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left

(Direction), adjective left hand, left-hand side, left side, leftward, near, on the other side, over there, port, portside

left

(Liberal), adjective communalistic, communistic, leftist leanings, liberal, progressive, radical, socialistic

left

(Remaining), adjective balance, continuing, extra, leftover, over, spare, staying, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: no child left behind, remainder
See also: abandoned, derelict
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If a lack of experience would be the main factor then a higher prevalence of left-handedness in the male population should result in a greater advantage of female left-handed tennis players in comparison to their male counterparts.
The team found that left-handedness was more common in twins and triplets, with rates of 8.
Perhaps they were genetically inclined to left-handedness, and the tribe may also have encouraged it.
Benbow's interpretation is open to debate, but there is clearly a high incidence of left-handedness, allergies and myopia among mathematically and verbally talented children says Robert N.
com where visitors will also find a host of information, games and quizzes about many aspects of left-handednes.
One theory is that too much testosterone in the womb causes left-handedness.
Few fighters have ever looked good against Casamayor's array of head butts, elbow blows and generally awkward left-handedness, but Marquez managed to do it.
While earnest practice might deliver a few legible words and in some cases a certain level of ambidexterity, true left-handedness will not be achieved.
The survey is published on International Left-Handers Day, with August 13 being designated as a day to celebrate left-handedness.
6% incidence of left-handedness and the orthodontists a 17.
Freckles and left-handedness are visible and permanent but they are not attributes that an employer would normally discriminate upon.
Recent studies have focused on a variety of physical factors that tend to correlate with homoerotic desire, and they've actually been finding some significant relationships in measurable traits such as left-handedness, finger length, and fingerprint swirls.