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  • 161Turnix taigoor — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 162Turnix varius — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 163Virginia quail — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 164attract — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin attractus, past participle of attrahere, from ad + trahere to pull, draw Date: 15th century transitive verb to cause to approach or adhere: as a. to pull to or draw toward oneself or itself < a magnet&#8230; …

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  • 165catching — adjective Date: 1590 1. infectious, contagious < the flu is catching > < his spirit is catching > 2. catchy, alluring …

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  • 166glamour — also glamor noun Etymology: Scots glamour, alteration of English grammar; from the popular association of erudition with occult practices Date: 1715 1. a magic spell < the girls appeared to be under a glamour Llewelyn Powys > 2. an exciting and&#8230; …

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  • 167lively — adjective (livelier; est) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līflīc, from līf life Date: before 12th century 1. obsolete living 2. briskly alert and energetic ; vigorous, animated < a lively discussion > …

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  • 168seductive — adjective Date: 1651 tending to seduce ; having alluring or tempting qualities < a seductive, sometimes disingenuous man Thatcher Freund > < a seductive aroma > • seductively adverb • seductiveness noun …

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  • 169siren song — noun Date: 1568 an alluring utterance or appeal; especially one that is seductive or deceptive …

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  • 170allure — I. transitive verb (allured; alluring) Etymology: Middle English aluren, from Middle French alurer, from Old French, from a (from Latin ad ) + lure, leure lure more at lure Date: 15th century to entice by charm or attraction Synonyms: see attract …

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  • 171chase — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French chace, from chacer Date: 13th century 1. a. the hunting of wild animals used with the b. the act of chasing ; pursuit c. an earnest or frenzied seeking after something desired 2. something&#8230; …

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  • 172green — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English grene, from Old English grēne; akin to Old English grōwan to grow Date: before 12th century 1. of the color green 2. a. covered by green growth or foliage < green fields > b. of winter mild …

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  • 173witch — I. noun Etymology: Middle English wicche, from Old English wicca, masculine, wizard & wicce, feminine, witch; akin to Middle High German wicken to bewitch, Old English wigle divination, and perhaps to Old High German wīh holy more at victim Date …

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  • 174Berlin Wall — For the chess opening variation, sometimes known as Berlin Wall, see Berlin Defence. View from the West Berlin side of graffiti art on the wall in 1986. The wall s infa …

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  • 175Baseball — sport imagesize=300px caption=A view of the playing field at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois union= nickname= first= 1755 in London [ [http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3582726 America s pastime really English? Earliest reference&#8230; …

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  • 177Cyberpunk — For other uses, see Cyberpunk (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Cypherpunk. William Gibson s Sprawl trilogy novels are famous early cyberpunk novels. Cyberpunk is a postmodern and science fiction genre noted for its focus on high tech and …

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  • 178Devil — This is an overview of the Devil. For more specific versions, see Devil in Christianity and Devil in Islam. For other uses, see Devil (disambiguation) …

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  • 179Marquis de Sade — De Sade redirects here. For the 1969 film, see De Sade (film). Marquis de Sade Portrait of the Marquis de Sade by Charles Amédée Philippe van Loo (c. 1761), the only portrait that Sade actually sat for. Born 2 June 1740(1740 06 02) Paris, France …

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