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a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin

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Addison's experience at quarterback made Frost comfortable putting him back at that spot.
However, that she remains an enigma, even at the fascinating novel's end, somehow makes Addison's death all the more harrowing.
Although it can be challenging to keep up with the many characters who provide their version of Addison's story, Griffin effectively negotiates their different voices.
The symptoms of Addison's disease appear gradually but become increasingly obvious over a period of several weeks or months.
These vague symptoms, which may improve and then return, could stem from a dozen canine illnesses - or they might point to Addison's.
A member of Texans' board since 1992, Sauer was named interim CEO shortly after Addison's departure before being appointed the permanent president/CEO in April 2009.
Swift and Pope both contributed to the Spectator, which concentrated on essays, such as Addison's own on Fame, on Jealousy, on Poetic Justice.
When an undercover officer met Addison jnr in a pub to buy cocaine, Addison's dad was with him to vet the buyer.
Patterson and his sister Charlyne Newell, 22, later arrived at Mr Addison's home, Teesside Crown Court heard.
Addison's longest chapter is on World War II, "The Making of a Hero, 1939-1945," which is followed by a short chapter, "Climbing Olympus, 1945-1965.
Addison's business is involved in teaching building skills to ex-offenders and he has been awarded a contract to provide training inside prisons.
JOSEPH ADDISON'S Cato: A Tragedy (1713) captured the imagination of Revolutionary Whigs in colonial North America in much the way that Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) would shape the understanding of a later generation of Yankees.
Should he tell the truth--that Addison was pretending his wallet was a gun--or go along with the community politicians who say Addison's death is yet another "cold-blooded killing of an unarmed black man" by a white officer and demand a trial?
Vergilius Redivivus: Studies in Joseph Addison's Latin Poetry.
Addison's stock has risen immeasurably in the past year, with a second consecutive Perrier Award nomination, a role in Armando Iannucci's rapier-like political satire The Thick of It, and two acclaimed series for Radio, The Department and The Ape That Got Lucky.