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may and typify
Deeply keeled, compressed bodies and large eyes typify sweepers, their form somewhat like hatchetfish ; both cycloid and ctenoid scales may be present.

may and certain
Often it is recognized that all the details of the pattern may not be essential to the outcome but, because the pattern was empirically determined and not developed through theoretical understanding, one is never quite certain which behavior elements are effective, and the whole pattern becomes ritualized.
With troops dispersed on fields of battle rather than on the parade ground, it may seem that a certain amount of monitoring is automatically enforced by the lines of communication.
However, his subject matter and basic themes have remained surprisingly consistent, and these, together with certain key poetic images, may be traced through all his work, including the new jazz experiments.
Or certain words or rituals that child and adult go through may do the trick.
While `` better late than never '' may have certain merits, the posthumous award of the Nobel Prize for Peace to the late Dag Hammarskjold strikes me as less than a satisfactory expression of appreciation.
The impression was unmistakable that, whatever one may choose to call it, natural law is a functioning generality with a certain objective existence.
It is difficult to tabulate exactly what was meant in each individual situation, but the conclusion may be drawn that 21 towns do not assess movable personal property, and of the remainder only certain types are valued for tax purposes.
Furthermore, a bad check may subject the maker to certain penalties.
You may find certain coverage costing much more than is economically feasible, thereby alerting you to desirable revisions.
It is possible that certain mutational forms may be produced such as antibiotic resistant strains.
There is some reason to think that thyroglobulin synthesis may proceed independently of iodination, for in certain transplantable tumours of the rat thyroid containing essentially no iodinated thyroglobulin, a protein that appears to be thyroglobulin has been observed in ultracentrifuge experiments ( Wolff, Robbins and Rall, 1959 ).
We pointed out that emotional excitement may lead to psychosomatic disorders and neurotic symptoms, particularly in certain types of personality, but it is also known that the reliving of a strong emotion ( `` abreaction '' ) may cure a battle neurosis.
At certain critical stages, and only for sound diagnostic reasons, it may be important to accompany family members in their use of these resources if their problem-solving behavior is to be constructive rather than defeating.
Finally, it may have certain very important, less obvious values.
-- Syllables are linguistic units centering in peaks which are usually vocalic but, as has been noted, are consonantal under certain circumstances, and which may or may not be combined with preceding and/or following consonants or combinations of consonants.
Morphophonemic rules may be thought of as joining certain points in the system.
There may be certain items which are quite similar to a net operating loss carryover or operating deficit and whose right to survive a reorganization should perhaps be subject to the conditions applicable to those items.
They may be related to mental immaturity or lack of aptitude for certain types of school work.
Because of these chewing troubles, a child may avoid certain foods he needs for adequate nutrition.
Small areas that aren't right for a certain crop may lie next to areas that are well suited to that crop.
You may have misgivings about certain aspects of our military establishment -- I certainly do -- but you know any comparison of over-all American strength with over-all Soviet strength finds the United States not only superior, but so superior both in present weapons and in the development of new ones that our advantage promises to be a permanent feature of U.S.-Soviet relations for the foreseeable future.
A certain vagueness may also be caused by tactical appreciation of the fact that the present council meeting is a semipublic affair, with no fewer than six Soviet correspondents accredited.

may and kind
They think of it as a kind of spooky museum in which they may half see and half imagine the old splendor.
Something occurred on the morning of the children's party which may illustrate the kind of trouble our restricted toilet facilities caused us.
William Wimsatt and Cleanth Brooks, it seems to me, have a penetrating insight into the way in which this control is effected: `` For if we say poetry is to talk of beauty and love ( and yet not aim at exciting erotic emotion or even an emotion of Platonic esteem ) and if it is to talk of anger and murder ( and yet not aim at arousing anger and indignation ) -- then it may be that the poetic way of dealing with these emotions will not be any kind of intensification, compounding, or magnification, or any direct assault upon the affections at all.
the West may or not remain satisfied with the kind of neutralism that U Thant represents.
The equally ardent proponent of freedom from any kind of censorship may find the nude human form the `` natural, honest, free expression of man's spirit and the epitome of beauty and inspiration ''.
Information on pages 8 to 14 may help you in deciding on the kind and scale of your farming venture.
Abscesses may occur in any kind of solid tissue but most frequently on skin surface ( where they may be superficial pustules ( boils ) or deep skin abscesses ), in the lungs, brain, teeth, kidneys and tonsils.
It was brought to the gods in Olympus by doves, so it may have been thought of in the Homeric tradition as a kind of divine exhalation of the Earth.
Anthony Burgess writes that " Australian English may be thought of as a kind of fossilised Cockney of the Dickensian era.
An assassination may be prompted by religious, ideological, political, or military motives ; it may be carried out for the prospect of financial gain, to avenge a grievance, from the desire to acquire fame or notoriety ( that is, a psychological need to garner personal public recognition ), from the wish to form some kind of " relationship " with a public figure, or from the desire ( or at least the willingness ) to be killed or commit suicide in the act.
An accumulator machine, also called a 1-operand machine, or a CPU with accumulator-based architecture, is a kind of CPU where, although it may have several registers, the CPU mostly stores the results of calculations in one special register, typically called " the accumulator ".
Amok episodes of this kind normally end with the attacker being killed by bystanders or committing suicide, eliciting theories that amok may be a form of intentional suicide in cultures where suicide is heavily stigmatized.
Alternatively, since they may have felt the need to force some kind of victory — they could hardly remain at Marathon indefinitely.
This kind of coercion is predatory, is thought coercion, but may often be accepted in advance by the members of the group.
Nennius, a ninth-century historian, mentions a " Hot Lake " in the land of the Hwicce, which was along the Severn, and adds " It is surrounded by a wall, made of brick and stone, and men may go there to bathe at any time, and every man can have the kind of bath he likes.
Joseph Needham suggests that the proto-shells described in the Huolongjing may be among the first of their kind.
These inputs can be natural numbers, but may also be values of some other kind, such as strings over the binary alphabet
Caricature is a kind of graphic entertainment, the purpose of which may vary from merely putting a smile on the viewer's face, to raising social awareness, to highlighting the moral characteristics of a person being caricatured.
The fossil wood may be the only part of the plant that has been preserved, with the rest of the plant completely unknown: therefore such wood may get a special kind of botanical name.
: It may be true that all things which are good are also something else, just as it is true that all things which are yellow produce a certain kind of vibration in the light.
As Anagui's " blacksmith slave " ( 鍛奴 / 锻奴, Pinyin: duànnú, Wade-Giles: tuan-nu ) comment was recorded in Chinese chronicles, some claim that the Göktürks were indeed blacksmith servants for the Rouran elite, and that " blacksmith slavery " may indicate a kind of vassalage system prevailed in Rouran society.

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