mount of Olives; at three o'clock clergy and people went in procession, singing hymns, to the scene of the Ascension; two hours of prayer, singing and reading of appropriate Scriptures followed, until, at five o'clock the reading of the passage from the Gospel telling how "the children with olive branches and palms go to meet the Lord, and cry: ` Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord '" gave the signal for the crowd to break up, and, carrying branches of olive and palm, to conduct the bishop, in eo typo quo tune Dominus deductus est, 2 with cries of "Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord!"
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  • The earliest record in the West of the blessing of the palms and the subsequent procession is the liber ordinum of the West Gothic Church (published by Fhrotin, Paris, 1904, pp. 178 sqq.), which dates from the 6th century; this shows plainly that the ceremonial of the procession had been borrowed from Jerusalem.
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  • The origin of the ceremony of blessing the palms is more obscure.
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  • The blessing of the palms and the procession were, however, abolished at the Reformation, and the name "Palm Sunday," though it survives in popular usage, is not mentioned in the Book of Common Prayer.
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  • The modern revival, in certain churches of an "advanced" type, of the ceremonies of blessing the palms and carrying them in procession has no official warrant, and is therefore without any significance as illustrating the authoritative point of view of the Church of England.
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  • This was prescribed by the Church order (Kirchenordnung) of 1540, but without the ceremony of blessing the palms; it was abolished by the revised Church order of 1572.
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  • In some palms it is 15 or 20 ft.
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  • A few scattered palms dot the western shores, and a palm grove is to be found near Kefr Harib on the south-east.
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  • Other trees, found chiefly on the plateaus, are the baobab, the shea-butter tree, the locust tree, gambier, palms, including the date and dum palm (Hyphaene), the tamarind, and, in the arid regions, the acacia and mimosa.
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  • The leaves of the henna plant are used to impart a bright red color to the palms of the hands, the soles of the feet, and the nails of both hands and feet, of women and children, the hair of old ladies and the tails of horses.
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  • The seven series of Monocotyledons represent a sequence beginning with the most complicated epigynous orders, such as Orchideae and Scitamineae, and passing through the petaloid hypogynous orders (series Coronarieae) of which Liliaceae is the representative to Juncaceae and the palms (series Calycinae) where the perianth Ioses its petaloid character and thence to the Aroids, screw-pines and albuminous Dicotyledons the cotyledons act as the absorbents of the reserve-food of the seed and are commonly brought above ground (epigeal), either withdrawn from the seed-coat or carrying it upon them, and then they serve as the first green organs of the plant.
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  • Besides rubber, the forests produce a great variety of cabinet and construction woods, ivory-nuts (from the " tagua " palm, Phytelephas macrocarpa), " toquilla " fibre (Carludovica palmata) for the manufacture of so-called Panama hats, cabbage palms, several species of cinchona, vanilla and dyewoods.
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  • Hats and hammocks are made from the fibres of the mocora and toquilla palms, and sandals from the fibre of the Agave americana.
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  • Canaria was said to abound in palms and pine trees.
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  • About 150o acres are under rice cultivation, and there are scattered patches of coco-nut and sago palms and a few vegetable gardens, the latter owned for the most part by Chinese.
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  • Citrons and oranges flourish, as do melons and palms: the latter do not fruit abundantly, but this is less the fault of climate than of carelessness in fertilization.
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  • Other fruit trees are abundant, though less so than those we have men - tioned: such are pomegranates, pears, almonds, peaches, and, in the warmer part of the country, palms. Apples are few and poor in quality.
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  • The oasis contains many groves of date palms, there being over 60,000 adult trees in 1907.
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  • In 1907 a hurricane destroyed the greater part of the laurels of the Prado and the royal palms of the Parque de Colon.
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  • A dense grove of date palms surrounds the village.
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  • Palms also in both countries are scanty, the most notable in southern India being the wild date (Phoenix sylvestris); Borassus and the coco-nut are cultivated.
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  • Besides betel-nut (Areca Catechu), the palms of India include the coco-nut (Cocos nucifera), the bastard date (Phoenix sylvestris), the palmyra (Borassus flabellifer), and the true date (Phoenix dactylifera).
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  • Mahommedan women pencil the eyes with kohl or surma, use missi for the teeth and colour the palms and nails of the hand with henna.
