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Water

In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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Official reports leaked out to the media reveal the practice of threats with water drowning, hitting on the head, tight chaining with shackles, and imprisonment in frozen cells.
Epilaryngeal folds rise high up to the choanae, allowing the crocodile, for example, to breathe through its nostrils while its mouth is open under water drowning its prey.
An autopsy was performed Monday and the cause of death was determined to be salt water drowning, Sanders said.