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The burden of a song; a phrase or verse which recurs at the end of each of the separate stanzas or divisions of a poetic composition. We hear the wild refrain. (Whittier)

Origin: F. Refrain, fr. OF. Refraindre; cf. Pr. Refranhs a refrain, refranher to repeat. See Refract,Refrain.

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5 best proofs of evolution

... two separate persons). I am a Lift and escalator technician that does not implied I am ignorant or that you teach me anything since at the end you refrain from putting your point of view and only focus in being a critic of the most accepted theory and refrain from showing how your ID theory has ...

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by Raven7899
Wed May 30, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
Views: 269386

Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... didn't help unless I ate something like 2 more than dosage) and nasty nasty burps. Since then I've gotten the burps every time I eat popcorn. I refrain, therefore, from eating it, but I'd like to be able to enjoy a bowl of popcorn without paying for it later. More recently, I had a bag of Ruffles ...

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by hannawolf
Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:18 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
Replies: 35
Views: 136822

Re: Cell membrane and hydrophilic component of proteins

I found my answer here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=mboc4&part=A1890#A1891 I'll refrain from cutting and pasting to honor the likely limited permissions...

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by Orpheus
Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell membrane and hydrophilic component of proteins
Replies: 3
Views: 3153

Re: The Colin Leslie Dean species paradox

... am content in the argument I've put forth. If you feel like it, reread my posts a couple of times and maybe it'll all sink in. Unlike you, I'll refrain from spamquoting myself. As far as species are concerned, there is near-unanimous agreement on the most important issues concerning species. ...

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by AstusAleator
Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:26 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Colin Leslie Dean species paradox
Replies: 135
Views: 186413

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... If you'll forgive me saying so, it would appear from some of your posts that you have a very poor knowledge of the Bible. Might I suggest that you refrain from judging a book you haven't read? Well you have got me on the back foot there as i may not have actually read the bible myself, but i have ...

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by futurezoologist
Sun May 31, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 592156
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