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  • Different serological re flect mitolactol its initial mitomalcin disease.

    Rudy: Iraq Is "In The Hands Of Other People"

  • A momentary pleasure: but when I came to re-flect, the bright light, striking on mv tinsel dress, I thought myself the more conspicuous fool.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • In the affair between Sir Hargrave and me, I have the pleasure to re-flect, that passion, which I hold to be my most dangerous enemy, has not had, in any one moment, an ascendancy over me.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Is there any link between reflect and refract, -flect and -fract, fle and fra, le and ra?

    Etymology of Indian word-roots

  • As they followed, lurching and slipping while rocks went tumbling beneath and around them, Kyrtian ducked as more rocks showered down on them, and the dragon he rode cupped its wings forward to de-flect some of the falling debris from him.

    Elvenborn

  • "I was trying to re-build my house, and I paused to re-flect," she re-lated.

    Roc and a Hard Place

  • At the tip of each was a plate; size organ that looked like a six; sided flect.

    Sentenced To Prism

  • Difficult to imagine two more different beings than a library and a warrior, or flect and physician.

    Sentenced To Prism

  • Both barely managed to de - flect the missiles and, in so doing, caused them to burst.

    The Vanishing Tower

  • There were only two dollars a week coming to me after that, so I walked back and forth between my home and my school, almost four miles, twice a day; and during this en - forced exercise there was ample opportunity to re - flect on the fleeting joy of riches.

    The Story of a Pioneer

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  • A hamlet or small village. - "On this River of the Maine where the Townes and pleasant Flects lie by the water ... Their Dorpes and Flects walled about." --R. Monro His Expedition with the Worthy Scots Regiment. London. 1637. II:89.

    In heraldry, short form of flected.

    December 6, 2012

  • Added as a Latin word root - flect - bend/curve/turn

    May 9, 2011