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  • 21Crystallomancy —    Gaining knowledge about the future by gazing into a crystal, and seeing a vision in the crystal. Also called Crystal Gazing. See Divination …

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  • 22Haruspication —    Gaining knowledge of the future through the inspection of animal or human entrails.    See Divination …

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  • 23Hepatoscopy —    Gaining knowledge about the future by looking at the liver. The liver may be inscribed with magic words and spells. See Divination …

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  • 24Magic —    Gaining knowledge or power over the elements through the use of Divination, Sympathetic Magic, Sortilege or Thaumaturgy. Another form of Magic, called Conjuring, was the art of illusion used to entertain people. Magicians use misdirection,… …

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  • 25Oneiromancy —    Gaining knowledge about the future from dreams. The dreams can be specific, vague or symbolic. See Divination …

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  • 26Ornithomancy —    Gaining knowledge about the future from the flight of birds, or all omens from birds. See Divination …

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  • 27Sortilege —    Gaining knowledge about the future through the casting of lots. Bones, teeth, marked dice and other objects are thrown onto the ground. The way the objects are positioned when they come to rest reveals information about the future. See… …

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  • 28List of NCAA football records (individual) — This is a list of individual NCAA football records.OffenseTotal Offense*Career Yards Per Game (Minimum 5,500 Yards) 410.5 Zach Thomas, East Carolina (FBS) 2007 2011 *Season Yards Per Game 527.2 Doug Beardsworth, Alcorn St. (FCS) 1994 11 games… …

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  • 29Fat fetishism — is the strong or exclusive sexual attraction to overweight or obese people.[1] As well as traditional attraction, the topic also incorporates feederism and gaining, where sexual gratification is obtained via the process of gaining body fat. Fat… …

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  • 30New Brunswick electoral redistribution, 2006 — The New Brunswick electoral redistribution of 2006 was undertaken as a result of legislation introduced by Bernard Lord, the Premier of New Brunswick, Canada, on June 9, 2005. The legislation establishes a statutory requirement for redistribution …

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  • 31Compliance (psychology) — Compliance refers to a response specifically, a submission made in reaction to a request. The request may be explicit (i.e., foot in the door technique) or implicit (i.e., advertising). The target may or may not recognize that he or she is being… …

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  • 32France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 33Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 34Austria — Austrian, adj., n. /aw stree euh/, n. a republic in central Europe. 8,054,078; 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Cap.: Vienna. German, Österreich. * * * Austria Introduction Austria Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro… …

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  • 35Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 36Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 37Experience point — Level up redirects here. For the BBC television program, see Level Up. An experience point (often abbreviated to Exp or XP) is a unit of measurement used in many role playing games (RPGs) and role playing video games to quantify a player… …

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  • 38NCAA football bowl games, 2005–06 — The 2005 06 NCAA college football bowl season was a series of 28 post season games (including the Bowl Championship Series) that was played in December 2005 and January 2006 for Division I A football teams and all stars from Divisions I AA, II,… …

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  • 39Opportunism — Opportunity Seized, Opportunity Missed. Engraving by Theodoor Galle, 1605. Contents 1 General definition …

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  • 40education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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