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  • 181James Malcolm Rymer — (1814 11 août 1884) est un écrivain britannique du XIXe siècle surtout connu pour avoir rédigé des penny dreadfuls. Il est probablement l auteur de Varney the Vampire paru en 1847 (ouvrage souvent attribué à Thomas Preskett Prest) et The… …

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  • 182Credit Cliff — A slang term referring to the compounding of a company s credit deterioration caused by provisions such as financial covenants, or events that trigger a change in the company s credit rating. These can put pressure on the company s liquidity or… …

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  • 183fault — n [Anglo French faute lack, failing, ultimately from Latin fallere to deceive, disappoint] 1: a usu. intentional act forbidden by law; also: a usu. intentional omission to do something (as to exercise due care) required by law see also negligence …

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  • 184Сили, Сибил — Сибил Сили Sybil Seely …

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  • 185mistake — Synonyms and related words: bad job, bevue, bloomer, blooper, blunder, bobble, boggle, bonehead play, boner, boo boo, boob, botch, bungle, clanger, clerical error, clumsy performance, contort, corrigendum, distort, erratum, error, etourderie,… …

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  • 186Müller, Traugott — (1895 1944)    Designer. Müller was an extraordinarily talented and busy designer in the Weimar period. He then began directing films in the Third Reich. Müller s designs for Erwin Piscator in Berlin were exceptional, because they marked Müller… …

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  • 187failure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Nonperformance Nouns 1. failure, unsuccessfulness, nonsuccess, nonfulfillment; dead failure, abortion, miscarriage, malfunction, outage; bankruptcy (see nonpayment); labor in vain; no go; inefficacy;… …

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  • 188faux pas — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fr. a false step; error. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. error, blunder, gaffe, indiscretion; see error 1 . See Synonym Study at error . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [foh PAH] a social… …

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  • 189misstep — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. stumble, false step; impropriety, lapse, slip; sin. See error. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. slip, miss, trip, bungle, stumble; see also failure 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. error, slip, mistake,… …

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  • 190mistake — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. misunderstand, err, misidentify. n. error, blunder, misunderstanding, slip. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A blunder] Syn. error, false step, blunder, slip; see error 1 . 2. [A misunderstanding] Syn.… …

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  • 191stumble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. trip, stub one s toe; hobble, stagger, lumber; blunder, flounder, stammer; err, slip, backslide. See descent, agitation, error, stammering. stumbling block II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To move in a… …

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  • 192peccadillo — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mistake, violation, error; see fault 2 , sin . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [PEK uh DIL oh] a minor fault, sin or offense. The media has a way of flushing out a politician s every peccadillo. SYN.:… …

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  • 193faux pas — [ˌfəu ˈpa:, ˈfəu pa: US ˌfou ˈpa:] n plural faux pas [ ˈpa:z] [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: false step ] an embarrassing mistake in a social situation …

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  • 194faux pas — 1670s, French, lit. false step …

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  • 195offend — (v.) early 14c., to sin against (someone), from O.Fr. offendre, from L. offendere strike against, stumble, commit a fault, displease, from ob against + fendere to strike (found only in compounds). Meaning to violate (a law), to make a moral false …

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  • 196faux pas — ‚fəʊ pɑː (French) false step , embarrassing social blunder, breach of etiquette …

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  • 197faux pas —    (foh PAH) [French: false step] An embarrassing social blunder; a breach of etiquette; a mistake …

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  • 198faux pas — [fəʊ pα:] noun (plural same) a social blunder. Origin Fr., lit. false step …

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  • 199folly — n. 1. Foolishness, imbecility, fatuity, stupidity, shallowness, dulness, doltishness. 2. Absurdity, foolishness, extravagance, unwisdom, imprudence, nonsense, fatuity, indiscretion. 3. Act of folly, foolish act, indiscretion, blunder, faux pas. 4 …

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  • 200indiscretion — n. 1. Imprudence, inconsiderateness, rashness, folly. 2. Mistake, misstep, indiscreet act, act of indiscretion, faux pas. 3. Slip from virtue, false step, decline from chastity, imprudence, act of folly, misstep, faux pas …

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