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reins

(rānz)
pl.n.
1. The kidneys, loins, or lower back.
2. The seat of the affections and passions.
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The animal was startled by the noise, and the reins were on his back.
Nicholas gave the horses the rein, and Zakhar, stretching out his arms, clucked his tongue and let his horses go.
She mounted the chariot sick and sorry at heart, while Iris sat beside her and took the reins in her hand.
He hit him with a stone upon the elbow, and the reins, enriched with white ivory, fell from his hands into the dust.
As soon as they were at close quarters he let fly with his bronze spear over the reins and yoke, thinking to take Diomed's life, but Minerva caught the spear in her hand and made it fly harmlessly over the chariot.
L'insuffisance renale chronique est le plus souvent la consequence d'une deterioration des reins causee par certaines maladies telles que le diabete,les maladies cardiovasculaires, ou encore par la consommation abusive de medicaments comme certains antidouleurs.
Selon un article publie par le site [beaucoup moins que]Pourquoi Docteur[beaucoup plus grand que], au Caire, en Egypte, les prostituees sont utilisees pour convaincre les migrants soudanais de vendre leur rein, selon une etude qui revele un vaste trafic d'organes dans la ville.
This will be the third time in four years that the House has passed the REINS Act.
All too often an owner takes the reins from a groom and, at the same time, takes the moment of glory for themselves.
Barcelona's Pep Guardiola was in the mix with one-in-six of the votes, but wonderfully some fans showed a liking for things as they are - one-in-eight wanted to see a canny but pragmatic Glaswegian hold the reins and went for David Moyes (pictured).
With a focus on youth, Spirit Reins aims to help disadvantaged children by providing them with advanced hands-on therapeutic programs and other activities that can challenge and empower these children.
STEPPING DOWN: The Lord Mayor of Liverpool''s coachman John Jackson passes the reins to his son David Picture: HOWARD DAVIES