appetence


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appetence

, appetency
an attraction or affinity
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Musharraf's lawyer Ilyas Siddiqui Advocate filed a petition to the court which said that the former military chief seeks permanent exemption from appetence in court hearing on security concerns.
Nowadays, LESS is getting widespread throughout the world, performed in general surgery, bariatric, urology and gynecology.2,4 However, LESS seems to be pushed forward mostly by the surgeons' appetence for new developed instruments and thus its application reduces to experimentation with guinea pigs.
the poets writing in German Alfred Margul-Sperber, Alfred Kittner, Immanuel Weissglas, Moses Rosenkranz and others, as well as with the great interwar Romanian classical poets Tudor Arghezi, Lucian Blaga and Alexandru Philippide, a series of imaginative and metaphoric impulses, his appetence for the modernity of poetic expression, his acute sense of the verb, of the letter, his insight into the deep meanings of human existence.
In acute form, there is an anaemia and progressive dramatic fall in packed cell volume and hematocrit, which causes increase in appetence, the bone marrow eventually exhausted due to continuous loss of iron and proteins in the gastrointestinal tract and thus resulting into death.
At last, critical thinking stands additionally on some level of creativity, which is accountable for the appetence to anticipate possible results, and also to produce and implement particular alternatives of action in each situation (Bailin et al., 1999b; Facione, 2010).
Thus, Huysmans's "appetence constant[c] du monstrueux" reveals "un besoin de prodiges" (Duran 238).
And yet, stalling and stumbling on his way to exchange the "scratches," "nicks," and "cracked leg" for rehabilitative "start[ing] over," Eggers wrestles with the correlative craving for corrosive stasis, an appetence to "be reminded" that seems, at least in this equation of healing with detachment, to jeopardize cure.
This framework explains their appetence for more and more campaign contributions coming from interest groups and lobbyists.