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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Our goal is to help girls build a sense of self and self-esteem so they'll be less likely to fall prey to the pressures of fitting in and being popular.
The vet knew the score: Shannon was the latest victim among a growing number of pet buyers who fall prey to street hustlers selling sick puppies as high-priced, purebred dogs.
Because of their heavy family responsibilities, certain birds that have large broods to feed fall prey to passing protozoa more readily than their compatriots with smaller families, a new study finds.
Because communications are at the heart of what we do, we wanted to make sure we wouldn't fall prey to cyber attacks, particularly with the speed at which IM can deliver worms and viruses," said CAP Network Administrator Norman Thames.
LESS than four years out of the White House, it seems hard to imagine that Bill Clinton could fall prey to unchecked heart disease.
Moreover, VanDevender says, because the guidance lasers need only contain a millionth of the energy density in the particle beam, it's unlikely they would fall prey to the beam-spreading instabilities and energy losses that plague high-power laser beams directed through gases as dense as earth's atmosphere.
A majority of corporate instant messaging users are unaware of potential cyber threats and increase the risk that their enterprise infrastructures will fall prey to hackers, according to a new survey from IMlogic, Inc.
Seniors who fall prey to financial crime often suffer a crippling loss of confidence, Hayton said.
House of Wax, starring Elisha Cuthbert (The Girl Next Door), Chad Michael Murray (One Tree Hill), and Paris Hilton (The Simple Life) tells the story of a group of friends on their way to a college football game who fall prey to a pair of murderous brothers in an abandoned small town.