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Tight, rigid, or strained; characterised by anxiety and psychological strain.

Origin: L. Tensus, pp. Of tendo, to stretch

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Question about Dawkins' The Selfish Gene

... acceptable way to use the word. But, both the genes and natural selection are in his view, i would think, blind. The word 'program' can have many tenses and cases which change sentence meaning considerably. also, though, i think the rebuttal is meant to be mostly comedic, and proper semantics ...

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by Eous
Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Question about Dawkins' The Selfish Gene
Replies: 5
Views: 5865

Transpiration Lab Report

... and I would suggest you do as you professor suggest, but I still stand firm that writing technical papers in third person is best, as using other tenses just comes off sounding somewhat juvenile, or maybe less sophisticated is a better term. It is my opinion, and I am sticking to it :)

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by MichaelXY
Wed Jul 16, 2008 4:51 am
Forum: PDF & Doc Files
Topic: Transpiration Lab Report
Replies: 12
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left brain or right brain

... depends on some arbitrary rules which we all "agree" to follow in order to be understood. I am talking about things like how we form verb tenses, where commas and periods and capitals go, how quotations are used, and so forth. The "rules" of writing are the concern of the left brain. The ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Nov 12, 2005 1:49 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: left brain or right brain
Replies: 2
Views: 2566

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