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devoré

(dəˈvɔːreɪ)
n
(Textiles) a velvet fabric with a raised pattern created by disintegrating some of the pile with chemicals
[from French, past participle of dévorer to devour]
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Frances, in 1964, married Elbert DeVore, a Marion County commissioner who greatly admired her spunk.
It has been eight years since the productivity of public administration and public affairs programs was last measured by examining the faculty publications in selected journals (Legge and Devore, 1987).
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Later works include the novels Madam Ex (1975; "Madam X") and Un Feu devore un autre feu (1978; "A Fire Devours Another Fire") and the books of verse Traits (1976) and Ce que je crois (1977; "What I Believe").
Zero, discharged when adding machines are introduced into his office, kills his employer in a fit of insanity and is joined in suicide by a middle-aged worker in the same office, Daisy Diana Dorothea Devore. Finding his company in heaven too indecent (Swift and Rabelais, for instance), although he enjoys operating a celestial adding machine, he is consigned back to earth to become the perfect industrial slave.
Lee and Irven DeVore. Lee and DeVore claimed the hunter-gatherer lifestyle -- including division of labor between the sexes, food sharing and use of stone tools for hunting -- characterized 99 percent of human cultural history over the past 2 million years.
Gehl Devore, a longtime suburban pastor who was known to wear his faith on his sleeve and look for ways to uplift people, has died.
"Premier delivered another successful quarter this fiscal year, characterized by steady revenue and earnings growth across our business segments and for the company as a whole," said Susan DeVore, president and CEO.
"Why do something that might be irreversible and not agree with the child later on in life?" Tiger Devore, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist specializing in sex therapy, told (http://www.parents.com/parenting/intersex/) Parents . "You don't want to force [the child] into an identity that might not be a good fit later on in life."
Fancy parties demand fancy frocks, make a style statement in the classic monochrome lace crepe dress, the romantic floaty floral midi dress or the 50s-inspired glamorous Devore prom dress.
Joel DeVore, a Eugene lawyer in private practice, clerked for an Oregon Court of Appeals judge, and one of his specialities is appellate work.