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  • n. Plural form of body.

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Examples

  • The effect on their bodies is as if they are continually flying west across time zones ...

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  • Unless one has excellent DNA or as many of my rich cousins do, excellent plastic surgeons, dealing with wreckage of our bodies is a slow gradual process.

    My Body, No Wonderland | Her Bad Mother

  • "Young women are taught from the moment they're born that the way they should experience their bodies is as someone looking at them, as opposed from internally," says Nita Mary McKinley, a professor of interdisciplinary arts and sciences at the University of Washington-Tacoma who has studied body image for more than a decade.

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  • An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.

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  • Mt 19: 28, "regeneration, when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of His glory"; the resurrection of our bodies is a kind of coming out of the womb of the earth and entering upon immortality, a nativity into another life [Bishop Pearson].

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The resurrection of our bodies is a kind of coming out of the womb of the earth, and being born into another life.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • If a theory of this kind is true, or even if it is conceivable, our idea of matter may have been introduced into our minds through our experience of those systems of vortices which we call bodies, but which are not substances, but motions of a substance; and yet the idea which we have thus acquired of matter, as a substance possessing inertia, may be truly applicable to that fluid of which the vortices are the motion, but of whose existence, apart from the vortical motion of some of its parts, our experience gives us no evidence whatever.

    Five of Maxwell's Papers

  • Now we, the once-dead, are endlessly reborn in bodies of hideous configuration, toys for the play of capricious gods, forever broken and remade.

    365 tomorrows » 2009 » July : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • In the clean, silver facility at the top of the mountain bodies hang motionless in giant tanks filled with a gel that applies gentle pressure from all sides.

    365 tomorrows » J.R. Blackwell : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • There were all kinds of protests, and the government wanted to make it illegal, but before long CEOs had begun using twin bodies to work and vacation at the same time, and sports champions had seized the opportunity to train with an exact equal.

    365 tomorrows » 2010 » April : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

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