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boss

 [bos]
a rounded eminence.

boss

(bos),
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]

boss

(bôs, bŏs)
n.
A circular protuberance or knoblike swelling, as on the horns of certain animals.
Balloon Optimization vs. Stent Study. A trial comparing short- and long-term results of provisional stenting/optimal PTCA to elective stenting
Primary endpoints 8-month TVR
Conclusion Provisional stenting can be safely followed in treating discrete, native de novo lesions

boss

(baws)
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]
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Can you even imagine a male elected official being described as bossy, no matter how overbearing he might be?
In any case, what is wrong with being bossy? And aren't they just bossing the rest of us around by telling us we can't use the word bossy.
It's important to point out that in the case of the doctor and the nurse, their newfound mutual understanding didn't mean that the doctor was going to stop being "opinionated" or that the nurse would cease to be "bossy." Now that they had a positive way to describe those character traits, however, both the doctor and the nurse could recognize the value of those natural patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior and use them productively.
And then out came Joseph and Mary, with the baby Jesus, surrounded by three wise men and three shepherds, and the Christmas story was relayed to the bossy fairies, who suddenly understood what Christmas was really all about.
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I didn't write that "sprawl-and-mall suburbs are simply what people want or that alternatives are bound to be "bossy and overplanned." I merely pointed out in my review of Picture Windows that the first post-World War II suburbs (e.g., Levittown) responded to a desire for something different than the dense, urban living of traditional cities.
Over and over again, McCarthy emphasizes that it would be misleading to interpret his allusions to johanna Spyri's Heidi and Adolf Loos's modernism, or the superficial similarities between the blood in Orgien-Mysterien-Theater and the ketchup in McCarthy's Bossy Burger, 1991, as signs of a direct reference to European archaism or modernism.
Bossy refers to that theme as "my moral tradition." His disclaimer that he does not mean to infer unequivocally that this tradition "is so universal that there is really nothing to be said about it except that it is always going on" (97) is not overly convincing.
Bossy supports his startling claims with impressive although largely circumstantial evidence.
However, Fincham believes that Markle would be a bossy and dominant partner to Prince Harry.
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