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n.1.Advice; opinion; deliberation.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Looking back across the seven centuries that have lapsed since Avis Everhard completed her manuscript, events, and the bearings of events, that were confused and veiled to her, are clear to us.
Yet we smile, indeed, and forgive Avis Everhard for the heroic lines upon which she modelled her husband.
Not alone do we understand Avis Everhard's love for her hero-husband, but we feel, as he felt, in those first days, the vague and terrible loom of the Oligarchy.
It is apparent that Avis Everhard completed the Manuscript during the last days of preparation for the Second Revolt; hence the fact that there is no mention of the disastrous outcome of the Second Revolt.
Whether people grow fat by joking, or whether there is something in fat itself which predisposes to a joke, I have never been quite able to determine; but certain it is that a lean joker is a rara avis in terris.
Kim Avis, also known as Kim Gordon, vanished after going swimming at California's Monastery Beach in February.
Inverness-born Avis was captured in Colorado Springs in Colorado - about 1300 miles from where he was reported missing in Monterey, California, while on holiday with his son Ruben.
We remain steadfast and focused on our goal to deliver exceptional customer service and enhanced customer experience for more years to come," said Mohammad Shanaz Mohammad Shees, Chief Operating Officer of Avis Malaysia.
At the Avis World Headquarters in Garden City, Long Island, company personnel will process its New York State vehicle registrations and issue license plates on site.
Last week, they said they believed Avis staged a vanishing act to avoid the court case in Scotland.