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Common adventure themes involve protecting fragile post-apocalypse societies, retrieving Ancient " artifacts " ( science fiction gadgetry such as power armor, laser pistols, and anti-grav sleds ), or mere survival against the multifarious dangers of the future ( such as gun-toting mutant rabbits, rampaging ancient death machines, or other Gamma Worlders bent on mayhem ).
The shoulders are slightly behind the pelvis, and the arms are in full contraction with the elbows bent and hands against the chest below the nipples.
* February 4 – Members of the right-wing Austrian FPÖ split to form the Liberal Forum in protest against the increasing nationalistic bent of the party.
The main purpose of the gel is to prevent water intrusion if the buffer tube is breached, but the gel also buffers the fibers against mechanical damage when the tube is bent around corners during installation, or flexed.
The upper tusks are bent upwards in males, and are regularly ground against the lower ones to produce sharp edges.
The most ambitious project of this kind seems to be Harry Turtledove's alternative history Worldwar & Colonization series, where lizard-like aliens land on Earth in 1942, bent on conquest, forcing the opposing sides of the Second World War to sign hasty cease-fires and fight their own ( largely ) separate wars against the invaders.
In confined spaces, people push and lean against each other ; evidence from bent steel railings in several fatal crowd accidents have shown horizontal forces over 4500 N ( equivalent to a weight of approximately 450 kg, or 1014 lbs ).
In episode 39, " Farewell Ultraman ," Ultraman fights an enemy called Zetton, leader of an army of monsters bent on destroying all the Ultra-Crusaders, who employs an unexpected weapon against Ultraman — one which damages his Color Timer / warning light and disables his ability to measure his power supply.
It ran from the shore at the north end of the Parade in a broad arc, bent against the open sea, towards the southern end of the present north pier.
: Performed by lying down with the back on the floor, knees bent, and bottoms of feet against the floor.
When the princess is fifteen or sixteen and her parents are away on pleasure bent, she wanders through the palace rooms going up and down and then chances upon an old woman who is spinning with her distaff in the garret of a tower and had not heard of the king's decree against spinning wheels.
Throughout the book, the main theme rests on Bean's personal struggle against the IF administration, which seems bent on breaking Ender, even if it means murder.
Can you imagine California or Connecticut enacting their own laws against treasonous acts or foreign organizations bent on the overthrow of the US Government?
Lord Lindsay advised the King withdraw, comparing their situation to an honest merchant playing dice with a trickster, and wagering a gold rose-noble against a bent halfpenny.
His attitude towards the Roman Catholic Church was hostile ; he was one of the only three bishops who, according to a statement made to Gregorio Panzani, the papal envoy, by Richard Montagu, were ‘ counted violently bent against the Papists ’.
The king bent to necessity, and on 20 April 1792 came to the Assembly with the proposal that war should be declared against Austria.
Some have referred to the war as an act of “ interceptive self-defense .” According to this view, though no single Egyptian step may have qualified as an armed attack, Egypt ’ s collective actions made clear that she was bent on armed attack against Israel.
But when Walpole bent before the storm and declared war against Spain, Hardwicke advocated energetic measures for its conduct ; and he tried to keep the peace between Newcastle and Walpole.
It ran from the shore at the north end of the Parade in a broad arc, bent against the open sea, towards the southern end of the present north pier.
A ball position ( also called a fetal position ) is one where the legs are bent double so the heels press against the bottom ; the legs should also be brought up so that the thighs are pressed against the chest.
A backbreaker refers to professional wrestling moves in which a wrestler drops an opponent so that the opponent's back impacts or is bent backwards against a part of the wrestler's body, usually the knee.
The outer edge of the flat piece is bent against this toward the middle of the tubular wall, until parallel with the wall, turning inward through 90 degrees.
The combined interacting forces, as the portion of the flat surface adjacent to the interior of the tube is indented toward the middle of the tube and then outward froward the axis of the tube, and the other bent portions of the flat piece and the tube are all forced toward the axis of the tube, drives these five thicknesses of metal against each other from inside and out, forming a " dry " joint so tight that welding or solder is not needed to strengthen or seal it.

against and man
The fire had gone down, and the man was only a shadow against the trees.
He was a big man, wearing a neat flannel shirt against the cold foothill air.
The man leaned against a tree and wiped a sleeve across his face.
The man was leaning against the rock.
At the corroborees, when they get to dancing and sweating, you'll see them rubbing up against a man who's supposed to have a specially good smell.
Rather what Kornbluth and Pohl are really doing is warning against the dangers inherent in perfecting `` a science of man and his motives ''.
A call for action `` before it is too late '' has alarming implications when it comes from a man who, in his previous reports on the schools, cautioned so strongly against extreme measures.
I know a man who held resentment against a neighbor for more than three decades.
`` The great Greek tragedies are concerned with man against Fate, not man against man for the prize of a woman's body.
The man leaned his frail body against Watson's shoulder.
The man wheezed weakly, his fetid breath beating softly against Watson's neck.
In any case, anyone who fails to make significant distinction between primary and secondary applications of economic pressure would in principle already have justified that use of economic boycott as a means which broke out a few years ago or was skillfully organized by White Citizens' Councils in the entire state of Mississippi against every local Philco dealer in that state, in protest against a Philco-sponsored program over a national TV network on which was presented a drama showing, it seemed, a `` high yellow gal '' smooching with a white man.
The powerful microphone I could press against the wall between my motel unit and that occupied by the man would bring in the sound of any conversation, and I was positively nauseated I was so hungry.
The big, paunchy man named Geely was on that side, half-turned in the seat toward his hatchet-faced companion so that his back partially rested against the closed door.
Ambushes are laid by those who doubt themselves, as any man may against a tiger.
Sheeran, a lawyer and former FBI man is running against the Republican organization's candidate, Freeholder William MacDonald, for the vacancy left by the resignation of Neil Duffy, now a member of the State Board of Tax Appeals.
There were many letters of strong protest against the portrait of the Anglican clergyman, who was indeed portrayed as a man not particularly concerned with religious matters and without really very much to do as clergyman.
`` So that the man should not have thoughts of grandeur, and become lifted up, as if he had no lord, because of the dominion that had been given to him, and the freedom, fall into sin against God his Creator, overstepping his bounds, and take up an attitude of self-conceited arrogance towards God, a law was given him by God, that he might know that he had for lord the lord of all.

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