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Angstrom

A unit of length equivalent to one-one billionth of one meter.
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But isn't getting caught up in the throes of existential angst pretty much the reason people go to see art movies anyway?
Bruno Angst, a well-known member of the Brazilian and International coffee trade passed away in Santos, Brazil after a short illness.
Scoot Over, Skinny: The Fat Nonfiction Anthology is packed with angst, observation, admonition, humor, and serious reflection by such notable writers as Anne Lamott and David Sedaris.
Robinson's imitation of Little Caeser alchemize to produce a show that pits postmodern identity angst against vaudevillian shtick--a little song, a little dance, even a little juggling.
The pains include "leadership insecurity," "network angst," "strategy tragedy," "talent tantrum" and "value vexation" (note the author's proclivity toward alliteration).
It requires great trust and a willingness to believe that this angst will not last forever.
Murdoch's decision to move not only provoked a standoff over corporate governance that almost derailed his plans, but has also triggered plenty of angst in a country whose relatively small population and geographical isolation make it prone to fears of marginalization.
Let's face it, most films about teen angst are often of interest only to teens experiencing angst.
Along similar lines it appears that the teen angst music fan-base of Muse-inspired screeching is no longer restricted to the pubescent at heart.
GL's got 25 copies to give away to budding scribes, so send your name to Angst Giveaway, GL, 4517 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214 before March 20.
It was therefore with a mixture of relief and angst that it greeted the news that Volkswagen was to establish a car plant there--relief as it would bring jobs and capital but angst because the plant was being set up in the city center of all places.
Salinger's 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, was a literary embodiment of teenage angst and alienation that teens took to heart.