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wen,

benign, slow-growing, painless cyst of the skin resulting from obstruction of the sebaceous gland ducts. It is frequently found on the scalp, ears, face, back, or scrotum. Usually no treatment is required. Large wens may be surgically removed.
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wen

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1. Pathol a sebaceous cyst, esp one occurring on the scalp
2. a large overcrowded city (esp London in the phrase the great wen)

wen

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a rune having the sound of Modern English w
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Wen disagreed on the objective of Planned Parenthood.
Sarah Sweeney, WEN mentoring officer, says "This is a fantastic opportunity for aspirational women's groups in Wales to receive in-depth advice, support and training around key areas of good governance, funding and sustainability."
WEN mentoring officer Sarah Sweeney said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for aspirational women's groups in Wales to receive indepth advice, support and training around key areas of good governance, funding and sustainability."
A few days later, the victim's parents found out about her online ad and filed a police complaint, following which Wen was arrested.
In the series (Sundays, 9 p.m., HBO and HBO Go), Wen plays Liu Chao-Kuo, a reporter who lost a son.
[phrase omitted] (2) When the Master was threatened in Kuang, he said: After King wen had died, did wen not remain here?
The Wen Peng had 24 crew members - 10 from the Philippines, 11 from Indonesia and three from Taiwan.
Mayor Catherine Pugh praised Wen's efforts with the city health department and said her office would begin a national search to find a replacement.
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In his opening remarks, Wen said he cherished working with Singh over the last eight years during which they met for 14 times.
Wen's remarks came days after China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in a month, with Beijing desperate to bolster an economy that may have suffered its worst rate of growth since the global financial crisis over the April-June quarter.
China: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Argentina Saturday on an official visit aimed at boosting trade with one of South America s top agricultural producers.