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third degree

Informal torture or bullying, esp used to extort confessions or information
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Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D felony, 15 counts
A source within Khartoum state disclosed in June 2014 that several proposals were made to raise the water rate by 33% (20 pounds SDG) for the third degree consumers, 40% (35 pounds) for the second degree consumers and 33% (60 pounds) for the first degree consumers.
Third degree suspension is particularly important in musical styles such as funk, ska, salsa, samba and hundreds of others, where multiple layers of rhythm are built on a steady foundation of main beats.
The nanofibrous coating is made of chitosan and polycaprolactone polymers and has a good performance in the treatment of skin injuries such as deep cutting wounds and third degree burns.
The elections took place 21 September, 2013, where the Kurdish Democratic Party gained 38 seats, Change Movement 24 seats and the National Union Party occupied the third degree in the results of the elections.
He trained for almost three years before he could be assessed and graded for third degree black belt.
Although the volume is meant to be introductory, the authors' treatment of technical terms, such as "the third degree of humility" and the "magis," is vulnerable to misunderstanding.
Third Degree Advertising, an Oklahoma City agency, has opened an office in Durham, N.