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sh ringk

  • n  a physician who specializes in psychiatry
  • v  wither, as with a loss of moisture
  • v  draw back, as with fear or pain
  • v  reduce in size; reduce physically
    Hot water will shrink the sweater
    Can you shrink this image?
  • v  become smaller or draw together
  • v  decrease in size, range, or extent

  • And heaven help the woman who takes her limerence problem to a shrink! Tennov thinks that limerence is as likely to break out in psychotherapy (me shrink, you supplicant) as .
  • They must think, "Why doesn't she just shrink into the darkness and fear, and give up? How can her husband think of going on with his life's plan?.
  • In a speech, she described an experiment performed by another group in which remote healing was used to shrink tumors in mice.
News & Articles

  • The Whistleblower's Guide to the Orwellian Galaxy: How to Leak to the Press
    While the list of government (and corporate) whistleblowers continues to grow, their options for leaking continue to shrink. We now live in a world where public servants informing the public about government behavior or wrongdoing must practice the tradecraft of spies and drug dealers à la The Wire . So here¿s my guide for safely leaking to the press.        
    June 15, 2013 - Wired News
  • Dairy Focus: Reduce feed bunk shrink to improve profitability, feed efficiency
    Feed shrinkage is caused by many factors, including delivery weight errors, wind, birds, rodents, tires, tracked feed, cattle tossing feed, silage bunker losses, feed refusals, bunk heating and spoilage, moisture losses, mixing errors, scale accuracy, push-up blades, comingling of ingredients, feed wasted by feeders and drives, feed bunk management, plastic management, moving/storing feed and ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
  • Tyco Retail Solutions Reduces Shrink At Leading US Grocery Retailer
    Tyco Retail Solutions (www.tycoretailsolutions.com), a leading global provider of retail performance and security solutions, today announced a leading US grocery retailer has significantly reduced shrink through the use of its Sensormatic Acousto-Magnetic (AM) EAS technology. Based on a recent study conducted by a leading retail industry analyst firm IDC Retail Insights, the findings note the ...
    June 12, 2013 - RetailSolutionsOnline
Quotes

  • David Petraeus in The Associated Press
    Protecting those we are here to help nonetheless does require killing, capturing or turning the insurgents. We will not shrink from that,Petraeus wrote Sunday in a memo to his troops.
  • Robert Gates in FOXNews
    Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink...... I don't know what will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity. We (The Beatles) are more popular than Jesus now. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them... John Lennon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lennon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHz-BQlIiadU4ebVwiCZKr7pBR40A Nigerian Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.tribune.com.ng/index.php/features/7144-those-who-mocked-god-and-died&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGPT_Ktn9Mem4Ql9lNpDMCArNJKRg Jun 21, 2010 89726 119375 shrink I am no stranger to contentious confirmations, and I do not shrink from them," Gates said. "However, I have decided that at this moment in our history, the nation, our men and women in uniform and General Pace himself would not be well...

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