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Unfortunately, the basic appeal of such debates is often diluted by an excess of detail and a surfeit of characters.
Instead, the technology-driven surfeit of modern information has made the need for clarity and concision more acute.
It does them no harm, although if they eat too many they may have some difficulty digesting a surfeit of cicada skins.
Aside from a surfeit of hubris and pretense, their implementation problem is that the functional architecture is alien.
They are as sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing.
Should the resident or visitor require wood, there is a surfeit.
It vivifies a reign of asceticism that followed upon our surfeit of freedom.
As more and more full genomes of various populations come online new methods will arise to take advantage of the surfeit of data.
Off-pitch howls emanate from a surfeit of sidewalk karaoke bars.
At the same time the anti-globalisation and green movements have stirred a consumer backlash against a surfeit of choice.
News of its fall induced a surfeit of celebratory gunfire.
The symptoms would be high unemployment, fallow productive capacity and surfeit of commodities.
There is a surfeit of bright ideas but not enough wherewithal to implement them.
Migrants who found employment soon learned that this surfeit of workers caused a significant reduction in the going wage rate.

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