Respectability

  • 81social movement — Introduction       loosely organized but sustained campaign in support of a social goal, typically either the implementation or the prevention of a change in society s structure or values. Although social movements differ in size, they are all… …

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  • 82Stevenson, Robert Louis — ▪ British author Introduction in full  Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson  born Nov. 13, 1850, Edinburgh died Dec. 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa  Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his novels Treasure Island… …

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  • 83Pearlasia Gamboa — is a Filipino American business woman involved in controversial international banking, investment, and financial development transactions, including bank fraud,[1][2][3] securities fraud,[4][5 …

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  • 84Beverley Skeggs — was born in Middlesbrough and studied at University of York (BA), Keele University (PGCE, PhD). She has worked at Crewe and Alsager College of Higher Education (Research Fellow), Worcester College of Higher Education (Sociology), University of… …

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  • 85Almirante, Giorgio — (1914–1988)    The historic leader of the Movimento Sociale Italiano/Italian Social Movement (MSI), Almirante was an unapologetic defender of the Republic of Salowho nevertheless managed to bring the neofascist movement in Italy a degree of… …

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  • 86veneer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ thin VERB + VENEER ▪ acquire, add ▪ maintain ▪ peel away, peel back …

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  • 87Mediocrity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Mediocrity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 moderate circumstances moderate circumstances average circumstances Sgm: N 1 respectability respectability Sgm: N 1 middle classes middle classes Sgm: N 1 mediocrity mediocrity… …

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  • 88Repute — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Repute >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 distinction distinction mark name figure Sgm: N 1 repute repute reputation Sgm: N 1 good repute good repute high repute Sgm: N 1 note note …

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  • 89Probity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Probity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 probity probity integrity rectitude Sgm: N 1 uprightness uprightness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 honesty honesty faith Sgm: N 1 honor honor Sgm …

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  • 90embourgeoisement — embourgeoisement, embourgeoisement thesis Embourgeoisement is the process by which bourgeois aspirations, and a bourgeois standard and style of life, become institutionalized among the working class . The phenomenon is said to undermine working… …

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  • 91respectable — [[t]rɪspe̱ktəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is respectable is approved of by society and considered to be morally correct. He came from a perfectly respectable middle class family... It was a highly respectable and what was… …

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  • 92propriety — [n1] suitableness, appropriateness accordance, advisability, agreeableness, appositeness, aptness, becomingness, compatibility, concord, congruity, consonance, convenience, correctness, correspondence, decorum, ethicality, expedience, fitness,… …

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  • 93clean-cut — adjective 1. neat and smart in appearance a clean cut and well bred young man the trig corporal in his jaunty cap a trim beard • Syn: ↑trig, ↑trim • Similar to: ↑tidy …

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  • 94disreputability — noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation • Syn: ↑unrespectability, ↑disreputableness • Ant: ↑reputability, ↑respectability (for: ↑unrespectability) …

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  • 95disreputableness — noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation • Syn: ↑unrespectability, ↑disreputability • Ant: ↑reputability (for: ↑disreputability), ↑respectability ( …

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  • 96unrespectability — noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation • Syn: ↑disreputability, ↑disreputableness • Ant: ↑reputability (for: ↑disreputability), ↑respectability …

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  • 97re|spect|a|bil|i|ty — «rih SPEHK tuh BIHL uh tee», noun, plural ties. 1. the quality or condition of being respectable: »By maintaining a modicum of respectability…they steer clear of harsher reprisals (Newsweek). 2. respectable social standing. 3. respectable people …

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  • 98Disrespectability — Dis re*spect a*bil i*ty, n. Lack of respectability. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 99Reassert — Re as*sert (r[=e] [a^]s*s[ e]rt ), v. t. To assert again or anew; to maintain after an omission to do so. [1913 Webster] Let us hope . . . we may have a body of authors who will reassert our claim to respectability in literature. Walsh. [1913… …

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  • 100coming-of-age — noun Date: 1916 the attainment of prominence, respectability, recognition, or maturity …

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