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Read the poem below and answer the question that follows. “Blazon” by Cecilia Woloch —after Breton My love with his hair of nightingales With his chest of pigeon flutter, of gray doves preening themselves at dawn With his shoulders of tender balconies half in shadow, half in sun My love with his long-boned thighs the map of Paris of my tongue With his ink-stained tongue, his tongue the tip of a steeple plunged into milky sky My love with his wishing teeth With his fingers of nervous whispering, his fingers of a boy whose toys were cheap and broken easily My love with his silent thumbs With his eyes of a window smudged of a train that passes in the night With his nape of an empty rain coat hung by the collar, sweetly bowed My love with his laughter of an empty stairwell, rain all afternoon With his mouth the deepest flower to which I have ever put my mouth Source: Woloch, Cecilia. “Blazon.” Blogalicious. Diane Lockward, 17 Jan. 2010. Web. 17 May 2011. How does this poem represent a modern version of the blazon? A. The poet selects less expected features and comparisons. B. The poet uses the conventions of the blazon structure. C. The poet uses parody and omission to emphasize her love. D. The poet uses rhyme and iambic pentameter to exaggerate the subject’s beauty.

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Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 02:46 AM

The poem represent a modern version of the Blazon by Cecilia Woloch with The poet uses rhyme and iambic pentameter to exaggerate the subject’s beauty. The answer is letter D. The story shows how Cecilia loved his husband by implicitly describing how and what she felt with comparisons of nature and things.

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What does it mean to adapt to a new climate? A. to leave one climate and travel to another B. to change behaviors in order to meet a climate’s challenges C. to change from one species to another because of the climate D. to go a long period of time without rain in a climate

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What does it mean to adapt to a new climate? A. to leave one climate and travel to another B. to change behaviors in order to meet a climate’s challenges C. to change from one species to another because of the climate D. to go a long period of time without rain in a climate

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Read the following excerpt from Leslie Marmon Silko’s story “The Man to Send Rain Clouds.” They turned off the highway onto the sandy pueblo road. Not long after they passed the store and post office they saw Father Paul’s car coming toward them. When he recognized their faces he slowed his car and waved for them to stop. The young priest rolled down the car window. “Did you find old Teofilo?” he asked loudly. Leon stopped the truck. “Good morning, Father. We were just out to the sheep camp. Everything is O.K. now.” “Thank God for that. Teofilo is a very old man. You really shouldn’t allow him to stay at the sheep camp alone.” “No, he won’t do that any more now.” What does this dialogue reveal about the priest’s standing within the community? He is a trusted leader of the tribe. He is considered to be an outsider. He is a spiritual guide to the people. He is disliked by most of the people.

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Answer: The right answer is the B: He is considered to be an outsider.

Explanation: Leon and his brother-in-law, Ken, had found Teofilo’s corpse under a tree. However, when Father Paul, a Franciscan priest, asked them if they had found him, Leon did not mention that Teofilo had died. He did not openly lie to the priest, but he avoided mentioning Teofilo’s death to him. This shows that Father Paul was not considered part of the tribe, but an outsider that was trying to “impose” his faith and his religious practices on a community that already had its own.    

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Think about an igneous rock at the top of a mountain. If this rock went through the whole rock cycle, number the steps that would follow. 1. Step 1 Regolith is dumped into some type of reservoir, usually water, by deposition. 2. Step 2 Metamorphic rock begins to melt back into magma. 3. Step 3 Regolith is transported or eroded by rain or wind. 4. Step 4 Rock is broken down into regolith by weathering. 5. Step 5 Layers deposited begin to compact and cement together to form sedimentary rock. 6. Step 6 Sedimentary rock is buried deeper into the earth’s crust. The intense heat and pressure begins metamorphism and the rock turns into metamorphic rock. 7. Step 7 Magma is resurfaced from volcanic activity, cools, and becomes igneous rock.

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Answer:

The correct sequence according to the question is steps- 4→1→3→5→6→2→7.

Explanation:

The given steps show that how the rocks are recycled from one form to another form due to certain factors like weathering over geological time scale which was explained by James Hutton and he termed this concept as the rock cycle.

