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Social media has precipitated new types of totemism — the work of what being a fan means has been questioned, particularly after a death.
Some changes were precipitated by what happened in 2016, while others were driven by the challenges facing the polling industry, such as low response rates to phone calls and the greater cost of high-quality polling.
As I learned about the attack on Beirut, and the Hezbollah-led border raid that precipitated it, my stomach turned.
The China debacle directly “precipitated” the current project, says Kay Davies, a geneticist at Oxford University and co-chair of the new panel.
As the water cools, then, the sugar slowly precipitates out — becoming solid again.
Results are in terms of bulk of precipitate, which must not be confused with percentage by weight.
She felt that her summary was precipitate, and drawing herself up defiantly looked hard at Mrs. Leslie.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Strong gold & heavy precipitate in test, silver test poor but on filtering showed like white of egg in tube (unusual).
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Some slight injury in the abdomen, as from a blow or a kick, may precipitate an attack in predisposed individuals.
I would leave no room for the torturing thought that had I been less precipitate she would have been more kindly.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER

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propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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