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flake

Cocaine, see there.

flake

an epidermal scale.
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In the wake of the 2016 election, marred by questions of the influence of fake news, the biggest presences on the web have been tasked with figuring out ways to stop the spread of false information.
Most of the fakes are made in sweat shops in Africa and the Far East, funding organised crime.
This gives them a chance to have something that looks right and keeps the bullies off their backs" Brett Scorer: "Nothing more annoying than someone walking around in fake Uggs, especially when it's been raining and they're all soggy - the person wearing them looks like they've got two broken ankles
This allows the authorities to crack down on traders in some UAE markets who are offering blatant fakes of luxury brands to tourists and residents who want to enjoy the product without the expense of buying the real thing -- with all parties to the transaction operating in the full knowledge that the goods are not real.
SUNGLASSES Test hinges, which are inferior in fakes, and examine the designer name.
Onkar Sanghera - who runs Londis at Woodhead Road in Holmbridge - says he has seen a marked increase the number of fake coins and notes inadvertently used by customers.
But car makers say it's difficult for ordinary motorists to know if their cars have been fitted with fakes as they are not in a position to know the difference between fake and genuine parts.
Some fakes are better than others and good ones can fool even experts.
A quarterback fakes the run when he executes a play-action pass.
THE website, called The Certificate Factory, described itself as "your online source for authentic fake degrees, fake diplomas, fake HNDs/HNCs, fake transcripts and more".
The theme was that fakes - whether unauthorised brake pads for cars made using sand, medicines, or toys with dangerous parts - come at a heavy price.
To execute the Boot, the QB receives the snap and reverse-pivots out of the shotgun (the same as he would on the counter-trey), except that he now fakes the hand-off to the F back for a two-count while getting depth and width away from the fake.