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nisus

 [ni´sus] (L.)
an effort, strong tendency, or endeavor to achieve an outcome or aim.
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(10) Dante places Turnus between Euryalus and Nisus, the two inseparable friends, to point to Virgil's biased poetic justice.
However, on two occasions raptors were seen to strike grouse (peregrine and goshawk Accipiter gentilis each once) and raptors were flushed from freshly killed grouse on 15 occasions: peregrine and buzzard Buteo buteo (each 5), goshawk (3), and hen harrier and spar-rowhawk Accipiter nisus (each 1).
"Cheering discovery" suggests that cynicism, because it acquiesces in the incorrigibility of human nature, lazily exempts itself from the nisus of reform.
Rome is no longer Queen of the World, the Father of Rome no longer holds the reins of the empire, the Pontifex Maximus no longer climbs to the Capitol with the Vestal virgin, a very long time has gone by, and yet the verses of Virgil are still read, Nisus and Euryalus have not been forgotten, and the fame of Horace endures.
Some containers also received 0.1 g of toxic bait: metaldehyde-based Corry's[R] Slug and Snail Pellets (Matson LLC, North Bend, Washington), orthoboric acidbased Niban[R] Granular Bait (Nisus Corporation, Rockford, Tennessee), iron phosphate--based Ecosense[R] Slug and Snail Killer (Ortho, Marysville, Ohio), or sodium ferric EDTA--based Ferroxx[R] Slug and Snail Bait (Neudorff North America, Brentwood Bay, Canada).
Vergil's Nisus and the language of self-sacrifice in Paradise lost.
The title plays upon the bellicose phrase "spearhavoc," but it actually means the modern sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) who speaks the poem.
Eighteen eyes from five Accipitriformes: harrier (Circaetus gallicus), hawk (Falco peregrinus), kestrel (Falco tinniculus), buzzard (Buteo buteo) and sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus) and from four Strigiformes: tawny owl (Strix aluco), barn owl (Tyto alba), little owl (Athene noctua) and great horned owl (Bubo bubo) were used in this study.
Rs 30 crore is invested by Nisus Finance Services, a leading start-up alternatives managers in Shriram Land Development.
Aquila, Buteo, Circaetus, Circus, Hieratus and Pandion), the Eurasian sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) and the northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis).
(3) Para dar cuenta de esta articulacion, d'Holbach utiliza conceptos que rescata de la historia de la filosofia y la ciencia dandoles un nuevo sentido, e.g.: el de nisus, (4) el cual hace referencia a las fuerzas continuas que los cuerpos ejercen unos con respecto a otros, o el de causa, a partir del cual d'Holbach privilegia la causalidad eficiente por sobre las nociones aristotelicas restantes (la causa material, la formal y la final).