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  • The widespread interest taken in Louis XVII.

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  • The cultivation of olives is widespread in the districts of Sassari, Bosa, Iglesias, Alghero and the Gallura.

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  • Events in Rome produced widespread excitement throughout Europe.

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  • I'm not sure he was aware the show received such widespread attention.

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  • I do not think Americans would tolerate widespread, untreated hunger in this nation as long as it could afford otherwise.

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  • And advances in drip irrigation, which itself isn't exactly new but is becoming far more widespread and ever more efficient, allows crops to be grown with massively less water.

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  • The air, the waters and the land were their base of supplies, and cannibalism, it is admitted, was widespread.

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  • Of these the most widespread tribe is the Ba-Luba.

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  • Education is pretty widespread amongst the people.

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  • The Roman Catholic Church is by far the most widespread, numerous and powerful of all the Christian communions.

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  • Counter - In Italy, though declared Protestants were few, there was widespread sympathy with some of Luther's ideas; a committee of cardinals at Rome was accordingly organized into an Inquisition, with branches at the chief Italian towns.

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  • The author, so far from taking pride in his widespread reputation, seemed all his life long to wish to disconnect his name with the book, and "as if he would rather it had been the work of some one else than himself."

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  • It is only certain that at this epoch the fabric of Catholic faith was threatened with various forms of prophetic and Oriental mysticism, symptomatic of a widespread desire to grasp at something simpler, purer and less rigid than Latin theology afforded.

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  • These misfortunes, which were but partially retrieved by the suppression of a Bulgarian revolt (1073), caused widespread dissatisfaction.

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  • Both as leader of Union Chapel and in denominational affairs his courage and discretion, his simple faith, combined with a broadminded sympathy with the intellectual movements of the time, made his ministry a widespread influence for good.

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  • He again served in the Kentucky legislature (1808-1809), was chosen speaker of its lower house, and achieved distinction by preventing an intense and widespread anti-British feeling from excluding the common law from the Kentucky code.

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  • Another widespread reason for avoiding flesh diet altogether was the fear of absorbing the irrational soul of the animal, which especially resided in the blood.

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  • We come to a third widespread reason for fasting, common among savages.

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  • The labours of these men were not mainly in theology; in religion the age was one not of advance but of rest; they gained for the church a great and widespread respect and influence.

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  • The belief that the Powers controlling man's life are willing upon occasion to disclose something of their purpose, has led to widespread rites of divination, which Plato described as the " art of fellowship between gods and men," and the Stoics defended on grounds of a priori religious expectation as well as of universal experience.

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  • As chaplain in the American Revolutionary Army he also exerted a widespread influence.

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  • The inner decay of the Roman Empire, and the widespread tendency of its troops to mutiny and usurpation, favored his enterprise.

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  • The Persian Constitution.The misgovernment and disorder which were revealed to Europe by the Gleadowe-Newcomen report, and by such sporadic outbreaks as the massacre of the Babis in Yezd (1903), had caused widespread discontent in Persia.

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  • But he was hampered by poverty and the jealousy of the other European Powers, and, after showing once more his unrivalled mastery over masses of men at the brief Gefle diet (22nd of January-24th of February 1792), he fell a victim to a widespread aristocratic conspiracy.

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  • Possibly the ordinary processes of denudation and erosion, acting on those recent deposits which overlie the harder beds of the older series, may have much to say to these climatic changes, and the wanton destruction of forests may have assisted the efforts of nature; but it is difficult to understand the widespread desiccation of large areas of the Baluch highlands, where evidences of Arab irrigation works and of cultivation still attest to a once flourishing agricultural condition, without appealing to more rapidly destructive principles for the change.

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  • After this the chiefs of Las and Wad, the Marris and Bugtis, Kej and Makran all threw off their allegiance, and anarchy became so widespread that the British government again interfered.

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  • The widespread resentment thus aroused was a frequent cause of insurrection, and between 1515 and 1580 not a single year passed without war between the Portuguese and at least one African or Asiatic people.

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  • But the worst vices of the Inquisition were the widespread system of delation it encouraged by paying informers out of the property of the condemned, and its action as a trading and landholding association.

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  • A widespread toxic action is indicated by the lesions found - cloudy swelling, which may be followed by fatty degeneration, in internal organs, capillary haemorrhages, &c. In septicaemia.

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  • Many of the leaders of the revolutionary movement were deists, though it is quite false to say that the extreme methods of the movement were the result of widespread rationalism.

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  • All this activity, though combined with a haughty tone towards foreign governments and diplomatists, did not produce much general apprehension, probably because there was a widespread conviction that he desired to maintain peace, and that his great ability and strength of character would enable him to control the dangerous forces which he boldly set in motion.

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  • He rejected Schmerling's proposal that he should take part in the project of judicial reform, but on the other hand he held completely aloof from the widespread, secret revolutionary movements.

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  • The greater part of an army operating in Europe at the present day is accommodated in widespread cantonments, an army corps occupying the villages and farms found within an area of 4 m.

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  • The presence of a widespread urban population must also be remembered in the case of Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire.

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  • Thus, the manufacture of china and pottery, although widespread, is primarily identified with Staffordshire, where an area comprising Stoke and a number of contiguous towns actually bears the name of the Potteries (q.v.).

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  • Yet the period was one of widespread suffering and degeneracy.

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  • It is one of the largest and most widespread and, from an economic point of view, the most important family of flowering plants.

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  • Imperata, another ally, is a widespread tropical genus; one species I.

