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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of distinguish.


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  • My use of the term distinguishes these intolerant Atheist Supremacists if you don't mind my invoking that term from your average run of the mill atheist who has no quarrel with believers.

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  • The term distinguishes the cells from hematopoietic stem cells, which give rise to blood cells, and which are found in bone marrow. Featured News and Stories

  • The "English" in the label distinguishes this strong, elegant, malt-accented sipping beer from more highly hopped versions in the American mold.

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  • Sanskrit is _S_ruti, which means hearing; and this title distinguishes the Vedic hymns and, at a later time, the Brâhma_n_as also, from all other works, which, however sacred, and authoritative to the Hindu mind, are admitted to have been composed by human authors.

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  • Nor can any difficulty be occasioned by the fact that as yet no special title distinguishes these successors of the Apostles from the ordinary presbyters.

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  • These receptions without form, yet full of elegance, are what English 'at homes' were before the Continental war, though now, by a curious perversion of terms, the easy domestic title distinguishes in England a formally-prepared and elaborately-collected assembly, in which everything and every person are careful to be as little 'homely' as possible.


  • Those whom God takes into covenant with himself he distinguishes from the children of this world; they are effectually called out of the state, out of the land, of their nativity; they must sit loose to the world, and live above it and every thing in it, even that in it which is most dear to them, and must trust

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  • Aquila, published in English, distinguishes itself by focusing on a market that would normally read Western-style staples such as Cosmopolitan, Vogue and Marie Claire, and who crave something that addresses issues more relevant to them.

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  • The extra word distinguishes it from other forms of football such as “rugby football” and, yes, “American football.”

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  • "Completing this designation distinguishes the recipient for their commitment to their clients 'financial future," said Phil Buchanan, Chairman, CWS Advisory Board and CEO, Cannon Aktuelle Nachrichten


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