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having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

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He noted that he had heard of a famous Filipino who does piercing and tattoos in his house.
If it's a decent place you'll be given good advice on after- care to keep the piercing clean and avoid infection.
She also has a piercing in her tragus (the piece of cartilage on the inner side of the ear).
The piercing was performed 2 months before onset of illness.
As long as body piercing remains such a popular and common practice, we need to incorporate information into anticipatory guidance for early adolescence, as well as review that information at subsequent opportunities and precollege physicals," she said.
Egyptian pharaohs brandished their royalty by piercing the navel and Roman soldiers showed virility and courage with pierced nipples, according to one writer.
A: The initial piercing hurts about as much as getting an injection.
So there's the difference: The surgery is meant to look real, natural, invisible, and the tattoos and piercings are meant to say, "Look at me, I'm a nonconformist
According to Glazer, piercing ears is far less risky than poking holes in other body parts, and ``the two should not be associated.
If a piercing is large, dangling, or would distract campers, we would ask the individual to refrain from wearing it at camp.
Paul is a talented merchant with a proven track record that includes the successful turnaround at Piercing Pagoda," commented Ms.
Assemblyman George Runner's bill to require teen-agers and children to get their parent's permission before piercing their navels, noses or other body parts has made it halfway to approval - although with some changes.
Zale Corporation (NYSE:ZLC) announced today that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary has completed its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Piercing Pagoda, Inc.
After Runner accepted several amendments and the committee, by a 7-6 vote, exempted ear piercing from the parental permission requirement, the Public Safety Committee decided to postpone a vote until March 18.
Zale Corporation (NYSE:ZLC), the largest specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America, and Piercing Pagoda, Inc.