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  • Elionurus, a widespread savanna grass in tropical and subtropical America, and also in the tropics of the old world, is rejected by cattle probably on account of its aromatic character, the spikelets having a strong balsam-like smell.

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  • Spinifex, a dioecious grass, is widespread on the coasts of Australia and eastern Asia, forming an important sand-binder.

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  • While numerous remains of grass-like leaves are a proof that grasses were widespread and abundantly developed in past geological ages, especially in the Tertiary period, the fossil remains are in most cases too fragmentary and badly preserved for the determination of genera, and conclusions based thereon in explanation of existing geographical distribution are most unsatisfactory.

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  • In spite of Edwards's able pamphlet, the impression had become widespread that " bodily effects " were recognized by the promoters of the Great Awakening as the true tests of conversion.

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  • To all these causes must be added - not least important in dealing with orientals - the widespread feeling since the Afghan disaster that the star of the company was in the descendant, and that there was truth in the old prophecy that the British would rule in India for a bare century from Plassey (1757).

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  • The doctrine of "infection," like the somewhat allied doctrine of "maternal impressions," seems to be alike ancient and widespread.

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  • The widespread belief, he admitted, "may be justifiable and founded on fact," but he was careful to add that "only the confirmation of the tradition by methodical investigation, in this case by experiment, could raise telegony to the rank of a fact."

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  • One of its episodes, the farewell song of the prince departing into the forest, has since become one of the most widespread popular songs.

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  • Returning to the Zambezi in the beginning of 1863, he found that the desolation caused by the slave trade was more horrible and widespread than ever.

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  • These exceptions, introduced with a good object, had grown into a widespread evil by the 12th century, virtually creating an imperium in isnperio, and depriving the bishop of all authority over the chief centres of influence in his diocese.

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  • During the decade 1891-1901 the mill industry passed through a period of depression due to widespread plague and famine, but on the whole there has been a marked expansion of the trade as well as a great improvement in the class of goods produced.

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  • The failure of the monsoon of 1896 caused widespread distress throughout the Deccan, over an area of 46,000 sq.

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  • In the 3rd century baptism in the name of Christ was still so widespread that Pope Stephen, in opposition to Cyprian of Carthage, declared it to be valid.

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  • The idea of transferring sin into another man or into an animal, and so getting it purged through him or it, was widespread in the age of Paul and long afterwards.

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  • The necessity for such sacrificial furniture has been felt in most religions, and consequently we find its use widespread among races and nations which have no mutual connexion.

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  • As its name indicates it was first discovered in Persia, where the belief in the venomous nature of its bite to human beings is both widespread and historical.

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  • The outbreak was now widespread and systematic Civil war.

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  • Despite of the frequent and heavy demands for money for the kings service, wealth seems to have been increasing, and prosperity to have been widespread.

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  • Edwards grip on the land was strong, and it had need to be so, for in 1287 and 1294 1295 there were desperate and widespread revolts, which were only checked by the existence of the new castles, and subdued by the concentration of large royal armies.

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  • The nation, however much it might murmur, would never have been willing to rebel against a sovereign whose only fault was that he occasionally pressed his prerogative too far, Edwards rule was seldom or never oppressive, the seizure of the merchants wool in 1297 was the only one of his acts which caused really fierce and widespread indignation.

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  • Their appearance led to a series of widespread and preconcerted riots, which soon spread over all England from the Wash to the Channel, and ma few days developed into a formidable rebellion.

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  • In the districts which took arms two main causes of insurrection may be differentiated; the first and the most widespread was the discontent of the rural population with the landowners and the Statute of Laborers.

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  • Of this widespread belief the plotters now took advantage; they held that much more could be accomplished with such a claim than by using that of the unfortunate Edward of Clarence, whose chances were so severely handicapped by his being still the prisoner of Henry VII.

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  • All that could be said was, that it was expedient in a widespread empire that the power of final decision should be lodged somewhere, and that it was also expedient not to use that power in such a way as to irritate those whom it was the truest wisdom to conciliate.

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  • The danger, of course, was absurdly exaggerated; as indeed was proved by the very popularity of the repressive measures to which the government thought it necessary to resort, and which gave to the vapourings of a few knots of agitators the dignity of a widespread conspiracy for the overthrow of the constitution.

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  • In spite, however, of the improvement in trade that ultimately resulted from these measures, there was great depression; in 1825 there was a financial crisis that caused widespread ruin, and in 1826 the misery of the laboring poor led to renewed riots and machinery smashing.

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  • There had hardly ever been a period when food had been so dear, when wages had been so low, when poverty had been so widespread, and the condition of the lower orders so depraved and so hopeless, as in the early years of the queens reign.

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  • In the 10th century, partly under the influence of the wealthy and splendour-loving community of Cluny, the use of the cope became very widespread; in the 11 th century it was universally worn, though the rules for its ritual use had not yet been fixed.

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  • Though the introduction of the four Ember seasons was not entirely due to him, as has sometimes been asserted, it is certain that their widespread observance was due to his influence, and to that of his successors, especially of Gregory the Great.

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  • Of the nine fundamental laws of that Priscillian, whose widespread heresy evoked from the synod of Saragossa (418) the canon, " No one shall fast on Sunday, nor may any one absent himself from church during Lent and hold a festival of his own," appears, on the question of fasting, not to have differed from the Encratites and various other sects of Manichean tendency (c. 406).

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  • The warden and chaplain are clergy, and the visitor is commonly a bishop. In one important regard there has been hesitation, and authorities like Dr Littledale and Bishop Grafton contend strongly for the primitive ideal of the convent as family, with a constitutional government, as against the later and widespread Jesuit ideal of the convent as regiment, with a theory of despotic rule and absolute obedience.

