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Mitsubishi Cement Company wants to build a new warehouse and hauling facility along the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, which is smack dab in the middle of one of the environmental justice zones established under a 2017 state law.

Carol Chapin, vice president of research and development for Simple Green, which makes cleaning solutions, suggested wetting a cotton ball with acetone nail polish remover and dabbing that on the pitch to soften and remove it.

Several officers got very sore eyes, and the only thing to do with a scratch was to dab it with iodine at once.

"Ready," said Dab, and the "Jenny" glided gracefully away from the landing with the starting push he gave her.

He was a smooth one to talk, and was a dab at the ways of gentlefolks.

Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens

You could open his collected works almost anywhere and shut your eyes and dab down your finger on some red-hot passage.

The Girl on the BoatPelham Grenville Wodehouse

The Quartet is marked by all the brightness and incident which made 'Dab Kinzer' such a favorite with the boys.

I sure feel as if I want to cry, whimpered Dodo, pretending to dab her eyes.

Polly and Her Friends AbroadLillian Elizabeth Roy

It was but six miles to the Dab, but the ground was swampy and the road intersected by many streams.

By Sheer PluckG. A. Henty

But a dab of varnish, a touch of gilding here and there, was all that was necessary.

ChanceJoseph Conrad

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