She was responsive, hungry and yielding, a combination that lit his blood on fire.
The physical "touch" that initiates the psychical "touch" initiates, through the very same nerve channels, a reflex movement responsive to the physical "touch," just as the psychical "touch" may be considered also a response to the same physical event.
To what extent such responses are transmitted to offspring, and what part they play in the formation of the adaptive characters that are conspicuous in many animals, remain dubious, but it is at least clear that natural selection can favour those individuals and those races which show the greatest power of responsive plasticity in the individual.
I trust it is equally responsive to the needs of my newly found guests.
By the time they entered the building, her arms and legs were responsive again.
It's all very well for you, said Natasha, with a responsive smile.
Martha too was exasperated as she sought the most responsive tip line.
If she said he was responsive, Claudette would assume something was going on.
Nevertheless the new parliament seemed at first more responsive than might have been looked for.
Great poetry, whether written in Greek or in English, needs no other interpreter than a responsive heart.
No age has been so responsive to the needs of man as our own; whatever doubts men have as to the doctrines or the cults there is an agreement wider than in the past in the good works whose inspiration is a divine love.
In the latter period the excise proved of great richness, and quickly responsive in its returns; whereas the Customs were inelastic so long as the war continued.
responsive mode fundamental research.
responsive repair stood at over 60 days in 2002/03.
The Guardian thinks Mr Brown will detail measures to make the housing market more responsive to demand.
responsive steering, scalpel sharp throttle, light on its feet, the Ferrari 360 is alive underneath you.
They share a commitment to the environmentally responsible and socially responsive use of technology for the good of mankind.
It is not unstable exactly, just highly responsive to the slightest movement.
They were incredibly responsive to our needs and the quality of their work was of the highest caliber.
But in doing so he ruled out the single and most important reform that would create a genuinely responsive health service.
WhatÃ¢s more, the government is not sufficiently responsive to individual needs to micro-manage incapacity benefits.
The gearbox is snappy, the steering truly responsive.
responsive to change.
responsive to demand.
responsive to need.
Through all of our activities we will endevour to remain responsive to local peoples needs.
Over a number of weeks, your pet will become less responsive to these sounds.
The Airnimal felt particularly responsive to ride now, without most of the luggage.
responsive for special requests and tech support.
sedulous clerical attention over a period of weeks, many prisoners proved responsive to the call for repentance.
Perhaps a quick pass would have been best, but I opted for a responsive double, showing values and denying 4 spades.
Responsive, well-drilled choral singing exemplified these virtues, impressively agile for the numbers involved.
India will remain responsive to the expressed need for commitments to other nuclear-weapon-free zones as well.
The impulse to migrate, that is to say, the calling forth of specific activities by climatal or other presentations, appears to be instin tive; whether the direction of migration is in like manner instinctive is a matter of uncertainty; and, if it be instinctive, the nature of the stimuli and the manner in which they are hereditarily linked with responsive acts is unexplained.
Mary took leave of her first and last master with passionate anguish and many parting kisses; but in face of his enemies, and in hearing of the cries which burst from the ranks, demanding her death by fire as a murderess and harlot, the whole heroic and passionate spirit of the woman, represented by her admirers as a spiritless imbecile, flamed out in responsive threats to have all the men hanged and crucified, in whose power she now stood helpless and alone.
While the ideals and teaching of the Old Testament have always struck a responsive chord, scientific knowledge of the evolution of man, of the world's history and of man's place in the universe, constantly reveals the difference between the value of the old Oriental legacy for its influence upon the development of mankind and the unessential character of that which has had inevitably to be relinquished.
Hormones are released into the bloodstream and then travel to distant responsive cells where they exhibit characteristic effects.
May runoff totals were above average in a few responsive eastern catchments and a larger proportion of spring-fed rivers in the English Lowlands.
Effective revisions to suspension and steering gave neater, more responsive handling as well as adding much-needed ride comfort.
The demand for " freedom " struck a responsive chord.
Over the last 7years the biggest increase in BBSRC funding had been in responsive mode fundamental research.
Ultra responsive steering, scalpel sharp throttle, light on its feet, the Ferrari 360 is alive underneath you.
