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Constriction of the middle portion of a hollow organ, such as the stomach or the uterus.
8 Terms For Fashions Gone ExtinctThe opulent fashions of the Edwardian era were topped off by wide-brimmed, elaborately decorated hats known as Merry Widows.
The Many Ways To Use ApostrophesAn apostrophe (’) can show possession or indicate that letters or numbers have been omitted. They can also indicate ownership. Possessive Nouns When a singular noun doesn’t end in S, you just need to add an apostrophe and an S to make it possessive. Examples include “the boy’s bike,” “the dog’s leash,” and “Bob’s house.” If a singular noun does end in S, you should …
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