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  • Before the War of Independence Arianism showed itself in individual instances, and French influences were widespread in the direction of deism, though they were not organized into any definite utterance by religious bodies.

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  • The precious coral is found widespread on the borders and around the islands of the Mediterranean Sea.

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  • The failure of the harvest of 1788 and a severe winter had caused widespread distress.

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  • They were possessed with feelings then widespread, weariness of arbitrary government, hatred of ministers and courtiers, and distrust not so much of Louis as of those who surrounded him and influenced his judgment.

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  • To this revolt, and to the general tendency to find the principle of morality in an ideal good present to the consciousness of all persons capable of acting morally, the widespread recognition of reason as the ultimate court of appeal alike in religion or politics, and latterly in economics also, has no doubt contributed largely.

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  • And the widespread interest in social problems has produced a revival of speculation concerning questions partly political and party ethical in character, e.g.

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  • The spinning, weaving and knitting of wool is a widespread industry, and the native tweed (va Smal) is the principal material for the clothing of the inhabitants.

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  • A new plague, that of the English, Gascon and Algerine pirates, marked the close of the 16th century and opening of the 17th, causing widespread panic and some devasta tion in 1579,1613-1616and 1627.

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  • Much of the finest timber was felled in the wars of1876-1878and of 1885, and the rights of grazing and wood-cutting also caused widespread destruction.

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  • In 1902 a widespread military conspiracy was rumoured to exist, while Austria and Russia repeatedly gave proofs that they were indifferent to the fate of Alexander, and so encouraged the malcontents.

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  • When that disaster fell upon the country it found a teeming population fiercely competing for a very narrow margin of subsistence; and so widespread and devastating were its effects that between 1847 and 1852 over 1,200,000 of the Irish people emigrated to other lands.

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  • Art, so widespread in the wealthy villas of Gaul, contented itself with imitation, produced nothing original and remained mediocre.

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  • The crying abuses of the old rgime, an insignificant factor at the outset, soon combined with the widespread agrarian distress, due to the unjust distribution of land, the disastrous exploitation of the soil, the actions of the government, and the severe winter of 1788.

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  • This widespread bankruptcy, falling chiefly on the bourgeoisie, inaugurated a reaction which lasted until 1830 against the chief principle of the Constituent Assembly, which had favored indirect taxation as producing a large sum without imposing any very obvious burden.

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  • He had to proclaim not only such important provinces as Barcelona, Valencia and Bilbao, but even the capital of Spain itself, in order to check a widespread agitation which had assumed formidable proportions under the direction of the chambers of commerce, industry, navigation and agriculture, combined with, about 300 middle-class corporations and associations, and supported by the majority of the gilds and syndicates of taxpayers in Madrid and the large towns.

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  • Two months before (March 1013) King Alphonso, with characteristic courage, had paid a surprise visit to Barcelona, and the general enthusiasm of his reception seemed to prove that the disaffection was less widespread or deep than had been supposed.

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  • This tragedy, which rightly or wrongly aroused the most widespread indignation throughout Europe, produced a ministerial crisis in Spain.

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  • The Armenians are essentially an Oriental people, possessing, like the Jews, whom they resemble 'in their exclusiveness and widespread dispersion, a remarkable tenacity of race and faculty of adaptation to circumstances.

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  • It is now common enough in that country, and there is a widespread but unfounded belief that it was introduced by the English out of spite.

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  • Owing to its patronage by the Jesuit missionaries the Guarani language became a widespread medium of communication, and in a corrupted form is still the common language in Paraguay.

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  • The insolence of a Tunisian squadron which sacked Palma in the island of Sardinia and carried off 158 of its inhabitants, roused widespread indignation.

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  • The Glossopteris flora of Australia occurs in certain regions in association with deposits which are now recognized as true boulderbeds, formed during widespread glacial conditions.

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  • The appearance of a new type of vegetation in India and the southern hemisphere was probably connected with a widespread lowering of temperature, to which reference has already been made.

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  • Physical conditions no doubt played an important part, but whatever cause may have had the greatest share in disturbing the equilibrium of evolutionary forces, it would seem that the apparently sudden appearance of Cycads and other types at the close of the Palaeozoic period made a widespread and sudden impression on the whole character of the vegetation.

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  • The three years of his reign, which were spent wholly in the camp, were marked by great cruelty and oppression; the widespread discontent thus produced culminated in a revolt in Africa and the assumption of the purple by Gordian.

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  • The story on which the poem is based belongs to the general stock of Teutonic saga and was very widespread under various forms, some of which are preserved.

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  • Aconitine, delphinine and many of their derivatives have a very widespread depressing action on muscle and nerve.

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  • Ethel Reagan ended the article with speculation about more widespread use of this psychic ability, if in fact it existed.

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  • If the result is widespread apathy, the parties bear responsibility.

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  • There was widespread consternation among our crew on hearing that we'd be sailing with the "prince."

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  • The widespread belief in the robustness of the rule of law in Britain certainly reflects our reputation as a vibrant multicultural democracy.

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  • The structural design of road bridges employed widespread use of reinforced earth bridge abutments.

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  • However, much of the work on transferable skills has largely failed to provide an approach which has gained widespread acceptance.

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  • Your personal commitment to the meeting the challenges in Africa have earned widespread acclaim.

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  • The three parts of the story were collected in late 1993 to widespread acclaim.

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  • The EU must also allay widespread fears about globalization.

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  • There is widespread anger building up on the estates, which is spreading into support for the Defend Council Housing campaign.

