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A star can become a runaway when other massive stars fling it away through their gravity.
We still have to rein in runaway health care costs, and get the still-raging pandemic under control, to say nothing of preparing for whatever outbreaks are yet to come.
The problem is that runaway fires in overgrown forests don’t achieve the same results as controlled burns.
It’s unlikely that any big automaker can remain a runaway growth machine after decades in the business, but we’ll give Tesla a generous multiple of 25 in 2030, meaning that investors still expect it to wax at better-than-industry rates.
Antarctica’s existing ice sheets, for example, could theoretically limit runaway greenhouse warming.
If the man be truly a runaway, said Sir Walter, and of an able body, he will be right welcome; for we have but few labourers.
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This runaway marriage would be a dreadful dishonour to me, if it were followed by a life of lazy dependence on my wife's fortune.
Reason: an exasperated parent who had followed from Meru for the purpose of reclaiming his runaway offspring.
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There has been an escape, and a sharp watch is held to keep the runaway in the town.
On the up trip, the Governor's party met one man, who afterward proved to be a runaway thief from Detroit.

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