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


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  • The piths of soft rush—another invader of compacted soils—were soaked in grease and used as tapers.

    Why We Must Learn to Love Weeds

  • Oh, wait, the sort of moron who piths himself to make God happy, and has intellectual integrity inferior to even a used car salesman. stevaroni

    Darwin and the vermiform appendix - The Panda's Thumb

  • It allows the picking up of gists, piths and nuances that might be missed by people lacking that experiential knowledge.

    Honour Killings Shock “Almost” Every Community « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Rónán McDonald thinks the distinctive quality of Beckett's art is 'a pitiless urge to strip away, to expose, to deal in piths and essences.'

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • It would be better to say that Beckett, in his coolly pitying manner, strips away in order not to expose 'piths and essences', but rather to reveal that there's no such thing as pith or essence.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Copy editors always want to compress things into Ciceronian piths, as if there were a world-wide paper shortage or something. LOVE—AND THE PHILOSOPHER.

  • The male zotl piths the back of the skull, and a needle - fine tubule is inserted into the amygdala, the pain center of the brain.

    In Other Worlds

  • The walnut and butternut have _chambered piths_ which distinguish them from all other trees and from each other.

    Studies of Trees

  • In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy piths. "

    The Rosary


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