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the quality of providing protection

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He hopes that his work will encourage people to gain an understanding of the importance of coral reefs, visit these impressive sea creatures for themselves, support programs that clean the ocean and influence young people to snorkel and scuba dive, creating a lifelong affection and protectiveness for this natural habitat.
That protectiveness manifested in a September 2011 lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court against three VCC staffers: Robert Bailey, former chief operating officer; W.
Social Worker Cynthia Williamson says that fierce protectiveness of their grandchildren and a desire to do what's best for them no matter what the cost to their own lives is common.
Females lay their eggs in underwater burrows, which are guarded by males, whose protectiveness makes it possible for the noodler to stick a hand into a burrow and come out with an aggressive catfish.
That may seem crazy, but it made sense to us because of the kindness and protectiveness we experienced every day - especially in that crisis.
The Sivas Kangal Dog's protectiveness, loyalty and gentleness with small children and animals has led to its growing popularity as a guardian for families as well, as it regards people as its "flock" and guards them with extreme devotion.
But this protectiveness can see you be hard headed when the situation demands, and you may show this crustier side of your crustacean now and for two weeks.
Everything is soft and misty--except for the intense concentration in the eyes of the birds, a strange effect that gives this painting its emotional richness: The artist communicates both the protectiveness and the aggression in his desire.
Generally, the Corps reevaluates sites only when requested by states or others, or when reviewing the completed remedy to ensure its continuing protectiveness.
You'll love the sweet and spicy sides of Kenzie and the gentle protectiveness of Myles that you can't help to be drawn into the story from page one.
HEI contains 100 items related to 10 dimensions of home environment: (i) Control, (ii) Protectiveness, (iii) Punishment, (iv) Conformity, (v) Social Isolation, (vi) Reward, (vii) Deprivation of Privileges, (viii) Nurturance, (ix) Rejection, and (x) Permissiveness.
Church and society, in their protectiveness, cannot yet accept such transformative teaching.
Sister Jennifer said Mrs Stathamwas a loving wife andmotherwhose capacity for lovewas "vast" andwhose protectiveness of her four children was "legendary".
Simmons) to her equally sardonic but unconditionally supportive pop and stepmom (Allison Janney), whose warmth and paternal protectiveness is hidden behind a veil of exasperation.