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For example, high growth rates of pollen tubes could be favored by both interaction-dependent and interaction-independent sexual selection if high growth rates enhanced the ability of pollen tubes both to push aside rivals and to outface them to the ovule.
Unlike those who resist and morally outface torture by asserting their
But no matter how fast he races, no matter how proud he is of racing, he cannot outface it.
And indeed, it is something--something, backed by popular proof and precedent, that allows him to escape and outface persecution, to preserve and perform himself, outside the Father's law.
there was no operation of the chemical industry which it could not undertake and no industrial combine in the world which it could not face or outface.
That's the deep sadness, child, Which all our hearts, outface it as we will, Faint at and whimper at through all our thoughts, That the dead are really dead and not asleep, And so there is no rising.
The guise has been used positively since Rosalind wants to protect not only herself but Celia as well, "We will have a swashing and a martial outside, / As many other mannish cowards have / That do outface it with their semblances" (I/iii, 117-119).
My face I'll grime with filth, Blanket my loins, elf all my hair in knots, And with presented nakedness outface The winds and persecutions of the sky.
In the epics, through winning wars and fame "the heroes elevate violence as the means by which heroism is defined in the courage to outface any adversary, and in the acceptance of an early death" (20), simultaneously celebrating and rationalizing violence.
401); she snatches and tears them and says: "Think you to outface me with your paltry scrowles?