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The young man weaves through clusters of bamboo and cuts a diagonal slash into a tree, positioning a hollow log at the end.
The leak suggests that Mr. Obama remains blind to the principal cause of his foreign policy woes.Before Ditching His Top Aides, Obama Should Look in the Mirror|Leslie H. Gelb|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Spire rests on the same basic principal as the old-school fountains.
But younger members of the community who encountered the man as a principal had a different tale to tell.
He recalled one event, when he was playing with a friend, Areah, when the principal came outside and found them.
This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
"The Smoker," and "Mother and Daughter," a triptych, are two of her principal pictures.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
It is the principal waste-product of metabolism, and constitutes about one-half of all the solids excreted—about 30 gm.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The principal room or "hall" will accommodate about 1,000 persons, the remaining portion of the premises being let off in offices.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Thomas Barnes, principal editor of the Times newspaper, died in London, aged 56.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell