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v. 1) to create something. 2) to sign a check, promissory note, bill of exchange or some other note which guarantees, promises or orders payment of money. (See: maker, check, promissory note, bill of exchange)

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TO MAKE. English law. To perform or execute; as to make his law, is to perform that law which a man had bound himself to do; that is, to clear himself of an action commenced against him, by his oath, and the oaths of his neighbors. Old Nat. Br. 161. To make default, is to fail to appear in proper time. To make oath, is to swear according to the form prescribed by law.

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These bugs also have a (not so) secret weapon: a volatile chemical defense, the source of their "stink," which they release when threatened or crushed.
Naturally occurring stink bug egg masses detected in the field were brought into the laboratory and held in a walk-in environmental chamber (27 [degrees]C, 60% relative humidity, 14:10 h [L:D] photoperiod) for emergence of adult parasitoids.
"[Ohana] can be everything from the people you work with in your office or a group of people who really enjoy making coffee to your actual family," said Marlina Fletcher, managing director of Stink Studios in Los Angeles.
"With your policies and your corruption, you [cut off] our breath," a You Stink representative said, reading from a statement from the group that also denounced unemployment, inadequate infrastructure, the electricity crisis and corruption.
The lychee stink bug, officially known as Tessaratoma papillosa, is an agricultural pest with a taste for fruit trees, like lychee and longan trees, and is common to south Asia.
Containing the contributions of more than 60 stink bug specialists from 15 countries, "Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species" provides a better understanding of the biology and economic importance of these invasive species, why they became invasive, and how their continued geographical expansion is likely to affect numerous agricultural systems and natural environments.
Kannauj(Uttar Pradesh),July 8, ( ANI ): Known for distilling of scents and fragrance, Kannauj is set to raise a 'stink' to control stone-pelters in Kashmir Valley.
People visit to get a whiff of the awful stink. This is pretty weird, you have to admit.
Therefore, we are looking at smaller size vehicles that will throw water -- either with a stink bomb or irritation causing chemicals.
The green stink bug (Chinavia hilaris), southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula), and brown stink bug (Euschistus servus) continue to threaten cotton.
Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), has a native range that includes China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.