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  • There is also a widespread apprehension that anything missing from the conference agenda will be at a disadvantage in the years to come.

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  • It is well known just how widespread racist attitudes are within the police.

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  • With the widespread availability of guns in the US such an attack would be simple.

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  • It is difficult to compare the content management products available because of the widespread use of jargon, buzzwords, and marketing babble.

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  • Most striking was the widespread belief that premature birth is rare.

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  • The largest group of acta arose from the practice, widespread by the end of the fourteenth century, of exchanging benefices.

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  • This caused widespread blackouts, which cost the Canadian national grid several million of pounds in damage to their systems.

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  • He also reckons both meadow and soft bromes are becoming more widespread.

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  • Although not widespread, invisibility at least is recorded in encounters fairly evenly from the mid-19th century through to the late 1980's.

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  • Patients with widespread eczema can also develop severe chickenpox.

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  • Last year HSC carried out a widespread consultation on proposals to ban chrysotile.

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  • There was widespread disruption across the UK air network as a result of the UK's biggest ever security clampdown.

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  • The traces are carried out by the insurance industry and the fall has attracted widespread condemnation.

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  • Mixed with the sympathy, there was widespread condemnation of US foreign policy, particularly in the Middle East.

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  • These proposals will then be subject to widespread consultation over the coming months.

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  • Even the tame tribunals which have been established have exposed widespread systematic corruption.

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  • Widespread consultation on the document had taken place, including the deans of the faculties and heads of departments.

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  • Applications are widespread, ranging from ore deposits in mining to pattern recognition.

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  • The party's attempts to carve out distinctive policy positions on public services have met with widespread derision.

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  • Yet their decapitation strategy only succeeded in removing one Tory minister (Tim Collins) and there was no widespread desertion from Labor.

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  • The archeological community is increasingly alarmed as the illegal excavation of antiquities to feed these trade has led to widespread destruction.

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  • Natural catastrophes and the havoc of War cause widespread devastation, wiping out life and art in a matter of seconds.

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  • Hot flashes can be the result of widespread blood vessel dilation.

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  • At that time, the idea met with widespread disapproval from virtually every quarter.

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  • There is still widespread disbelief or downplaying of the real significance of Peak Oil.

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  • This widespread discontent came to a head with a two month long strike in 1812.

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  • Despite this, there is widespread anecdotal evidence that disabled people are implicitly and explicitly discouraged from volunteering.

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  • The result was that, despite widespread popular disillusion with New Labor this June, we failed to move public opinion our way.

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  • During a period of reaction, there was a widespread disillusionment about politics among all sections of the population.

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  • The impasse of the bureaucracy created widespread disillusionment in the working class.

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  • There would be widespread dismay were the legislation not to feature in the next Queen's speech.

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  • A study commissioned for the Inquiry revealed widespread disquiet about this trend among those who have saved during their working lives.

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  • There is also widespread dissatisfaction at Dr. Condon's attitude to the case.

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  • In part, widespread distrust of the media in Peru stems from the country's recent past.

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  • This may go some way to explain the partial drift cover in the region and the widespread occurrence of rock cored drumlins.

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  • These endemics concerns sometimes birds restricted to the Western Ghats or Southern India, but also more widespread Indian endemics are encountered.

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  • Not every householder is listed, as there was widespread evasion.

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  • This clearly includes the facilitation of widespread access within the short to medium term of at least a part of its current resources.

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  • The workhouse was greatly overcrowded, food was short, sanitation was poor, and diseases such as typhus fever and dysentery were widespread.

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  • Growth on intermodal rail freight services is expected to be the most widespread in over a year.

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  • There is growing evidence that current global warming is human-induced and that it is having widespread impacts.

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  • Indeed, by the 1850s there was widespread concern over the " threat to health and decency " caused by the overcrowded graveyards.

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  • Filamentous green algae are however widespread on the clay.

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  • Neither was he, contrary to widespread belief, Britain's last hangman.

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  • This has provided an opportunity for both the MPA and partnerships to learn from the widespread work to address hate crimes.

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  • There are widespread transitions to wet heath, woodland, juniper scrub and 4060 Alpine and boreal heaths.

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  • The striped hyaena is the most widespread ranging from North Africa through the Middle East to India.

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  • But the fact you could hear the band above the voices suggested widespread ignorance of the words.

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  • The fad of whole-language teaching has led to widespread illiteracy among U.S. students ' .

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  • But McCormack's claim that nobody at St. Martin's was aware of Irving's reputation prompted widespread incredulity.

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  • Widespread white matter demyelination and subcortical lacunar infarcts are demonstrated by magnetic resonance imaging.

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  • Investigations Children presenting with an acute pulmonary bleed will have a reduced hemoglobin and widespread bilateral infiltrates on chest x-ray.

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  • Congressional investigations in the 1970s disclosed widespread NSA abuses, including the illegal interception of millions of cables sent by American citizens.

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  • I don't think this view would be widespread among Islamic jurists however!

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  • An interesting plant that is quite widespread in the wood is spurge laurel, a species with dark flossy leaves.

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  • Damage from Hurricane Katrina is complicated by widespread flooding from breached levees.

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  • However, due to their high cost they did not gain widespread use and the rare-earth magnets superseded them.

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  • The survey revealed widespread malnutrition, the principal cause of which was food insecurity, exacerbated by the position of women in Beja society.

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  • Measures to encourage future take-up must tackle the widespread mistrust which such households feel for many financial providers.

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  • Still, where there is widespread misunderstanding, the material probably needs rewriting.

