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This sort of movement-mitosis appears to be an essential element in the natural physiology of social justice campaigns.
In another, a flower girl splits in two, like a cell undergoing mitosis.
These critters have a gestation time measured in minutes — a real challenge for mitosis but an advantage in avoiding tiresome delays in the storyline.
Which leads to another problem: With 1,000 casinos in existence and more coming all the time, not only are there too many competitors entering the market, but the sites already up and running are prone to mitosis.
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First Known Use: 1887See Words from the same year
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