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to swerve from a straight line

to incline the body

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a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening

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a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

a passageway under a curved masonry construction

form an arch or curve

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(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

expert in skulduggery

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naughtily or annoyingly playful

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0] Subopercle not articulating directly with hyoid arch by a peculiar, prominent anterior spine.
Peculiar long and thin cartilages of branchiostegal rays for articulation with hyoid arch.
The hyoid arch forms the jaw supports; the upper portion of the hyoid arch forms the hyomandibula (which eventually becomes the stapes), and the lower segments of the hyoid arch form the hyoid apparatus.
The hyoid arch musculature was originally innervated by the post-trematic branch of the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII, the hyomandibular nerve).
When fish came onto land, the role of the hyoid arch and the facial nerve changed.