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sanctuary

 [sangk´choo-ar″e]
an area in the body where a drug tends to collect and to escape metabolic breakdown.

sanctuary

/sanc·tu·ary/ (sangk´choo-ar″e) an area in the body where a drug tends to collect and to escape metabolic breakdown.
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There, Monseigneur turned, and came back again, and so in due course of time got himself shut up in his sanctuary by the chocolate sprites, and was seen no more.
I devote you," said this person, stopping at the last door on his way, and turning in the direction of the sanctuary, "to the Devil
Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen.
It was the nearest sanctuary but Numa stood between it and his prey.
He studied the languages, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, a triple sanctuary then very little frequented.
But then the only aspect which attracted me was the distant hills in which I hoped to find sanctuary, and so I hastened on, trampling the myriad beauties beneath my hurrying feet.
With regard to others, indeed, these orders had not been always very scrupulously kept; but as the disposition of the gentleman with whom the partridges had taken sanctuary was well known, the gamekeeper had never yet attempted to invade his territories.
are hunting for a wolf that escaped from a sanctuary, the U.
com)-- This week Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) celebrates its tenth year as the only international animal sanctuary accreditation body.
While there are several popular wildlife sanctuaries like Corbett National Park, Gir Forest National Park, Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, among others, there are some natural reserves yet to be explored.
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) announced that the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, based in Alpena, will receive the Ernest F.
It wasn't until my tag was on him that I figured out what had happened: Firearms season had pushed him into the sanctuary on my side of the line.