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  • 181 Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome — an autosomal dominant condition that is caused by a mutation in the prion protein gene and resembles Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (CJD). Patients present with cerebellar dysfunction (ataxia and dysarthria) and later develop dementia. They continue… …

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  • 182 go — I. /goʊ / (say goh) verb (went, gone, going) –verb (i) 1. to move or pass (in a direction specified); proceed. 2. to move away or out; depart (opposed to come). 3. Cricket to be dismissed. 4. to keep or be in motion; act, work, or run …

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  • 183 worse — /ˈwɜs / (say wers) adjective (comparative of bad) 1. bad or ill in a greater or higher degree; inferior in excellence, quality, or character. 2. more faulty, unsatisfactory, or objectionable. 3. more unfavourable or injurious. 4. in poorer… …

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  • 184 perishable — [per′ish ə bəl] adj. that may perish; esp., liable to spoil or deteriorate, as some foods n. something, esp. a food, liable to spoil or deteriorate perishability n. perishableness …

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  • 185 deterioration — noun 1. a symptom of reduced quality or strength (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑impairment • Derivationally related forms: ↑deteriorate • Hypernyms: ↑decay • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 186 go — 1. v., n., & adj. v. (3rd sing. present goes; past went; past part. gone) 1 intr. a start moving or be moving from one place or point in time to another; travel, proceed. b (foll. by to + infin., or and + verb) proceed in order to (went to find… …

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  • 187 perish — v. 1 intr. be destroyed; suffer death or ruin. 2 a intr. (esp. of rubber, a rubber object, etc.) lose its normal qualities; deteriorate, rot. b tr. cause to rot or deteriorate. 3 tr. (in passive) suffer from cold or exposure (we were perished… …

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  • 188 wear down — verb 1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 1) We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑wear upon, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑ …

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  • 189 wear off — verb 1. deteriorate through use or stress (Freq. 1) The constant friction wore out the cloth • Syn: ↑wear, ↑wear out, ↑wear down, ↑wear thin • Derivationally related forms: ↑wear …

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  • 190 wear out — verb 1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 2) We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑wear upon, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑ …

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  • 191 wear thin — verb deteriorate through use or stress (Freq. 1) The constant friction wore out the cloth • Syn: ↑wear, ↑wear off, ↑wear out, ↑wear down • Derivationally related forms: ↑wear ( …

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  • 192 deteriorable — də̇ˈtirēərəbəl, dēˈ adjective Etymology: deteriorate + able : liable to deteriorate …

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  • 193 de|gen´er|ate|ness — de|gen|er|ate «verb. dih JEHN uh rayt; adjective, noun. dih JEHN uhr iht», verb, at|ed, at|ing, adjective, noun. –v.i. 1. to grow worse; decline in physical, mental, or moral qualities: »His health degenerated with disease and old age. How the… …

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  • 194 de|gen´er|ate|ly — de|gen|er|ate «verb. dih JEHN uh rayt; adjective, noun. dih JEHN uhr iht», verb, at|ed, at|ing, adjective, noun. –v.i. 1. to grow worse; decline in physical, mental, or moral qualities: »His health degenerated with disease and old age. How the… …

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  • 195 de|gen|er|ate — «verb. dih JEHN uh rayt; adjective, noun. dih JEHN uhr iht», verb, at|ed, at|ing, adjective, noun. –v.i. 1. to grow worse; decline in physical, mental, or moral qualities: »His health degenerated with disease and old age. How the son degenerates… …

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  • 196 ANTISEMITISM — ANTISEMITISM, a term coined in 1879, from the Greek ἁντί = anti, and Σημ = Semite by the German agitator wilhelm marr to designate the then current anti Jewish campaigns in Europe. Antisemitism soon came into general use as a term denoting all… …

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  • 197 LEBANON — (Heb. לְבָנוֹן), Middle Eastern state named after a mountain chain running parallel to the Mediterranean coast N. of Israel. The name Lebanon is derived from lavan (lbn; white ) in reference to the snow covering its peaks. It was variously called …

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  • 198 PHILOSOPHY, JEWISH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: WHAT IS JEWISH PHILOSOPHY? recent histories of jewish philosophy biblical and rabbinic antecedents bible rabbinic literature hellenistic jewish philosophy philo of alexandria biblical… …

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  • 199 TUNIS, TUNISIA — TUNIS, TUNISIA, country in N. Africa between libya and algeria . After their conquest of the country, the Romans named it Provincia Africa, Africa Propria, or, more generally, Africa. Roman Africa included, in addition to the territories of… …

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  • 200 go down — {v. phr.} 1. To deteriorate in quality. * /This hotel, which used to be one of the best, has gone down during the past few years./ 2. To become lower in price. * /It is said that the price of milk is expected to go down soon./ 3. To sink. * /The… …

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