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  • The eastern edge of the basin is formed by a ridge of gypsum and on its margin grow palms. In parts the salt lies thick on the plain, which then has the appearance of a lake frozen over.
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  • In the lowlands and on the lower mountain slopes the forests are composed chiefly of broad-leaved trees, common among which are the bamboo, the coco and other palms, and the banyan tree; but on the higher mountain slopes pines are most abundant.
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  • Palm-trees are abundant in great variety, including the nipah, which is much used for thatching, the cabbage, fan, sugar, coco and sago palms. The last two furnish large supplies of food to the natives, some copra is exported, and sago factories, mostly in the hands of Chinese, prepare sago for the Dutch and British markets.
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  • The city, laid out on a plan drawn up by Lord Kitchener in 1898, has a picturesque aspect with its numerous handsome stone and brick buildings surrounded by gardens and its groves of palms and other trees.
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  • The long dry season of this region makes irrigation necessary, and vegetation has something of a subtropical appearance, palms growing naturally as far south as 37°.
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  • The palms, though never planted, are in practically unlimited numbers.
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  • In the tropical zone large figs abound, Terminalia, Shorea (sal), laurels, many Leguminosae, Bombax, Artocarpus, bamboos and several palms, among which species of Calamus are remarkable, climbing over the largest trees; and this is the western limit of Cycas and Myristica (nutmeg).
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  • In the neighbourhood are extensive groves of date palms, and there is an ample supply of good water.
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  • There are many coco-nut palms, bread-fruit trees (Artocarpus incisa), various kinds of bananas, yams and taro, and pandanus, of which the natives eat the seeds.
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  • There are also timber trees such as mahogany, ebony, teak, lignum vitae, African cedars and planes, while oil, borassus and bamboo palms are abundant.
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  • Rice, pepper, gambier, coffee and palms are cultivated, and fishing and the collection of forest produce are further industries, but none of these is of importance.
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  • The two modes of progression overlap in human life, but the child's tendency when learning is to rest on the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands, unlike the apes, which support themselves on the sides of the feet and the bent knuckles of the hands.
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  • Some Commelinaceae and Marantaceae approach grasses in foliage; the leaves of Allium, &c., possess a ligule; the habit of some palms reminds one of the bamboos; and Juncaceae and a few Liliaceae possess an inconspicuous scarious perianth.
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  • The sky appears as a shining lake; mountains or palms may be similarly reflected, but it is to be noted that the images are inverted (see fig.).
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  • The villages, which are always walled round by groves of bamboos and betel-nut palms, have often a very striking appearance; and Backergunje has many beauties of detail which strike a traveller in passing through the country.
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  • The forests of the granitic land, of which typical patches remain, had the characteristics of a tropical moist region, palms, shrubs, climbing and tree ferns growing luxuriantly, the trees on the mountain sides, such as the Pandanus sechellarum sending down roots over the rocks and boulders from 70 to 100 ft.
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  • These plains include the extensive llanos of the Orinoco tributaries where coarse, hardy grasses and occasional clumps of palms are almost the only vegetation to be seen.
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  • It is one of the most fruitful of palms, its clusters weighing from 120 to 200 lb each.
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  • The forests are never made up wholly of palms, but are composed of trees of widely different characters, including many common to the Amazon region, together with others found in Central American forests, such as mahogany and "vera" or lignum vitae (Zygophyllum arboreum).
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  • The jungle tribes collect gum from several varieties of trees, and in Sind the Forest Department derives a small revenue from lac. The palms of the presidency consist of cocoa-nut, date, palmyra and areca catechu.
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  • The climate is healthy; oranges, olives and even palms grow freely.
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  • Along the shore extends the Paseo de los Martires, a double avenue of palms; behind this, the white flat-roofed houses rise in the form of a crescent towards the low hills which surround the city, and terminate, on the right, in a bare rock, 400 ft.
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  • There are valuable vegetable dye-stuffs, medicinal plants (especially sarsaparilla, copaiba and ipecacuanha), cabinet and building timber (mahogany, &c.), india-rubber, tropical fruits (especially bananas), and various palms; fish are economically important - the name Panama is said to have meant in an Indian dialect " rich in fish " - and on the Pacific coast, oysters and pearl " oysters " (Meleagrina californica) - the headquarters of the pearl fishery is the city of San Miguel on the largest of the Pearl Islands, and Coiba Island.
