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  • 21Polluting — Pollute Pol*lute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polluted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Polluting}.] [L. pollutus, p. p. of polluere to defile, to pollute, from a prep. appearing only in comp. + luere to wash. See {Position}, {Lave}.] 1. To make foul, impure, or… …

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  • 22Purification — Pu ri*fi*ca tion, n. [F. purification, L. purificatio. See {Purify}.] 1. The act of purifying; the act or operation of separating and removing from anything that which is impure or noxious, or heterogeneous or foreign to it; as, the purification… …

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  • 23Nocturnal emission — This article is about the biological function. For the sound art group, see Nocturnal Emissions. For fictional works, see Wet Dream (disambiguation). A nocturnal emission involves either ejaculation during sleep for a male, or lubrication of the… …

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  • 24Funerary art — Tomb of Philippe Pot, governor of Burgundy under Louis XI …

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  • 25arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 26Biblical Antiquities — • Details domestic, political, and sacred antiquities Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Biblical Antiquities     Biblical Antiquities      …

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  • 27unclean — /ʌnˈklin / (say un kleen) adjective 1. morally or spiritually impure. 2. ceremonially or ritually defiled. 3. (of food) unfit to be eaten; forbidden. 4. physically defiled or defiling; foul; dirty …

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  • 28SHABBETAI ẒEVI — (1626–1676), the central figure of Shabbateanism, the messianic movement named after him. Background of the Movement Shabbateanism was the largest and most momentous messianic movement in Jewish history subsequent to the destruction of the Temple …

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