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  • noun Street-cleaning; scavenging.


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  • The scavaging of the CONUS will also be seen as an easy option by African nations with any sort of merchant marine capability.

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  • Only to fall prey to scavaging dogs who feast upon the grisly remains with gusto and relish.

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  • Michael A: as i recall, you and i went through this exercise a few weeks ago. i went scavaging on the internet to give you a brief summary of some of Hillary's accomplishments over the last 35 yrs and as i recall you had some nice words for me.

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  • | Reply | Permalink fanning the flames and scavaging for concern ....

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  • The Landscape was changed for ever, the cocks and hens that were reliant upon the corn for their existence in order to survive long enough to at least ask questions of stringtheory?, were reduced to the act of scavaging amongst the Rooster bird_droppings, this is no ordinary “humble pie”

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  • Peasants scavaging for artifacts exposed by the dynamiting and bulldozers assaulted Fengjie cultural relics officials who attempted to stop them.

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  • They know now that a villager, scavaging scrap in the area, found their son's body later in 1970 and buried it under a simple marker.

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  • You apart of the gold rush of stalkers who are scavaging for artifacts, fighting to stay ahead of the military, working your way into the heart of the zone and expericing the horrors of radioactive corruption of the land.

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  • BC, on the other hand, will be scavaging for drunken photos, jaded girlfriends, etc. just to piss off Goodell.

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  • Many species of cercopithecines live or sleep in trees, and spend most of their time scavaging for food.

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