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  • A dense vegetation of iron-wood (Cordia) and other trees and shrubs, together with a forest of coco-nut palms, covers its surface.
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  • Of the palms the cocoanut is by far the most important.
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  • It has about 9000 inhabitants and contains about 200,000 date palms. From Tuggurt a road 75 m.
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  • In the eastern forests palms, bamboos, lianas and tree-ferns, as well as species of Dracaena, are found.
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  • The dense forests of West Africa contain, in addition to a great variety of dicotyledonous trees, two palms, the Elaeis guincensis (oil-palm) and Raphia vinifera (bamboo-palm), not found, generally speaking, in the savanna regions.
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  • Wilfred the Hairy the Comes Vellosus, so called because his countship was poor and covered with scrub wood, and not because the palms of his hands were covered with hair as the legend has itbecame the founder of the counts of Barcelona.
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  • They are picturesque, with thick groves of date palms at intervals, and are filled with crops and orchards.
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  • The climate is very warm, lemon and orange trees, magnolias and palms growing in the open air; but it is at the same time extremely wet and changeable.
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  • The palms of the Nicobars are, however, exceedingly graceful.
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  • When the spadix is compound or branching, as in palms, there are smaller spathes, surrounding separate parts of the inflorescence.
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  • Among the few Monocotyledons are leaves and fruits of palms, and traces of grasses and sedges.
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  • Other deposits of this age in France have furnished plants of a more varied aspect, including myrtles, araucarias, a bamboo and several fanleaved palms. Saporta points out the presence in these Paleocene deposits of certain types common, on the one hand, to the American Tertiary strata between the Missouri and the Rocky Mountains, and on the other, to the Tertiary flora of Greenland.
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  • Callitris (2 species), Sequoia, Athrotaxis (?) Ginkgo, Podocarpus, Pinus; and several genera of palms, of which the tropical Nipa is the most abundant and most characteristic, among the others being fan-palms of the genera Sabal and Chamaerops.
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  • Other beds yield principally palms, willows, laurels, Eucalyptus or Ferns; but there are no Cycads.
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  • Among the characteristics of this Miocene flora are the large number of families represented, the marked increase in the deciduous-leaved plants, the gradual decrease in the number of palms and of tropical plants, and the replacement of these latter by Mediterranean or North American forms. According to Heer, the tropical forms in the Swiss Miocene agree rather with Asiatic types, while the subtropical and temperate plants are allied to forms now living in the temperate zone in North America.
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  • Palms, referred to i i species, are found, though they seem to have decreased in abundance; of them 7 are fan-palms, the others including Phoenicites - a form allied to the date - and a trailing palm, Calamopsis, allied to the canes and rattans.
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  • The vegetable products comprise bananas, bread-fruit, yams, plantains, wild cotton, bamboos, sugar-cane, coco-nut and dwarf palms, and several kinds of timber trees.
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  • The palm, Arenga saccharifera, furnishes gemuti fibres for ropes; its juice is manufactured into sugar and a beverage called sagueir; and intoxicating drinks are prepared from several other palms.
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  • Lacing his fingers through hers, his palms touched hers – so warm and exciting.
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  • They shared a respect for the high-country conditions, prudent advice at any time, but even more appropriate on these winding roads, unprotected by guardrails, and bordered by sheer drop-offs that caused sweaty palms and racing heartbeats for many a first time driver.
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  • Shaking his head, Rhyn realized how sweaty his palms were as he stood before the door leading to the zoo.  Sasha's mages had sat in the antechamber, repairing any damage the inmates did to their cells or preparing some magical torture that Sasha wanted.
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  • She balanced the broom handle in clammy palms and slowly advanced up the steps.
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  • With all the grace of a stone Buddha, he palms and launches the ball into the meringue at water's edge.
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  • To the south, Logan Botanic Garden is an important attraction, and features a collection of plants including cabbage palms and tree ferns.
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  • Patches of tall cactus, thorn scrub, and thatch palms are typical of this habitat.
