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  • 161contemptible — adjective Date: 14th century 1. worthy of contempt 2. obsolete scornful, contemptuous • contemptibility noun • contemptibleness noun • contemptibly adverb Synonyms …

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  • 162deconstruction — noun Etymology: French déconstruction, from dé de + construction Date: 1973 1. a philosophical or critical method which asserts that meanings, metaphysical constructs, and hierarchical oppositions (as between key terms in a philosophical or… …

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  • 163deficiency — noun (plural cies) Date: 1603 1. the quality or state of being deficient ; inadequacy 2. an amount that is lacking or inadequate ; shortage: as a. a shortage of substances necessary to health …

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  • 164derate — transitive verb Date: 1947 to lower the rated capability of (as electrical or mechanical apparatus) because of deterioration or inadequacy …

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  • 165guilt — noun Etymology: Middle English, delinquency, guilt, from Old English gylt delinquency Date: before 12th century 1. the fact of having committed a breach of conduct especially violating law and involving a penalty; broadly guilty conduct 2. a. the …

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  • 166neurasthenia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1856 a psychological disorder marked especially by easy fatigability and often by lack of motivation, feelings of inadequacy, and psychosomatic symptoms compare chronic fatigue syndrome • neurasthenic… …

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  • 167overcompensation — noun Date: 1912 excessive compensation; specifically excessive reaction to a feeling of inferiority, guilt, or inadequacy leading to an exaggerated attempt to overcome the feeling • overcompensate verb • overcompensatory adjective …

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  • 168pitiable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. deserving or exciting pity ; lamentable < pitiable victims > 2. of a kind to evoke mingled pity and contempt especially because of inadequacy < a pitiable excuse > Synonyms: see contemptible • pitiableness noun • …

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  • 169pitiful — adjective Date: 14th century 1. archaic full of pity ; compassionate 2. a. deserving or arousing pity or commiseration b. exciting pitying contempt (as by meanness or inadequacy) < pitiful wages > • pitifully adverb • pitifulness …

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  • 170obscure — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French oscur, obscur, from Latin obscurus Date: 15th century 1. a. dark, dim b. shrouded in or hidden by darkness c. not clearly seen or easily distinguished ; faint < ob …

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  • 171shirttail — I. noun Date: 1809 1. the part of a shirt that reaches below the waist especially in the back 2. something small or inadequate II. adjective Date: 1845 1. very young ; immature < shirttail boys fishing in the creek > …

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  • 172starveling — I. noun Date: 1546 one that is thin from or as if from lack of food II. adjective Date: 1578 being a starveling; also marked by poverty or inadequacy < starveling wages > …

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  • 173Половое бессилие —         импотенция, симптом различных патологических состояний, выражающийся в ослаблении эрекции (См. Эрекция), что нарушает нормальное течение полового акта. Может встречаться, например, при некоторых органических и функциональных расстройствах …

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  • 174List of characters in Atlas Shrugged — This is a list of characters in Ayn Rand s novel, Atlas Shrugged. Balph EubankCalled the literary leader of the age , despite the fact that he is incapable of writing anything that people actually want to read. What people want to read, he says,&#8230; …

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  • 175Advertising — This article is about the form of communication. For other uses, see Advertiser (disambiguation). Advert redirects here. For the band featuring musician Gaye Advert, see The Adverts. For content guidelines on the use of advertising in Wikipedia&#8230; …

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  • 176Benjamin Disraeli — Disraeli redirects here. For other uses, see Disraeli (disambiguation). The Right Honourable The Earl of Beaconsfield KG PC FRS …

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  • 177Block cipher — In cryptography, a block cipher is a symmetric key cipher operating on fixed length groups of bits, called blocks, with an unvarying transformation. A block cipher encryption algorithm might take (for example) a 128 bit block of plaintext as&#8230; …

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  • 178Ben Nevis — Infobox Mountain Name = Ben Nevis Photo = BenNevis2005.jpg Photo size = 300px Caption = Ben Nevis from Banavie. The summit is beyond and to the left of the apparent highest point. Location = Lochaber, flag|Scotland Elevation = convert|1344|m|ft|0 …

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  • 179Coitus interruptus — Background Birth control type Behavioral First use Ancient Failure rates (first year) Perfect use 4% Typical use 15 28% …

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  • 180Comoros — This article is about the country. For the archipelago, see Comoro Islands. Union of the Comoros Union des Comores (French) Udzima wa Komori (Comorian) الاتحاد القمري …

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