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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of embark.


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  • Left with few options, Efrain embarks on a double life — honor student by day, drug peddler at night — convinced that by temporarily capitulating to society’s negative expectations of a boy like him, he can eventually defy them.

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  • But as Palin embarks on a grueling campaign to become vice-president of the United States, she is, in Crouse’s view, a model mother, unlike the millions of American women who have no choice but to put their kids in day care.

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  • All the answers are here as Top Cow’s flagship title embarks in a bold new direction!

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  • But he embarks on that economic mission in more uncertain times.

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  • Every fall, Wolfelt embarks on his yearly speaking tour, flying to various cities from his base of operations in Colorado with an itinerary so hopscotch that if it were diagrammed it would resemble one of those flight route maps from the back of an airline magazine.

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  • Joseph Priestley, The History and Present State of Electricity. 1768: James Cook embarks on the first of three voyages to the Pacific.

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  • Frankenstein sets out on a mission to destroy the Creature and embarks on "wanderings ... which are to cease but with life" (III: 7: 3).

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  • Never having met Coetzee, he embarks on a series of interviews with people who were important to him – a married woman with whom he had an affair, his favourite cousin Margot, a Brazilian dancer whose daughter had English lessons with him, former friends and colleagues.


  • It was Homar's mysterious and outrageous character that came to me first; his maniacal language grew from his conception of the world and his stance toward the quest he embarks upon.

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  • USA Network goes the TV-movie route with The Space Between (9/8c), starring Melissa Leo (Oscar winner for The Fighter) as a flight attendant grounded in Texas after the attacks, who embarks on a message-laden road trip to NYC in hopes of reuniting the 10-year-old Pakistani boy in her charge with his father, who works at the World Trade Center.

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