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Indeed, scientists have linked khat consumption to increased risk of strokes and heart diseases.
However, you can bring them back to sharpness with just a few strokes along a sharpening stone.
So they adopted its broad strokes—including its limits on data collection and its requirements on data storage and data deletion—and then loosened some of its language.
By itself, such a lopsided stroke would lead to swimming in circles.
Instead of swimming straight by twirling their tails like propellers, human sperm flick their tails lopsidedly and roll to balance out the off-center strokes.
I hope the French Government will recognize this dashing stroke of d'Amade's by something more solid than a thank you.
She did shout for joy, as with a sweeping stroke or two she lifted her body to the surface of the water.
Her pulse was beneath his fingers, and with every stroke of it he felt more keenly the mystery and cruelty of life.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
They were afraid that it was too small; they then put another of 14 inches by the side of the first, the same stroke.
At Wheal Alfred they have a 64-inch cylinder; the air-pump is 20 inches, and the stroke is half that of the engine.

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