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  • Exotic and jungle plants including cannas, gingers, bananas, tree ferns, palms, bamboos and aroids.
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  • Time to get crafty to create some tropical palms for the play project.
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  • The glasshouses contain collections of palms, rare cycads, tropical ferns, cacti and alpines.
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  • Located on the 55th floor of the Palms Hotel the only way to reach this bar is via express elevator.
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  • One of the hardiest feather palms to try in sheltered gardens is Butia capitata, to my mind even more exotic looking than Trachycarpus.
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  • It is a world of lush palms and trickling fountains.
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  • White sand beaches fringed with palms house 14 spacious beach bungalows.
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  • Basic price from £ 569 All inclusive holidays to goa All inclusive goa holiday deals at the Whispering Palms Hotel in Candolim.
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  • But then, his selection had more to do with his appreciation of greased palms than of greased palms than of greased locomotive axles.
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  • Or perhaps you're riding horseback through sparkling surf, with the palms swaying in the balmy breeze.
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  • Dr. Rubinstein takes the viewer through a range of coin sleights from basic palms to fairly intricate changes.
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  • The existence of forest islands offering healthy populations of these palms are the single most important ecological requirement for the Blue-throated macaw.
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  • Can pick up if our guests at the palms said joel newton.
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  • Caressed by sea breezes, it offers post card views of sandy white beaches fringed with swaying palms.
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  • But then, his selection had more to do with his appreciation of greased palms than of greased locomotive axles.
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  • I look out through the coconut palms, beyond the rocks to the horizon.
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  • By the time of the above memories, the BH Concert Hall was the regular venue, suitably decorated with potted palms!
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  • In reality there are no truly hardy palms, particularly when they are small.
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  • A swimming pool is situated in the lush garden filled with sweet-scented orange and lemon trees and shady palms.
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  • There'll be palms, sweet oranges and pomegranates emerging from ferns, with a delicate perfume of jasmine and wax flowers.
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  • The large extended poolside is surrounded by lush tropical landscaping with palms and expansive lawns leading down to Bass Lake and orange groves nearby.
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  • Beaches of soft white sand fringed by palms lead to the Indian Ocean.
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  • This consists largely of fairly open areas with stands of gingerbread plum and other small trees, acacia scrub and some Rhun palms.
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  • A meandering stream feeds 3 large lakes and the course is planted with mature palms and attractive cactus and sub tropical gardens.
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  • An Indian element derived from the northeast is most marked on the eastern side: the Himalayan Gloriosa will suffice as an example, and of more tropical types Phoenix and Calamus amongst palms. The forest flora of Madagascar, though including an endemic family Chlaenaceae, is essentially tropical African and the upland flora south temperate.
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  • At such settlements the river is lined with gardens and plantations of palms. The greater part of the region, however, even along the river shores, is inhabited only by roaming Bedouin or halfsavage Madan Arabs (see Irak).
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  • Towering eucalyptus, graceful pepper trees, tropic palms, rubber trees, giant bananas, yuccas and a wonderful growth of roses, heliotrope, calla lilies in hedges, orange trees, jasmine, giant geraniums and other flowers beautify the city throughout the year.
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  • Vegetation is luxuriant; magnificent forests clothe the mountains, and sandalwood, ebony and lignum vitae, besides a variety of palms, are found in them.
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  • The worshipper, having first circumambulated the shrine as often as he pleases, keeping it at his right-hand side, steps up to the threshold of the sanctum, and presents his offering of flowers or fruit, which the officiating priest receives; he then prostrates himself, or merely lifts his hands - joined so as to leave a hollow space between the palms - to his forehead, muttering a short prayer, and takes his departure.
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  • The long dry season of this region makes irrigation necessary, and vegetation has something of a subtropical appearance, palms growing naturally as far south as 37°.
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  • The vegetation of Spain is distributed in clearly marked zones; but over the whole of Portugal, except the hottest parts of Algarve and Alemtejo, the plants of northern Europe flourish side by side with cacti, palms, aloes and tree-ferns (see Cintra).
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  • Those at Jerusalem would seem to have been long established when described by the authoress of the Peregrinatio Silviae towards the end of the 4th century (see Palm Sunday, for the procession of palms).
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  • His hands were symmetrically placed on the green silk quilt, the palms downward.
