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GAIN. The word is used as synonymous with profits. (q. v.) See Fruit.

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Gaining, losing, or maintaining bodyweight is primarily a function of two variables: caloric intake (consuming calories) and caloric output (expending calories).
Again, gaining a better understanding of the dynamic epidemiology of weight gain would help us to develop a better understanding of the role of genetic composition in O/O, at least in certain persons.
* What Can I Do to Avoid Gaining Weight When I Quit Smoking?
In this study, the authors examined four common ways of gaining compliance - threats, suggestions, hints, and promises - for politeness and expediency.

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