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wallflower

Someone who remains on the outer edges of a social event, especially a dance or party, and does not participate due to being shy or unpopular. I used to be a real wallflower when I was in high school. It wasn't until I got to college that I finally started having a bit more confidence and began enjoying myself at parties.
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Dudley Zoo Gardens, senior curator Derek Grove said: "It's an incredible story to think that Frederick was summoned to court for attempting to take wallflowers.
By that time, according to keyboardist/cofounder Rami Jaffee, the individual Wallflowers were primed to work together again, ultimately convening in Nashville to record Glad All Over -- which debuted at No 48 on the Billboard 200 in October -- with producer Jay Joyce.
Traditionally wallflowers have been grown in the field and dug up for retail sale.
The sunset range of virgin F1 wallflowers includes Sunset Purples, which tend not to splay while having plentiful flower spikes.
Estella Rijnveld which is red and white, while more subtle varieties include T Spring Green, a Viridiflora variety with single cream flowers with partly greenish petals, or Queen of Night, a deep wine-coloured variety which looks great against a green backdrop mixed with acid-coloured wallflowers.
If they do not actually dance, wallflowers bloom practically without interruption until they die, metabolically exhausted by their insistence on pushing out flowers nonstop.
He and the Wallflowers come to the Jungle tonight as part of the band's Back to California tour.
It is also profoundly touching when the Wallflowers and the Dream Girl, three adolescent girls, sit, bored and uncomfortable, eager and afraid, hoping to be chosen at a tea dance.
David Hollander found a simple way to get Grammy-winning group the Wallflowers, led by Jakob Dylan, to record a new theme song for his CBS sophomore drama "The Guardian.
Wallflowers will grow in most soils in sun or partial shade.
A needed antidote to the confusion and controversy caused by shifting language, Wimmin, Wimps, & Wallflowers explores the history and used of words that have carved a deep place in our culture and helped define us as a diverse people.
It is now necessary when mentioning a "Dylan song" to specify whether one means the work of Bob, hero of the Woodstock generation, or of his youngest son, Jakob, lead singer and Grammy-winning songwriter for the Wallflowers.
If many of the protons exit the nucleus at widely different angles, the double emissions recorded are probably chance events, like two wallflowers abandoning a disappointing dance at the same instant.
Over the past few months, the Fed's posture has turned a number of Cautious optimists into wallflowers as far as pricey large-cap growth stocks are concerned.