- These events are unrelated, and humankind's vulnerability to natural hazards is as old as our species.
- The natural medicine, derived from onions, is mixed with water and given to Paul through his feeding tube.
- The challenge was to make the most of the space and improve the existing flow of natural light.
- Aged patina and marble finishes on fabrics will give subtle understated looks to natural fabrics.
- In the living room, a large multipaned window swagged in natural linen takes center stage.
- She pinched her cheeks to give them a little more natural colour and moved to leave her room.
- As people encounter new circumstances, the natural tendency is to seek a skilled mentor for guidance.
- That is a natural extension to the existing role of regulator of civil transport and airports for safety purposes.
- As they share basic values and are not far apart in their economic development, they are essentially natural partners.
- He's also a former soldier and a natural leader.
- With tennis you need a certain amount of technique - a natural sportsman wouldn't necessarily beat you.
- His excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding intellect make him a natural leader.
- She knew what ingredients went into several spells, but didn't have the natural talent that enabled her to perform magic.
- Agreed - a certain amount of natural skill is required - but that skill needs to be properly nurtured.
- His strength is possessing skills and natural ability that no modern-era quarterback can match.
- Nothing seems forced or fabricated, and the way in which they interact as families is natural and genuine.
- It not only gives it to you raw, but its acting is flawless, very natural and spontaneous and all around very believable.
- Perhaps this is because they mimic evolved solutions, so their behaviour seems more natural.
- And, of course, the natural choice was for her to be drawn with a dolphin.
- These poor deluded racists seem to think that pathologies are the natural course of events for most people.
- During the natural course of bipolar affective disorder, relapses and recurrences are frequent.
- This not only impairs the fair market order but also violates the natural rule of justice.
- As Aquinas explained, law is natural because it is ‘a purpose implanted by the Divine art’.
- Recently there has been a tendency to revive the rule, although it is no longer based on natural law.
- This means players cannot take discard pile unless they have two natural cards of that type in hand.
- You can only take the discard pile if you have a pair of natural cards in your hand which are of the same rank as the top card of the discard pile.
- Wild cards (jokers and twos) can normally be used in melds as substitutes for natural cards of the appropriate rank.
- How can I stop my parents obviously favouring their natural grandchildren?
- Hielema has a brother who was also adopted and a sister who was a natural child of the parents who raised him.
- Due to my natural mum having psychological problems I was put into care when I was just a few days old.
- He had had her legitimised as his natural daughter.
- Fathers also had legal obligations to provide for their natural children.
- A flat, natural, or sharp sign can be placed above it, to indicate a chromatic inflection of the upper note.
- However, a new dynamic emerges when the natural instrument is left untreated.
- In that way it's like playing a natural trumpet without valves.
- Perhaps it's the natural harmony in the male-female vocal.
- A natural harmony singer, she fills that void that a single voice can often leave open.
- From the Renaissance onwards, study of the natural realm was increasingly distinguished from metaphysics.
- They can exist in material objects, the natural world, spiritual realms, or all of the above.
- Distinguishing between true and false in this realm is like distinguishing between straight and crooked in the natural realm.
- Shannon's looks, which he thoroughly capitalized on, made him a natural for television.
- For all his appeal, Spidey never seemed a natural for the screen.
- Then project leader believes Steve is a natural for the job.
- Their story, combining heart-rending drama and gutsy determination, was a natural for the big screen.
- Blackpool, with its Las Vegas aspirations and seedy seafront reality, is a natural for television drama.
- Although it wasn't written for him, the part of Miles Massey seemed a natural for George Clooney.
- Such appearances certainly suggest that the e flat in ex.3 is no scribal error for e natural.
- Colours are powdered pastels, warm naturals, primary colours and unusual accents.
- I mean, you can see there's a lot of pink in here, accented by naturals.
- The shop was a sea of cornflower blues and shocking reds, mellow naturals and pastels and mysterious blacks.
- You must have 2 naturals then you can play as many wild cards as you would like.
- A two-card hand of nine or a two-card hand of eight are considered naturals and do not take any hits.
- When fishing such waters, under such conditions a better option is to go for smaller baits, either naturals or particles.
- Small imitation naturals and light tippets should be used when fishing low, clear water.
- Try the shrimp he said, referring to the purple natural, not the fly.
adverbinformal or dialect
- She is German, unused to the Hollywood tradition of Barbie-esque perfection, and acts natural.
- Ry's going to carry scars about that for the rest of her life no matter how natural she might act.
Middle English (in the sense 'having a certain status by birth'): from Old French, from Latin naturalis, from natura 'birth, nature, quality' (see nature).
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