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The court ruled that presidential contender Howie Hawkins and his running mate, Angela Walker, did not qualify for the ballot because the party did not submit signed filing papers in person, as required by state rules.
We just want to believe that one day we’ll again have the luxury of being annoyed by the ping of an elevator, that one colleague who aggressively punches the keyboard, and even a cubicle mate’s breakfast chomping.
The helpers assist in raising their younger siblings until they can find a territory—and mates—of their own.
Females, who are more solitary compared to males, chirp to attract mates.
Unfit organisms are weeded out not just by environmental pressures, but also by the competition for mates, which is replicated on a microscopic level by the competition among sperm to fertilize an egg.
The next year she lost her mate and their four recently born pups in an attack by a rival pack.
Essentially, were it not for men’s fiercely physical infighting for access to mates, all people would presumably be equally sized.
When he returned to the hotel he kissed his incongruous room-mate with the gentleness of a woman.
A ghostly mate would be no very pleasant bridegroom for a young lady.
He laughed at her, and told her that he had abandoned the modern method of winning a mate, and gone back to the primitive mode.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION