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Pert

(pûrt), Candace Beebe Born 1946.
American biochemist noted for her study of brain chemicals and the locations of their receptors.
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Our damsel in distress Heard is lovingly filmed in slow motion, bouncing pertly into every shot-and she is well cast as the stuff of boys' dreams.
2, pertly, deftly given, had a gently Celtic Scottish feel to its lovely middle movement, and three pieces by Gloucestershire's Ivor Gurney cast effective atmospheres while remaining somewhat anonymous in language.
As they pertly lift their knees in the polka or imitate the gestures of the performing dolls, one notices them not just because they are cute, but because they are meaningful.
Susannah Waters made a totally credible boy Cherubino; Linda Tuvas offered a pertly attractive Barbarina, Ryland Davies was amusing as Don Basilio and Don Curzio, Susan McCulloch provided a genial Marcellina, while Ettore Fissore, another Glyndebourne veteran, returned as Don Bartolo.
Renoir's Two Sisters emerge pertly from a rain of blue and pink pastel-strokes.
On Monday we had Cherie Lunghi as the pertly pretty, self-assured and rather flighty Francoise, discussing her eight-year stint as Picasso's mistress.
Cast as the budding feminist, Desiree pertly bounces from dutiful daughter to housewife to (household) engineer, while Willy Shives, a versatile performer, is appropriately supportive as her husband.