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Gynecology A contraceptive vaginal gel that ↓ transmission of STDs–eg, HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea. See Contraceptive.
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Time magazine's Massimo Calabresi savvily depicted the meeting as "false intimacy".
Savvily and cunningly, the "Indians" manipulated the system, at times embracing the persona of "miserables," the corporate legal category of the weak specially entitled to protections from the state (or from the local hacienda patron), at times demanding respect to proper patriarchal hierarchies.
Over the next few years the gallery steadily increased its range, drawing savvily from private collections and hosting traveling exhibitions from institutions including the Hispanic Society of America and the Italian Cultural Foundation of America.
More than a third of women in their twenties (37 per cent) are starting to mimic the shrewd habits of Barbara Good, played by Felicity Kendal, pictured with Briers, and are savvily buying sewing machines and bread makers and freezing last night's dinner - with even actress Sienna Miller recently revealing she owned a vegetable patch.
Media is also the emphasis of part 3, "Science Fiction on Film and Television," and here Gunn savvily points to the radical difference between the tradition of science fiction as received by Hollywood and what the producers modified to present it to a viewing public.
It was savvily cast, with 16 young professional boxers, all appearing to have compelling back stories - and the boxing contests were cleverly structured to include climaxes in the ring that eliminated one boxer a week and ultimately bestowed $1 million on the winner.
Inverting Sartrean ideology as explored in Huis clos to explain Williams paradoxical Christian dogma, for instance, Adler savvily concludes that "{f}or Williams, it might be said that hell is the self, while God is the other, and so to deny the other is to deny God" (214).
"They were all genuinely committed." While the core cast was composed mainly of young people caught up in the excitement of their first film, the producers had savvily cast veteran actress Yoshie Minami, then 84, in the role of a former starlet walking the tightrope of senility in a lonely country house.
Produced in a free-style shape, the product savvily combines the buttery, savory flavor of Ritz Crackers with crunchy bite of a potato chip.
This inspirational book is quite different from the typical tome on how to savvily succeed at consumer marketing, typically reviewed in these pages.
The audience claps savvily on the backbeat and whoops when the women do.
In mid-1986, the Planning and Conservation League, a Sacramento-based lobby group for environmental causes, began to campaign for an initiative, savvily asking groups around the state--the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society, city governments, and even local groups that were protecting, perhaps, something so limited as a single bay--to dream up a wish list.