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verb as in be part of construction

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Despite being smaller than Earth’s moon, and despite temperatures hovering around -390 degrees Fahrenheit, Pluto has a complex atmosphere composed of nitrogen laced with methane and carbon monoxide and filled with an unexpected blue haze.

In the new study, Kwok-Yung Yuen, a microbiologist at the University of Hong Kong, and colleagues analyzed most of the genetic blueprint, composed of RNA, of each of the patient’s coronavirus infections and looked for differences.

The goal hasn’t been to get cheaper but to get better composed, that’s ongoing and will continue.

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Yet if you examine very large, massive galaxies you find that they tend to be composed of older stars, suggesting that they’ve already sat around in their dotage for a very long time.

His commentaries comparing Galileo’s time to today’s are weaved into an engagingly composed and pleasantly readable account.

He then enlisted the help of New York City musician Carlo Nicolau to compose the music.

“One can no more write good English than one can compose good music by merely keeping to the rules,” he wrote.

Perhaps compose a fiction about hard-wired fictionalizing, a fiction that reminds readers of their synaptic deceptions.

But Google grumble grumble makes me compose new messages in a tiny window, you say.

After defense explained that it did not consider the document intelligence, Lind compose herself and let defense proceed.

He placed the paper on the table, and, ere he read a syllable, he laboured to compose himself.

We suddenly realized that after all the greatness and strength of a nation is made up of the men and women who compose it.

The act of the Covenanting Society is complex, and is the aggregate of the actings of all who compose it.

Controve, compose or invent tunes, foule fayle, fail miserably.

About this time he began to compose, although his attempts were merely improvisations.


On this page you'll find 287 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compose, such as: belong to, build, comprise, consist of, constitute, and construct.

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