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without the natural or usual covering


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Many cases could be given of the lower beds of a formation having been upraised, denuded, submerged, and then re-covered by the upper beds of the same formation,--facts, showing what wide, yet easily overlooked, intervals have occurred in its accumulation.
The pier was to be three miles long, and the Berkeley hills were denuded of whole groves of mature eucalyptus for the piling.
(when not denuded for battle), with his elbows, knees, wrists, and heels, considerably in advance of the rest of him as to development.
It becomes bare, denuded of its foliage, and grows visibly emaciated.
Establishing themselves in the deserted dining-room, the children fell to work; and when Fanny discovered them, Maud was laughing with all her heart at poor Clara, who, denuded of her finery, was cutting up all sorts of capers in the hands of her merry little mistress.
The caution of the beast was lost in the loyalty of the man, and so it came that he entered a large clearing, denuded of trees, without a thought of what might lie there or upon the farther edge to dispute the way with him.
He turned to me his face grotesque beyond the fantasies of mad dreams, one cheek all bushy as if with a swollen flame, the other denuded and sunken, with the untouched long moustache on that side asserting itself, lonely and fierce.
I was spared the trouble of answering, for Bessie seemed in too great a hurry to listen to explanations; she hauled me to the washstand, inflicted a merciless, but happily brief scrub on my face and hands with soap, water, and a coarse towel; disciplined my head with a bristly brush, denuded me of my pinafore, and then hurrying me to the top of the stairs, bid me go down directly, as I was wanted in the breakfast-room.
Can we believe that any power, acting for a time short of infinity, could have denuded the granite over so many thousand square leagues?
I saw the extraordinary breadth of the high cheek-bones, the perpendicular style of the features, the massive forehead, steep like a cliff, denuded at the top, largely uncovered at the tem ples.
Oocytes were either cryopreserved as immature cumulus compact (IMCC) and immature denuded (IMDN) oocytes or they were first matured in vitro for 28 h and then cryopreserved as mature cumulus compact (MCC) or mature denuded (MDN) oocytes in four groups.
Secondly, to attract someone from private industry again would seem to be wishful thinking as the policies of the council in recent years have denuded the island of inward private investment, so little competition again then!
Illegal loggers have been blamed for denuded mountains in the Philippines.
our house, past the denuded birches to the bear tree, clawed until
Environmentalists blame logging and a failure to reforest denuded land for exacerbating the floods and causing landslides, which hit Java's mountainous regions every wet season.