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  • 101envelope — noun Date: circa 1714 1. a flat usually paper container (as for a letter) 2. something that envelops ; wrapper < the envelope of air around the earth > 3. a. the outer covering of an aerostat b. the bag containing the gas in a balloon or airship&#8230; …

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  • 102genteel — adjective Etymology: Middle French gentil gentle Date: 1599 1. a. having an aristocratic quality or flavor ; stylish b. of or relating to the gentry or upper class c. elegant or graceful in manner, appearance, or shape d. free from vulgarity or&#8230; …

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  • 103meretricious — adjective Etymology: Latin meretricius, from meretric , meretrix prostitute, from merēre to earn more at merit Date: 1626 1. of or relating to a prostitute ; having the nature of prostitution < meretricious relationships > 2. a. tawdrily and&#8230; …

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  • 104-ing — I. noun suffix Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ung, ing, suffix forming nouns from verbs; akin to Old High German ung, suffix forming nouns from verbs 1. action or process < running > < sleeping > ; instance of an action or process <&#8230; …

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  • 105bourgeois — I. adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Old French burgeis townsman, from burc, borg town, from Latin burgus Date: circa 1565 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the townsman or of the social middle class 2. marked by a concern for&#8230; …

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  • 106lay — I. verb (laid; laying) Etymology: Middle English leyen, from Old English lecgan; akin to Old English licgan to lie more at lie Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to beat or strike down with force 2. a. to put or set down …

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  • 107legitimate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English legitimat, from Medieval Latin legitimatus, past participle of legitimare to legitimate, from Latin legitimus legitimate, from leg , lex law Date: 15th century 1. a. lawfully begotten; specifically born in&#8230; …

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  • 108outrage — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French utrage, outrage insult, excess, from outre, utre beyond, from Latin ultra more at ultra Date: 14th century 1. an act of violence or brutality 2. a. injury, insult < do no outrages on silly&#8230; …

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  • 109respectable — I. adjective Date: 1599 1. worthy of respect ; estimable 2. decent or correct in character or behavior ; proper 3. a. fair in size or quantity < a respectable amount > b. moderately good …

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  • 110Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny — Mahagonny redirects here. For the Mahagonny Songspiel, see Mahagonny Songspiel. Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny) is a political satirical opera composed by Kurt Weill to a German libretto by Bertolt&#8230; …

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  • 111Business ethics — For the episode from the American television series The Office, see Business Ethics (The Office). Business ethics (also corporate ethics) is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical&#8230; …

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  • 112People's Republic of China — Infobox Country native name = zh. 中华人民共和国 (Simplified Chinese characters) zh. 中華人民共和國 (Traditional Chinese characters) Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó conventional long name = People s Republic of China common name = People s Republic of China symbol&#8230; …

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  • 113Chicago White Sox — White Sox redirects here. For other uses, see White Sox (disambiguation). Chicago White Sox 2012 Chicago White Sox season Established 1894 Based in Chicago since 1900 …

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  • 114Charles Peirce — Infobox Scientist name = Charles Peirce box width = image size = 200px caption = Charles Peirce birth date = September 10, 1839 birth place = Cambridge, Massachusetts death date = April 19, 1914 death place = residence = citizenship = nationality …

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  • 115COINTELPRO — Federal Bureau of Investigation Common&#160;name Federal Bureau of Investigation Abbreviation FBI …

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  • 117Cyril M. Kornbluth — C. M. Kornbluth Cyril Kornbluth c. 1955 Born July 23, 1923(1923 07 23) New York City, New York, United States Died March 21, 1958 …

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  • 118Evil — For other uses, see Evil (disambiguation). Badness redirects here. For the 1981 jazz fusion album, see Badness (album). For the singer nicknamed His Royal Badness, see Prince (musician). See also: Good and evil …

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  • 120Florida Marlins — MLB infobox name = Florida Marlins established = 1993 first game = April 5, 1993 owner = Jeffrey Loria gm = Michael Hill manager = Fredi Gonzalez presbo = Larry Beinfest misc = uniform retirednumbers = 5, 42 colors= Black, Teal, Silver, White WS …

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