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The black sticks resembling lollipops are said to be compounds of rum, bullocks' blood and tobacco lees.
On the addition of a small quantity of lime, it again acquired the power of withdrawing ammonia from its compounds.
When the food is rich in nitrogenous compounds, the value of the manure is considerably increased.
Consequently, these organic compounds do not interfere with tests which may be carried out in strongly acid solution.
In these attempts there were efforts to form new compounds as well as a search for simple solvents.
Gebir lays down, as a primary principle, that all metals are compounds of mercury and sulphur.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
He used no strange compounds, and shunned an unnatural verse.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
They oxidize organic materials, changing them to compounds that can be absorbed by plants and used in building protoplasm.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
In chemistry, compounds having acid properties derived from the various fats and oils.

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frumiousadjective | [froo-mee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION
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