The average time taken to complete a non-urgent responsive repair stood at over 60 days in 2002/03.
The current national curriculum recognizes that the way we organize learning must be responsive to change.
They believe it is vital for young people to be able to access services that are flexible, non threatening and responsive to need.
It works quite well, and the company is very responsive for special requests and tech support.
Development of a mechano responsive scaffold for tissue engineering.
Unsurprisingly, given sedulous clerical attention over a period of weeks, many prisoners proved responsive to the call for repentance.
Enigma comfortably fits the bill with its highly responsive synchro tilt finely tuned to match the users body size and weight.
They are very receptive and responsive to flower essences.
American Express strives to give world-class service to customers and aims to have accessible representatives who are knowledgeable, courteous, and responsive.
The car is consistently responsive and moves at maximum power while maintaining energy efficiency.
It is fast, responsive, has 24 megapixels and uses lenses from Nikon's F-mount lens collection.
I am reliable, responsive, organized, aware and very personable.
I found that the controls weren't as responsive as I would have liked them to be.
The controls are surprisingly tight and responsive, effectively utilizing the Hulk's strength and agility causing the giant, green mass of Oedipal anger to feel more like your friendly neighborhood web-slinger.
The katana was mostly responsive when it came to pressing the A button, but it lagged a split second behind when it was time to chop or wield it into someone.
While the Balance Board mode can be a lot of fun, it's not quite responsive enough to get pass the more difficult and challenging parts of the game.
Your car usually stays on the ground and controls will be tighter and more responsive.
Otherwise, unsheathing/sheathing the sword, actual attacking, and shooting the crossbow or throwing the knives was responsive and switching between doing all three were smooth.
David DeMartini, executive producer of The Godfather video game, says it's only fitting for this dramatic and memorable story to receive an open, complex and responsive video game environment to immerse players in the action.
By contrast, a resistive touchscreen is one that offers greater precision (usually with the tip of a pen or a stylus), but is not as responsive to fingertips.
Older mothers tend to be more responsive to their infants than younger mothers.
Dimensions of the parent-child relationship are linked to the child's psychological development, specifically how responsive the parents are, and how demanding they are.
Responsive parents are warm and accepting toward their children, enjoying them and trying to see things from their perspective.
Children's healthy psychological development is facilitated when the parents are both responsive and moderately demanding.
Children whose parents are both responsive and demanding continue to thrive psychologically and socially during the middle childhood years.
Indulgent parents are responsive but not especially demanding.
Finally, disengaged (detached) parents are neither responsive nor demanding.
Parenting that is responsive and demanding is related to healthier child development regardless of the parent's marital or employment status.
These reactions, as well as intolerances, are not responsive to desensitization.
In this condition, the epiphyseal plates of the long bones of the body do not close, and they remain responsive to additional stimulated growth by hGH.
They may not cooperate or be responsive to others, or they may not know how to respond in certain social situations.
Parents should be responsive to complaints of pain and discomfort from athletes in all age groups and be aware that any athlete who is not playing up to skill level may be suffering from a significant injury.
Infants who are just a few weeks old display differences between each other in how active they are, how responsive they are to change, and how irritable they are.
Infants are able to discriminate parental voices from those of strangers and are more responsive to familiar voices.
DDAVP should only be used in people who have been shown to be responsive through a pre-treatment trial transfusion with this medication.
Symptoms related to the fluid-filled sacs in the spine may be less responsive to surgery.
Parents should be responsive to their babies and try to help them feel secure in their world.
Babies with Down syndrome tend to be overly quiet; less responsive; with weak, floppy muscles.
The mortgage broker is not responsive to attempts of contact by applicants, causing the applicant to lose out on a low interest rate or a particular home.
Responsive-Parents who are responsive let their children know that they recognize their feelings.
Authoritative parents demand good behavior but are responsive to the child's needs and desires.
Indulgent parents are very responsive to a child's desires but make no real demands.
Both demanding and responsive, they communicate clear expectations based on logical reasoning, and consistently follow through with consequences that make sense in accordance with the transgressions.
