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seam

(sēm) a line of union.
osteoid seam  on the surface of a bone, the narrow region of newly formed organic matrix not yet mineralized.
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In Leon's novels, Brunetti's sleuthing takes the reader through Venice's unique labyrinth of alleyways, aboard vaporetti or police launches navigating the waterways and, more often than not, into the seamy side of local politics and business.
He wanted to show the seamy side of Barcelona, which is also very vibrant.
You'll see so much of the seamy side of life that your spirit can get injured.
Now Andrew Young, the disgraced lackey of the even-more disgraced one-time US presidential hopeful John Edwards, has brought our focus back to the seamy side of politics with his recently released book, The Politician: An Insider's Account of John Edwards's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down.
Que estas practicas represivas hayan sido realizadas por, y en nombre de, instituciones democraticas liberales, constituye una paradoja sobre la que se reflexiona en varias de las aportaciones, y que fue senalada ya en estudios tempranos como el de Alan Wolfe The Seamy Side of Democracy.
King of the Bowery is an unforgettable look at the seamy side of turn of the century New York politics, as well as the roguish life and times of an amazingly charismatic (albeit morally questionable) public figure.
Chicago" explores the seamy side of the Windy City during the roaring, crime-infested 1920s using a witty script and clever songs that entertain as they advance the narrative, all built upon brilliant choreography - alternately aerobic and restrained - by the legendary Bob Fosse.
The seamy side of smuggling human cargo is deftly exposed by the clear and concise writing of the Edgar Award nominated author Levine.
Exuberant, exciting, gaudy, and gritty in a way that can only be called Dickensian, Slumdog Millionaire brings contemporary Mumbai to life from the seamy side up, and it does so with brio, compassion, and all-round cinematic excellence.
He says that "Slumdog Millionaire" brings contemporary Mumbai to life from the seamy side up, "and it does so with brio, compassion and all-round cinematic excellence.
Rock is among about 100 witnesses, including actors Sylvester Stallone, Farrah Fawcett and Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey, called to testify for the prosecution in a trial that has exposed the seamy side of the movie industry.
Jill Hartman's images of Calgary all seem to be from the seamy side of town (71).