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the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth

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Furthermore, Scott's work demonstrates how luxury was being negotiated not simply in moral or religious terms but also in a political sense, as the idea was often defined in terms of "riot, excess, indulgence, rankness, revelry and dissipation, and its disordering effects were applied to diverse situations including mockery of wealth, ill rule, and sedition" (7).
It exists under different shapes in all governments, more or less stifled, controlled, or repressed; but, in those of the popular form, it is seen in its greatest rankness, and is truly their worst enemy.
A sparse and low-rank graph-based discriminant analysis (SLGDA) is proposed, which combines both sparsity and low rankness to maintain global and local structures simultaneously [23].
The actual soldier of 1862-'65, North and South, with all his ways, his incredible dauntlessness, habits, practices, tastes, language, his fierce friendship, his appetite, rankness, his superb strength and animality, lawless gait, and a hundred unnamed lights and shades of camp, I say, will never be written.
Questioning (13) LAST WEEK'S SOLUTION: Across - 1 Vicinity; 5 Space bar; 10 Rankness; 11 Usurious; 12 Silvered; Lens hood; 15 Royal; 16 Midway; 18 Galena; 19 Launch pad; 22 Poorly off; 26 Hoodoo; 27 Elated; 28 Ideal; 30 Rag trade; 31 Listener; 32 Viridian; Catacomb; 34 Relieved; 35 Resettle.
Therefore, an additive regularization (sparse plus low-rank recovery) has been developed to decompose the sparse interactions among the observed variables (sparsity) from a few latent variables (low rankness), that is, latent variables Gaussian graphical model (LVGGM) [5] as
Which, given all I've just said, only serves to illustrate the abject rankness of the current crop of BB hopefuls.
It exists under different shapes in all governments, more or less stifled, controlled, or repressed; but, in those of the popular form, it is seen in its greatest rankness, and is truly their worst enemy." Therefore it is imperative that Americans maintain their system of checks and balances and be constantly on guard against the encroachment of one branch of government upon the powers of another.
Each node in the network belongs to at least one community and has a global rankness and a local rankness, which, respectively, represents the global popularity in the whole network and the local popularity in its local community.