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tuft

 [tuft]
a small clump, cluster, or coil.

tuft

(tŭft),
A cluster, clump, or bunch, as of hairs.

tuft

(tuft) a small clump or cluster; a coil.

tuft

Etymology: Fr, touffe, a tuft
an object resembling a tassle, such as a tuft of hair.

tuft (toothbrush),

n part of the toothbrush head, refers to the small, individual clusters of bristles that proceed from a single opening.

tuft

a small clump or cluster; a coil.

tuft cell
malpighian tuft
renal glomerulus.
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I'm not intentionally controversial, but the very nature of investigative reporting is that you're unpopular with the people you expose," Tuft says.
Caption: Above: DIANE TUFT, Reaching Out, De Quervain Havn, Greenland, 2016, Color pigment print, 40 x 60 inches
Tuft said because of the Joyce Meyer flap and strained feelings with the editors, "I asked for the transfer.
Despite tough questions about her objectivity and the pain of dredging through her own traumas, Tuft is still on the case.
The first three indicate that Tufts met the standard of reasonable accommodation, according to the Court of Appeals.
Tuft wanted the Post to print a retraction of the apology, which was run after the ministry threatened to sue.
Tuft was suspended for two days without pay for the alleged errors, which included use of the word "hefty" to describe Meyer's salary.
Last year, 124 editorial staffers signed a letter of protest against the "unwarranted" disciplining of Tuft.
Tuft won't agree to a confidentiality agreement and this impasse may result in a lawsuit, according to Tuft's lawyers.
Tuft also filed a sexual harassment complaint with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights.
Second, Tufts Health Freedom Plan is structurally woven at the center by Granite Health.
Granite Healthcare Network executive director Rachel Rowe said: "Granite Healthcare Network is extremely proud to partner with Tufts Health Plan to create an innovative insurance company focused on accessible and comprehensive person-centered care.