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  • Some his staff called their fast-acting boss a “slave driver,” but those closest to him understood his urgency.

    Masters of the Air

  • Some his staff called their fast-acting boss a “slave driver,” but those closest to him understood his urgency.

    Masters of the Air

  • The birds couldn't have eaten a fast-acting pesticide because they would have eaten it during the day and died long before they began to roost at night, he said.

    Trauma cited in mysterious Ark. bird kill

  • By the end of BAR, I was kind of hoping for my own dose of fast-acting poison to make the pain stop.

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  • Both sodium thiopental and pentobarbital are fast-acting barbiturates that in massive intravenous doses will quickly stop a person's breathing and cause death in 10 to 15 minutes.

    States moving quickly to switch execution drug

  • The birds couldn't have eaten a fast-acting pesticide because they would have eaten it during the day and died long before they began to roost at night, he said.

    Trauma cited in mysterious Ark. bird kill

  • The oak trees around my house, for example, are covered with a type of fast-acting moss, which interacts with water over the course of minutes to transform from dull, dry-looking brown stuff into glowing green fairy-carpet.

    Drunk On Color

  • But a device that is safe enough for home use is, necessarily, not as powerful, fast-acting or versatile for all skin types as those used in physicians' offices, Kauvar says.

    Beauty tools that are fast <i>and</i> effective?

  • The oak trees around my house, for example, are covered with a type of fast-acting moss, which interacts with water over the course of minutes to transform from dull, dry-looking brown stuff into glowing green fairy-carpet.

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  • The birds couldn't have eaten a fast-acting pesticide because they would have eaten it during the day and died long before they began to roost at night, he said.

    Trauma cited in mysterious Ark. bird kill

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