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Goslings and ducklings are baby birds, but a groundling is an uncritical or unrefined person (too poor to pay for a seat in Renaissance theaters) and a changeling is a child exchanged by fairies, or any kind of replacement of inferior value.
Jaggery Made by casting heated, thickened cane or palm syrup into molds and allowing it to harden, jaggery is an unrefined brown sugar that is sold in hard blocks.
But his skill set is still unrefined, his handle loose and his offensive feel in the halfcourt limited.
An unrefined product who never actually meant to find his way onto the mound at the Royals’ facility.
Emanating island vibes, the gluten-free option is derived from coconut meat, coconut water, and unrefined virgin coconut oil, creating a combination that works well for wrapping both savory and sweet ingredients.
Fears over his unrefined offensive repertoire and beanstalk build aren’t entirely unfounded, but Bamba isn’t saddled with an obvious ceiling like some other top prospects.
Investigators said the explosion was caused by odorless, unrefined natural gas from a pipeline that was severed about 10 feet (3 meters) from the house.
The spikes and dips seem more spectacular in Cordero’s case, because that’s what unrefined talent often yields — the spectacular and the stark example of how much improvement is needed.
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