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Synonyms for nisus

an effortful attempt to attain a goal

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Turnus' presence is a reminder of Virgil's biased justice because Turnus, by killing Pallas for his baldric, is just as guilty as Camilla, Euryalus and Nisus, and unlike them he is punished when he is killed by Aeneas in "just" punishment, at the end of the poem, in a dubious act of vengeance for the death of Pallas.
The story of Nisus and Euryalus influenced Milton, whom Totius greatly admired (see Whittington 2010).
leptoptera has been reported from the gizzard and proventriculus of the European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus), Red kite (Milvus milvus), Eurasian hobby (Falco subbuteo) in Spain (Sanmartin et al., 2004); in Euroasian sparrowhawk (Accipeter nisus) (Cordero del Campillo et al., 1994); in Buteo buteo, Falco tinnunculus and Pernis apivorus in Germany (Kutzer et al., 1980; Krone, 2000).
Heron Garca-cinzenta Ardea cinerea Grey heron Gaviao Accipiter nisus Eurasian sparrowhawk Gerifalte Falco rusticolis Gyrfalcon Gralha Corvus corone or Carrion crow C.
and was president and CEO of Nisus, a subsidiary of Pan-American Life from 1992 to 1995.
He has earlier held the position of president and chief executive officer of Nisus, a subsidiary of Pan-American Life, has spent 12 years at Willis Corroonw and was a director of the Life Insurance Marketing Research Association (LIMRA) and the Life Office Management Association (LOMA).
Dilyn ei reddf mae'r gwalch glas (Accipiter nisus; sparrowhawk) wrth gwrs, fel pob anifail arall, ac mae'r awch am fwyd yn gynneddf go gref ynom i gyd.
Part and parcel of this deliberate, methodological stratagem is the ability and responsibility of understanding how to deal with conflict with a nisus toward resolution through cooperation, serving the best interests of the group, and sacrificing the self in order to participate in a decision-making process that chooses what is ideal for the entire community (Deats & Robb, 1986).
This is a gripping account of the tale of Nisus and Euryalus after the fall of Troy, of how they follow Aeneas in a bid to settle and build a new Troy and of how the ghosts of the past and a thirst for revenge can subvert the best plans.
Virgil focuses on this aspect in Book IX through the story of Euryalus and Nisus. Here the friends (lovers) remain bonded unto death, as each one dies for the other.
- - Coprophanaeus pertyi - - (Olsoufieff, 1924) Deltochillum verruciferum - - Felsche, 1911 Dichotomius geminatus - - (Arrow, 1913) Dichotomius nisus (Olivier, 1789) - - Ontherus digitatus Harold, 1868 1 100 Onthophagus hirculus - - Mannerhein, 1829 Trichillum sp.
Un estudio realizado en Suecia, en el que se evaluaron distintas especies de aves (Falco peregrinus, Accipiter nisus, Lagopus lagopus, Passer domesticus) como bioindicadores de metales pesados, mediante ablacion por laser ICP-MS (Espectrometria de masas de plasma acoplado inductivamente) de las plumas, evidencio que la contaminacion por plomo es externa e interna, es decir, se da por union externa de particulas del metal a las plumas o por deposicion interna del metal en la estructura de la pluma en crecimiento desde el torrente sanguineo.
Feeding and development of Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus nestlings.
Rockford, TN, May 03, 2013 --( Nisus Corporation brought the green revolution to termite treatments in new construction and to wood preservation of railroad ties and utility poles.