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under the yolk

Under or at the mercy of an immense and oppressive force, burden, or pressure. (A common misspelling of the correct phrase, "under the yoke.") Thousands of people are estimated to have lost their lives under the yolk of the brutal dictatorship. Under the yolk of misogyny, racism, and homophobia, a gay woman of color will inevitably face an immense amount of discrimination in our society.
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yolk

n. semen. (Possibly confused with egg white.) Clean up that yolk before somebody sees it.
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Moreover, atritic secondary oocyte (yolk deposition stage) in late stage of pre-ovulatory corpora lutea, where the whole yolky mass was become loose and intermixes with the invading follicular cell.
The third, a more literary, first-person narrative, uses a richly descriptive, often metaphorical vocabulary: a yellowish-orange and thickly built trumpet; I scanned the leaf litter; a bright, yolky glimmer of something pushing up the carpet of leaves.
Through the distribution of diameter frequency of oocytes, the spawning type was verified by the presence of a single moda of yolky oocytes (total spawning) or more than a moda of yolky oocytes (parceled spawning), according to Vazzoler (1996).
when great funnels of worms burst to the surface and spread out until the whole area is a wriggling mass of green and brown." People go out into the ocean to collect the epitokes, which are the yolky egg-filled posterior ends shed by the spawning females.
Fold the egg white into the yolky mascarpone, and then spread half of this mixture on top of the layer of biscuits.
And Schulhoff's song Pasala yolky is transformed here into no more than a witty theatrical etude.
She avoids cheesy histrionics in her Yolky pop, the better to illuminate the details in her vivid tales of separation and longing.
The Spanish connection means that tapas will be a major feature including one called Broken Eggs, made from spicy Spanish sausage, chunky chips and three yolky ouefs which has already hit the spot with the punters.
But these are soldiers of a far more peaceful, yolky kind - and the technology involved is far less scary.
We suspect that they may have scored some female blue sharks as pregnant if the ovary contained large yolky ova (this problem did not occur for mako and porbeagle sharks, which have much smaller ovarian ova).
"The Eggs," Animation; Follows four Kazoolian eggs, Sunnyside, Benedict, Yolky and Scramble, as they leave their home for an unknown universe.
burgling of the bloodstream, something yolky has to break.
Fleischmann's introduced it in the mid-1970s, using essentially egg whites with some food coloring to give the resultant product a classic "yolky" color.
Normal appearing yolky, te rminal follicles were present in ovarioles of all starved animals and in one of the JH-injected decapitated animals in which Vg was also present.