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  • The wet nurse supported the coverlet with her chin, while the priest with a goose feather anointed the boy's little red and wrinkled soles and palms.
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  • They usually roost communally in palms or baobab trees.
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  • With your palms associated with hypoglycaemia stomachs in knots.
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  • In the evenings, a canopy of stars shine over the swaying palms.
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  • With sweaty palms I stand my hair on end study a cracked ceiling: Plot...
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  • Imagine sunny days, blue skies and sandy beaches lined with coconut palms and tangerine trees.
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  • Windsor palms have a vast range of florida villas and vacation condos to choose from.
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  • Grasping: Newborns will grasp a finger or other small object when placed in their palms.
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  • If you are shopping for the first time for golf clubs, ask a shopping attendant what they recommend for your needs, and be sure to consider whether or not your palms are prone to sweating when you play.
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  • Or for that matter, does your cat attack some of your houseplants (i.e. spider plants, ferns, palms, dracaena, to name a few)?
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  • Acai palms produce two crops of acai berries each year.
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  • Palms and grass plants are especially ideal choices.
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  • For some greenery, try adding some tropical plants such as palms and ferns.
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  • Lotion is applied to the areas that you do not want to tan, like the palms of hands and fingernails, and a cap over your head to protect your hair.
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  • Orange Palms Preventer counteracts the leftover DHA on your palms after you're done tanning and prevents the muddy-palm look that most often gives away a sunless tan.
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  • Use kitchen gloves to avoid turning your palms orange or just make sure you wash well afterward.
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  • It is important to wash your hands after use to keep your palms from changing color.
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  • He may place additional stones between your toes, in the palms of your hands or on your spine.
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  • Along with a racing heart, you may also feel yourself break out into a light sweat, as perspiration coats your body, your palms may begin to feel slightly clammy.
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  • Every time I see her I always get sweaty palms and get embarrassed.
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  • Coconut palms can even be grown in pots and when they are six months old, may be transferred to soil.
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  • Coconut palms that experience temperatures lower than 32 degrees Fahrenheit will more than likely be damaged and unable to produce their coconut fruit.
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  • Many brides choose for bamboo archways or incorporate other tropical outdoor life such as palms, large branches, or native flowers.
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  • Liars will also shrug their shoulders and raise their palms toward you.
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  • Palms trees, beach themes, tropical flowers, seashells, starfish and tropical fish and birds are common accents found on tropical themed bedding, and it isn't limited to the master bedroom either.
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  • If you have a bathroom window that lets in natural light, real plants that thrive in humid climates such as ferns, palms or bamboo would do well in the bathroom.
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  • Rest your palms on the keyboard to minimize hand drift and arm fatigue.
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  • Chamaerops - Handsome palms, hardy, and giving distinct effects in the garden.
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  • Young plants are prettier than old ones, and when well established grow without any trouble, and are free from the diseases which attack the softer leaves of other palms.
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  • Grown in tubs in the conservatory in winter, and placed in the open air in summer, it is useful for grouping with the hardier palms.
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  • Some palms also tend to attract certain pests, such as the Royal Palm Bug or the Red Palm Mite.
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  • It also has what they call "monkey palms" to keep your wrists dry and hands warm.
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  • Lift your arms to shoulder height with your palms facing the floor.
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  • These lenses are best left at home in lieu of more durable polycarbonate lenses for active lifestyles and intense sports, so keep your needs in mind when considering the Palms.
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  • Overall, the Palms style from Maui Jim gets good reviews.
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  • Styles worth a look within the Maui Jim line include the Palms, the Kihei, and the Typhoon.
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  • Tropical palms and other foliage grew to the very base of the track, embracing it with even more character and personality suitable to its moniker.
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  • Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition characterized by excessive sweating in the armpits, palms, soles of the feet, face, scalp, and/or torso.
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  • In palmar hyperhidrosis, the palms of the hands are excessively wet or moist and also cold to the touch.
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  • After the fever is gone, the skin on the face and body flakes; the skin on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet peels more dramatically.
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  • The chief diagnostic signs of scarlet fever are the characteristic rash, which spares the palms and soles of the feet, and the presence of a strawberry tongue in children.
