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loose; not taut.
a can of meat with one of the ends bulging slightly indicating the beginnings of a blown can.
hollow-flanked with too much room between the last rib and the thigh.
too much slope in the pastern.
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Valencia's Cassie Strange picked up the slack
after her twin sister, Alexa, was injured.
Players such as Melynda McNicol, Tori Olson, Kelly Cornell and Karen Gormley picked up the slack
No one else picked up the slack
, and the Lakers finally collapsed in the third quarter, outscored 28-8 by the Blazers.