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Word: pare

Definition: cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses


Sentences Containing 'pare'

Attaining a top junior ranking in the United States, Ron was highly recruited and wound up taking his powerful serve and volley game to New Orleans, Louisiana and Coach Emmett Pare’ at Tulane University.
Back in the United States, Pare Lorentz of the United States Film Service hired Flaherty to film a documentary about US agriculture: a project which became "The Land".
Bertrand Joseph-Pare, in his review of the "I'm Not Getting Enough" remixes for About.com, commented, "All things considered, this package contains quite a few nice and interesting mixes.
During these formative years Ron feels very lucky to have also worked closely with some of the all time greats: Pancho Segura, Pancho Gonzalez, Bobby Riggs, Jack Kramer and Emmett Pare’, all top playing professionals who took Ron under their wing and remained good friends throughout his career to the present.
Some speculation say that it had over 300 passengers when it was leaving the coast of Pare-Pare.
The ferry was making an overnight journey from Pare-Pare, South Sulawesi to Samarinda, East Kalimantan.
The World Bank and other international financial institutions pressured Congo to institute sweeping civil service reforms in order to reduce the size of the state bureaucracy and pare back a civil service payroll that amounted to more than 20% of GDP in 1993.

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