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- v. To cast about.
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- v. search anxiously
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But if he was to use the whole of his Panzer army as a spearhead, then he badly needed some of Kluge's infantry divisions, both to weld the fetters his tanks cast around the Russian infantry and to defend the flanks of the salient.
So inventors cast around for something to do with propylene and discovered it can be turned into something called acrylonitrile, which can be made into those acrylic outdoor carpets.