Permissive parents place low demands on their children and are highly responsive to their kids' desires.
They place high demands on their children and tend to be less responsive to their desires.
They tend to have high demands, but also are highly responsive to their children's needs and desires.
Remember, authoritative parents are just as responsive as the permissive parents, but they do not allow their responsiveness to negate any boundaries that benefit their children.
This free course entitled "Responsive Discipline" will give you the skills you need to deal with discipline problems and modify inappropriate behaviors.
Authoritative parents provide clear and consistent boundaries, offer love and support, and are responsive to their child's needs without going overboard with what they allow.
Known for its lightweight and highly responsive material, phylon creates an outstanding shoe sole that conforms to the foot, provides a spongy resistance and doesn't add significant weight to the shoe.
This makes the shoe comfortable and responsive.
Even if you butcher the accent or struggle to string a sentence together, the French are generally very responsive to any attempt to speak in their native tongue as they host you in their country.
Individually responsive methods with an intensive and supportive approach geared toward the specific needs of each child are ideal.
Children with autism disorder, also known as classic autism or Kanner's autism, can be less responsive than the average child to some forms of sensory input, while being oversensitive to others.
Experts also like the tight turning radius, responsive steering, and athletic tuning.
Children with this severe seizure disorder often are less responsive to medications and this diet augments reduction of symptoms when used along with medications.
In such a state, you become more aware and responsive.
Even if you are butchering the accent or struggling to string a sentence together, the French are generally very responsive to even attempts at their language.
The company pride themselves on their underwriting operations, financial strength, and responsive claim handling.
Shipping in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities, this MP3 player is compact, but it comes with Bluetooth wireless connectivity and responsive wireless touch keys.
Likewise, customers have quick recourse when they are unsatisfied with business practices, rendering many small businesses responsive to customer needs in order to avoid bad reviews.
If visitors know that you are responsive and personable, they'll be more likely to spread the word and recommend your site to friends.
A real ASP site would use variables that would change based on user input or other factors, using the power of ASP to create a dynamic and responsive site.
The combination of XML with MySQL to generate it can change a static website into a dynamic and responsive place for your users.
His lips were warm and responsive.
None of them seem to feel the slightest obligation to be responsive.
His power felt the same, but maybe his time in Hell had mellowed it out, made it more responsive to his command.
He declares that in spite of long-established conditions and correspondingly evoked characters new conditions will cause new responsive characters.
This solution, we believe, will provide enormous leverage for a more efficient and responsive infrastructure and opportunities for a smaller stockpile.
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Male rabbits Male rabbits (bucks) make responsive pets, but have the same drawbacks as tom cats if they're not castrated.
A responsive, informed citizenry is the best weapon we have against crime.
Over 500 staff provide dedicated, responsive care, 52 weeks of the year.
divert off route on a demand responsive basis at these times.
The overall result was a responsive, powerful engine practically immune to slipping with a very quiet beat.
This reflects the sustained effort that has been put in, and the priority Ministers attach to providing first-class, responsive, public services.
Only where a planned maintenance program of work is more than 18 months away will the Responsive Repairs team consider renewing a bathroom fitment.
forged piston whose low reciprocating weight makes for responsive pick up at all speeds.
Its compliant 27mm hydraulic front fork provides responsive control and a smoothly assured ride in virtually all riding situations.
fusiform cortex that are particularly responsive to faces.
motoric activity and perceived music is powerful in producing responsive movement in the listener.
This gives Odyssey putters a soft feel with a responsive face.
Blood cultures are highly specific but not sensitive as they may isolate the responsive organism in about 50% of acute osteomyelitis 6.
Some players also use the responsive double when partner has made a simple overcall in a suit.
responsive pedagogues are skilled in creating a curriculum of learning activities and environments in which all students have the opportunity to succeed.
released into the bloodstream and then travel to distant responsive cells where they exhibit characteristic effects.
How can we make research more responsive to the needs of the poor?
responsive eastern catchments and a larger proportion of spring-fed rivers in the English Lowlands.
responsive handling as well as adding much-needed ride comfort.
Interview three agents and find the agent that you feel will be most responsive to your needs.
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