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straggler

An aircraft that cannot or does not keep up with other aircraft on a mission or a formation.
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In the end, their understanding of the resurrection is less important than their faith that it happened, for such faith impels them to become full ambassadors of Christ in the world, entering the straggle for redemption and beating the cross that comes with it.
The Micro UV Straggle was used to tie the bodies of Diawl Bachs and Boobies.
As members straggle through the open woods, the youngest, Susanna Rhodes, 15, of Chesterfield, Va., glimpses something bright on a fallen branch.
Underfunded offices may well straggle to provide an efficient service, according to Younger.
She cited the abundance of landfill space in Michigan and the straggle to keep the recycling message fresh and to avoid complacency.
The burning question for Americans remains: Are there enough patriots in this land who understand the Constitution's timeless value and are willing to get involved in the straggle to assure that its limitations on government are restored to full force mad effect?
His writing and his work as an educator have inspired and influenced students, writers, artists, and activists who have identified with his journey of straggle, self-discovery, and transformation.
CA.-- Why do some lawyers get rich while others straggle to pay their bills?
Rural areas and smaller communities especially straggle with attracting orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, cardiac specialists and vascular surgeons at a level that meets the income requirements of these physicians.
It is this breakthrough that made Edward a major force in the Palestinian straggle and a pole of attraction for those who believed that reconciliation is desirable and feasible.
Professors at Purdue University (IN) call it the "Wall Effect": Students straggle into class, pull out their notebook computers and flip up their screens, effectively constructing barriers between themselves and their teachers.