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adverb as in in a lower place

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preposition as in inferior


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Enceladus is an extraordinary little world, harboring a deep, warm ocean beneath its ice.

So Richard Johnston, an engineer at Swansea University in Wales, and his colleagues used a microCT scanner to see what lies beneath the wraps of animal mummies at the university’s Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

Last week in Science Advances, researchers presented the most complete picture to date of the strange, hidden biosphere beneath the seafloor.

The rover will probe the ground beneath its wheels, fly a helicopter, track the weather and test tech for turning Martian air into rocket fuel.

There was also a danger of a possible explosion or “blowout” from pressurized gas that had accumulated in the lake during the 15 million years it’s been beneath the ice.

McCauley may have married beneath her station, but Gordon-Levitt has obsessive fans.

So for the 12 years he spent at Aldgate, Chaucer was mostly alone, with a teeming urban scene literally beneath his feet.

The train was already in motion as she tried to step inside, and her body was crushed beneath it.

And there are a few nice things buried beneath the rubble that I could use in my apartment.

But beneath all the shiny esteem, the 25-year-old Wright led a seedy double life.

Two young lovers were exchanging their hearts' yearnings beneath the children's tent, which they had found unoccupied.

She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.

Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.

Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.

During this conversation Harry's right hand was resting beneath his jacket, grasping the butt of his revolver.

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