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  • 101scorn — scorner, n. scorningly, adv. /skawrn/, n. 1. open or unqualified contempt; disdain: His face and attitude showed the scorn he felt. 2. an object of derision or contempt. 3. a derisive or contemptuous action or speech. 4. laugh to scorn, to… …

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  • 102spurn — spurner, n. /sperrn/, v.t. 1. to reject with disdain; scorn. 2. to treat with contempt; despise. 3. to kick or trample with the foot. v.i. 4. to show disdain or contempt; scorn something. n. 5. disdainful rejection. 6. contemptuous treatment. 7.… …

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  • 103Blasphemy — • Signifies etymologically gross irreverence towards any person or thing worthy of exalted esteem Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Blasphemy     Blasphemy      …

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  • 104Injustice — • The violation of another s strict right against his reasonable will, and the value of the word right is determined to be the moral power of having or doing or exacting something in support or furtherance of one s own advantage Catholic… …

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  • 105Labour and Labour Legislation — • Labour is work done by mind or body either partly or wholly for the purpose of producing utilities Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Labour and Labour Legislation     Labour and Labour Legislation …

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  • 106Lollards — • The name given to the followers of John Wyclif, an heretical body numerous in England in the latter part of the fourteenth and the first half of the fifteenth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lollards     Lollards …

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  • 107Eastern Monasticism —     Eastern Monasticism     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Eastern Monasticism     (1) Origin     The first home of Christian monasticism is the Egyptian desert. Hither during persecution men fled the world and the danger of apostasy, to serve God in… …

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  • 108England (Since the Reformation) —     England (Since the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Since the Reformation)     The Protestant Reformation is the great dividing line in the history of England, as of Europe generally. This momentous Revolution, the outcome… …

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  • 109abuse — 1 /ə byüz/ vt abused, abus·ing 1: to put to a use other than the one intended: as a: to put to a bad or unfair use abusing the powers of office b: to put to improper or excessive use abuse narcotics …

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  • 110abuse — 1. noun /əˈbjuːs,əˈbjus/ a) Improper treatment or usage; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; perversion. Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty, as well as by the abuses of power. b) Physical or verbal …

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  • 111respect — 1. noun /ɹɪˈspɛkt/ a) an attitude of consideration or high regard He is an intellectual giant, and I have great respect for him. b) good opinion, honor, or admiration Syngman Rhee kept imprisoned the Dowager Queen Yun Empress Sunjeong of the… …

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  • 112contumacious — adjective /ˌkɒn.tjʊˈmeɪ.ʃəs,ˌkɑːn.tʊˈmeɪ.ʃəs,ˌkɑːn.tjəˈmeɪ.ʃəs/ a) Contemptuous of authority; willfully disobedient; rebellious. The queen hears of it; takes occaſion to paſſe wher he is, on purpoſe, that, under prætense of reconſiling to him, or …

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  • 113Cophen Campaign — Alexander s Indian campaign Part of Indian campaign of Alexander the Great The Valley of the Cophen River …

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  • 114Carlos Castro (journalist) — For other people named Carlos Castro, see Carlos Castro (disambiguation). Carlos Castro Carlos Castro, 2010 Born October 5, 1945(1945 10 05) Moçâmedes, Angola …

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  • 115Matthew Parris — (* 7. August 1949) ist ein britischer Politiker der Conservative Party, Autor und Journalist. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke (Auswahl) 3 Weblinks …

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  • 116discredit — I noun animadversion, aspersion, attaint, baseness, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, debasement, dedecus, degradation, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, disbelief, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace,… …

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  • 117indignity — in·dig·ni·ty /in dig nə tē/ n pl ties: persistent and intolerable behavior toward a spouse esp. as a manifestation of settled estrangement Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. indignity …

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  • 118obloquy — I noun abasement, abuse, abusive language, accusation, animadversion, aspersion, berating, blame, castigation, censure, chastisement, chiding, contempt, criticism, debasement, defamation, degradation, denunciation, derision, derogation, diatribe …

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  • 119affront — I verb afflict, aggrieve, antagonize, be offensive, be rude, cause dislike, cause offense, chafe, disconcert, disdain, disoblige, disquiet, distress, disturb, embitter, encounter, gall, give offense to, grieve, hurt the feelings, ill treat,… …

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  • 120arrogance — index contempt (disdain), contumely, disdain, disrespect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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