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The fish used its swordlike snouts to sense electrical perturbations made by smaller prey.
There are marine locations which have not had significant perturbations for millions of years.
They might get kicked up by small meteorites, or ejected into space by thunderstorm-induced perturbations to Earth’s magnetic field, Yamagishi says.
At times there are periodic attacks of mental perturbation that may become true insanity.
She picked up her parasol, and resumed her journey in some perturbation of mind, reflecting on the utter rudeness of the deer.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
I had an idea that she would shrink from me or show some perturbation; but I was never more mistaken in my life.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Agatha went up to her mistress in a state of great perturbation, and the cook also hurried away to her bedroom.
The frown of bewilderment was deeper now––the perturbation turned anxious.
The brothers had now reached them, and Mea soon followed with the uncle, whose face showed signs of perturbation.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
He had forgotten for the moment his other perturbation, whatever it might be.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN

WORDS RELATED TO PERTURBATION

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