myrmidon


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a follower who carries out orders without question

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(Greek mythology) a member of the warriors who followed Achilles on the expedition against Troy

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Ten years ago she ordered a thirty-two-foot diesel run, fiberglass-hulled boat, christened the Myrmidon.
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Julian Shears was just 17 when his ship, the Myrmidon, was requisitioned by the Ministry of Defence in 1982 and the merchant seaman, a junior catering rating, was on his way to a bloody battle between British and Argentinian forces.
Fed up with conceding setpiece goals, like Peterborough's winner last Saturday, Steven Pressley wants his Sky Blues defence to be more like the Myrmidon warriors covering Achilles's back during the siege of Troy
Valin Corporation is in the final stages of successfully commissioning 65 Lease Automatic Custody Transfer systems (LACT) for an oil gathering project in the Myrmidon field in the Bakken Shale Play in North Dakota.
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It is his second book to be published by the company Myrmidon run by Ed Handyside from Alnmouth, Northumberland.
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Buck that trend and find yourself ostracized and censored by the myrmidon gatekeepers, not to mention rejected by the public-grant apparatchiks.
In the sixteenth book of the Iliad, Patroclus convinces Achilles to allow him to wear his divinely-crafted armor into battle to drive the advancing Trojans back from the Myrmidon ships.
Potamoperla myrmidon (Mabille) (Perla) MHL (CH, NQ, RN, Chile), Illies, 1963; Miserendino, 1996.
Even Agamemnon, though, must weep, as necessity requires him to plead humiliatingly with the brooding Myrmidon, whose force he needs to win his war on Troy.
For example, there were strong year classes at Pith and Barnett Patches in years 5 and 6 that were not found at Myrmidon (Fig.
Peter Giannacopoulos is president of Myrmidon Networks, Inc.
Taxonomic and bathymetric patterns of bleaching in corals, Myrmidon Reef (Queensland).