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The convergence of their paths sets off a series of events that Naima Coster traces through the following 20 years in her piercing examination of race, identity and generational trauma.
Mosasaurs commonly had piercing, conical teeth for gripping slippery prey or flat, crushing teeth for smashing hard-shelled animals.
On April 1, Félicie Joseph, a short Haitian immigrant with piercing eyes, called her friend Esther Pascal after her shift at the Waterloo plant.
Once all the piercing is done, the mosquito’s head also has structures to help it suck up as much blood as possible.
It’s a sweeping work of care and one that is often piercing in its painful beauty.
But I doubt if he feels any particular emotion himself, when he is piercing you through with his rendering.
Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
We certainly get nothing from that quarter but piercing winds and snow-storms.
Steiner, thirdly, built on a higher model still, and his instruments have a thin piercing tone.
It was within an hour of midnight, and the weather being dark and piercing cold, he had no great temptation to loiter.

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