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Pert

(pûrt), Candace Beebe Born 1946.
American biochemist noted for her study of brain chemicals and the locations of their receptors.
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Her voice was gentle and childish, her tread light and soft as that of a cat:- but her manners more frequently resembled those of a pretty playful kitten, that is now pert and roguish, now timid and demure, according to its own sweet will.
As he was carried past they made pert remarks to him.
He perceived in the tavern a pert boy between twelve and fifteen years of age whom he fancied he had seen not twenty minutes before under the guise of a chorister.
There was nothing pert or flippant in her manner now, as when she walked with Mr.
Hardyman to speak favorably of me," she said, with a pert little laugh.
Peter was said to be; and discharged servant girls told fearsome tales of her temper and stinginess, and her family of pert, quarrelsome children.
The mantel's chastely severe outline was ingloriously veiled behind some pert drapery drawn rakishly askew like the sashes of the Amazonian ballet.
A pert smirk, and a hard glance of triumph, was Leonie's method of testifying her gratification; Eulalie looked sullen and envious--she had hoped to be first.
The folding-doors between the two classes, opened for the prayer, were instantly closed; a maitresse, work-box in hand, took her seat at her appropriate desk; the pupils sat still with their pens and books before them; my three beauties in the van, now well humbled by a demeanour of consistent coolness, sat erect with their hands folded quietly on their knees; they had given up giggling and whispering to each other, and no longer ventured to utter pert speeches in my presence; they now only talked to me occasionally with their eyes, by means of which organs they could still, however, say very audacious and coquettish things.
Craig Bruce of Pert Bruce Construction added: "We worked closely with the local community and planners to develop proposals that maintain the history and heritage of the former hospital and natural environment along with consideration to both existing and new communities.
Last month, we announced that we initiated a Phase 2 clinical trial to investigate MS1819-SD in combination with PERT, the existing standard of care for treating severe EPI in CF patients.
Mr Pert said: "At present, our community is facing the threat of division by both pink and brown alignments, which seems to put us in a somewhat unique position."