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ament

A term of historic interest for a person who is profoundly retarded.

ament

A person mentally deficient from birth. The term literally means ‘without a mind’.
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Ament was unapologetic in an emailed statement Wednesday.
The big hit for Dragon 88 in the fourth frame was a triple by Ament. Flanagan tripled home a run in the fifth and scored on a single by Earle.
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Colonel Ament expressed his feelings about the last shuttle launch and what it means for the wing.
Gershman and Ament (both pediatrics gastroenterology and nutrition, U, of California at Los Angeles) provide the only text available with detailed instructions of all practical aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures in children and infants.
"Mobile CRM technologies are maturing at varying rates, but the 'tipping point' of each organisation centres around pressure to grow revenues and customers," says Leslie Ament at Aberdeen Group.
"As health care moves to advance practice and prevention, nurses with bachelor's degrees are in increased demand," said Lynette Ament, chair of the UNH Department of Nursing.
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But his temper ament, which has resulted in off-field problems and clashes with p r ev i o us managers, such as Graeme Souness at Newcastle, is something Benitez has been concerned about while pondering a move for him.
Colorado Agriculture Commissioner Don Ament referred to that process when, during his presentation, he almost cried out in pain: "When you take and dry up that agricultural ground, you're starting to take apart a beautiful system that our forebearers put together."
TOURN- AMENT winning golfers are often referred to as Kings of the Fairway.
IRIDESCENT LIGHT: The Emergence of Northwest Art (2002; $40) by Deloris Tarzan Ament. University of Washington Press, P.O.