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noun as in current affairs

noun as in doings

noun as in hard news

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It introduces séances, new furniture, a paranormal investigator career path and chaotic ghostly happenings within haunted residential homes.

It could only become a permanent part of your genome if it were a DNA molecule instead of an RNA molecule—and even the chances of that happening would be chemically remote.

Also loosely moored to real life happenings, his acclaimed “Exit Strategy” follows the final desperate days of a condemned Chicago public school.

Every breach in temperature control degrades the vaccine, and every time the vaccine moves, the chances of this happening increase, so health officials need to plan carefully to ensure the absolute minimum amount of movement.

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Striking, emotionally resonant events tend to dominate our thinking more than abstract happenings.

Tales still swirl about the strange forest ruins and mysterious happenings that have occurred around Gedi.

The stage manager is a rubber-clad domme and there are various S&M happenings through the night.

More recently, he investigated the strange happenings at the temporary field office of Los Angeles city councilman Jose Huizar.

“A strange and powerful landscape summons strange and powerful happenings,” he writes.

One of those small happenings where the elephant and the human worlds meet ….

Taking his stand at the end of the desk, he made MacRae reiterate in detail the grim happenings of that night.

She longed to have her daughter to herself, and to discuss with her not only the happenings of the past but plans for the future.

Here she related the many happenings of the day and in turn received instruction and advice from the one who held her confidence.

It was thought undesirable to interview any of the children involved in recent happenings.

Recent New Zealand happenings might be taken to indicate a similar increase in this country.


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