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  • 61 Extenuatory — Ex*ten u*a*to*ry, a. [Cf. L. extenuatorius attenuating.] Tending to extenuate or palliate. Croker. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 62 Forehand — Fore hand , a. Done beforehand; anticipative. [1913 Webster] And so extenuate the forehand sin. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 63 Mince — (m[i^]ns), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Minced} (m[i^]nst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Minging} (m[i^]n s[i^]ng).] [AS. minsian to grow less, dwindle, fr. min small; akin to G. minder less, Goth. minniza less, mins less, adv., L. minor, adj. (cf. {Minor}); or more …

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  • 64 Minced — Mince Mince (m[i^]ns), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Minced} (m[i^]nst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Minging} (m[i^]n s[i^]ng).] [AS. minsian to grow less, dwindle, fr. min small; akin to G. minder less, Goth. minniza less, mins less, adv., L. minor, adj. (cf.… …

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  • 65 Minging — Mince Mince (m[i^]ns), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Minced} (m[i^]nst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Minging} (m[i^]n s[i^]ng).] [AS. minsian to grow less, dwindle, fr. min small; akin to G. minder less, Goth. minniza less, mins less, adv., L. minor, adj. (cf.… …

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  • 66 Palliative — Pal li*a*tive, a. [Cf. F. palliatif.] Serving to palliate; serving to extenuate, mitigate, or alleviate. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 67 Stint — Stint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stinted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stinting}.] [OE. stinten, stenten, stunten, to cause to cease, AS. styntan (in comp.) to blunt, dull, fr. stunt dull, stupid; akin to Icel. stytta to shorten, stuttr short, dial, Sw. stynta… …

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  • 68 Stinted — Stint Stint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stinted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stinting}.] [OE. stinten, stenten, stunten, to cause to cease, AS. styntan (in comp.) to blunt, dull, fr. stunt dull, stupid; akin to Icel. stytta to shorten, stuttr short, dial, Sw.… …

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  • 69 Stinting — Stint Stint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stinted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stinting}.] [OE. stinten, stenten, stunten, to cause to cease, AS. styntan (in comp.) to blunt, dull, fr. stunt dull, stupid; akin to Icel. stytta to shorten, stuttr short, dial, Sw.… …

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  • 70 mitigate — transitive verb ( gated; gating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin mitigatus, past participle of mitigare to soften, from mitis soft + igare (akin to Latin agere to drive); akin to Old Irish moíth soft more at agent Date: 15th century 1. to… …

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  • 71 extenuator — noun see extenuate …

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  • 72 extenuatory — adjective see extenuate …

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  • 73 Konrad Lorenz — Born November 7, 1903(1903 11 07) Vienna, Austria Hungary …

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  • 74 Office of Strategic Services — OSS OSS Shoulder Insignia Agency overview Formed June 13, 1942 Dissolved …

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  • 75 Horatio Alger, Jr. — Infobox Writer name = Horatio Alger, Jr. pseudonym = birthdate = birth date|1832|1|13 birthplace Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States deathdate = death date and age|1899|7|18|1832|1|13|df=yes deathplace = Natick, Massachusetts occupation =… …

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  • 76 Other — For other uses, see Other (disambiguation). The Other or Constitutive Other (also the verb othering) is a key concept in continental philosophy; it opposes the Same. The Other refers, or attempts to refer, to that which is Other than the initial… …

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  • 77 Protectorate of missions — is a term for the right of protection exercised by a Christian power in an infidel (e.g. Muslim) country with regard to the persons and establishments of the missionaries. The term does not apply to all protection of missions, but only to that… …

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  • 78 Social Dominance Theory — is a social psychological theory of group conflict which describes human society as consisting of oppressive group based hierarchical structures. According to the theory, individual people possess varying levels of preference for social dominance …

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  • 79 Manych Ship Canal — The Manych Ship Canal is a projected water transport connection between the basins of the Sea of Azov/Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. The most probable technical parameters of Manych Ship Canal are 6.5 m in depth, 80 m in width and more than 75… …

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