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  • Moro reflex-A startle response in a newborn, characterized by spreading the arms with the palms up and fingers flexed; the reflex usually disappears by two months of age.
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  • Newborns with naturally darker skin color will not be pink, but pallor is still noticeable and especially in the soles of the feet and palms of the hands.
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  • While the specific trigger may differ, the symptoms of different phobias are remarkably similar: feelings of terror and impending doom, rapid heartbeat and breathing, sweaty palms, and other features of a panic attack.
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  • For example, someone who is afraid to fly may begin having episodes of pounding heart and sweating palms at the mere thought of getting on a plane in two weeks.
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  • Each step is repeated until the symptoms of fear (such as pounding heart and sweating palms) disappear.
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  • Eventually, they may appear on the palms of the hands and on the soles of the feet.
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  • If their palms are touched, they will make a very tight fist, but this is an unconscious reflex action called the Darwinian reflex, and it disappears within two to three months.
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  • A rash made up of tiny pink bumps develops, covering the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.
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  • The palms, soles, and mucous membranes that line the eyelids and cover the exposed portion of the eyeball (conjuntivae) become purplish-red and swollen.
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  • Unlike rashes that accompany various viral infections, the rash of RMSF does spread to the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.
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  • Contrary to popular myth, masturbation does not make the palms hairy or cause blindness or genital shrinkage.
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  • The physical examination may reveal paleness, and lack of color in the creases of the palms, in gums, and in the linings of the eyelids.
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  • Babies may have burrows on the soles of their feet, palms of their hands, and faces.
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  • Your arms can be in any jazz-friendly position, but, typically, the palms of your hands will be facing outward.
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  • Start out by jumping into a standing position with legs together, your arms outstretched with the palms facing upward.
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  • The basic dance position for swing is to hold hands loosely, with the follow's hands resting on the palms of the lead, as you mirror the steps (follow starting "slow" on the right foot).
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  • Secure all the loose hairs by spraying the entire head with a finishing hairspray and smoothing the hair back with the palms of the hands.
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  • Eating too many carrots can actually give you a distinctly orange tinge, especially the palms of your hands.
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  • While there are grass skirts made of real palm, they are considerably more expensive than artificial grass skirts, and they may be prone to breakage as the palms become dry and potentially brittle.
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  • Another rude hand gesture in Greece is waving your hand while saying goodbye with your palm facing outward; in Greece they wave with their palms inward.
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  • Some people are said to be truly insightful when it comes to interpreting palms, numbers, natal charts and other areas of the metaphysical arts.
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  • There are many ways you can gain access to free information on learning how to read palms.
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  • One thing you'll want to keep in mind while perusing websites and searching for free information about reading palms is that there is a lot of misinformation on the Internet.
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  • Other signs that could point to a werewolf are index and middle fingers of the same length, hair on the palms of the hand, and eating extremely rare or raw meat.
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  • Most eagles are meat-eaters, but at least one (the African Vulturine Fish-Eagle) prefers fruit from local palms.
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  • If headstands cause neck pain, a yoga head stander will help by distributing your weight through your shoulders and palms.
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  • Instructors commonly say this at the beginning or end of session while slightly bowing the head and shoulders with the palms together in front of the heart, and members of the class may say it in return if they wish.
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  • Stretch your arms out in front of your head for an invigorating stretch, or place your arms at your sides, palms up, for a relaxing break.
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  • For the full Crow Pose, your shins should push against your upper arms, enabling you to balance on the palms of your hands.
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  • To reduce stress on the wrists, press down with the fingers and palms, push the hips up and back, and drop the head slightly.
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  • Stand with feet almost touching one another, toes pointing forward, and palms together at the chest.
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  • Try placing your raised foot on the calf of your supporting leg, and bringing the palms to the chest instead of above your head.
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  • Bend the elbows and bring the palms of the hands underneath the shoulders with the fingertips pointed towards your feet.
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  • Inhale, press down into the palms, and slowly lift the hips off the floor.
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  • People traditionally express the greeting of Namaste with the palms together at the heart.
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  • Others will bring closed palms to the third eye, then bow their heads as they extend the gesture to the heart.
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  • The buildup also promotes a water seal that helps guide raindrops to the ground where they can be easily absorbed by the palms roots.
