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cherry

Nutrition
A fleshy stone fruit that has been touted as a superfood by nutriotionists due to its high concentration of anti-oxidants and anthrocyanins, which have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects in rats.

Sexology
A widely used, rude colloquial term for the hymen, a membranous tissue which partially covers the vaginal orifice and is traditionally a sign of virginity; however, the hymen can be broken not only by sexual intercourse, but also by tampon use, masturbation and vigourous exercise; some women are born without one.
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Cherise had to send her 12-year-old son to withdraw [pounds sterling]40 from a cash machine after telling the driver that her waters had broken during the incident on Thursday afternoon.
Dr Cherise Scott mentions the main challenges that still remain to tackle pediatric TB - lack of funding and resources; contact investigation and case notification of children to bring them into the system as there should be no reason for any child with TB to be not treated and get cured; and paving the way for new products and new innovations, not as an afterthought, but keeping children in minds right from the beginning.
These subjects that are turned into representations by Smith the artist, in Cherise Smith's view, fail to show how difference matters and ultimately tend to privilege the author-editor without destabilizing the racial stereotypes.
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Cherise's first four children, aged between three and 10, were all singles.
Calvin Powell is dead and buried now, and until five days ago, Cherise never knew he existed.
"They draw on all aspects of a woman's life," says Cherise Davis, senior editor of Simon & Schuster.
Well there's a little different scenario going on in Loose Diamonds, and she goes by the name of Cherise. Our vivacious and lust for life heroine is a girl after my own heart.
Fireworks lit up the sky and car horns blared for the Zambian housemate, Cherise Makubale, who won the television reality show, Big Brother Africa -a show that has captivated the continent.