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rear-ender

and back-ender
n. an automobile wreck where one car runs into the back of another. (see also fender-bender.) It wasn’t a bad accident, just a rear-ender. The rain caused a couple of “back-enders,” but there were no serious accidents.

back-ender

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But next year at age 69, Ender says hes looking to slow down his work schedule a bit.
If a beginner is linkable to an ender, one can ascertain the minimum number of links needed to do it; the span is the maximum of these numbers, taken over all linkable beginner-ender pairs.
Could Ender Wiggin's combat experience be a harbinger for military operations in the future?
Though Card may have publicly revealed his own prejudices, the casting department has assembled a wonderfully diverse group of young actors -- male and female, they come in all colors, shapes and sizes -- to serve alongside Ender.
Though Card may have publicly revealed his own prejudices, the casting department has assembled a wonderfully diverse group of actors--male and female, they come in all colors, shapes and sizes--to serve alongside Ender, including not only Latino best friend Bean (Aramis Knight) but also a fresh set of rivals and bullies, led by the odd-looking Bonzo (Moises Arias).
Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield) is a gifted but shy boy whose gaming skills might be honed to lead the battle against a hostile alien race known as Formics who invade our planet.
They address such questions as morality, cheating and parallels to competitive sport, consciousness, xenocide, the body, connections to Hinduism, homosexuality, whether Ender is Mormon, manipulation, lying, characterizations of children and child soldiers, learning, playing by the rules, parallels to Machiavelli, sympathy, power, virtue, murder, and the killing of children.
Leazes Ender NEIL says: I've included this because Mr Ender here believes me to be a Liverpool fan.
Ender and Simon Weidner [18] popularized the concept of closed condylocephelic nailing for intertrochanteric fractures in 1970.
SET IN A FUTURE WORLD in which the human race faces extinction at the hands of alien "buggers" Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel Ender's Game follows six-year-old Ender Wiggin as he leaves his home, trains as a soldier, and becomes the hero of mankind.
It all goes horribly wrong when, in the third of these 'rentals', Callie awakes into the wealthy and glamorous life of her Ender, Helena, only to discover that she plans to use her donor's body to carry out a murder.
But when the chip installed in her brain malfunctions and Callie awakes in a nightclub where she can hear the voice of her Ender, she discovers that her Ender has a plan for her.
Like Ender Wiggin in Ender's Game (Tor, 1994), Danny North is destined to be the rescuer of his people.
It takes insightful fellow student Ender Wiggin to confront Zeck and help him understand that it's fear of what Zeck's physically abusive father might be doing at home while Zeck is away that is truly upsetting him.
The spirit of preemption preoccupying the military paradigm which is Ender's Game is expressed here by ten-year-old Ender himself when, "crushing the life out of [a] wasp with one finger," he remarks: "These are a nasty breed .