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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of maturate.

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  • What makes these radically minimal images compelling is both their sense of life-narrative conclusiveness - their simplicity's a painstakingly honed decision - and their way of evoking a kind of maturated perspective, one that's satisfied taking stock in the close observance of what's at hand and in no hurry to discover anything more.

    Riverfront Times | Complete Issue

  • What makes these radically minimal images compelling is both their sense of life-narrative conclusiveness - their simplicity's a painstakingly honed decision - and their way of evoking a kind of maturated perspective, one that's satisfied taking stock in the close observance of what's at hand and in no hurry to discover anything more.

    Riverfront Times | Complete Issue

  • What makes these radically minimal images compelling is both their sense of life-narrative conclusiveness - their simplicity's a painstakingly honed decision - and their way of evoking a kind of maturated perspective, one that's satisfied taking stock in the close observance of what's at hand and in no hurry to discover anything more.

    Riverfront Times | Complete Issue

  • Autumn is the time of the harvest because the once new-born animals are maturated and ready to be slaughtered, the plants are harvested because the frost will kill them soon.

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  • Our one eyed leader has not been having a good time of it over recent months and what with global economic conditions getting worse by all accounts and him having maturated away much of the nations wealth things will be getting rather bad here in the UK.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • One of my fellow travelers, an artificially maturated Jessica Alba clone, fell victim to the blindly searching cloud-dwellers.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Having never seen maturated pustules produced either in my own practice among those who were casually infected by cows, or those to whom the disease had been communicated by inoculation, I was desirous of seeing the effect of the matter generated in London, on subjects living in the country.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • All the children had pustules which maturated, so that I suppose them all secure from future infection; at least, as secure as any others whom I have ever inoculated.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • This woman was now infected, but had the disease in the slightest manner, a very few eruptions appearing, two or three of which only maturated.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • Some of these pustules advanced in size and maturated.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

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