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o·pine

(ō'pēn),
A derivative of basic amino acids, produced by crown-gall tumors in plants.
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The American Heritage Book of English Usage (Houghton Mifflin, 1996) opines, "Some people insist that when a gerund is preceded by a noun or pronoun, the noun or pronoun must be in the possessive case.
No one is actually born a leader," he opines on the jacket.
Welch's place in business history was secure long before Honeywell," opines Jeffrey Krames, author of The Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership and editor of four books on the GE chief.
The editorial opines that the state must ensure protection and a justice system that works to alleviate their plight.
Next week, Earl temporarily takes a job at a burger shack and is roundly bullied by his boss, which confuses his Carson Daly worldview: ``Karma should be kicking the crap out of that guy,'' he opines.