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. Of these I also made very tolerable stockings.
'I'm told the dumplings is uncommon fine down there,' said William.
They say that would be a far bigger deterrent to massive over-spending than the prospect of a small fine down the line.
They even said they might be able to bring the fine down because I had credit on my account linked to my old car and it was a genuine mistake that I forgot to pay.
The library joked on Twitter that it would round the fine down to [euro]950 but is now thought to have waived the charge.
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).