fine down

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w>fine down

vt sep wood etcglätten; text, novel etcstraffen (to zu); theoryreduzieren (→ to auf +acc)
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The African oil-tree rose above the mass, with leaves fifteen feet in length upon its stalk, the latter studded with sharp thorns; the bombax, or silk-cotton-tree, filled the wind, as it swept by, with the fine down of its seeds; the pungent odors of the pendanus, the "kenda" of the Arabs, perfumed the air up to the height where the Victoria was sailing; the papaw-tree, with its palm-shaped leaves; the sterculier, which produces the Soudan-nut; the baobab, and the banana-tree, completed the luxuriant flora of these inter-tropical regions.
When my clothes were worn to rags, I made myself others with the skins of rabbits, and of a certain beautiful animal, about the same size, called NNUHNOH, the skin of which is covered with a fine down.
I'm told the dumplings is uncommon fine down there,' said William.
Tomatoes, for example, grow slowly with root temperatures below 70[degrees]F (21[degrees]C), while spinach does just fine down to 40[degrees]F (4[degrees]C).
But like the others, Duhamel had a good record and received a $2K discount, taking the fine down to $8K.
Corey Anderson hit Mumbai's first boundary in almost nine overs when he smashed ron back over his head, and he then deflected a short ball fine down the leg side for another four, but still the team only had 87 runs after 14 overs.
I'm a gynaecologist and he's a urologist," twinkled Alan, "so we'll make sure everyone on this tour is fine Down Under.
41): Vota blando stimulat lenimine | pubes, que vix pullulate in virgine | tenui lanugine (Her pubic hair, barely sprouting with fine down in her girlish state, rouses my desires with its sweet solace).
The president recently cited three proposals that would make a fine down payment: increased investment on infrastructure (funding for a $3 billion bridge on Interstate 5 across the Columbia River would be a good start), renewing the payroll tax cut and extending unemployment benefits.
It seems unfair to pass the burden of an EU fine down to local authorities who are unable to control or influence all the sources of emissions that cause air quality problems.
Goose feathers - and especially the fine down growing on the birds' breasts - are used in highpriced duvets, pillows, coats and jackets.