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plants shriveling in the heat
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More than a year of exposure to the world’s wickedest elements had blackened and shriveled the man’s bare face and hands.
Better yet, the pervasive myth that women become shriveled harridans after 30 couldn’t be further from the truth.
But global demand for nuclear power shriveled after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdowns in Japan in 2011, and Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy protection in March 2017.
Coral colonies and sponges — typically uniform in color — were mottled and grayish, while some sections looked shriveled and sunken.
Roast until tomatoes are softened and shriveled but not mushy, 1–1½ hours; pluck out thyme and garlic and discard (makes about 2¼ cups).
The laboratory evidence for ESP had begun to shrivel under careful scrutiny and sometimes seemed to disappear entirely when others tried to reproduce the same experiments.
According to the latest census of Russia's 115,000 Soviet-era rural communities, 13,000 have been completely abandoned and 35,000 more have shriveled to fewer than ten inhabitants.
Flowers and fruit, especially on younger trees, can sustain damage at 28 degrees, causing olives to shrivel, turn brown and fall to the ground.
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