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  • 81adherence — /ad hear euhns, her /, n. 1. the quality of adhering; steady devotion, support, allegiance, or attachment: adherence to a party; rigid adherence to rules. 2. the act or state of adhering; adhesion. [ < ML adherentia. See ADHERE, ENCE] * * * …

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  • 82Balinese — /bah leuh neez , nees , bal euh /, adj., n., pl. Balinese. adj. 1. of or pertaining to Bali, its people, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Bali. 3. the language of Bali, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family. [1810&#8230; …

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  • 83Episcopalian — Episcopalianism, n. /i pis keuh payl yeuhn, pay lee euhn/, adj. 1. pertaining or adhering to the Episcopal Church in America. 2. (l.c.) pertaining or adhering to the episcopal form of church government. n. 3. a member of the Episcopal Church in&#8230; …

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  • 84ivy — ivylike, adj. /uy vee/, n., pl. ivies, adj. n. 1. Also called English ivy. a climbing vine, Hedera helix, having smooth, shiny, evergreen leaves, small, yellowish flowers, and black berries, grown as an ornamental. 2. any of various other&#8230; …

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  • 85Ivy — /uy vee/, n. a female given name. * * * I Any of about five species of evergreen woody vines (rarely shrubs) that make up the genus Hedera in the ginseng family, commonly grown as ground covers and on stone walls, especially English ivy (H.&#8230; …

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  • 86ostomy — /os teuh mee/, n., pl. ostomies. any of various surgical procedures, as a colostomy, in which an artificial opening is made so as to permit the drainage of waste products either into an appropriate organ or to the outside of the body. [1955 60;&#8230; …

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  • 87photoengraving — /foh toh en gray ving/, n. 1. a photographic process of preparing printing plates for letterpress printing. 2. a plate so produced. 3. a print made from it. [1870 75; PHOTO + ENGRAVING] * * * Any of several processes for producing printing plates …

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  • 88religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and&#8230; …

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  • 89scrape — scrapable, adj. scrapeage, n. /skrayp/, v., scraped, scraping, n. v.t. 1. to deprive of or free from an outer layer, adhering matter, etc., or to smooth by drawing or rubbing something, esp. a sharp or rough instrument, over the surface: to&#8230; …

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  • 90Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and&#8230; …

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  • 91suctorial — /suk tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. 1. adapted for sucking or suction, as an organ; functioning as a sucker for imbibing or adhering. 2. having sucking organs; imbibing or adhering by suckers. 3. pertaining to or characterized by suction. [1825 35; < …

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  • 92therapeutics — /ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of medicine concerned with the remedial treatment of disease. [1665 75; see THERAPEUTIC, ICS] * * * Treatment and care to combat disease or alleviate pain or injury. Its tools include&#8230; …

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  • 93cereal processing — Introduction       treatment of cereals (cereal) and other plants to prepare their starch for human food, animal feed, or industrial use.        Nutrient composition of selected raw cereal grains (per 100 grams)Cereals, or grains, are members of&#8230; …

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  • 94Character — • A consideration of the term as it is used in psychology and ethics Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Character     Character     † …

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  • 95Extreme Unction — • A sacrament to give spiritual aid and comfort and perfect spiritual health, including, if need be, the remission of sins, and also, conditionally, to restore bodily health, to Christians who are seriously ill Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight …

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  • 96Millennium and Millenarianism — • At the end of time Christ will return in all His splendour to gather together the just, to annihilate hostile powers, and to found a glorious kingdom on earth for the enjoyment of the highest spiritual and material blessings; He Himself will&#8230; …

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  • 97Union of Christendom — • Includes the Catholic Church together with the many other religious communions which have either directly or indirectly, separated from it Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Union of Christendom     Union of Christend …

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  • 98English Confessors and Marytrs (1534-1729) —     English Confessors and Martyrs (1534 1729)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► English Confessors and Martyrs (1534 1729)     Though the resistance of the English as a people to the Reformation compares very badly with the resistance offered by&#8230; …

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  • 99treason — trea·son / trēz ən/ n [Anglo French treison crime of violence against a person to whom allegiance is owed, literally, betrayal, from Old French traïson, from traïr to betray, from Latin tradere to hand over, surrender]: the offense of attempting&#8230; …

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  • 100pagan — 1. adjective /ˈpeɪɡən/ a) relating to, characteristic of or adhering to non biblical religions, especially earlier polytheism. Many converted societies transformed their pagan deities into saints. b) savage, immoral, uncivilized, wild …

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