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The outer walls of the dwellings were plastered with a smooth coat of mud, and the upper facades painted creamy white.
After a long struggle, the bottom of the stream was perfectly smooth.
The air inside is pleasantly cool, and the walls are smooth and dry, with patches of original plaster.
Yet it has not been a smooth, unfolding history, but a jagged narrative filled with contention and revisionism.
Uncle found a skull face carved on brownish rock, hand size, and the back of the rock is smooth.
The exposed internal structure was compact, uniform, and smooth.
Most electric ranges today have a smooth cooktop surface.
While the demonstration gets off to a smooth start, the machine soon malfunctions.
But for a first go at organizing that many people, the whole affair was remarkably smooth.
The next few years were anything but smooth, and that's what makes the book interesting.
It is sort of a smooth movement where your feet really never leave the floor.
Instead, the holes are smooth-edged and show no signs that they were made by the teeth of another dinosaur.
In small doses, it can smooth out the roughest of rubs without sacrificing intensity.
Glossitis is a condition in which the tongue is swollen and changes color, often making the surface of the tongue appear smooth.
My retina had a strange mountain in its middle, whereas the normal eye was smooth and flat.
Many senior administrators are smooth and glib, in the manner of politicians.
The key question then is how to ensure that the end-destination is more acceptable, and that the transition is smooth.
Negotiations for the eight-week benefit weren't always smooth.
Planning a smooth trip requires vision, research, and great organization.
But they are certain that the road back will not be smooth.
There is no way to smooth over all the potential difficulties involved with spousal hiring.
It's linked with you, and you're forever invited to pontificate, especially if you're a smooth creator of sound bites.
Those three thousand generations haven't always had a smooth trip.
Mine has a funnel-shaped fold with a hole in it instead of a smooth connection.
The fetal surface of the placenta is smooth, being closely invested by the amnion.
The lateral third of the fossa is smooth and covered by the fibers of this muscle.
The posterior or cervical surface is smooth, and looks backward toward the root of the neck.
Add cold water gradually to flour to make a smooth, thin paste.
Add milk slowly to flour, stir until smooth and well mixed.
Melt chocolate in a small saucepan placed over hot water, add sugar and water, and stir until smooth.
As soon as mixture is smooth, add soft part of oysters.
The portion behind the crest is smooth, and forms part of the medial wall of the orbit.
Work together almond paste and sugar on a smooth board or marble slab.
The ovaries are of a grayish-pink color, and present either a smooth or a puckered uneven surface.
Both the cross-striated and smooth muscles, with the exception of a few that are of ectodermal origin, arise from the mesoderm.
Place in a greased broiler and broil five minutes, cooking smooth side of tripe the first three minutes.
Unemployment cheques support spending when workers are laid off, helping to smooth the business cycle.
Many hedged their wares, selling gold forward to ensure smooth cash flows and to raise money to dig more mines.
Attracting enough users to smooth such volatility seems unlikely in the foreseeable future.
Nor is it because the track pad sometimes goes screwy and the keys lack the normal pressed-key response that allows smooth typing.
Few economists anticipate a smooth economic road ahead.
The chief reason for holding stocks is to smooth out bumps in the supply chain.
The countryside whizzes by in a blur, though the ride is impeccably smooth.
Raid a tagger's house, police say, and you will often find graffiti on every smooth surface.
On the first two counts she should have a relatively smooth ride.
Fold one leg over the other, place the pants on a flat surface and smooth out any wrinkles.
Internal inspection of the sliding surface of the friction lever and the pedal arm was found to be partially smooth.
To have a smooth, carefree trip and not be saddled with second guessing yourself on your cruise vacation, pack carefully.
Honda's hydrogen car is smooth but has hindrances.
Before wrinkles appear on this hand, compare the traction on different smooth surfaces.
Imagine that you have a balloon with a texture that's not completely smooth.
Luckily for the smooth running of society, a neurochemical called oxytocin primes people to trust others.
Seen from afar, the landscape looks perfectly smooth, but up close it is a churning cauldron of strange geometries.
Rolling a few of the cool, smooth spheres in my palm, they took me back.
First of all, time isn't even or smooth throughout the universe, relativity tells us that.
We're in deeper trouble than this article, with its overly smooth-browed approach, admits.
Later, couples may make jokes to smooth their way over life's rough patches.
We now know the source of the smooth expanses of ice.
The surface of a lotus leaf is not perfectly smooth.
Smooth your surface, remove weeds, and outline the edges.
Turn smooth river rocks into a stylish paperweight with white rub-on transfers.
The fountain's copper back and water trough define the smooth stucco wall.
Contrast wild nature and clean, smooth architectural furniture against a crusty stone wall for richness.
