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adjective as in chaste, pure

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Still, prices across the continent are likely to be pressured amid excess supply, said Rupert Claxton, meat director at consultant Gira.

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This is thought to be largely due to belts all along the northern parts of the continents where the snow has been melting much earlier due to climate change.

Many of the continent’s highlights are in the Northern Territory, an area left unscathed during last season’s wildfires.

These hordes can cross continents, eating through crops along the way.

Projects like ReGen villages, the so-called “Tesla of ecovillages,” now partnering with municipalities on four continents.

Opponents of Muslims and immigrants across the continent are claiming vindication in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

World War II is still a long way off, but the seeds of conflict are already being sown on the continent.

It can be hard to wrap your head around the problems facing the continent because they might seem ancient to us.

But this is often seen as little more than a way of trying to defame Edward III on the continent.

Gurira says she approaches her work with a dual-continent mindset.

For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.

There are some other trees planted, and many small, thrifty forests, such as I had hardly seen before on the Continent.

These form one of the many island groups that hang like a fringe or festoon on the skirt of the continent of Asia.

Thence they have spread all over the continent of South America, and have proved of more real value to it than its mines.

It is extensively used in the manufacture of cigars, and on the continent it frequently realizes as much as 5s.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to continent, such as: abstinent, ascetic, celibate, abstemious, abstentious, and austere.

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