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The manner in which the presence of a nonessential nutritive component in the diet lowers an organism's requirement for an essential component.
Feminist Terms That Inspire ActionFeminism is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It encompasses social, political, and economic equality.
What Is An Action Verb?Action verbs are typically single words that describe what a person or thing in a sentence does (like run, write, yell, and think). So if it answers the question What is the subject doing? it’s the action verb. In the sentence “John paints the garage,” the subject is John. To find the action verb, ask yourself What is John doing? John paints, so the action …
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