Pebbles are too smooth and round to make a suitable paving if left free to roll around.
If the top edge looks ragged, smooth it with a rasp and a sanding sponge.
Cold, stiff frosting will look dull and clumpy, not silky and smooth.
It tasted moist and milky fresh, with a texture as smooth as silk.
For smooth surfaces, put a piece of tape on the back of each dot, and place.
Make the folds sharp and flat by running a stiff ruler over them to smooth.
He filled it with smooth rock instead of the usual rubble.
The stucco sides of a raised vegetable bed have a smooth top for more comfortable gardening.
In a food processor, whirl mushroom mixture until smooth.
You'd never know that this chocolatey, smooth frozen treat is made with low-fat milk.
Rough, board-formed concrete echoes the wood used throughout the house and provides a foil for the smooth steel edging.
Silky smooth, luscious, and surprisingly good with chocolate sauce.
The path to the table was not always smooth, though.
Tapered pale green leaves bordered in red are smooth, fleshy, and thornless.
The looper is a smooth-skinned caterpillar up to an inch long.
Working in small batches, transfer soup to a blender or food processor and whirl until smooth.
Ripe strawberries are the perfect topper for this smooth delicious cheesecake made with cream cheese and chevre.
It swings its tail to right itself and glides to a smooth landing on the ground.
Stout, usually branched, smooth or slightly rough to the touch.
When they are hunting with their packs, wolves set out at a smooth, easy trot.
Authentic handwoven rugs feel smooth and heavy, lie flat without puckering, and are expensive.
Place the corner of the map on the wall and slowly smooth the rest into place to avoid creating any air bubbles or wrinkles.
So many feet have stepped cautiously to the edge of major overlooks that in places the rock has been polished smooth.
The angle of sunlight casts deep shadows that help show the crater's terraced walls and smooth floor.
Crown merges with forehead and bill in a smooth line.
For the filling, mix together the cheese and the beaten eggs, mashing into a smooth paste.
Fine particles gather in the areas of lowest gravity, creating patches that look smooth from afar.
At the low point of a wave, more air touches the surface of the ocean, roughening the otherwise smooth water.
Not only are there no teeth, but nearly all the sockets are smooth, filled in by bone that grew over the spaces.
There were those who believed there wasn't much more to do than smooth out some rough edges in nature's plan.
He may have been disappointed in himself, even shaken, but outwardly he was as smooth and focused as a socket wrench.
So families do smooth the income peaks and valleys on their own.
Actors were often terrified hayseeds underneath their smooth images.
He has smooth, high cheekbones and deep-set dark eyes.
Her entrée into the fashion universe was equally smooth.
Keratin, a naturally occurring protein in hair and nails, is applied to your hair that leaves it smooth and shiny.
If they see birds ahead in flight, they might maneuver gently to avoid them, but within the constraints of a smooth ride.
My pores seem almost nonexistent-the surface smooth and fine lines seemingly diminished.
The likelihood of a smooth succession had been derailed.
It also, as it happens, provides a smooth transition into politics.
Yet money's ascent has not been, and can never be, a smooth one.
But the process of shepherding the story into print would be anything but smooth.
They had never had a completely smooth relationship, going in and out of contact over the years.
Remove from heat and whisk in chocolate and vanilla until smooth.
Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth.
Pour batter into cake pan and smooth top, then rap gently on counter to release any air bubbles.
Beat praline paste and butter in mixer at medium speed until smooth.
Pound garlic with salt to as smooth a paste as possible with mortar and pestle.
Put remaining beaten egg in a food processor with cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla and purée until smooth.
Smooth and substantial, this dish is a welcome foil for pork roast with winter fruits or other roasted meats.
Purée garlic with lime juice, salt, and pepper in a blender until smooth.
Melt chocolate in a shallow heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of barely simmering water, stirring occasionally until smooth.
Pulse sugar and ginger in a food processor until ginger is finely chopped, then add cream cheese and pulse until smooth.
Gradually add water and milk, whisking until smooth.
Blend together all ingredients with a pinch of pepper in a blender until smooth.
Purée garlic and ginger with fish sauce and vinegar in a blender until smooth, then pour over cabbage.
Meanwhile, stir together corn syrup and water until smooth.
The rough skinned, vegetarian lizards are your prey for the pan, never the smooth-skinned kind that eat insects.
If mixture is not spreadable, warm in a small heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, whisking until smooth.
They were good hands, strong and big and worn smooth from kneading.
Gently stir from bottom to top, then smooth top of rice.
Transfer half of strawberry mixture to a blender and purée with cream until smooth.
Melt chocolate with butter in a metal bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring until smooth.
Pound nuts with garlic to a smooth paste using mortar and pestle.
