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nastic movement, nastic response

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a growth movement in plants that takes place in response to a diffuse, or nondirectional stimulus. An example is the opening and closing of Crocus flowers due to changes in temperature.
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An extremely nasty form of politics is currently taking root in India.
Under the deal, the company acquired certain intellectual property assets and customer databases from bankrupt Los Angeles, US-based women's clothing, shoes, and accessories company Nasty Gal, Inc.
I think sometimes a lady needs to be told when she's being nasty," Babin said, after calling himself "a genteel Southerner.
The hype even spiked when Facebook page UPROXX uploaded a mash-up of Trump's 'such a nasty woman' comments in the '80s groovy hit.
That's what we think is happening in Nasty 1," Mauerhan said.
World war three awaits, that little dictator Putin stirring trouble in all Baltic states, as well as eastern Ukraine, a nasty little man.
Being ruthless and really nasty in certain situations is an area where we probably fall a bit short.
As video technology spread in the early 80s, so too did fear of the nasty - the violence-packed film that could warp the minds of those who saw them.
However, I don't think he has the right to call the Tory government the Nasty Party.
MAY I thank the young lady who came to my defence when I was being threatened by a nasty bad tempered man, half my age (I am 78) in a crowded Christmas card shop, in Coventry city centre, on Wednesday, December 18.
A nasty hacking cough that, when I go into a paroxysm, sounds as though I'm going to die on the spot.