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The now defunct American folk-rock band, The Marshwiggles (of whom David Wolfenberger was a founding member) took their name from this Narnian character.

As reported by the now defunct Metropolitan Manila Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), only 15% of the
recreating in terms of paint the reality of a peony, and indicating its floral identity by the merest deft reference.

After Steele orchestrated a complicated series of deft political moves in Washington D.C., the government agreed to sell him roughly acres (0 km 2 ) for $90,000 on a contract for deed.

The Rajputs were known to make deft political maneuvers to consolidate their kingdom or to defeat an enemy.

Yet it was an instant success because of the play's deft ability to reference the Troubles and English-Irish relations without condemning or idealizing any side.

"Ratchet starts out with a blue-collar attitude, but he's mostly there for deft observations and cutting remarks.

But Gwydion tricks her into naming him Lleu Llaw Gyffes ('Bright, of deft hand'), and giving him arms.

Arianrhod declared "The fair one struck with a deft hand", and thus he was named Lleu Llaw Gyffes ("Fair-Haired One of the Skillful Hand").

Chen joined forces with Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping to manage the economy in the post-Great Leap Forward period, which required deft handling of Chairman Mao's sensitivity to criticism.

Ever as deft at the gaming table as with diplomacy, one evening his winnings were so great that a crowd gathered to see the stacks of gold écus, attracting the attention of the Queen ; in her presence, Mazarin risked all, and won.

Starting with The Bomber, in which Annika is already a deft professional, the story then moves back in time several years, to the start of her career and the meeting with her future husband Thomas.

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