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  • 81Eloquence — (from Latin eloquentia ) is fluent, forcible, elegant or persuasive speaking in public. It is primarily the power of expressing strong emotions in striking and appropriate language, thereby producing conviction or persuasion. The term is also… …

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  • 82English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 83parlant — parlant, ante [ parlɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1210; de parler 1 ♦ Vx ou didact. Qui parle, est doué de parole. « Les arbres et les plantes sont devenus chez moi créatures parlantes » (La Fontaine). Ling. Le sujet parlant. ⇒ locuteur. ♢ Fam. Il n est pas… …

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  • 84Yngling — *The Scylfings (Old Norse: Skilfingar ), the semi legendary royal Swedish clan during the Age of Migrations, with kings such as Eadgils, Onela and Ohthere. When Beowulf and Ynglingatal were composed sometime in the 8th 10th centuries, the… …

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  • 85persuasif — persuasif, ive [ pɛrsɥazif, iv ] adj. • 1376; lat. scolast. persuasivus 1 ♦ (Choses) Qui a le pouvoir de persuader. Ton persuasif. ⇒ éloquent. « une éloquence douce et persuasive » (Sainte Beuve). 2 ♦ (XVIIe) (Personnes) Qui sait persuader. «… …

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  • 86vocal — 1 Vocal, articulate, oral can all mean uttered by the voice or having to do with utterance. Vocal implies the use of voice, but not necessarily of speech or language; thus, vocal sounds are sounds produced by a creature that has vocal organs;… …

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  • 87Gettysburg Address — For the text of the Gettysburg Address, see Gettysburg Address at Wikisource. Main article: Consecration of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg The only confirmed photo of Abraham Lincoln (circled) at Gettysburg, taken about noon, just after… …

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  • 88Halfdan the Old — (Old Norse Hálfdanr gamli and Hálfdanr inn gamli ) was an ancient, legendary king from whom descended many of the most notable lineages of legend. A second Halfdan the Old is the purported great grandfather of Ragnvald Eysteinsson.Halfdan the Old …

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  • 89Belt Line Railway (Toronto) — Infobox SG rail railroad name=Belt Line Railway logo size= old gauge= logo filename= locale=Toronto, Ontario, Canada start year=1892 end year=1894 hq city=Toronto, Ontario, Canada marks=The Belt Line Railway was built in Toronto, Ontario, Canada… …

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  • 90De Oratore — First page of a miniature of Cicero s De oratore, 15th century, Northern Italy, now at the British Museum De Oratore ( On the Orator ) is a dialogue written by Cicero in 55 BCE. It is set in 91 BCE, when Lucius Licinius Crassus dies, just before… …

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  • 91United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 92expressif — expressif, ive [ ɛkspresif, iv ] adj. • 1483, repris déb. XVIIIe; de expression 1 ♦ Qui exprime bien ce qu on veut exprimer, faire entendre. Un terme particulièrement expressif. Un langage riche et expressif. ⇒ coloré. Un geste, un silence… …

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  • 93Alrek and Eirík — See Alaric for the Gothic kings. Alrek and Eirík (Old Norse Alrekr and Eiríkr ) were two legendary kings of Sweden.In the Ynglinga saga According to the Ynglinga saga , Alrek and Eirík were sons and heirs of the previous king Agni by his wife… …

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  • 94Laborem Exercens — was an encyclical written by Pope John Paul II in 1981, on human work. It is part of a larger body of writings known as Catholic social teaching, that trace their origin to Rerum Novarum which was issued by Pope Leo XIII in 1891.External links*… …

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  • 95performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 96St. Gregory of Nazianzus —     St. Gregory of Nazianzus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Gregory of Nazianzus     Doctor of the Church, born at Arianzus, in Asia Minor, c. 325; died at the same place, 389. He was son one of three children of Gregory, Bishop of Nazianzus… …

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  • 97List of demons in the Ars Goetia — The demons names (given below) are taken from the Ars Goetia, which differs in terms of number and ranking from the Pseudomonarchia Daemonum of Johann Weyer. As a result of multiple translations, there are multiple spellings for some of the names …

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  • 98De doctrina christiana — Part of a series on …

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  • 99convaincant — convaincant, ante [ kɔ̃vɛ̃kɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1618 convainquant; de convaincre ♦ Qui est propre à convaincre. Démonstration, preuve convaincante. Cet argument est convaincant. ⇒ concluant, décisif, probant. « La lettre pathétique et convaincante… …

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  • 100entraînant — entraînant, ante [ ɑ̃trɛnɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1769; de entraîner(I, 3o) 1 ♦ Qui entraîne. Style entraînant. Orateur véhément à l éloquence entraînante. ⇒ convaincant, éloquent. 2 ♦ D un rythme vif et marqué (musique). Une marche militaire entraînante …

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