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  • 161blacken — verb (blackened; blackening) Date: 14th century intransitive verb to become dark or black < the sky blackens > transitive verb 1. to make black 2. defame, sully < blackened her reputat …

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  • 162denigrate — transitive verb ( grated; grating) Etymology: Latin denigratus, past participle of denigrare, from de + nigrare to blacken, from nigr , niger black Date: 1526 1. to attack the reputation of ; defame < denigrate o …

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  • 163vilify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Etymology: Middle English vilifien, from Late Latin vilificare, from Latin vilis cheap, vile Date: 15th century 1. to lower in estimation or importance 2. to utter slanderous and abusive statements against ; defame&#8230; …

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  • 164scandal — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin scandalum stumbling block, offense, from Greek skandalon trap, stumbling block, offense; akin to Latin scandere to climb Date: 13th century 1. a. discredit brought upon religion by unseemly&#8230; …

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  • 165spatter — I. verb Etymology: akin to Frisian spatterje to spatter, Middle Dutch bespatten to splash Date: 1600 intransitive verb to spurt forth in scattered drops < blood spattering everywhere > transitive verb 1. to splash with or as if with a liquid;&#8230; …

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  • 166defamer — noun see defame …

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  • 167Jews as a chosen people — In Judaism, chosenness is the belief that the Jews are the chosen people: chosen to be in a covenant with God. This idea is first found in the Torah (five books of Moses) and is elaborated on in later books of the Hebrew Bible. Much is written&#8230; …

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  • 168Druze — For other uses, see Druse (disambiguation). Druze دروز Druze star Total population 1,000,000 to 2,500,000 Regions with significant populations …

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  • 170Mary of Bethany — Saint Mary of Bethany Christ in the House of Martha and Mary, Johannes Vermeer, before 1654 1655, oil on canvas (National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh) Mary is seated at the feet of Jesus Righteous Mary …

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  • 171Nelson Mandela — Mandela redirects here. For other uses, see Mandela (disambiguation). His Excellency Nelson Mandela OM AC CC OJ …

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  • 172Propaganda — This article is about the form of communication. For other uses, see Propaganda (disambiguation). French Military Propaganda postcard showing a caricature of Kaiser Wilhelm II biting the world (c. 1915) …

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  • 173Talmud — Rabbinic Literature Talmudic literature Mishnah • Tosefta Jerusalem Talmud • Babylonian Talmud Minor tractates Halakhic Midrash Mekhilta de Rabbi Yishmael (Exodus) Mekhilta de Rabbi Shimon (Exodus) Sifra (Leviticus) Sifre (Numbers Deuteronomy) …

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  • 174Yucatán — Infobox Settlement name = Yucatán other name = native name = Estado Libre y Soberano de Akil Yucatán settlement type = State motto = imagesize = image caption = imagesize = image caption = flag size = 140px image seal size = image shield = Escudo …

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  • 175United States presidential election, 1880 — Infobox Election election name = United States presidential election, 1880 country = United States type = presidential ongoing = no previous election = United States presidential election, 1876 previous year = 1876 next election = United States&#8230; …

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  • 176Henry V of England — Infobox British Royalty|majesty name = Henry V title = King of England, Prince Regent of France, Lord of Ireland reign = 21 March 1413 – 31 August 1422 coronation = 1413 predecessor = Henry IV successor = Henry VI spouse = Catherine of Valois&#8230; …

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  • 177Korean reunification — Unification Flag of Korea Korean name Hangul 조국통일 …

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  • 178Bart Simpson — For the filmmaker, see Bart Simpson (filmmaker). The Simpsons character Bart Simpson Gender …

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  • 179Robert Bork — Judge of Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit In office February 9, 1982&#160;– February 5, 1988 Nominated by Ronald Reagan …

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  • 180J. Jonah Jameson — from The Amazing Spider Man #29, October 1965, drawn by Steve Ditko Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics …

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