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oh ver lahy ing

  • v  lie upon; lie on top of
  • v  kill by lying on
  • s  placed on or over something else
    an overlying image

  • Cut marks on the skulls indicate that the overlying skin, muscles, nerves and blood vessels were removed, probably with an obsidian flake.
  • In the process, the overlying nerve bundles are usually frozen too, leaving more than 60% of patients impotent.
  • But "just like a blanket overlying all of these reasons, the primary reason for complicity is fear," Brooks adds.
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  • Boulders posed as barrier for pipeline
    Picture a line of boulders, up to 4 feet in diameter, against a 50-foot-wide dirt right of way overlying an underground natural gas pipeline. Also picture fences, timber debris, signs and pipe barriers along the route.
    June 24, 2013 - Arizona Daily Star

  • Jia Zhangke in International Herald Tribune
    Considering the current income level of Chinese citizens, the significant rich-poor gap, overlying emphasizing the big budgets is inhumane,Jia said.
  • Edward Seaga in Jamaica Observer
    But the new developments, Seaga said, will only partially address the "overlying national problem of social disintegration" and not the bigger problems in the dysfunctional education and criminal justice systems which he said are results of the...

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