from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to a pause or to pauses.
- In Heb. grammar, noting the form which a word receives in the pause of a sentence, in which in certain cases a vowel is changed (usually lengthened), or a weakened vowel reappears in full.
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Metro-pausal: The recognition that the best days of a community are decidedly behind them, and that it's all just a downhill slide from here on out ...
If it were to be taken as a pausal form of the ro'i (with short "o" -- the noun "seeing") found in the middle of the verse, the accent would have to stand on the penult, as
The 'adhonay of v. 18 is a pausal form with qamets instead of pathach and is not to be read as "Lord," for nothing indicates that Lot had recognized the Lord in these angels.
Not only is there little evidence of effectiveness of mammography in premeno-pausal women, despite NCI's assurances no warnings were given of the known high risks of breast cancer from the excessive X-ray doses then used.
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