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  • The removal of a single dolphin affects the remaining group in other ways beside causing widespread myopathy.

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  • Such schemes are widespread in the film sector, almost non existent for music.

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  • It became a broad anti-sanctions campaign, which has aroused widespread opposition to Western policy.

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  • These concerns in turn have a bearing on the widespread evangelical opposition to his personal views on homosexuality.

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  • There were three widespread outages this quarter, lasting an average of 140 minutes each.

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  • There has been widespread outrage at the comment made by a man saying that a country should be " wiped from the map " .

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  • There are two widespread falsehoods that are often used to justify the " debt overhang " assumption.

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  • More women parliamentarians are also crucial if we are to combat widespread political apathy.

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  • The moth brought fear and panic in Brittany when large numbers appeared at the time of a widespread pestilence.

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  • The book was more a history of modern monarchy than a straightforward biography of its subject, and it won widespread praise.

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  • Some of their advice looked prophetic in retrospect, such as their prediction of widespread looting and insurgency once Saddam Hussein's regime fell.

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  • The price has risen in the past few weeks after the government's attempts to shut the site brought widespread publicity.

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  • Regrettably, I do not see a widespread recognition of that fact in the current debate.

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  • Even in the 'better' zoos, abnormal behavior can be widespread, and include repeated pacing, rocking, vomiting and even self mutilation.

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  • Lando relates the furor caused by the reading to widespread resentment of Buckingham.

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  • The opening of the concentration camps at the end of the war provoked a widespread revulsion in the world and within Germany itself.

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  • The British Methodist Church shares the widespread revulsion at the March 11 th bombings in Madrid, and unequivocally condemns them.

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  • Moreover, the abstract expression of rejected pluralism was a widespread revulsion from the very concept of a private sector.

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  • The ringing of complex methods is also probably more widespread among peal ringers maybe for similar reasons.

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  • Yellow rust of wheat Yellow rust of wheat Yellow rust was widespread in 2000 for the fourth consecutive year.

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  • Patients develop a widespread, slightly scaly rash which can look like either eczema or psoriasis.

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  • A visit would not have prospered, not least because of the widespread conviction in Washington that Wilson's peace initiative was largely self-serving.

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  • It may be a knot in a handkerchief, tho with widespread use of tissues that has probably gone out of fashion.

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  • The Japanese white-eye was introduced in the 1930's and is the most abundant and widespread omnivorous passerine in Hawaiian forest.

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  • However, since 1999, some formerly widespread species have declined severely and now have a restricted range.

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  • The very minor problem of Y2K was sufficiently widespread to threaten to disrupt much or all of this.

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  • The increasingly widespread discussion of the topic in recent years basically revolves around numbers.

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  • We will thus be studying, in an experimental setting, two relatively widespread practices in the pig industry.

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  • This clearly represents an overall decline in both extent and quality of the once widespread and common feature of our countryside.

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  • The general appearance of the Aberdeen style is quite widespread across England at the end of the twelfth century.

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  • In addition the use of the Buy Recycled logo is becoming more widespread.

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  • This is, however, selfish and if everybody had that attitude, the diseases would remain widespread.

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  • While downy willow Salix lapponum is the most widespread willow species, whortle-leaved willow S. myrsinites is also present.

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  • The widespread discontent which the confiscations caused provoked the insurrection generally known as the bellum perusinurn from its only important incident, the fierce and fatal resistance of Perugia, which deprived the poet, of another of his relations, who was killed by brigands while making his escape from the lines of Octavian.

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  • In a genuine record of extreme antiquity the union of king and priest in one person, the worship of El as the supreme deity by a Canaanite,' and the widespread practice of the consecration of a tithe of booty can present no difficulty; but, if the historical character of the narrative is denied, the date of the conception must be placed as late as the rise of the temporal authority of the high priests after the exile.

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  • A wife will be beaten without mercy for unfaithfulness to her husband, but the same wife will have had to submit to the first-night promiscuity, a widespread revel which Roth shows is a regular custom in north-west-central Queensland.

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  • A theory, which seems to have some probability in its favour, is that these mines were worked by the Khmer people during the period of power, energy and prosperity which found its most lofty expression in the now ruined and deserted city of Angkor Thom; while another attributes these works to the natives of India whose Hindu remains are found in Java and elsewhere, whose influence was at one time widespread throughout Malayan lands, and of whose religious teaching remnants still linger in the superstitions of the Malays and are preserved in some purity in Lombok and Bali.

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  • They are most common in the north and centre, a circumstance which shows them to be promoted less by the more backward and more ignorant peasants than by the better-educated laborers of Lombardy and Emilia, among whom, Socialist organizations are widespread.

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  • The discovery of the widespread occurrence of this mycorhizal symbiosis must be neld to be one of the most important results of research upon the nutritive processes of plants during the closing decade of the 19th century.

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  • The processes of putrefaction may be alluded to as affording an instance of such a power in the vegetable organisms. At the same time it must be remembered that the secretion of enzymes by Bacteria is of widespread occurrence.

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  • Since 1894 the government has had a monopoly in retailing spirituous liquors, but not wine or beer; but distilling, a very widespread industry, is left in private hands.

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  • The mainland invasions which produced these great ethnic changes in Crete are marked archaeologically by signs of widespread destruction and by a considerable break in The dark the continuity of the insular civilization.

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  • As an ecclesiastical title it was used to imply, not universal (ecumenical), but a great and widespread jurisdiction.

