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skin

1. n. a dollar bill. This ticket cost me a couple of skins—and it’s not worth it. You got a skin for the tollbooth?
2. and skinhead n. someone with a shaved or bald head. (Some such persons may also engage in political violence.) Who’s the skinhead with the earrings?
3. tv. to cheat or overcharge someone. The guy who sold me this car really skinned me.
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Then the regular evening game began--the Boy in the flush of his great strength, and the Python in his sumptuous new skin, standing up one against the other for a wrestling match--a trial of eye and strength.
Kurrun Raja builded the stone above me, in the days when my skin was dark, that I might teach death to those who came to steal.
In the book we are told how this story had been written down long, long ago in a book called the Great Book Written on Skins.
all whom he sees here have pale skins, but the Pawnee warriors are red; does he believe that man changes with the season, and that the son is not like his father?
And later the three cores were placed on the table next to the skins.
At first he made a wry face, but, one after another, the skins and the cores disappeared.
That leads them to suspect that there's a population of skin stem cells residing in a lower layer of the epidermis.
At a time when the plan and section of buildings are frequently determined by the logistics of fast construction, the skin that envelops those spaces, whether revealing or concealing, light or heavy, machine-made or hand crafted, dynamic or static, plain or patterned, loosely draped or tightly stretched, not only affirms the physical appearance of architecture, but is also key to its character, performance and environmental behaviour.
Tons of products have pretty packaging, but only by knowing what an ingredient does can you correct a skin problem," she says.
After years of tanning, the skin gets wrinkled, leathery, and, worst of all, prone to skin cancer.
Exfoliation is a process in which the top layers of the skin are removed, so that the newer, younger cells may reach the surface.
Thanks to lipid structures within the epidermis, humans don't lose as much water through their skin as amphibians do.
While disease in humans is most commonly caused by Malassezia furfur, a commensal of human skin (4), it has also resulted from M.
If you wait until you're ready to hit the sack, you'll be too tired to wash up, and research shows skin repairs itself best around 10 p.