The steps of the rock cycle in sequence according to the question are:

1.  Breakdown of rock by weathering into regolith- step 4

2.  Dumping and deposition of regolith in a reservoir- step  1

3.  Erosion and transportation of regolith by rain or wind- step  3

4. Cementing of the deposited layer to form sedimentary rock- step  5

5. Conversion of sedimentary rock to a metamorphic rock due to intense heat and pressure- step 6

6. Conversion of  metamorphic rocks to magma due to the melting of metamorphic rocks-
step 2

7. Conversion of magma to igneous rocks due to volcanic activities and cooling of magma-  step 7

Therefore sequence according to the question is steps- 4→1→3→5→6→2→7 is correct.

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20. Which of the following is a compound sentence? A. Do you want to go to the diner? B. After the rain stopped, the girls decided to go to the park. C. Anywhere you want to go, we will follow. D. Erin and Maria are going to the mall, and John is going to the movies.

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Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:45 AM

Compound sentences occur when two independent sentences are combined into a single sentence. Therefor the answer is “D. Erin and Maria are going to the mall, and John is going to the movies” and “B. After the rain stopped, the girls decided to go to the park”

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What type of verb is the bold word? The weather bureau predicts rain for tomorrow. A. helping B. linking C. action

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What type of verb is the bold word? The weather bureau predicts rain for tomorrow. A. helping B. linking C. action

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Read the passage. (1) The umbrella dates back more than 3,000 years to Mesopotamia. (2) That ancient land was located in the Middle East. (3) The Middle East is a hot and sunny part of the world. (4) Royalty there demanded protection from the sun. (5) People developed the umbrella for this purpose. (6) Use of the umbrella as a sunshade then spread to ancient Europe. (7) In fact, if you analyze the origin of the word umbrella,you will see that it reflects the umbrella’s original purpose. (8) Umbrella comes from the Latin word umbra. (9) Umbra means “shade.” (10) Eventually, the Romans used the umbrella to protect themselves from the rain. (11) They used the umbrella to protect themselves from the sun as well. (12) Today, umbrellas are used mainly as raingear. Which is the most effective way to combine sentences 4 and 5? Royalty there demanded protection from the sun, and people developed the umbrella for this purpose. People developed the umbrella for this purpose, royalty having had demanded protection from the sun. People developed the umbrella for the purpose of protection from the sun, which royalty demanded. Royalty there, demanding protection from the sun, so people developed the umbrella for this purpose.

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Hey there!

Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule

A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary.

B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is already a comma.

C. Question mark or Exclamation Point Outside Rule: would not work, becase it is an very polite and affirmative sentence.

D: A comma or period inside rule: actually, just a comma would work. Please, Cooper’s dad requested, go… Cooper’s dad requested must be in between commas as it is a vocative.

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Which of the following forest biomes would NOT be found in midlatitude climates? A.) tropical scrub forest B.) tropical deciduous forest C.) tropical rain forest D.) northern conifer forest

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Which of the following forest biomes would NOT be found in midlatitude climates? A.) tropical scrub forest B.) tropical deciduous forest C.) tropical rain forest D.) northern conifer forest

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Which excerpt from “The Man to Send Rain Clouds” best illustrates how Leon’s beliefs differ from those of Father Paul? “Well, I’m glad you understand. I hope I’ll be seeing you at Mass this week—we missed you last Sunday. See if you can get old Teofilo to come with you.” The priest smiled and waved at them as they drove away. Leon walked toward the old man’s bed. The red plaid shawl had been shaken and spread carefully over the bed, and a new brown flannel shirt and pair of stiff new Levi’s were arranged neatly beside the pillow. It was noontime now because the church bells rang the Angelus. They ate the beans with hot bread, and nobody said anything until after Teresa poured the coffee. Leon turned to look up at the high blue mountains in the deep snow that reflected a faint red light from the west. He felt good because it was finished, and he was happy about the sprinkling of the holy water; now the old man could send them big thunderclouds for sure.

