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For the companies that didn’t participate, it raises the concern that they might possess information that indicates the toxic metals in their foods might be even higher than their competitors.
NEW REPORT FINDS TOXIC HEAVY METALS IN POPULAR BABY FOODS. FDA FAILED TO WARN CONSUMERS OF RISK.LAURA REILEYFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A just society must be consciously constructed by citizens possessing certain virtues.
TRUMPISM IS AMERICAN FASCISMMICHAEL GERSONFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not only does it have a spike protein mutation that could lead to a higher infection rate, it possesses what’s called an “escape mutation.”
THE AMAZONIAN CITY THAT HATCHED THE BRAZIL VARIANT HAS BEEN CRUSHED BY ITTERRENCE MCCOY, HELOÍSA TRAIANOJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They also possess their own first- and second-round draft choices.
PREDICTING THE FUTURE FOR DESHAUN WATSON, AARON RODGERS AND OTHER STAR NFL QUARTERBACKSJOHN CLAYTONJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By implication, Earth must therefore possess some climate-stabilising feedbacks but at the same time good fortune must also have been involved in it staying habitable.
IT’S A COSMIC MIRACLE THAT LIFE ON EARTH’S LASTED THIS LONGBY TOBY TYRRELL/THE CONVERSATIONJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The tiger rattlesnake possessed 51 genes thought to be related to venom production.
RATTLESNAKE VENOM IS LETHAL, BUT UNDERSTANDING IT COULD SAVE LIVESKATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s not clear yet who is set to join that group this season, or what superpower that player will possess.
THE NUGGETS LOOK MEDIOCRE, BUT NIKOLA JOKIĆ IS SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRET.J. MCBRIDEJANUARY 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
By implication, Earth must therefore possess some climate-stabilizing feedbacks, but at the same time, good fortune must also have been involved in it staying habitable.
EARTH HAS STAYED HABITABLE FOR BILLIONS OF YEARS. EXACTLY HOW LUCKY DID WE GET?TOBY TYRRELLJANUARY 21, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Depth is suddenly a question too, although Brooklyn now easily possesses the most top-end talent in the East.
JAMES HARDEN DEAL SHOWS NETS ARE ALL IN, BOTH FOR A TITLE AND AS A PERSONALITY EXPERIMENTBEN GOLLIVERJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Few players in the NFL possess the leverage to influence their franchise.
WHAT TO KNOW FROM NFL PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND: LAMAR JACKSON WINS AND TOM BRADY FINDS A WAYADAM KILGOREJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POSSESS

  • conserve
  • defer
  • delay
  • duck
  • have
  • hoard
  • hold
  • keep back
  • keep out
  • lay up
  • maintain
  • plant
  • possess
  • postpone
  • preserve
  • put away
  • put by
  • put off
  • retain
  • save
  • set aside
  • squirrel
  • squirrel away
  • stash
  • stockpile
  • store
  • store up
  • stow away
  • withhold
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