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  • n  the state or fact of existing
    a point of view gradually coming into being
  • n  a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
  • v  have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
  • v  be identical to; be someone or something
  • v  occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere
  • v  have an existence, be extant
  • v  happen, occur, take place; this was during the visit to my parents' house"
  • v  be identical or equivalent to
  • v  form or compose
  • v  work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function
  • v  represent, as of a character on stage
  • v  spend or use time
  • v  have life, be alive
  • v  to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form
  • v  be priced at

  • Furthermore, emos complain they are being increasingly threatened and assaulted by smaller groups on the streets on a daily basis.
  • In a PTI poll of this age group, in which 501 were surveyed online, two-thirds said being a teenager is harder for them than it was for their parents.
  • McInerney, the alleged killer, is being charged as an adult and, if convicted, will likely spend the rest of his childhood, and most of his adulthood, behind bars.
News & Articles


  • Lindsay Lohan in USA Today
    I did everything I was told to do, I thought I was being compliant,Lohan, 24, said, stopping to cry, as she tried to explain why she violated probation in a 2007 DUI case by missing weekly alcohol-education classes. "I did do everything I...
  • Bryan Cranston in Washington Post
    It's a double celebration,said Cranston. "It's my 21st anniversary today. However, when I turned to my wife and said, 'Is being nominated enough of an anniversary present for you?' And she said, 'No.' I went, 'OK. I'll be right back.' We...
  • Joe Biden in The Associated Press
    I remain, as I have been from the beginning, extremely optimistic about the government being formed here,Biden told reporters.

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