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mealy-mouthed

Hesitant or unwilling to state something bluntly and directly when speaking, especially facts or opinions that are considered divisive or controversial. Everyone keeps having these mealy-mouthed conversations about crime in poor areas of the city, unwilling to talk about the scumbags who are to blame.
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The next generation of Mealy Bug is approaching the stage of its growth and their killing at this stage would save the fruit to a greater extent during next season, experts explained.
In East Africa, at least, thrips (Thysanoptera; thripidae), mealy bugs (Homoptera; Pseuococcidae), blue bug (Hetereptera; Scutelleridae), cotton stainer bug (Hemiptera; Prryhocoridae), whiteflies (Hemiptera; Aleytrodidae), golden beetles (Chysomelidae; Alticanae) and wood mite is reported to devastate the population of jatropha.
60 days), minimum larval duration was recorded in case of mango mealy bugs (14.
Nous avons cherche a evaluer les effets potentiels de l'expansion de ces formes de croissance clonales sur les especes vegetales de la toundra a deux emplacements situes au Canada, un aux monts Mealy du Labrador et l'autre pres de Churchill, au Manitoba.
Mealy, clinical manager of the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center and Neuromyelitis Optica Clinic, Baltimore.
Scale insects and mealy bugs are related to each other.
Mineral exploration company Benton Resources Inc (TSX VENTURE:BEX) said on Friday that it has entered into an option agreement for its Mealy copper-nickel-platinum-palladium project in Labrador with Platinum Group Metals Ltd (TSX:PTM.
Basically, two automaton types are considered in the class of synchronous automatons: the Mealy automaton and the Moor automaton named after American scientists who had contributed to this field of research.
Two classes off fuzzy automata corresponding to the Mealy and Moore type of ordinary automata are formulated by Asai and Kitajima in 1971 [1].
Chandigarh, July 30 (ANI): Farmers of Punjab's Abohar district are left anxious after a mealy bug infestation damaged their cotton crop.
To make the fluffiest mashed potatoes, use a russet or another so-called mealy or baking potato, such as Yukon Gold or Green Mountain.
I'd bet my paycheck such a politician is also pro-abortion (human slaughter) and mealy mouthed on the gay marriage issue.
Farmers love ladybugs because they eat insects that kill crops, such as aphids, mealy bugs, scales, leafhoppers, and mites.
Mealy told the Telegram & Gazette in an interview yesterday that "My suspicion is (Mr.