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Answer: D) Bountiful harvests, to suggest Gant’s agricultural success.

Explanation: In the given excerpt we can see many sensorial details like “His grape vines thickened into brawny ropes of brown” and “And the flowers grew in rioting glory in his yard—the velvet-leaved nasturtium, slashed with a hundred tawny dyes”, these sensorial details about Gant’s harvests helps to create an image of abundance, and products of great quality, which demonstrates Gant’s agricultural success.

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Read the poem “There will Come Soft Rain” by Sara Teasdale (1884–1933). Which is the best restatement of the theme of the poem? There will come soft rain and the smell of the ground, And swallows circling with their shimmering sound; And frogs in the pools singing at night, And wild plum-trees in tremulous white; Robins will wear their feathery fire 5 Whistling their whims on a low fence-wire. And not one will know of the war, not one Will care at last when it is done. Not one would mind, neither bird nor tree, If mankind perished utterly. 10 And Spring herself when she woke at dawn, Would scarcely know that we were gone. Humanity needs nature to survive. Nature is the enemy of humanity. Nature will endure even if humans do not. Humans will destroy the world.

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Here are a few pointers; hope this is useful)

Ovation-by definition- is show of appreciation from an audience, for a person’s accomplishments or flaw.

“Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world.”

A person’s accomplishment could be how they made a positive change in this world, strong leadership- that makes them a effective leader or simply helping others. A person’s flaw- mistakes in life, sin or even guilt should also be considered an appreciation- an ovation for representing mankind’s flaw and that humanity makes mistakes, fulfilling at least one deadly sin such as greed, lust, selfishness etc.

Thus, regardless of a person’s achievement or flaw- a person deserves an applause for, not the least, living in this society and this world that we are all living together and dying together.

That was just the introduction.. the best part is yet to come.. now it’s your turn!!

Here are other pointers to talk about in your essay:

Shakespeare’s famous line “All the World’s a stage. That agrees with your line: “Everybody deserves a standing ovation…”

Shakespeare explains that men and women are like players: they live, and die, some being celebrated and some forever living in solitude till their death. Shakespeare states the world is a “stage” which symbolizes that mankind is in its peak. The world is changing everyday: little by little and humanity is falling behind.
Due to our world turning into machinery: factories, an automotive future: where humans only job to live (entrance) and to die (exit) the famous humans remembered and the flawed not recalled.

This is according to Shakespeare’s imagery.

I don’t know what grade your in, but I think simplifying Shakespeare’s word of mouth in your essay would be handy and useful as it has strong references of your quote, and agrees strongly in your essay.

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Flash flooding creates dangerous conditions rain falls too quickly to be absorbed into the ground or to drain

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Flash flooding creates dangerous conditions rain falls too quickly to be absorbed into the ground or to drain

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Which of the following is an example of situational irony? A. A popular band goes on tour, selling out each performance before you can buy a ticket. B. A man plans a July picnic in the Mojave Desert, but it is spoiled by rain. C. The shyest person in class is too nervous to give a speech in front of the school. D. A Boston school district cancels classes because of a snowstorm in mid-January.

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Answer:

The GI Bill contributed to the growth of professional and white-collar jobs by granting US veterans benefits to attend universities.

Explanation:

The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as G.I. Bill, was a federal law through which millions of American war veterans from World War II received a series of benefits, including opportunities for university studies and retraining programs.

Thanks to G.I. Bill, war veterans from World War II got considerably greater opportunities than veterans from World War I. The law is also considered by historians and economists to have contributed significantly to the United States as a nation of knowledge during the post-war period and to the long-term economic growth.

