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see anthropologyanthropology,
classification and analysis of humans and their society, descriptively, culturally, historically, and physically. Its unique contribution to studying the bonds of human social relations has been the distinctive concept of culture.
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; human evolutionhuman evolution,
theory of the origins of the human species, Homo sapiens. Modern understanding of human origins is derived largely from the findings of paleontology, anthropology, and genetics, and involves the process of natural selection (see Darwinism).
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; racerace,
one of the group of populations regarded as constituting humanity. The differences that have historically determined the classification into races are predominantly physical aspects of appearance that are generally hereditary.
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"If the thing is mathematically possible, why should it not be humanly!--And if it is humanly possible, the matter is simply awful." I interrupted him in his soliloquy:
But, you see, nine-tenths of what that girl said to you was so perfectly true that it is humanly impossible for you not to believe the other tenth, which wasn't.
Without presuming to offer so simple a remedy to the consideration of so profound a professor of the great healing art, he would venture to inquire whether the strain, being by way of intricate calculations, the spirits might not (humanly speaking) be restored to their tone by a gentle and yet generous stimulant?
"Humanly speaking, my dear Rachel, there can be no doubt of it."
"Absolutely," I said in a perfectly conventional tone, I was now on my mettle that she should not discover what there was humanly common in my nature.
Touch her not scornfully; Think of her mournfully, Gently and humanly; Not of the stains of her, All that remains of her Now is pure womanly.
He had promised to return for An-Tak if it proved humanly possible to do so, and he knew that in the blackness of the tunnel he could locate the foot of the ladder in no other way.
Van Aanholt allegedly tweeted on Tuesday that the newlypromoted Blades "wanted it more" and that "it's not humanly possible" to get going "week in, week out".
Citizens demanded from all stakeholders to redouble efforts to keep the megacity, specially its low-income areas humanly liveable
Summary: Dubai [UAE], Aug 12 (ANI): Despite admitting to have Australia pacer Pat Cummins for all five Test matches, head coach Justin Langer has said that it won't be 'humanly possible' for the bowler to play all the matches.
But as soon as we can, humanly possibly, humanly possible hold this out and start commercial operations, we'll start," he said.
on Tuesday grilled a local state auditor for allegedly failing to scrutinize the 'humanly impossible' presence of a Bulacan-based construction firm's equipment in different places and projects all at the same time.