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noun as in multiple fruit

noun as in tinker's damn

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Talents such as Baier and Wallace work at Fox News in the capacity of fig leaves.

I like to pipe the cheese into each fig by putting the cheese into a plastic bag, snipping the end and squeezing it out.

The figs, grapes and pears can be roasted a few days in advance.

Increase the oven temperature to 450 degreesAdd the figs to the baking sheet and return it to the oven.

Turn the oven off and return the pan to the oven for another 10 minutes, so the figs continue to soften.

Or is Rand co-opting them by merely using his newfound adviser as a fig leaf?

To say that a consignment is “in compliance” with packing regulations is a mere fig leaf.

Finally in 2003, the absurdity of the explosive numbers forced MLB to institute a fig leaf of testing.

This fig leaf of legality must be stripped away, otherwise violence will persist.

Powers never found the house he was looking for, because he never cared a fig for how he might pay for it.

Frequently they are found in alveolar arrangement, retaining the original outline of the alveoli of the lung (Fig. 4, b).

Each is surrounded by a gelatinous capsule, which is its distinctive feature (Fig. 9).

The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).

Crystals of urea nitrate or oxalate (Fig. 19) will soon appear and can be recognized with the microscope.

Hydrogen sulphid is easily prepared in the simple apparatus shown in Fig. 30.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fig, such as: aggregate fruit, mulberry, and pineapple.

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