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weal

(wēl)
n.
A ridge on the flesh raised by a blow; a welt.
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She knows perfectly well that Common Weal and other radical elements of the Yes movement have an agenda for an independent Scotland that most voters and certainly the great majority of businesses won't A-willingly stomach.
It looked like the period would end with a tie score, but Weal took advantage of a turnover by Taylor Doherty deep in the Worcester end.
Weal came across the 13 inches by 10 inches painting at the auction in Wealden, Kent in 2004 where amazingly it was even catalogued as a Turner, even though it had a reserve price of just 700 pounds to 900 pounds.
In scenes reminiscent of a teenage William Hague addressing the Conservative Party conference in Blackpool in 1977, Rory Weal wowed delegates with an impassioned speech that had Ed Miliband jumping to his feet to shake his hand.
John Weal's FW 190 DEFENSE OF THE REICH ACES (9781846034824, $22.95) concludes the titles detailing the experiences of the fighter pilots of the German Luftwaffe of World War II that have been the foundation of Osprey's 'Aircraft of the Aces' series, which first appeared in 1994.
"He was playing on a rope swing in the garden," Mr Weal, the brother of Jamie's mother, said.
In Spellwright Nicodemus Weal is a cacographer, unable to reproduce even simple magical texts without 'misspelling'.
Compared with the control session, most subjects (32 of 38) decreased the size of their weals measured during the intervention session, and the differences between the weal sizes produced in the two sessions were highly significant (N = 38; t = 4.90; p < .0001).
Taylor, touching upon those moments and aspects of life where one's decision is of paramount importance--the choice for woe or weal could potentially have lifelong or greater repercussions.
John Weal's JUNKERS JU 87 STUKAGESCHWADER OF THE RUSSIAN FRONT (9781846033087, $22.95), for example, offers the final volume in a trilogy and is a recommended pick for those with the prior 2, covering the aircraft that represented the Nazi Blitzkrieg and completing the publishers' history of the Luftwaffe's World War II bomber.
Ahern admitted to the panel he had used his whip with excessive frequency and excessive force and that he hit the gelding in the incorrect place and caused it to weal.
KBA president Albrecht Bolza-Schuenemann announced last month that weal demand in the newspaper industry meant capacity reduction at KBA plants that make newspaper presses.