from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A mountain range of south-central Alaska rising to 6,197.6 m (20,320 ft) at Mount McKinley, the highest mountain of North America.


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  • Of particular concern, Dr. Nubile says is a sharp rise in injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, in the knee, most commonly seen among female soccer players.

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  • Nubile Diane Lane leads The Stains, a trio whose raggedy music sounds like the halfway point between The Runaways and The Shaggs.

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  • "Nubile breasts" is just a word that feels lazy and unimaginative to me.

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  • Nubile, leggy beauties in impossibly short dresses mixed with the likes of Deeda Blair, easily the most compelling and chic woman there that night, dressed in Chado Ralph Rucci Couture, who was cheek to jowls with the hopefuls and the hopeless.

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  • Call it the "Young and Nubile Awards", or the "It's Okay to be an Older Man But Not An Older Woman Awards", but there was nary a real live Grammy in sight at Sunday's festivities -- despite the fact that it was largely women in this age bracket who saved the industry last year.

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  • He was back in Gray Manor in his own bedroom, facing the Annie Leibovitz portrait of himself and Nubile on their wedding day.


  • Nubile teenage girls in tight fitting jeans and tank tops mingle next to faceless, shapeless women clad from head to toe in a burkas.

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  • “Worse, the poor girl had been infected with —” and here Doctors slipped into the poetic language for a phrase “— The Mauve and Lavender Blossoms of the Nubile Impassioned.”

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  • I tickled the tonsils of this Snoggable-Nubile-Official Govt., she sighed and the clunk of stamp on passport was all that disturbed the heady atmosphere of terminal bliss.

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  • Nubile young lasses and buff he-men will conspire to win you over with their largely, self-created costumed interpretations of diverse four color legends.

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