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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.
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).
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.
Schwarzenegger shrugged off the yolky incident and began his speech at about 1 p.
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.
Left ovary condition was scored as: 1, smooth, entirely regressed, or juvenile; 2, slightly granular appearance; 3, small follicles apparent, but no follicular hierarchy evident; 4, follicles obvious, hierarchy evident; 5, large, yolky follicles evident; 6, yolky follicle ready for ovulation and/or egg in oviduct.
based on shared patterns of larval form and ecological conditions, McEdward and Janies (and others) have suggested that ancestral feeding larval forms give rise to various types of nonfeeding larval development by (a) loss of larval feeding structures and gain of large, yolky eggs, followed by (b) loss of planktonic dispersal, and then (c) gain of parental brood protection.