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ska vuhn jer

  • n  a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities
  • n  someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
  • n  any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter

  • Sometimes a scavenger hunt is just a scavenger hunt.
  • The scavenger again bows three times and leaves.
  • His love of concocting puzzles, scavenger hunts and murder-mystery games, legendary in theater circles, inspired the premise and central character of Anthony Shaffer's thriller .
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  • Diablo Cody in
    I always say I'm kind of an emotional scavenger, because everything that I write about is drawn from life, it's drawn from experience that I actually had,Cody said between sips of Coke at a downtown hotel.
  • Paul Sereno in Science Daily (press release)
    These animals died a slow death in a mud trap, their flailing only serving to attract a nearby scavenger or predator,Sereno said.
  • Desmond Clark in Chicago Tribune
    I hadn't had a good Sunday dinner in a long time,Clark says. "Man, I miss it because I grew up on Sunday dinner. It was a big thing. During the week it might be a little scavenger hunt because Mom's working and it's just me and my...

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