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Descriptive of a paint film which shows the minute detail of the background on which it was applied, giving the appearance of skimpiness.
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He can even starve thousands, including women and children, knowing that he faces no risk of Western intervention.
Various degrees of starve feeding were introduced by increasing the rotation rate while maintaining the flood-fed mass flowrate.
She said: "One agency told me to lose weight as I was too big, I had to starve myself to get near a size zero.
The sufferer intentionally starves herself, and is unwilling or unable to keep a healthy weight for her size, height, body type and activity level.
But starve a child and suddenly social services are on the missing list and, of course, the old old adage of lessons have been learnt soon follows.
What: Four Starve Ups member companies will participate in the upcoming University of the Entrepreneur event, which is hosted by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Forum (OEF).
Medford told authorities he killed his wife in May 2000 so she wouldn't starve.
Medford told authorities he killed his wife so she wouldn't starve.
Prosecutors said Medford told investigators that he thought his wife was going to starve to death, and he did what he ``had to do'' to spare her from that.
The work provides some of the clearest evidence yet that physicians may someday starve solid tumors to death with drugs that cut off a cancer's blood supply.
Starve the neighborhood councils and it's the same as starving the neighborhoods, which is what City Hall seems intent on accomplishing.