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Alchemyin its strict definition means turning base metals into gold.

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It is an all encompassingalchemyfull of the love and devotion in the room, between all the people who are creating.

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Alchemyalso supports manual testing, a critical step to achieving compliance.

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That feature of the tax gives rise to what it would be no exaggeration to describe as fiscalalchemy.

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But because he understands classic pop as well as he does, his dangerousalchemygets him gold.

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And there is much more domesticalchemywhere that comes from.

From Fast Company

Alchemy, “the art of transmuting metals,” refers specifically to turning base metals like lead into gold.


But there was some kind ofalchemyin the air when they were chosen.

From Los Angeles Times

Alchemyoffers practical guidance for nonprofit leaders in fundraising, communications, management of volunteers and strategies to build and keep a strong board of directors.

From CNN

This final installment describes an opportunity to perform fiscalalchemy.

From Slate Magazine

The series follows the adventures of two brothers trained in the art ofalchemy.

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Don’t get stuck with lead andalchemywhen the only thing that will deliver long-term financial gains is real data science.

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She doesn’t once consider that by sleeping with him, she’s upset his own fundamentalalchemy.

From A.V. Club

Gorgeous, stirring passages occur throughout these works of opticalalchemy, in which matter becomes motion becomes life.

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Thisalchemyis the goal of an artist.

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