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  • n  an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
  • r  (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
    it is late and thus we must go
  • r  in the way indicated; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)
    set up the pieces thus

  • Grayson would thus acquire 1) its first outlet in the East, 2) one of the country's most unusual stores.
  • With Efficiency and Invention thus disposed of, happiness comes to man, the hero finds the heroine's lips.
  • But such predictions are complicated by other factors: some sulfa-drugs are not absorbed by the body and thus never reach the blood stream; others undergo chemical changes in .
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  • Samuel Alito in BusinessWeek
    The right to bear arms "is fully binding on the states and thus limits (but by no means eliminates) their ability to devise solutions to social problems that suit local needs and values," Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the court.
  • Ben Bernanke in The Age
    We look forward to the Council's completion of the process, allowing the agreement to enter into force on August 1, 2010, thus fully restoring this important counterterrorism tool and resuming the sharing of investigative data that has been... Barack Obama Headliner Watch Jul 8, 2010 100011 132757 thus One option is for the Fed to buy longer-term Treasury or agency securities on the open market in substantial quantities," Bernanke said. "This approach might influence the yields on these securities, thus helping to spur aggregate demand."

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