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  • The distinguished career of the former and the widespread confidence in his ability and political integrity had marked him for the most important position in the Cabinet; and there had been a general demand that the new administration should utilize the organizing ability displayed by Hoover in many fields.

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  • Observed originally by Engelmann in bacteria, by Stahl in myxomycetes, and by Pfeffer in ferns, mosses, &c., it has now become recognized as a widespread phenomenon.

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  • The island was conquered with great difficulty by the whole force of the league, and from the fact that the tribute of the Thracian cities and those in Hellespontine district was increased between 439 and 436 we must probably infer that Athens had to deal with a widespread feeling of discontent about this period.

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  • This widespread expectation has left its memorial in our book in xvi.

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  • Yet the " Five Dissenting Brethren " would have failed to secure toleration even for themselves as Congregationalists - such was the dread felt by the assembly for Anabaptists, Antinomians, and other " sectaries " - had it not been for the vaguer, but widespread Independency existing in parliament and in the army.

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  • At the conclusion of the war, while the troops were still in camp in the South, Mr Roosevelt joined in a "round robin" of protest against the mismanagement in the War Department, which had resulted in widespread suffering among the troops from wretched food and bad sanitary arrangements.

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  • And when these judgments were winged by epigram, and weighted by the name of Erasmus, who stood at the head of letters, a widespread exasperation was the consequence.

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  • In striking contrast to the general apathy of the clergy of the period, Griffith Jones's zeal appealed to the public imagination, and his powerful preaching exercised a widespread influence, many travelling long distances in order to attend his ministry.

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  • With this figure of the mothergoddess who descends into the lower world seems to be closely connected the idea of the fallen Sophia, which is so widespread among the Gnostic systems. This Sophia then is certainly no longer the dominating figure of the light-world, she is a lower aeon at the extreme limit of the world of light, who sinks down into matter (Barbelognostics, the anonymous Gnostic of Irenaeus, Bardesanes, Pistis-Sophia), or turns in presumptuous love towards the supreme God (Bu06s), and thus brings the Fall into the world of the aeons (Valentinians).

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  • But all is not finished with the passage of the soul to the land of the dead; the soul may return to avenge its death by helping to discover the murderer, or to wreak vengeance for itself; there is a widespread belief that those who die a violent death become malignant spirits and endanger the lives of those who come near the haunted spot; the woman who dies in child-birth becomes a pontianak, and threatens the life of human beings; and man resorts to magical or religious means of repelling his spiritual dangers.

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  • It is therefore not surprising to find that many peoples on the lower planes of culture respect and even worship animals (see Totem; Animal Worship); though we need not attribute an animistic origin to all the developments, it is clear that the widespread respect paid to animals as the abode of dead ancestors, and much of the cult of dangerous animals, is traceable to this principle.

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  • The more resistant rocks, even though dissected by Tertiary erosion, retain in their summit tiplands an indication of the widespread peneplain of Cretaceous tinie, now standing at the altitude given to it by the Tertiary upwarping and post-Tertiary uplift; and the most resistant rocks surmount the Cretaceous peneplain as unconsumed monadnocks of the Mesozoic cycle.

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  • Exception to this statement must be made in the south-west, close to the mountains in southern Colorado, where some lava-capped mesas (Mesa de Maya, Raton Mesa) stand several thousand feet above the general plain level, and thus testify to the widespread erosion of this region before it was aggraded.

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  • However much they might personally disapprove, ' zealous priests could not forbid their parishioners to dance on Sunday, if the practice had won widespread toleration; on the other hand, they could not relax the usual discipline of the church on the strength of a few unguarded opinions of too indulgent casuists.

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  • The government might well be congratulated on having through artificial means ensured in that year of widespread drought and famine the cultivation of 27,326 sq.

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  • Settembrini, entitled " A Protest of the People of the Two Sicilies," appeared anonymously and created a deep impression as a most scathing indictment of the government; and at the same time the election of Pius IX., a pope who was believed to be a Liberal, caused widespread excitement throughout Italy.

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  • He supported himself by teaching Latin at Lissa, and it was here that he published his Pansophiae prodromus (1630), a work on education, and his Janua linguarum reserata (1631), the latter of which gained for him a widespread reputation, being produced in twelve European languages, and also in Arabic, Persian and Turkish.

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  • Today, that is vastly more true and widespread.

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  • Arousing widespread repugnance, the disrespectful attitude of the reporters was widely condemned.

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  • Had there been widespread acquiescence to the Iraq war, then these events would not have resonated in the way they have.

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  • However if infection disseminates in the blood, the widespread activation of phagocytes in the bloodstream initiates the sepsis response.

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  • The imaginative interpretation of a detached house set on a coastal hillside with widespread sea views.

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  • Hathaway notes a widespread misconception that solar activity varies every 11 years like a pure sinusoid.

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  • No native passerine have been recorded, but redpoll Acanthis flammea and common starling Sturnus vulgaris are both widespread and common.

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  • The concern is that if consumer demand for stingray leather increases, they will suffer more intentional, widespread exploitation than in the past.

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  • There has been increasing interest in such systems, partly motivated by the observation of the widespread existence of strange non-chaotic attractors.

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  • Whether the extra link functionality of XLink is sufficient to justify widespread adoption is still a matter of debate.

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  • It was widespread and unidentified, all the more perplexing because of its tendency to form highly distinctive euhedral tetragonal crystals.

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  • Various orchids were widespread, and Adder 's tongue fern was common on unploughed pasture.

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  • One indication of the widespread concern about this is the leaking of a top-secret document from the secret services last week.

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  • Due to the now widespread use of all-female or sterile triploid strains, spawning is uncommon.

