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use "naught" in a sentence

His hope to become a "japanimator" comes to naught as the pictures are being sold to the Mafia.

A 36-yard completion from Chad Pennington to Laveranues Coles almost went for naught when Leon Washington fumbled a short pass, but Brad Smith recovered.

So all our good
on lizards.

He showed that there were changes within the species of finches on the various islands of the Galapagos group and proposed that macro-evolution from one species to another species might occur by natural selection, but he did not have the proof himself.

The breed has reproduced in Thailand almost exclusively by natural selection until the very recent past.

Eals and Silverman propose that by hunting, men had a larger home range and those with better abilities for orienting, judging distance and finding one's way were favored by natural selection because they were more successful in killing prey.

Pleiotropy, natural selection, and the evolution of senescence.

"Logically derived from confirmable evidence, evolution is understood to be the result of an unguided, unplanned process of random variation and natural selection.

Nature is such a competitive place, said Williams, (turning Medawar's argument back at him), that even a little bit of senescence can be fatal; hence natural selection does indeed care; ageing isn't cost-free.

References to "evolution" and "evolutionists" were changed to Darwinism and "Darwinists" to make the distinction between "evolution" which can mean "change in living things over time" and "Darwinism" referring to mutation and natural selection.

Browne 2002 Darwin Wallace 1858 Huxley's famous response to the idea of natural selection was "How extremely stupid not to have thought of that!".

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