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cry

1. Hunting the baying of a pack of hounds hunting their quarry by scent
2. a pack of hounds
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TN deserved credit for picking up another two vital points, but a disjointed performance was a far cry from so many of this season's more fluid displays.
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The sophisticated Q&A method of project management is a far cry from the days when office managers and facilities managers were burdened with their companies' multimillion-dollar renovation.