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  • 101Usury — • Defines the church s view on money lending Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Usury     Usury     † …

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  • 102Cynthia Holz — (born 1950 in New York City, New York, United States) is an American born Canadian author.[1] She graduated in English in 1971 from the City University of New York.[1] She moved to Toronto, Canada in 1976 while working as the Canadian… …

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  • 103Odinani — This article is about the traditional spiritual practices of the Igbo people. For their traditional cultural practices in general, see Igbo culture. Part of the series on Odinani Igbo Mythology and Spirituality …

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  • 104Thomas Robert Malthus — Malthus redirects here. For demon, see Malthus (demon). Thomas Robert Malthus Classical economics Thomas Robert Malthus Born February 14 …

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  • 105philanthropy — I noun almsgiving, altruism, beneficence, benevolence, benevolentia, benignancy, benignity, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, brotherhood, brotherliness, brotherly love, charitableness, charity, considerateness, consideration, devotion to… …

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  • 106aid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Give support to Nouns 1. (help given) aid, assistance, help, succor, relief; maintenance, sustenance, provision, upkeep, livelihood, daily bread; support, advance, furtherance, promotion; patronage,… …

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  • 107altruism — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. benevolence; selflessness; generosity, liberality, philanthropy, unselfishness. Ant., selfishness. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [AL troo IZ um] unselfish concern for others,… …

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  • 108unselfishness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Generosity Nouns unselfishness, generosity, disinterestedness, selflessness, devotion (to others); liberality, liberalism, magnanimity; benevolence; high mindedness, nobility; impartiality, fairness,… …

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  • 109kindliness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. generosity, charity, benevolence; see kindness 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Kindly, charitable interest in others: altruism, beneficence, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, charitableness, charity, goodwill, grace …

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  • 110mercy — noun 1) he showed no mercy to the others Syn: leniency, clemency, compassion, grace, pity, charity, forgiveness, forbearance, quarter, humanity; soft heartedness, tenderheartedness, kindness, sympathy, liberality, indulgence …

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  • 111Charities — Charity Char i*ty, n.; pl. {Charities}. [F. charit[ e] fr. L. caritas dearness, high regard, love, from carus dear, costly, loved; asin to Skr. kam to wish, love, cf. Ir. cara a friend, W. caru to love. Cf. {Caress}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Love;… …

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  • 112Charity — Char i*ty, n.; pl. {Charities}. [F. charit[ e] fr. L. caritas dearness, high regard, love, from carus dear, costly, loved; asin to Skr. kam to wish, love, cf. Ir. cara a friend, W. caru to love. Cf. {Caress}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Love; universal… …

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  • 113Munificence — Mu*nif i*cence, n. [L. munificentia: cf. F. munificence.] The quality or state of being munificent; a giving or bestowing with extraordinary liberality; generous bounty; lavish generosity. Syn: Benevolence; beneficence; liberality; generosity;… …

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  • 114Sisters of Charity — Charity Char i*ty, n.; pl. {Charities}. [F. charit[ e] fr. L. caritas dearness, high regard, love, from carus dear, costly, loved; asin to Skr. kam to wish, love, cf. Ir. cara a friend, W. caru to love. Cf. {Caress}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Love;… …

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  • 115A Vindication of the Rights of Woman — A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the eighteenth century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft… …

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  • 116Moral equivalence — is a term used in political debate, usually to criticize any denial that a moral hierarchy can be assessed of two sides in a conflict, or in the actions or tactics of two sides. The term originates from a 1906 address by William James entitled… …

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  • 118Glossop — Infobox UK place official name= Glossop country= England region= East Midlands static static image caption= Glossop from Higher Dinting population= 32,428 (2001 Census) os grid reference= SK0393 latitude= 53.4380 longitude= 1.9473 map type=… …

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  • 119Gaius Musonius Rufus — Chapter 1, page 1, of the works of Gaius Musonius Rufus, in Greek, edited by Otto Hense in the Teubner series, 1905. Gaius Musonius Rufus, was a Roman Stoic philosopher of the 1st century AD. He taught philosophy in Rome during the reign of Nero …

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  • 120Adam Ferguson — Adam Ferguson, also known as Ferguson of Raith (20 June 1723 (O.S.) (July 1, N.S.) 22 February 1816) was a philosopher and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment.LifeBorn at Logierait in Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland, he received his education at …

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