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To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
Could the (thus far) timid trembling give way to a full-on, grand mal seizure?
So we know that boring down to the bedrock and pumping it full of fluid can cause earthquakes.
It used to carry livestock but sailed its final voyage with a hold full of Syrian men, women, and children.
Whether he gets his full due in popular culture remains to be seen.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
It is full of poetic feeling, and the flesh tints are unusually natural.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for full dress
- a formal or ceremonial style of dress, such as white tie and tails for a man and a full-length evening dress for a woman
- (as modifier)full-dress uniform