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Catty

A unit of weight in Taiwan approximately equivalent to 600 grams. It is used primarily in the sale of bulk foodstuffs.
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McCartney's text when it fails does so by slipping into the overly cute locution, the cliched aphorism, or the cheap cattiness of camp.
While learning about the career paths of thriving scholars was certainly intriguing to me, references to closet-spying, the merits of skirt length, and the "scheming" and "cattiness" of the "senior woman scholar" sent up red flags (12).
She carries her cattiness, competitiveness, suspicious jealousy, contemptible superiority, and most of all, her selfishness, with her into the hell of isolation they spawn, while the loving Lester and Betty embrace their communities.
Catholic bishops lauded for its plot that "ultimately leads to a moving, life-affirming conclusion" despite its characters' uncharitable assumptions, cattiness, and cliques.
Unlike most size-zero stick insects over there, Lucy is well-rounded and believes her curvy figure may have given rise to the stories, either misguided or prompted by cattiness.
corn, then you're not familiar with the cattiness on display as employees in the local television business turn each entry into a trash-talking free-for-all.
In 1926, Virginia Woolf visited Bridges at Chilswell, his country estate; she left this typically vivid description, in which cattiness vies with admiration: As for Bridges: he sprang from a rhododendron bush, a very.
There is an arch, condescending cattiness in evidence throughout that undermines the considerable scholarship, along with recourse to jokey topical references that will make the book seem dated in a few years.
Keisha, Mutya and Heidi, collectively known as Sugababes, deny any cattiness in the camp
Because the woman who undergoes cosmetic surgery is the target of so much feminine vitriol (from feminist outrage to pure cattiness), it is clear that she continues to be a socially legitimated target for female rivalry that has yet to be resolved culturally.
As an example for other Black women, to be supportive of one another, to be friends, to cut out all the cattiness and appreciate one another."
On occasion, she even seems a little sorry for her savage cattiness. "Forgive me, Al Gore," she wrote after the 2000 election debacle.