ambrosia


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a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae

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any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma

fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut

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(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods

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"This is the place," answered Ambrosia "for in it many a time did my poor friend tell me the story of his hard fortune.
So that, Senor Ambrosia while you consign your friend's body to the earth, you should not consign his writings to oblivion, for if he gave the order in bitterness of heart, it is not right that you should irrationally obey it.
For whoever of the deathless gods that hold the peaks of snowy Olympus pours a libation of her water is forsworn, lies breathless until a full year is completed, and never comes near to taste ambrosia and nectar, but lies spiritless and voiceless on a strewn bed: and a heavy trance overshadows him.
"But," replied Franz, "this ambrosia, no doubt, in passing through mortal hands has lost its heavenly appellation and assumed a human name; in vulgar phrase, what may you term this composition, for which, to tell the truth, I do not feel any particular desire?"
We shall reach, however, more immediately a distinct conception of what the true Poetry is, by mere reference to a few of the simple elements which induce in the Poet himself the poetical effect He recognizes the ambrosia which nourishes his soul in the bright orbs that shine in Heaven--in the volutes of the flower--in the clustering of low shrubberies--in the waving of the grain-fields--in the slanting of tall eastern trees -- in the blue distance of mountains -- in the grouping of clouds-- in the twinkling of half-hidden brooks--in the gleaming of silver rivers --in the repose of sequestered lakes--in the star-mirroring depths of lonely wells.
Alexander Hager is the co-founder of Visual Ambrosia, an ambient video production company that creates ambient videos that are displayed in lobbies, waiting rooms and on their Roku app "Visual Ambrosia." These videos are created by scanning 19th Century chromolithograph prints and are meant to increase memorability of advertisements, reduce perceived wait time, increase customer dwell time, create pause points, and dynamically decorate.
Bisto gravy, Paxo stuffing and custard and rice pudding brand Ambrosia were all hotly in demand over the spring and summer, the company said.
Mr Hamill oversaw a difficult period for the group, which also owns the Bisto and Ambrosia brands, as it fought against activist pressure for a major shake-up.
The concept of infusing plasma from young sources gained support from tech entrepreneur and billionaire Peter Thiel, which is reportedly why the therapy clinic Ambrosia was set up, wrote (http://time.com/5532951/young-blood-aging-prevention-fda/) Time .
Ambrosia beetles are a natural part of the wood decomposition processes in ecosystems; however, some exotic species can cause serious problems in economically important crops, or seriously threaten native plant species (Sobel et al.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 29, 2018-Discovery Behavioral Health Acquires Ambrosia Treatment Center
Ambrosia treats patients from the greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey areas and provides services to patients through an outpatient facility and residential treatment facility.
Union chiefs have slammed Premier Foods over the planned sale of its Ambrosia custard arm.
PREMIER Foods want to flog much-loved custard brand Ambrosia to slash their debts.