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Synonyms for bowlder

a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin

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Gareth Bowlder said "There are seven practices in the Wrexham area that we consider to be at high risk, two in North Wrexham, tow in south Wrexham and three in Wrexham town centre.
The plantation, owned by the Grays, takes its name "from the great red stain, as big as a blanket, which appeared on the huge bowlder [sic] in the grove, beside the family grave-yard" (Page, Red Rock 1).
The four new Peggle 2 masters are as follows: Berg, a lovable yeti whose Deep Freeze power causes pegs to slip and slide into each other, often with devastating chain reactions; Gnorman, a small gnome with big dreams and a power (Uber Volt) which supercharges the ball with electricity that lances out to strike two additional pegs for each hit peg; Jeffrey, a laid-back troll with a Bowlder power-up that smashes through pegs and bricks with crushing finality; and Luna, a mysterious, but loveable ghost girl whose Nightshade power turns blue pegs into spectral shadows through which the ball can pass to reach difficult orange pegs while racking up all the points from phantom blue pegs to boot.
The family's solicitor, Emma Broomfield, from Lanyon Bowlder, said: "The family are very sad at their loss, but are pleased there has been a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death.
Chiang is no supreme bowlder across the path of history: he is no Lincoln, no Alexander.
20am on Saturday on the B4371 Much Wenlock to Church Stretton Road, before Hope Bowlder.
T]he native plants grow about it as familiarly as though it were a bowlder [sic] playfully deposited there by Nature in the ice age" (22).
Here are a few names: J Allen (1954) formerly of Old Meeting Road, D Andrews (1958) believed to be living abroad, D Baker (1954) formerly of Mount Pleasant Street, A Ball (1930) formerly of Dolmans Row, W Beards (1933) formerly of Powell Place, M Bennett (1954) formerly of Ebenezer Street, Anil and Sunil Bhandari (1974) formerly of Slim Avenue, and A Bowlder (1941) formerly of Turton Road.
Because, in Johnson's phrase, those `who live to please, must please to live', travelling companies were inclined to softened-up texts, happy-ending Lears and bowlderisations before Bowlder.
The 2,000gns Doncaster Sales purchase responded well to Francis Norton's urgings to strike the front inside the final furlong and topple the odds-on Bouncing Bowlder by a length and a quarter.