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Once relegated to table scraps, many furry companions have transcended the offerings of the supermarket dry goods aisle to eat more like humans do.
THE PET FOOD INDUSTRY, CHARTEDKATHERINE ELLEN FOLEYJANUARY 10, 2021QUARTZ
These temporal landmarks, the researchers wrote, “act as the start of new mental accounting periods which help us to relegate past imperfections to a previous period and to take a big picture view of our lives, thus motivating aspirational behavior.”
Innovation can’t be top down or relegated to the corporate tower.
First you had to choose which two points belonged in the cycle of two, while the remaining three points were then relegated to the cycle of three.
This relegates physics to the previous century — the golden days when the revolutions of relativity and quantum mechanics shook the world, and the discoveries of elementary particles led to a string of Nobel Prizes.
CONTEMPLATING THE END OF PHYSICSROBBERT DIJKGRAAFNOVEMBER 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Hence through the ages, the unconscious relegation of certain presents as acceptable only from certain people.
MAN AND MAIDELINOR GLYN
But with what quick response of fine pity such a relegation of the man himself made me privately sigh “Ah poor Saltram!”
THE COXON FUNDHENRY JAMES
His having taken the same great step in the same free way had not in the least involved the relegation of his daughter.
THE GOLDEN BOWLHENRY JAMES
Then he tells how, as in relegation he was studying verse, suddenly a thunderclap came into his solitude.
In fact the relegation of peers to the ordinary livery colours for their mantlings is, in England, quite a modern practice.
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRYARTHUR CHARLES FOX-DAVIES

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