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di vaw id

  • s  completely wanting or lacking
    the sentence was devoid of meaning

  • After a vast chamber devoid of paintings, we saw what looked like a hyena painted over what was clearly a leopard, the first representation of this kind in Ice Age art.
  • She trusts her (underrated) prose, her moody, unpredictable characters and the instinctive feel of her plots, which are happily devoid of emotional manipulation.
  • Early in 1978 she moved to a spacious apartment in Boston's Back Bay, devoid of political memorabilia but graced by a Steinway baby grand.
News & Articles

  • Granola bites pack energy
    I am always on the go, and constantly looking for quick snacks that will boost my energy during the day. I got really sick of all the processed energy snacks and granola bars that saturate the market shelves these days, so I thought, "I just need to make my own." The initial light bulb of an idea seemed easier than actually executing the plan, as I wanted a simple healthy-ish snack, devoid of a ...
    June 12, 2013 - Sentinel & Enterprise
  • Playing Big Pharma's Strong Dividend Yields
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investors looking for stocks with solid dividend yields should spend time looking at some of the bigger pharmaceutical companies because it is not uncommon to find selections with payouts of more than 3%. Although it is important to avoid focusing solely on the yields themselves, the market is still largely devoid of income-producing alternatives and will remain that way ...
    June 11, 2013 - TheStreet.com
  • 2013 Kansas football's 10 things to know: Charlie Weis' JUCO gambit
    Confused? Check out the glossary here . 1. Doubling down on JUCOs Charlie Weis had to know what he was getting into. The Seductive Mr. Weis probably thinks more highly of his coaching abilities than is warranted, but he's no dummy. By the end of spring practice last year, he had to know that 2012 was going to be a very, very long season for him at Kansas. Weis inherited a roster nearly devoid of ...
    June 11, 2013 - SB Nation
Quotes

  • Vince Cable in International Herald Tribune
    The prime minister spent over a decade actively promoting a financial system devoid of morality and cuddling up to the bankers who have caused this crisis, so his newfound desire for moral markets smacks of hypocrisy,Cable said.
  • Jimmy Buffett in SunHerald.com (registration)
    There are always welcome breaks in every storm,Buffett said, "but the unfortunate reality is that this disaster is not going away for a while. But a few hours of fun, devoid of the constant reminders of the situation, is a good thing, and...
  • Kim Hughes in AFP
    I found it incredibly surprising that his mum said what she did -- Mitchell Johnson is a pretty sensitive young man and now it looks like he is totally devoid of self-confidence,Hughes told the Daily Telegraph. "That really added some...

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