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2006-06-08 10:06:08

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in six young adults have injured themselves intentionally at least once, according to the largest US survey to investigate the practice among college students. Self-injurious behavior can include scratching and pinching oneself, cutting, swallowing poison and even breaking bones. People who injure themselves say it helps relieve distress. "It's a harbinger of distress, in all likelihood, and inability to cope positively," Dr. Janis...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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