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stalk in

To enter (some place) in a haughty, stiff, or threatening manner. The entire room fell quiet as the count stalked in without a word. The boss stalked in the office with a horrible scowl on his face, so we knew there was bad news on the way.
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stalk in(to some place)

to stride into a place, perhaps indignantly. Carl stalked into the manager's office and began his tirade. He stalked in and began to complain.
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"The animals are said to have fed on green maize stalks in a farm within the homestead and died a few hours later.
The average diameter of the stalks in upper, middle and bottom sections respectively varied between 8.75-11.01,15.85-19.76 and 23.08 -26.66 mm.The basic characteristics of each cultivar are provided in Table 1.
The harvested stalks in selected factors were 95.4% and 94.9%, respectively.
Usually, the stalks were dew-retted by allowing them to lie in the field after cutting, although in some areas of the world, hemp was water-retted by placing bundles of stalks in ponds or streams.
For this study, we recycled bleached and unbleached pulps (both beaten and unbeaten) from jute and cotton stalks in water medium five times and measured changes in strength properties and fiber dimensions.
The measurements were made with a micrometer 4 to 6 cm (1.5 to 2.5 in) below the top of the stalk, on 10 stalks in each of the four rows surrounding the anemometer mast.
The investigators dipped some of these stalks in chloroquine, a bitter tasting antimalarial drug.
The researchers first noticed the droplet-covered stalks in the late 1960s, but they put their discovery on the back burner until better techniques for extracting the oil and examining its ingredients came along, explains Eisner.