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AWAIT, crim. law. Seems to signify what is now understood by lying in wait, or way-laying.

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com)-- Valerie Hockert is proud to announce the release of her novel, "As I Await the Hunt.
We await the impetus and encouragement that the Successor of Peter would give to our lay faithful in deepening their personal encounter with Jesus and in bringing the Gospel of Jesus to all aspects of lifeconscience, family, culture, politics, finance, science, arts, sports, migration, labor, ecumenism, interreligious dialogue, and social communications.
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In a thrilling start to York's Ebor festival, Await The Dawn and Joseph O'Brien attempt to prove they have what it takes.
AIDAN O'BRIEN bids for a third win the past four years when short-priced favourite Await The Dawn - partnered by the trainer's son Joseph -lines up in today's Juddmonte International Stakes at York.
AWAIT The Dawn is a worthy favourite for the Juddmonte International Stakes at York.
The reason why so many patients are awaiting kidney transplants is that these patients can be kept alive on dialysis treatment while they await their transplant.
Commander Barton and Adjutant Wilson included visits to Mologne and Fisher Houses, domiciliaries adjacent to Walter Reed where wounded service members who no longer require hospitalization can stay while they await additional surgeries or rehabilitation.
The people must be patient as they await the day when this vision will be a reality.
An account of the fate of the exported Indian slaves must await another historian.
Albatrosses can travel as much as 5,000 miles without stopping, and Safina's book traces Amelia's journeys across the Pacific and back to Tern Island, where her baby awaits its food and scientists await observation opportunities.