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  • 123Theological censure — is, in Catholic teaching, a doctrinal judgment by which the Church stigmatizes certain teachings detrimental to faith or morals. That they are directed at teachings distinguishes them from canonical censures, such as excommunication, suspension,… …

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  • 124Charles Garvice — (1850 1920) Charles Andrew Garvice (24 August 1850[1] 1 March 1920) was a prolific and popular author of romance novels in Britain, the United States and translated around the world …

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  • 125Mediator Dei — Mediator Dei, a papal encyclical was issued by Pope Pius XII in 1947. The encyclical suggests new directions and active participation instead of a merely passive role of the faithful in the liturgy, in liturgical ceremonies and in the life of… …

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  • 126Call Her Savage — Filmdaten Originaltitel Call Her Savage Produktionsland USA …

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  • 128captiously — See captious. * * * …

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  • 129kap- — To grasp. Derivatives include have, heavy, cable, captive, deceive, capsule, and chassis. I. Basic form *kap . 1. heddle, from Old Englis …

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  • 130critic — /krit ik/, n. 1. a person who judges, evaluates, or criticizes: a poor critic of men. 2. a person who judges, evaluates, or analyzes literary or artistic works, dramatic or musical performances, or the like, esp. for a newspaper or magazine. 3. a …

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  • 131critical — critically, adv. criticality, criticalness, n. /krit i keuhl/, adj. 1. inclined to find fault or to judge with severity, often too readily. 2. occupied with or skilled in criticism. 3. involving skillful judgment as to truth, merit, etc.;… …

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  • 132faultfinding — /fawlt fuyn ding/, n. 1. the act of pointing out faults, esp. faults of a petty nature; carping. adj. 2. tending to find fault; disposed to complain or object; captious. [1620 30; FAULT + FINDING] Syn. 2. critical, censorious. * * * …

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  • 133fractious — fractiously, adv. fractiousness, n. /frak sheuhs/, adj. 1. refractory or unruly: a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness. 2. readily angered; peevish; irritable; quarrelsome: an incorrigibly fractious young man. [1715 25;… …

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  • 134hairsplitting — hairsplitter, n. /hair split ing/, n. 1. the making of unnecessarily fine distinctions. adj. 2. characterized by such distinctions: the hairsplitting arguments of a political debate. [1820 30; HAIR + SPLITTING] Syn. 2. quibbling, niggling,… …

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  • 135sophist — /sof ist/, n. 1. (often cap.) Gk. Hist. a. any of a class of professional teachers in ancient Greece who gave instruction in various fields, as in general culture, rhetoric, politics, or disputation. b. a person belonging to this class at a later …

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  • 136Washington, George — born Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland county, Va. died Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Va., U.S. American Revolutionary commander in chief (1775–83) and first president of the U.S. (1789–97). Born into a wealthy family, he was educated privately. In 1752 …

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  • 137W.E.B. Du Bois: What African Americans Want (1903) — ▪ Primary Source       Although they came to represent divergent perspectives on civil rights, Booker T. Washington (Washington, Booker T) and W.E.B. Du Bois were the two leading African American spokesmen at the turn of the twentieth century.… …

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  • 138Nestorius and Nestorianism — • Biography of the Patriarch of Constantinople, and examination of the unacceptable implications of his doctrine Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nestorius and Nestorianism     Nestorius and Nestorianism …

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  • 139Unigenitus — • A celebrated Apostolic Constitution of Clement XI, condemning 101 propositions of Pasquier Quesnel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Unigenitus     Unigenitus      …

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  • 140George Hermes —     George Hermes     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► George Hermes     Philosopher and theologian, b. at Dreierwalde near Theine (Westphalia), 22 April, 1775; d. at Bonn on the Rhine, 26 May 1831. After completing his course in the gymnasium, or high… …

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