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  • Blades: Being careful to keep your thumb next to your fingers, hold your hands straight with palms together.
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  • Sparkle fingers are when your fingers are spread apart and taught, generally showing your palms and shaking your wrists or "sparkling".
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  • Lie back on the bench with your arms out to your sides, palms up and elbows slightly bent.
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  • Pull your elbows into your sides and rotate your wrists so your palms face forward.
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  • Keep your arms straight down your sides, palms facing up.
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  • Rotate your palms so they both face inward.
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  • Extend your arms directly over your shoulders with your palms facing away from you.
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  • Lift the dumbbells up next to your ears with your palms facing away from your body.
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  • Grip a dumbbell in each hand (at your sides, palms in), bend elbows, and pull the weights up toward your chest.
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  • The only difference is, palms face the floor, rather than the ceiling.
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  • The Quadruped - Put your knees and palms on the floor, assuming a neutral stand-on-all-fours position.
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  • Pick up a pair of dumbbells, and hold them at shoulder height, elbows out completely to the sides and palms facing forward.
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  • With your palms facing up, curl the dumbbells toward your shoulders.
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  • Grip the side of the bench, with your palms facing down and the front of your hands facing forward.
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  • For example, the traditional biceps curl is performed with the palms facing straight ahead.
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  • You perform this variation of the biceps curl with the palms facing each other.
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  • Place your arms flat on the floor next to your body, palms downward.
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  • Lean forward and touch your hands to the wall, with your palms flat against the wall and your fingers extended.
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  • Place your hands, slightly wider than shoulder width apart, on the floor in front of you with your palms flat on the floor.
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  • Place your hands on your hips with your palms touching your hips.
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  • Next, place your arms straight down at your sides with your palms facing toward your body.
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  • With palms facing each other, lift both weights above the head, elbows pointing forward and close to your head.
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  • Lift your weights up above your head, palms close together.
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  • The closed-grip push up is one example of a modification that will place the challenge on your triceps.In this modification, you will place your palms flat on the floor, with your thumbs touching in a diamond-like shape.
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  • Bend your elbows at a 90 degree angle with your forearms facing upward and your palms facing forward.
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  • Grasp the bar with your palms facing forward.
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  • As you start squatting, simultaneously bend your elbows, pulling the band upward as you curl your palms toward your shoulders.
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  • Extend your legs out behind you, balancing on your palms and toes.
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  • Grasp the bar an equal distance apart from the center, with your palms facing down.
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  • To do the exercise, grab the chin-up bar with your palms facing outward.
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  • Keeping your fingers interlocked, rotate your fingers so that they're facing your body and your palms are facing outward.
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  • Press your palms forward, extending your elbows and reach your arms forward as far as possible, stretching your shoulders and back.
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  • Kneel on the floor and place your palms on the ground below your shoulders.
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  • Step your feet out behind you, balancing on the balls of your feet and your palms.
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  • Place your arms along your sides with your hands under your butt, palms against the floor.
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  • Reach over the top of the ball and place your palms on the ground in front of the ball, your torso resting on top of it.
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  • Lie on your back with your legs extended straight, your arms along your sides with your hands under your butt, your palms against the floor.
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  • Grip the barbell with your elbows bent and your palms facing up.
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  • Stand facing the machine with your elbows tucked into your side and your arms bent in front of you at a 90 degree angle, with your palms down over the bar.
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  • Let's face it, for the average guy, the sight of hot pink carpet in a mall lingerie store can induce sweaty palms, nausea and the slightest case of dizziness.
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  • Jeff Maloof - Hotelier Maloof owns, among other properties, The Palms in Las Vegas.
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  • Janelle Perry - She used to work at the L.A. salon, but is now the manager at the salon inside the Palms Place in Las Vegas.
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  • To see what effect this surgery might have, try placing the palms of your hands above your eyebrows, at the outer edges of your eyes.
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  • However, it can also develop on parts of the body that are rarely exposed to the sun, such as your palms, the skin between your toes, and even the genital area.
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  • Usually in black, they sometimes go up over the forearm, but could also be as simple as work gloves from a hardware store with textured palms.
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  • The scout may earn merit badges, rank badges and Eagle Palms until he is 18 years old, as long as he is an active part of the troop.
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