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  • 101Weaker — Weak Weak (w[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Weaker} (w[=e]k [ e]r); superl. {Weakest}.] [OE. weik, Icel. veikr; akin to Sw. vek, Dan. veg soft, flexible, pliant, AS. w[=a]c weak, soft, pliant, D. week, G. weich, OHG. weih; all from the verb seen in Icel. v[ …

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  • 102Weakest — Weak Weak (w[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Weaker} (w[=e]k [ e]r); superl. {Weakest}.] [OE. weik, Icel. veikr; akin to Sw. vek, Dan. veg soft, flexible, pliant, AS. w[=a]c weak, soft, pliant, D. week, G. weich, OHG. weih; all from the verb seen in Icel. v[ …

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  • 103cynic — noun Etymology: Middle French or Latin, Middle French cynique, from Latin cynicus, from Greek kynikos, literally, like a dog, from kyn , kyōn dog more at hound Date: 1542 1. capitalized an adherent of an ancient Greek school of philosophers who… …

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  • 104cynical — adjective Date: 1542 1. captious, peevish 2. having or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic: as a. contemptuously distrustful of human nature and motives < those cynical men who say that democracy cannot be honest and efficient …

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  • 105sea lawyer — noun Date: 1829 an argumentative captious sailor …

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  • 106sophist — noun Etymology: Latin sophista, from Greek sophistēs, literally, expert, wise man, from sophizesthai to become wise, deceive, from sophos clever, wise Date: 14th century 1. philosopher 2. capitalized any of a class of ancient Greek teachers of&#8230; …

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  • 107critic — I. noun Etymology: Latin criticus, from Greek kritikos, from kritikos able to discern or judge, from krinein Date: 1588 1. a. one who expresses a reasoned opinion on any matter especially involving a judgment of its value, truth, righteousness,&#8230; …

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  • 108captiously — adverb see captious …

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  • 109captiousness — noun see captious …

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  • 110British Isles — This article is about the archipelago in north western Europe. For the group of territories with constitutional links to the United Kingdom, see British Islands. British Isles English: British Isles Irish: Éire agus an Bhreatain Mhór[1] or&#8230; …

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  • 111Battle of Blenheim — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Blenheim caption= The Duke of Marlborough Signing the Despatch at Blenheim . Oil by Robert Alexander Hillingford. coordinates=coord|48|38|0|N|10|38|0|E|region:BE type:landmark|display=inline,title&#8230; …

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  • 112List of Latin words with English derivatives — This is a list of Latin words with derivatives in English (and other modern languages). Ancient orthography did not distinguish between i and j or between u and v. Many modern works distinguish u from v but not i from j. In this article both&#8230; …

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  • 113John Singleton Copley — For the British lawyer and politician of this name, see John Copley, 1st Baron Lyndhurst. John Singleton Copley Portrait of Copley by Gilbert Stuart Birth name John Singleton Copley …

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  • 114Eudoxius of Antioch — Eudoxius (died 370) was the eighth bishop of Constantinople from January 27, 360 to 370, previously bishop of Germanicia and of Antioch, and was one of the most influential Arians.Saint Eustathius was bishop of Antioch between 324 and 331.&#8230; …

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  • 115Censure — Not to be confused with Censer, Censor (disambiguation), or Sensor. A censure ( &#160;/ˈsɛ …

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  • 116Isis magazine — Isis is the longest running independent student magazine in England, established in 1892 at the University of Oxford. Traditionally a rival to the Cherwell student newspaper, Isis was acquired in the late 1990s by Cherwell s parent company, OSPL …

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  • 117Unigenitus — may also refer to a papal bull issued by Pope Clement VI in 1343. Unigenitus (named for its Latin opening words Unigenitus dei filius , or Only begotten son of God ), an apostolic constitution in the form of a papal bull promulgated by Pope&#8230; …

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  • 118The Dunciad — Alexander Pope The Dunciad /ˈd …

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  • 119Melchior d'Hondecoeter — The Menagerie by Melchior d Hondecoeter. On canvas, 135 by 116.5 centimetres (53 by 45.9 in). Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam …

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  • 120Peter Browne (theologian) — Peter Browne (?1665 August 27, 1735), Irish divine and bishop of Cork and Ross, was born in County Dublin, not long after the Restoration.He entered Trinity College, Dublin, in 1682, and after ten years residence obtained a fellowship. In 1699 he …

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