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the offspring, as of an animal or a bird, for example, that are the result of one breeding season

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a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

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the young of an animal cared for at one time

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think moodily or anxiously about something

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hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

be in a huff and display one's displeasure

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be in a huff

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In previous years, the researchers found correlations between stress hormone levels, the number of offspring in a brood, and the amount of weight nestlings gained.
Parasitism of maternal investment selects for increased clutch size and brood reduction in a host.
Hazam Abdullah Al Dhahiri, Head of Solid Waste section at the Public Health Department in the municipality, said the campaign was launched as part of a general plan to ensure the safety of residents
living in areas close to valleys where bee brood chambers are rampant.
The painting Brood Mares and Foals, by Liverpool-born artist George Stubbs, sold for pounds 10m at a Sotheby's auction last night
By late May, all cricket-fed colonies in this study were in very poor or bad condition, having minimal amounts of brood (Fig.
Sefton Park is the humble abode for a cob and a pen swan and their brood of cygnets.
When unhatched eggs were recorded, the brood was classified as experiencing egg failure.
Teigen said that hopefully they'll just have this Angelina-Brad-type brood, which she would love, the Huffington Post reported.
Brood XI, last seen on a dairy farm in 1954, is assumed to be mostly extinct; Brood VII, which consists of just a single species (most broods are a mingling of three different kinds of cicada) is limited to just the Onondaga Nation in upstate New York.
Alison who's just finished playing a downtrodden mum to another thankless brood in The Syndicate, might well be thinking much the same thing.
Brood XIX, a 13-year brood of periodical cicadas, has the largest distribution of the periodical cicada broods, being reported from Maryland south to Georgia, westward through Arkansas and easternmost Oklahoma, and north into southern Iowa.
91sec for the 320 metres and now a proven brood - threw Killieford Blaze, runner-up in 2011 British Bred Puppy Derby at Newcastle - has been mated to Head Bound.
com)-- Firetrol Protection Systems Installs High Definition Security Cameras at The Dallas Zoo to Record Birth of Baby Giraffe Brood at Their African Savannah Exhibit.
The lower Midwest and southern Indiana in particular are at the epicenter of the Brood X emergence.