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Which phrases in the passage are adverbial phrases? Check all that apply. quickly but cautiously, from an overnight rain, over the surface, warm and shining, around the track

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Which phrases in the passage are adverbial phrases? Check all that apply. quickly but cautiously, from an overnight rain, over the surface, warm and shining, around the track

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The loss of topsoil due to rain, ice, and wind is referred to as

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The loss of topsoil due to rain, ice, and wind is referred to as

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Five suggestions for what we can do to prevent acid rain and the damage it causes

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1. unsound fishing practices (ie. shock waves from blast fishing, cyanide fishing, fishing nets)
2. pollution from land runoff (ie. harmful chemicals, pesticides)
3. water temperature (corals are more tolerant to warmer temperatures, even reaching 104 degrees Fahrenheit, but cannot survive temperatures below 64 degrees Fahrenheit)

NOTE : I did not see anything about rain levels, but I would assume too low of water levels could be harmful.
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What conditions result in precipation that falls as freezing rain? What conditions result in precitation that falls as snow?

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China and Japan have been isolated from Europe and the Middle East for a very long period of time, and there’s multiple reasons for that, with some fo the most important being:

Geography;

Japan was an island, far away from Europe and the Middle East, and since they were not orientated towards sailing and exploration, not the civilizations of Europe and the Middle East went so far, they remained isolated. China is surrounded with natural barriers that made it hard for communication with this regions, there’s deserts and the taiga on the north, deserts on the northwest, and the Himalayan Mountain range on the west and southwest.

Self-sufficiency;

Both civilizations were in a way self-sufficient, sot hey didn’t really had the need to explore and expand, especially not through regions that didn’t seemed attractive.

Safety issues;

The safety issues were a big problem. In order for the people of East Asia to come to the Middle East or Europe, they had to move through the Eurasian steppes, and in here were roaming the hostile nomadic tribes like the Mongols, Turks, and North Iranians, so any travel through this region was going to be doomed.

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What is an abiotic factor in a tropical rain forest? the top predator the trees the plant life the rain

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The following signifies the life cycle of the Sun:  

a. Cast off the matter as planetary nebula.  

b. The process of nuclear fusion starts at its core.  

c. It appears in the form of a yellow star, as observed in the present time.  

d. After that, it moves into a red giant star stage.  

e. Converts into a white dwarf.  

f. Turns into a black dwarf.  

The Sun has initiated its life like any other kind of star, that is, from the gas and dust in a twirling cloud. The particles come close to each other and get condensed, unless and until there is sufficient pressure for the beginning of the nuclear fusion.  

The Sun is in the middle of its lifespan and is presently in the prime sequence phase. At this phase, in its life the Sun combines hydrogen and helium. It is estimated that about 50 percent of the core hydrogen has been used so far.  

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Which word best completes the sentence? Angelina thought the rain on her wedding day was a(n) _______ sign, but the day could not have gone more perfectly. mundane petulant accentuated ominous

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Which word best completes the sentence? Angelina thought the rain on her wedding day was a(n) _______ sign, but the day could not have gone more perfectly. mundane petulant accentuated ominous

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When a hurricane nears land, what causes the most damage? A. Rain B. Wind C. storm surge D. low air pressure

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When a hurricane nears land, what causes the most damage? A. Rain B. Wind C. storm surge D. low air pressure
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Integrated pest management is defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as, “the coordinated use of pest and environmental information along with available pest control methods, including cultural, biological, genetic and chemical methods, to prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage by the most economical means, and with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.” Which of the following risks does integrated pest management try to minimize? damage of a food web due to the overuse of pesticides ground water pollution, due to the illegal dumping of toxic chemicals deforestation, due to acid rain global warming, or due to an increased use of fossil fuels

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Abiotic factors
Abiotic factors are the physical and chemical conditions of an environment. For example : heat, salinity, pressure, light, wind, pH …

Biotic factors
Biotic factors are all the biological conditions of an environment for a specie/taxa. It can include prey and predator abundance, available food amount, available space, intra and interspecific competition…

The development of organims is under the control of abiotic factors. Some are adapted to heat, cold etc … The abiotic factors will define which organisms are able or not to live in a specified place.

The living organisms will constitute the biotic factors, which define if and how can an organism live in a specified environment.

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In some parts of Australia, large areas of woodland have been cut down to create farm and grazing land. This practice is most likely to produce A. greenhouse gases. B. nuclear waste. C. acid rain. D. soil erosion.

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Answer:

Education, opportunity, land and regular pay.

