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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.
New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): Dispelling apprehensions over the future of the two-wheeler segment with the launch of India's cheapest car Nano, Pawan Munjal, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hero Honda Motors, opines that it will have no bearing in the two-wheeler market.
As Jim opines, ``I confided in the world's worst confidante.
Clearly these "transgendered worlds" are all news to Baur, and in her excitement she spends far too much time on inarticulate philosophizing--"They [society] don't want women to look like men," opines one interviewee--and not enough time putting her subjects in context.
Opines Stiglitz: "If there was ever a time not to push deregulation further, the nineties was it" -- largely blaming economic problems in finance, telecommunication, and electricity trading on the fact that these sectors "wee all subject to deregulation.
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.
Global Banking News-October 19, 2011--Credit Suisse opines growth in global wealth(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.