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  • Today 's Oxford Mail carries yet another story picking up on the widespread unease that local people feel.

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  • The impact of such widespread unrelenting poverty on children is vicious.

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  • And, from about 1837, the Mechanics ' Institutes, which were now widespread throughout the country, took up this idea.

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  • It was founded in 1958 to fight the then widespread ignorance of nineteenth and early twentieth century architecture.

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  • After a wave of local protests and widespread international condemnation, Grameen withdrew from the agreement.

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  • The vaccine targets human papillomavirus (HPV), which is widespread in the population.

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  • Misunderstandings and fears about HIV are still widespread in society.

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  • They are widespread in this area of Kent; Hayes Common comes to mind as another example.

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  • It is not thought to be a risk in the UK, but is widespread in various parts of Europe.

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

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  • The association with the north wall series is shown to be widespread across zooplankton species in the North Sea.

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  • The false conspiracy became widespread because the creators skillfully edited photographs to use as evidence.

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  • On top of that, you can determine if a problem is significant and widespread (rather than minor and a result of your own idiosyncrasies) by talking to others.

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  • The third main style of bathroom faucets are the widespread designs.

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  • The centerset designs tend to be more contemporary looking than either single hole or widespread bathroom faucets.

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  • The enormous selection at Fixtures Direct of single-hole and widespread bathroom faucets will keep you busy.

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  • Widespread use of DDT mostly eliminated the problem, but since DDT was outlawed, these buggers are back and infesting homes, hotels, and even theater seats.

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  • Although these items are widespread throughout the modern world, their use as names for felines is not.

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  • Often, though, the winners are lesser-known titles that don't boast big sales or widespread popularity.

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  • As we gain knowledge from soybean fuel history, we can look to the future with hope that clean, renewable, and efficient fuel sources will continue to be widespread in the United States and around the world.

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  • A non-point source is more general and widespread.

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  • Despite the widespread use of recycling, many people may not know where to begin when it comes to recycling at home.

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  • During World War II, a sugar shortage in Great Brittan led to widespread use of stevia as a sweetener; however, once the war was over and sugar was once again plentiful, stevia use dropped off.

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  • Furniture and art made from plastic or other unique materials is widespread.

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  • The teachings of this man, who walked the earth more than 2000 years ago, are the core beliefs of what was to become the most widespread religion in the world.

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  • Obviously, the widespread availability of digital scrapbook freebies is part of the reason why thrifty crafters are attracted to this method of creating layouts.

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  • Stress is a widespread problem in the workplace.

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  • While there are hundreds of anime teen series, with something for every taste, there are a few shows that have found widespread success, usually because they have been aired on cable and satellite TV stations.

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  • Despite widespread criticism for her "weak" English skills, Shakira began writing songs in English in 2001.

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  • The club was known for catering to the rich and famous and was equally known for the widespread drug use and the open sexual encounters of its patrons.

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  • Though underage drinking is widespread, it's important to recognize that drinking when you're under the age of 21 is illegal.

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  • None of Hill's Science Diet dog food was on the 2007 list that caused such widespread concern, although one variety of their canned cat food was involved at that time.

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  • Canine parvovirus (CPV) can often prove fatal even with prompt treatment, but the widespread use of administering modified live vaccines to young puppies and dogs has lowered the mortality rate.

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  • Instead, you get clean, widespread light that blends unobtrusively into your ceiling.

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  • Eventually, the company decided to market the product to a widespread audience, and the jockstrap became available to consumers in 1902, when it was displayed in what was then known as the Sears and Roebuck Catalog.

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  • Organic farms and the organic movement in general have been gaining momentum in the U.S. for over a decade amid reports of health issues related to widespread pesticide use.

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  • The pesticides and the chemicals also get into the ground water supplies in the nearby communities and cause widespread pollution of local waterways from rain water run-off.

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  • There are websites that have cataloged numerous studies and articles by experts concerned with the widespread use of GMOs in the nation's food supply.

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  • While many retailers have since stopped the practice of padding slim models and now use plus size women to model the garments, there is still not enough widespread acceptance of full-figured women in the fashion business.

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  • True Riddick goggles (those made with the Riddick movies in mind, that is) are available and more widespread than you might have imagined.

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  • Thanks to the family friendly nature of the Nintendo Wii and its widespread appeal, it only makes sense that a video game based on the popular television series The Biggest Loser would be adapted to the gaming platform.

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  • While computer systems at the time were not widespread, they were quickly gaining in popularity and represented a significant segment of the consumer base for this game release.

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  • You'll recognize some of the games immediately - classics like chess and checkers are widespread - but others you'll only see on a computer.

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  • Although the Super Nintendo -- or the Super Famicom, as it was called in Japan -- had the floppy-drive based Game Doctor, the Sony PlayStation was the first home gaming console to have a widespread piracy problem.

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  • They did not reach widespread popularity until the mid 1800s and the trend grew in popularity through the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

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  • Perhaps two of the greatest examples of this trend toward more widespread use of PDA cellular phones are the T-Mobile Sidekick 3 and the trendy services offered by Amp'd Mobile.

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  • If the problem is not systematic or widespread, a recall may not be issued.

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  • Given the widespread fear of cell phone radiation causing a range of health problems, it's understandable that many consumers were concerned over this recall.

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  • This is because the density of the population cannot sustain the density of cell phone towers needed to provide reliable service over such a widespread area.

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  • Not surprisingly, the satellite cell phone market in Canada is not nearly as competitive and widespread as the consumer cell phone market.

