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  1. Encounters

    Encounters is the fourth short story anthology published by the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild. Printed in 2004 and edited by Maxine McArthur and Donna Maree Hanson, it contains stories from several Australian speculative fiction authors.

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  1. encounters

    In military affairs, are combats or fights between two persons only. Figuratively, battles or attacks by small or large armies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of encounters in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of encounters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Leana Wen:

    Some students in school are sexually active, my concern would be for those students, especially those with multiple partners or engaging in sexual encounters with people they don't know well, as it's through such intimate activity that monkeypox is primarily spread.

  2. Kevin Wilson:

    Out of concern that these wonderful animals might end up being abandoned or euthanized, the zoo started a program years ago to transport any alligators I receive calls about to Croc Encounters, a sanctuary in Tampa, the alligator will be housed here in a quarantine situation and cared for until such time that I can get them to Croc Encounters.

  3. Mark Green:

    The Biden administration continues to break its own records every month. Never before in DHS history has there been a month with encounters this high, it’s no coincidence that all of these dangerous records are happening on Biden’s watch.

  4. Ray Hunt:

    We don't want long encounters with folks, that's when things start going south.

  5. John Kirby:

    It is not unusual -- and frankly it can be quite beneficial -- to advancing American interests for the spouse of a cabinet secretary to occasionally travel with him or her. The spouse often engages in separate encounters during such trips meeting with local officials and participating in cultural or educational engagements that flesh out and help inform America's foreign policy.

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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    A interrogate
    B moan
    C conceal
    D obligate

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