Explanation:

The Buffalo Soldiers, as they were called, are those African American solders who served in the 10th Cavalry. They served along the Texas frontier from Fort Richardson along the Red River to Fort Bliss in present day El Paso.

Buffalo Soldiers were so named as the native Americans who they were guarding, admired their (black’s) fighting abilities and found their hair similar to that of the buffalo. Also, they are skillful in fighting even when cornered. Most of these soldiers were former slaves without any family. Joining the military was a great escape for them, away from their former lives as slaves. Besides, it also ensures a chance for education, land and regular income, along with other opportunities to improve their lives and be more than what they used to be before.

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This is a major environmental concern in Central America. drought frost overpopulation rain forest protection

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The correct answers are:

C. spills from the nation’s oil production.

Nigeria is one of the leading oil producers in sub-Saharan Africa, but unfortunately, it is not taking cautions towards the protection of the environment. The oil spills are a common thing, and the only thing in mind of the companies is profit, so they are not fixing the problems, but instead, they are leaving it as it is, and the situation is worsening all the time.

B. desertification caused by poor agricultural practices.

The agriculture in Africa, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, in general, is still primitive, and people re not taking into consideration the land degradation that they are causing with their methods. One of the reasons is the poverty, so people only look short term, and try to profit as much as they can, though on the long run, they are destroying the land and inviting desertification, thus losing the land to profit from it.

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What is this example?? Huge droplets of rain splashed onto the ground.

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What is this example?? Huge droplets of rain splashed onto the ground.

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Which of the following best explains why deforestation increases the risk of floods in an area? a. Tree leaves catch and retain rain water. b. Trees block the free flow of water. c. Deforestation increases precipitation. d. Tree roots improve soil water retention.

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Velocity of the boat relative to the stream = b

Velocity ot the boat downstream = b + 8

Velocity of the boat upstream = b – 8

v = d / t => t = d / v

Time downstream = 80 /  [b + 8]

Time upstream = 80 / [b – 8]

Total time 80 / [b + 8] + 80 / [b – 8] = 17/3 … [ I converted 5 h + 20 m to 1/

 hours]

Now you have to solve

 80 / [b + 8] + 80 / [b – 8] = 17/3

80[b – 8] + 80[b + 8] = [17/3](b+8)(b-8)

Divide by 80

b – 8 + b + 8 = [17/(80*3)] (b^2 – 64)

2b = [17/240]b^2 – 64*17/240

0.0708b^2 -2b – 4.53333 = 0

Use the quadratic formula to solve. You will obtain b = – 2.11 and b = 30.36

Only the positve result make sense. Then the answer is b = 30.36 mph.

Let’s verify that that result is coherent:

Downstream velocity = 30.36 + 8 = 38.36 mi / h
Downstream time = 80mi / 38.36 mi/h = 2.085 h

Upstream velocity = 30.36 – 8 = 22.36 mi / h
Upstream time = 80 mi / 22.36 mi/h = 3.578 h

Total time = 2.085 h + 3.578 h = 5.663 h, which is 5 h + 20 min; then, the result is correct.
 

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I need the amount of rain in tundra

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WARNING: The following answer is a complete guess.

The definition of dilute is “make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another solvent to it.” Now, this may make you think that the beaker with three scoops is the most dilute, but it’s not. In this case, it depends on the salt to water ratio. Let’s say each beaker contains five parts water. The first beaker has a ratio of 1/5. The second had a ratio of 2/5. The third has a ratio of 3/5. To find which has the most water compared to the others, I’ll use equal to make the numerator (The amount of salt) seemingly equal each time. Just a warning, this strategy doesn’t work every time. Now, if we make the numerators the same, that means which ever denominator is the highest will be the most dilute solution. Let’s make each numerator equal to six, as each number (1, 2, and 3) go into six.

1/5 = 6/30
2/5 = 6/15
3/5 = 6/12

I got these numbers by dividing six (What we want the numerator to be) by each current numerator, and then multiplying the quotient (The answer of a division problem) by both sides of the fraction. Since the first beaker has the highest denominator, we know that it is the most dilute.

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