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  • People who want to download the latest apps on the Apple iPhone may not be the same people who need the reliability and widespread coverage that a satellite phone is able to provide.

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  • As the issue became more widespread and better known, people started to discover that this may be due to a design flaw in the iPhone 4.

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  • This is aided greatly by the proliferation of the Internet and the widespread availability of international information on the matter.

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  • This came before the current era of widespread smartphone usage, so the Mogul was largely targeting the corporate market.

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  • Parents should call their child's doctor if their child develops a rash, especially if the rash is widespread over the child's body or if the rash is accompanied by other symptoms.

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  • Symptoms of toxic shock include abdominal pain, confusion, dizziness, and widespread red skin rash.

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  • The best method of treatment is through prevention and generating public awareness through widespread education on the topic.

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  • With the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, children began to see widespread death in a very personal way.

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  • Trachoma is widespread and present in a high percentage of the population in many parts of Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, Burma, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

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  • The rashes or welts can appear on a specific part of the body or can be widespread.

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  • This test is not used on a child with severe anaphylactic reactions or on children with widespread eczema, a skin disorder.

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  • While elegant and simple in theory, gene therapy has met with a large number of difficulties in trials, including immune resistance, very short duration of the introduced gene, and inadequately widespread delivery.

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  • This is a very easily transmissible infection that is quite widespread in children.

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  • The herpes simplex virus is widespread in children.

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  • Grade III, or third degree, sprains are caused by complete tearing of the ligament where there is severe pain, loss of joint function, widespread swelling and bruising, and the inability to bear weight.

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  • These laws became necessary when opium addiction in the nineteenth century became a widespread social problem in the developed countries.

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  • Both closed and penetrating head injuries can cause swirling movements throughout the brain, tearing nerve fibers and causing widespread bleeding or a blood clot in or around the brain.

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  • Psoriasis can seriously impact children's lives when the hands and feet are affected so the children cannot take notes or walk or play, or when the disease becomes so widespread that the immune system becomes compromised.

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  • Pustular psoriasis, which can be limited to one part of the body or can be widespread, may be the first symptom of psoriasis or develop in a patient with chronic plaque psoriasis.

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  • Photochemotherapy (PUVA) is a medically supervised procedure that combines medication with exposure to ultraviolet light (UVA) to treat localized or widespread psoriasis.

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  • An individual with widespread psoriasis that has not responded to treatment may enroll in one of the day treatment programs conducted at special facilities throughout the United States.

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  • Lymphadenitis can also occur in conjunction with cellulitis, which is a deep, widespread tissue infection that develops from a cut or sore.

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  • Many diseases that once caused widespread illness, disability, and death are now prevented by vaccines in developed countries.

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  • Widespread infection (peritonitis) may also develop from bacteria growing in the accumulation of undigested material above the obstruction.

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  • The emergence of widespread homelessness, substance abuse (especially crack and methamphetamines), unemployment, increased incarceration rates, street violence, and HIV/AIDS have all impacted poor communities.

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  • The notion that foods and nutrients influence brain function and behavior generated in the early 2000s widespread interest in the general public and in the scientific community.

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  • Some widespread, fast-growing cancers are more difficult to treat.

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  • Although there is no risk and much potential benefit to the use of GFD for treatment of celiac disease, the widespread use of gluten-containing grains in Western cultures makes adapting to a gluten-free diet challenging.

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  • The most widespread form of infectious rhinitis is the common cold.

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  • It is possible that this mutation affects nearby genes as well, and that the widespread symptoms of myotonic dystrophy are due to a range of genetic disruptions.

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  • Kidney failure may occur due to widespread obstruction of the capillaries in the filtering structures called glomeruli.

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  • The CDC expects that widespread childhood vaccination against chickenpox will further reduce the incidence of the virus in the general population.

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  • Even more effective, particularly for widespread itching in hot weather, are tepid baths with corn starch and/or oatmeal (about 0.5 lb [224 g] of each per bathtub-full).

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  • Lactose intolerance is widespread, affecting about 20 percent of American children and up to 70 percent of the world's adult population.

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  • Botulism spores can cause widespread illness if introduced into the environment.

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  • Widespread use of penicillin has been responsible for reducing the number of existing cases, but the only way to eliminate bejel is by improving living and sanitation conditions and through continuing health education.

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  • Epidemics are widespread regional outbreaks that occur every two to three years and affect 5-10 percent of the population.

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  • Because developing countries as of 2004 did not have widespread immunization available, there continue to be about 50 million cases of pertussis every year across the globe, with 300,000 leading to death.

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  • Although there are medications available that could quell some of the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder, noncompliance or abuse of the drugs prevents their widespread use.

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  • At one time it was a major childhood killer, but in the early 2000s it is rare in developed countries because of widespread immunization.

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  • Gradually bonding research brought about widespread changes in hospital obstetrical practice in the United States.

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  • People in these occupations and residents of or travelers to areas where rabies is a widespread problem should consider being immunized.

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  • Anaphylaxis is marked by airway constriction, blood pressure drop, widespread tissue swelling, heart rhythm abnormalities, and in some cases, loss of consciousness.

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  • Of greater concern is the widespread use of corticosteroids or steroid derivatives used to treat allergies, autoimmune diseases, and inflammatory conditions.

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  • The pruritus often creates a vicious cycle of itching and scratching, which leads to more widespread rash, which leads to more itching.

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  • Because atopic dermatitis is so widespread in the general population, many support groups have been formed, particularly in the larger cities.

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  • The widespread use of fluoridated toothpastes and mouthwashes has increased children's sources of fluoride significantly.

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