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An obsolete unit of land area equivalent to 120 acres.
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He had been seen going into the kitchen area and the gun was found hidden behind a refrigerator.
Her real nature was, like Mao's, hidden behind a good deal of self-serving propaganda.
There seems to be a belief out there--many times hidden behind a fear of drug-exposed children ("crack baby" alert!) as the reason not to adopt domestically--that children of color from other countries aren't actually children of color and can "pass" and be treated as white, which sure is easier for the white adopting parents.
"Designing the facade for the Curtain Shop and General Store was particularly rewarding because the earlier probes indicated that there might be a gem of a facade hidden behind the cracked stucco covering that unfortunately had concealed, yet, ironically enough, protected, the building's true beauty for many years," said Susan Doban, president of Susan Doban Architect, P.C.
The story began when the Kilcooleys decided to remodel their bathroom and discovered a three-carat diamond ring hidden behind a light fixture.
Upper Class Virgin passengers who enter the state-of-the-art facility will find a tranquil oasis from the long lines and hectic security checkpoints, with a 45-foot-long cocktail bar, a gourmet kitchen, and hidden behind a ceiling-to-floor Japanese water wall, a full-service spa offering relaxing massages, soothing facials, tanning facilities, and a hair salon.
We are lulled by a sound like a carillon with a heartbeat (a stereo system was mounted on the gallery ceiling and a subwoofer hidden behind a corner).
The fan pulley's grease fitting is hidden behind the fan blades.
This book puts forward an alternative view: that, on the contrary, religion was always present, hidden behind Modernism's glassy facade, not thrown out but suppressed, like the Freudian subconscious.
Users just drag a magnifying-glass-shaped interface over the asterisks and see the forgotten password hidden behind them.
Whereas Reed's novel explodes into possibilities and multiple stories, into hilarity and paradox, Rushdy sacrifices aesthetic complexity to the univocal in order to find the political agenda hidden behind carnivalesque grotesquerie.