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use "skirmish" in a sentence

A skirmish took place at Aberfoyle at which both sides declared victory.

"On the road, things escalated from a small border skirmish into a full-on raging war" he later recalled, "I think a lot of us were inconsistent (on the 1988 tour) because of the guy we were waiting for after the
and as soon as they've got enough to bail out Casey, they're gone.

however, people skim in many more locations throughout the United States and internationally in Europe (the main locations being Portugal and France), Australia, Asia, and South America.

After the school, buoyed by reassurances by Agent Pierce over the clearly accidental death, allowed Kevin to be taken away by the FBI, Laurie was one of the most upset, and went to skim stones on the Institute's lake.

The Victoria World Championships has in the past determined the World Champion of Professional skimboarding but it moved to a points system through United skim Tour.

There are two beaches that are great for both surfing and skim boarding.

Introducing himself as Marty, the monkey and giraffe soon becomes best friends and skim the newspapers for a job and decide to go to Stan, the old man in charge of window-washing, who is always accompanied by his faithful companion, Rufus.

Cream and butter Today, milk is separated by large machines in bulk into cream and skim milk.

The skim milk was returned to the farms for livestock consumption and the cream was made into butter.

Sean arrived at the finish line first and chose the Weet-Bix with skim milk as his food item.

The Cleveland family received a total of about $40,000 a month from the skim.

They are to turn over everything they collect, from which they will get their share; Casey will "skim" (remove cash and other valuables from) the pokes and take care of disposing of anything valuable that isn't cash, as well as getting rid of evidence.

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