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  • 81 Idea — • The word was originally Greek, but passed without change into Latin. It seems first to have meant form, shape, or appearance, whence, by an easy transition, it acquired the connotation of nature, or kind Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 82 Intellect — • The faculty of thought Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Intellect     Intellect     † …

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  • 83 detain — de·tain vt 1: to hold or keep in custody or possession property wrongfully detain ed a juvenile detain ed in a care facility 2: to restrain from proceeding detain ed the driver and asked to see his license …

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  • 84 take — vb took, tak·en, tak·ing vt 1 a: to obtain control, custody, or possession of often by assertive or intentional means b: to seize or interfere with the use of (property) by governmental authority; specif: to acquire title to for public use by… …

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  • 85 List of Harper's Island characters — This is a list of fictional characters in the television series Harper s Island. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Abby Mills 1.2 Henry Dunn …

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  • 86 police — po·lice 1 vt po·liced, po·lic·ing: to control, regulate, or keep in order esp. as an official duty police the area police 2 n pl police 1: the control and regulation of affairs affecting the order and welfare of a political unit and its citizens… …

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  • 87 jail — / jāl/ n: a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody; specif: such a place under the jurisdiction of a local government (as a county) for the confinement of persons awaiting trial or those convicted of minor crimes compare house of …

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  • 88 seize — vt seized, seiz·ing 1 or seise: to put in possession of property or vest with the right of possession or succession stand seized of land 2: to take possession or custody of (property) esp. by lawful authority seize drugs as evidence …

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  • 89 catch — index apprehend (arrest), apprehension (act of arresting), arrest (apprehend), capture, connection (fastening) …

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  • 90 discern — I (detect with the senses) verb appreciate, apprehend, apprehend clearly, ascertain, awake to, become acquainted with, become apprized, become aware of, become informed, behold, cast eyes on, catch sight of, cognize, command a view of, comprehend …

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  • 91 take into custody — index apprehend (arrest), arrest (apprehend), book, capture, confine, constrain (imprison) …

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  • 92 take prisoner — index apprehend (arrest), arrest (apprehend), capture, carry away, confine, detain (hold in custo …

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  • 93 Exact sciences (The) in Hellenistic times: texts and issues — The exact sciences in Hellenistic times: Texts and issues1 Alan C.Bowen Modern scholars often rely on the history of Greco Latin science2 as a backdrop and support for interpreting past philosophical thought. Their warrant is the practice… …

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  • 94 capture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. seize, apprehend, arrest; grab; bag, snare, trap, nab (inf.), collar (sl.). See restraint. Ant., release. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. capturing, seizing, taking, seizure, acquisition, acquirement,… …

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  • 95 collar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. neckband, neckwear; necklace; gorget, bertha, dicky; harness. See clothing, circularity. v. t., slang, nab, arrest, catch. See restraint. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. neckband, neckpiece, ruff, frill,… …

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  • 96 feel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. touch, taste; experience; bear, suffer, endure (see durability); infer, intuit; explore. n. emotion, feeling; touch; informal, aptitude, understanding. See reasoning, intellect. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn …

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  • 97 ken — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. knowledge, scope. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. perception, understanding, knowledge, cognizance, grasp, comprehension, range of vision. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) I noun The extent of one s… …

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  • 98 nab — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t., informal, grab, catch, seize; latch on to; corner, tree, ensnare; take prisoner, collar (sl.), pinch (sl.). See restraint. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [*To arrest] Syn. apprehend, capture, arrest,… …

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  • 99 pinch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. stress, strain, pressure, emergency, difficulty, plight, predicament; pinching, nip; slang, arrest. See circumstance, restraint. v. nip, compress, tighten, squeeze; chill, bite, hurt. See contraction …

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  • 100 seize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. grasp, clutch; capture, arrest, appropriate, confiscate; afflict; attach, distrain; comprehend, understand. See stealing, intelligence, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To grasp] Syn. take, take …

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