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Synonyms for ante

up the ante

Synonyms for ante

something risked on an uncertain outcome

Words related to ante

(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot

place one's stake

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At various times after landing on the lawn, 7 to 8 crows paused while pecking at the lawn, settled in the grass (in both green and dry patches), and pressed their partially spread wings, tails, and ruffled belly plumage to the ground, apparently anting. Anting individuals remained in one spot for up to 30 s then stood and moved to new locations where they assumed the anting posture and repeated the behavior.
Branches of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDAP) in Australia had a dismally small membership--perhaps no more than 200 in total--a pathetic base for white anting even the precarious Commonwealth of Australia with its deeply compromised security services that went to war believing that the communist menace was the major danger.
Some of the offensive material appears in a "question and answer" profile on Mr Brinning's Facebook > Labour suspends candidate over foul e-postings anting from school, uses four-letter language and endorses heavy drinking, stating on Twitter: "At last year's Superbowl ...
Blood samples were collected in ice-cold tubes and centrifuged at 3,000 x rpm using TDL-5-A Shanghai Anting Scientific Instrument centrifuge, (Shanghai, China) at 4[degrees]C for 20 min and serum was harvested.
The second property, Maritim Hotel Hui Zun, in Anting, Shanghai, is conveniently situated close to the Formula 1 track and the 'Auto Exhibition Centre'.
The second phase, scheduled for completion by the end of this year, features a testing facility in the expanding Anting "Auto City" area west of Shanghai.
I'd heard of the behavior, known as anting, but this was the first time I'd actually seen it.
A behavior unique to the hedgehog is anointing or anting. When confronted with an item that has a new smell or taste, hedgehogs lick the item and begin to hypersalivate, producing a white, frothy spit.
We used a model RF-540 spectrofluorometer (Shimadzu), a model TU-1901 ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometer (Purkinje General Instrument Limited Company), a model 79-1 magnetic heat agitator (Zhongda Instrumental Plant), a model H-600 transmission electron microscope (Electronic Stock Limited Company), a model JSM-6380LV scanning electron microscope (Electronic Stock Limited Company), a model SK8200LH ultrasonic reactor (ultrasonic energy, 450 W; ultrasonic frequency, 59 kHz; Kedao Ultrasonic Instrument Limited Company), and a model YGL-16G centrifuge (Anting Science Instrumental Plant).
TRANSPL ANTING Curb Your Enthusiasm from Los Angeles to Nor th-West London has really paid off for Jack Dee, who returns as Rick Spleen for a second series.
One ex ample is the 'anting' of the Eurasian jay and other species: The bird stretches out on a sunlit anthill with widespread wings, lets the furious ants overrun it, and even redistributes them evenly in its plumage with its beak.
Hedgehogs display an unusual behavior called "anting" or "anointing" (7).
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Designed by German architects, the Shanghai track, built on marshland in the district of Anting, some 25 miles north west of the city, is capable of accommodating 200,000 race fans; it was officially opened in June.
"Anting" is the odd habit of birds such as jays of "bathing" in an ants' nest and apparently inciting the ants to invade their feathers.