Stir into warm sweet potatoes, then pulse in batches in a food processor until smooth.
Blend brown butter with remaining crêpe ingredients, except chives, in a blender until smooth.
Add the remaining ingredients in the order listed and process until smooth.
The buildings have smooth gray concrete façades, unadorned except for narrow slits for cell windows.
It is made from bitters and herbs, and though it goes down relatively smooth, the aftertaste kicks and lingers.
Blend with a wooden spoon until smooth, then add the grated cheese and cooked spinach.
Spoon half of the potato mixture into the prepared pie plate, smooth the top, cover with plain mozzarella slices in one layer.
Slowly add powdered sugar until all is blended in for a smooth frosting.
The sauce should be thick, smooth, and fully emulsified.
Clean until the smooth artichoke bottom is surrounded by larger size leaves.
Add the butter and cream and continue stirring and mashing with the fork until fairly smooth.
Smooth down any potatoes that stick up, then cook over low heat.
As a result, dealers rely heavily on their ability to trade with each other, and smooth over any imbalances in their books.
The result is thick and sweet, with a warming ginger kick backed by a smooth honey and lemon coat.
If mixture begins to form a ball, add water tablespoon by tablespoon until it turns into a smooth, loose paste.
The pace in the kitchen is always a smooth, energetic groove.
The secret to smooth talking, neuroscientists say, is to not think before you speak.
Airplane wings, wind turbines, and boat rudders are so smooth they invite you to run your hand over them.
Bundles of smooth muscle fibers allow animals to puff up their fur for insulation or to intimidate others.
The world is not smooth, made of perfect spheres and unbroken lines.
But they are useless on anything other than a smooth racetrack.
The vicissitudes of quantum fluctuations imply that even inflation doesn't smooth out everything perfectly.
In such a theory, space and time would no longer be smooth and continuous.
Pick a smooth stone that fits in your palm, has a uniform thickness, and is neither too heavy nor too light.
Surprisingly, these changes didn't unfold in a smooth, linear process.
But infections or other disorders can mar its smooth, gliding surfaces.
Usually rilles are smooth and sinuous, and this one is a bit jagged.
Textbook smooth and all seeming to go to plan so far.
Thus paralyzed, the muscles relax, which may smooth wrinkles.
When startled they retract into shells that are normally smooth and translucent.
As a rule, they took the shape of three-foot-long smooth-walled cylinders that terminated in a bulb where the lungfish curled up.
Some of the grooves were so fine that the surface of the plate felt smooth.
The smooth muscle in our intestinal walls has but one mission in life: to propel dinner farther down the digestive pipe.
So the ability to store it will help smooth the tremendous volatility we've got in prices today.
The adhesive is inspired by geckos' feet, which allow the reptiles to walk along the ceiling and up and down smooth walls.
At slow cracking speeds, cracks spread in a straight line, breaking a material into two pieces with smooth surfaces.
The interaction between blocks is impressively smooth.
Using these to make large, perfectly smooth optical surfaces is also an involved process.
Positive feedback defeats calculus when unlimited magnification does not smooth a trajectory, hence numerical solutions.
The faceted cloak isn't as good as a smooth one but it's not bad either.
These ribbons vary in size and shape, but their edges are smooth--which is key to having consistent electronic properties.
Wireless communication between the street lights ensures smooth operation.
And because there is only one gear, the acceleration is smooth.
Smooth the bureaucratic roads down which the necessarily must travel.
Hair is not a smooth cylinder, hair has a scaly surface.
Its outer skin is also made of soft, smooth materials so that if an astronaut does bump into it, she will not be harmed.
When fabricated with a smooth surface, these shingles will self-wash and thus stay cool for their entire service lives.
Stir until the chocolate melts to form a smooth sauce.
For yogurt sauce, stir ingredients together until smooth.
The road to that evening was not really smooth, however.
But none of those things have happened in a smooth and steady fashion.
The espresso itself is a rich mahogany brown, slightly sweet and smooth.
People who feel they have smooth, manageable commutes tend to evangelize.
Quotable quotes are coins rubbed smooth by circulation.
The capitalists expect a smooth hoovering up of hydrocarbons and workers' rights, but instead violence explodes.
She seemed smooth-faced, with a certain absentminded perfection.
There was no single account that could be believed, in other words, no smooth and consistent arc for a memoir or a novel.
All that duality does not lend itself to a smooth narrative or an emotional crescendo.
And suddenly something huge and smooth swims underneath him and boosts him up.
Connecting through my local network, the video was smooth enough.
In political terms, however, the ascension has been less smooth.
Smooth sumac is known to shade and replace prairie plants and endangered species.
Smooth blue aster resprouts from the rhizome after being top-killed by fire.
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