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    the engineer of the train can hostle his own locomotive.
    The engineer of the train can move his own locomotive to the roundhouse or locomotive service area. In doing so he is performing the task of a hostler.
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    the process of evaluating the characteristics of a telephone call before deciding how or whether to answer it. Some methods may include: listening to the message being recorded on an answering machine or voice mail. checking a caller ID display to see who or where the call is from.
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    The depression genie is working overtime to make me feel down and out, and to make matters worse, it is being encouraged by profound sadness cheering it on.
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    The sudden death of all or a portion of a contract or other agreement without regard to any other clause continuing or extending the agreement,
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