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The benign ones simply engorge themselves on your blood (or even worse, your precious dog’s blood), and the worst ones give you Lyme disease.
The boom first fell in 2014, when the price of crude plunged by more than half, breaking a string of $100-per-barrel years that had engorged budgets and bred complacency across the Gulf.
The species is dark brown and grows to about the size of a pea when engorged on blood.
Others show multiple figures, their torsos tangled together or stacked in stylized patterns. Genitals — often engorged — are anything but wallflowers.
This second issue is pregnant with meaning, moments engorged and demanding to be explored.
The species is dark brown and grows to about the size of a pea when engorged on the blood of its hosts.
That their immediate reaction was to brush aside the debt limit and swell deficits even more by engorging the Pentagon with vast new funds is worth noting before everyone celebrates a bipartisan victory.
Scientists have found the bodies of ticks preserved in amber, some stuck to dinosaur feathers, and one engorged with what could well be dinosaur blood.
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medical Definition of engorge
- the gastric mucosa was greatly engorged
- unconscious of the dog tick engorging on his right ankle
- —John Barth
engorgementplay \-mənt\ noun
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