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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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The pond was stocked with fish, geese, ducks, cranes, and herons, “all having the appearance of life, for their skins were admirably preserved.”
“We are stuck with a lame duck person, who is no longer representing our interests and cannot represent our interests,” she said.
Moderate Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez told the New York Times, are “sitting ducks.”
To be sure, it’s not impossible a deal could get done in the lame duck, as those like McConnell have even recently said a deal needs to be done “before the end of the year.”
Generously glaze the duck once more and roast for another 10 minutes.
The policies, branded together by Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s administration as “Complete Communities,” made their way for Council approval during the lame duck period after new Council members have been elected, but before they’ve been seated.
Menus in 1966 featured duck, Cornish hens and ham, and one writer in 1974 recommended a roast leg of pork.
Heading into the lame duck, there is little sign that the Pelosi-Mnuchin talks will resume.
Brined duck breast glistens with a lacquer of honey and herbs.
For any deal to get done this year, regardless of who wins the election, the legislation would have to be passed during a lame duck session, which occurs after a November election but before the new Congress sits in the new year.

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