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fig leaves

used to cover Adam and Eve’s nakedness. [O.T.: Genesis 3:7]
See: Modesty
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Water and methanol extract of fig leaves were analysed for phenol and flavonoid content.
The fig leaves extract acts as a reducing agent (Rajendran and Sengodan, 2017) by containing a high amount of polyphenols and other organic groups which take part in reaction mechanism involving reduction of precursor to metal nano-particle in two steps (Gottimukkala, 2017); first precursor forms a complex by breaking the OH bond and forming a partial bond with a metal ion.
Bronchitis: The natural chemicals in fig leaves make it an ideal component for a tea base.
MAKES: 4 servings 2/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 1/2 pounds boned, skinned salmon fillet, cut into 4 equal pieces Salt and pepper About 6 fig leaves (about 8 by 8 in.; see notes) About 1/3 cup olive oil Fig skewers (recipe follows)
As desperately as royalists and assorted radicals sought to strip away the fig leaves of republican (and godly) virtue, just as determinedly did Cromwell and some of his publicists put them back.
They then made aprons of fig leaves to cover themselves.
Business cards are the most common shape, but triangles, rectangles (mimicking book-covers), maple- or fig leaves .
There should be no more blue fig leaves to cover the unwillingness of the major powers.
Show a couple in fig leaves against a woodland setting, bring on a pair of boys, have one kill the other, and it is not just the rocket scientists in the audience who will be able to figure out that one is Cain and the other is Abel.
Fig Leaves and Fortunes is an account of the establishment, growth, and development of the Warner Brothers Corset Company.
TUV leader Jim Allister claimed the judicial review and statement by the Secretary of State were "fig leaves to cover the First Minister's climbdown."
LAST WEEK, I said that I thought Ed Balls was showing real cojones in taking the fight to the Tories and their Liberal Democrat fig leaves - and so he has continued.