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  • n. Plural form of cusp.

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Examples

  • According to Williams, this did not mean more resources were dedicated to the students who were behind. ‚ÄúThis usually meant a diminished focus on the students that needed attention the most and increased focus on bumping students who were on the cusps into the proficiency and above proficiency levels.

    Youth Radio -- Youth Media International: 'No Child Left Behind' Waivers Don't Equal Change

  • At other times Neill's bronze tones encircle dark cusps of malevolence, or follow the roots of mysteries reminiscent of that century-old trumpet asking Charles Ives 'Unanswered Question.

    G. Roger Denson: Julia Stiles and Mimi Goese Take On Godly Sexual Politics at BAM

  • Seven molars were also virtually sectioned through the mesial cusps and two-dimensional enamel thickness and dentine horn height measurements were recorded.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Her hair fell just below her shoulders while her eyes were large like two planets sipping from the same cusps of awareness ...

    Parting Gifts

  • Listlessly floating cinder-like on lost cusps of wind that multiply with every with every single with every single breath.

    Tiny Breaths

  • At other times Neill's bronze tones encircle dark cusps of malevolence, or follow the roots of mysteries reminiscent of that century-old trumpet asking Charles Ives' Unanswered Question.

    G. Roger Denson: Julia Stiles and Mimi Goese Take On Godly Sexual Politics at BAM

  • She would delight us with unusual hugs as her little black clawless fingers clutched the cusps of our neck, akin to a spider monkey.

    Reedu Taha: The Barbi Twins: Why We Bear Our Claws

  • You want to back away from that limit as much as possible because by the time you start to approach those cusps it's getting late in the day for adding resilience in the system.

    Ron Dembo: Resilience and Civilization

  • Use a soft brush and rub the bristles up toward the gums, so you can get to the actual cusps and gum.

    You Being Beautiful

  • Docodonts had characteristically broad molars and a complex dentition that appears to have been rather like that of tribosphenic mammals, and both the homology of their tooth cusps, and their affinities to other mammals, have proved controversial.

    Archive 2006-05-01

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