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vi suh ruhl

  • a  relating to or affecting the viscera
    visceral bleeding
  • s  obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation

  • But visceral fat cells actively secrete hormones and other agents that affect the metabolism of sugar and the way the body burns calories.
  • Violent, visceral and visionary (there's no other word for it), Neuromancer proved, not for the first or last time, that science fiction is more than a mass-market paperback genre .
  • To that end, Barral, 56, has spent nearly three decades developing the therapeutic technique he calls visceral manipulation.
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  • Every 15 Minutes is a fantastic program to combat teen drunk driving.
    With end of the school year activities and prom season upon us, keeping teenagers safe behind the wheel is a huge concern, not only for parents and public safety personnel, but for every driver sharing the road. Although there are countless programs available to parents and educators to help reinforce responsible driving among teenagers, few are as visceral and unforgettable as the Every 15 ...
    June 10, 2013 - Injury Board

  • Bashar Assad in International Herald Tribune
    Assad said Israel's air raid on northern Syria last month showed Israel's "visceral antipathy towards peace," according to excerpts posted on the BBC's Website.
  • Duff Goldman in
    Cake, for me, it's joy in the flesh. It's the physical manifestation of happiness,Goldman said. "I feel it's the most artistic that you can get with food, on a visceral, visual kind of level."
  • Dick Pound in Winnipeg Free Press
    The torch relay was superbly conceived and delivered and allowed a lot of people to get kind of a visceral feel for the Games,said Richard Pound, one of two Canadian members of the IOC who also sits on VANOC's board. "I don't think anybody...

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