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  • 141Air pollution in Hong Kong — is considered a serious problem. It affects flora and fauna in the area, and the health of residents living there. Visibility is currently less than eight kilometers for 30% of the year. Cases of asthma and bronchial infections have soared in… …

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  • 142yatter — I. ˈyad.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: probably from yap (I) + ter (as in chatter) : idle talk : chatter …

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  • 143WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …

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  • 144beat one's gums — {v. phr.}, {slang} To engage in idle talk, or meaningless chatter; generally to talk too much. * / Stop beating your gums, Jack, Joe cried. I am falling asleep. / Compare: CHEW THE FAT or CHEW THE RAG, SHOOT THE BREEZE or BAT THE BREEZE or FAN… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 145beat one's gums — {v. phr.}, {slang} To engage in idle talk, or meaningless chatter; generally to talk too much. * / Stop beating your gums, Jack, Joe cried. I am falling asleep. / Compare: CHEW THE FAT or CHEW THE RAG, SHOOT THE BREEZE or BAT THE BREEZE or FAN… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 146Tattle — Tat tle, n. Idle talk or chat; trifling talk; prate. [1913 Webster] [They] told the tattle of the day. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 147blabber — I. verb (blabbered; blabbering) Etymology: Middle English blaberen Date: 14th century intransitive verb to talk foolishly or excessively transitive verb to say indiscreetly II. noun Date: circa 1913 idle talk …

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  • 148chatter — I. verb Etymology: Middle English chatteren, of imitative origin Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to utter rapid short sounds suggestive of language but inarticulate and indistinct < squirrels chattered angrily > 2. to talk idly,&#8230; …

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  • 149jangle — I. verb (jangled; jangling) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French jangler, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch jangelen to grumble Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to talk idly 2. to quarrel verbally 3. to make a harsh or&#8230; …

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  • 150palaver — I. noun Etymology: Portuguese palavra word, speech, from Late Latin parabola parable, speech Date: 1735 1. a. a long parley usually between persons of different cultures or levels of sophistication b. conference, discussion 2. a. idle talk b.&#8230; …

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  • 151William F. Buckley, Jr. — Infobox Celebrity name = William F. Buckley Jr. image size = caption = William F. Buckley Jr. in 1985 birth date = birth date|1925|11|24 birth place = New York City, New York, United States death date = 27 February 2008 (aged 82) death place =&#8230; …

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  • 152New media — is a broad term in media studies that emerged in the latter part of the 20th century. For example, new media holds out a possibility of on demand access to content any time, anywhere, on any digital device, as well as interactive user feedback,&#8230; …

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  • 153Third Lanark A.C. — infobox football club caption = Third Lanark display the Scottish Cup which they won in 1889 fullname = Third Lanark Athletic Club nickname = Thirds The Warriors The Redcoats The Hi Hi shortname = Third Lanark founded = 1872 dissolved = 1967&#8230; …

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  • 154Ajita Kesakambali — Ajita Kesakambali(n), was an ancient Indian philosopher in the 6th century BC. He is considered to be the first known proponent of Indian materialism. He was probably a contemporary of Buddha and Mahavira. It has frequently been noted that the&#8230; …

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  • 155Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War — This article details Abraham Lincoln s actions during the American Civil War. Secession winter 1860–1861 As Lincoln s election became more probable, secessionists made it clear that their states would leave the Union. South Carolina took the lead …

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  • 156fable — fabler, n. /fay beuhl/, n., v., fabled, fabling. n. 1. a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue: the fable of the tortoise and the hare; Aesop s fables. 2. a story not founded on fact:&#8230; …

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  • 157gab — gab1 gabber, n. /gab/, v., gabbed, gabbing, n. Informal. v.i. 1. to talk or chat idly; chatter. n. 2. idle talk; chatter. [1780 90; appar. expressive var. of GOB4; cf. GABBLE] Syn. 1. chitchat, gossip, visit; yak, rap, schmooze. gab …

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  • 158Materialism — • As the word itself signifies, Materialism is a philosophical system which regards matter as the only reality in the world, which undertakes to explain every event in the universe as resulting from the conditions and activity of matter, and&#8230; …

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  • 159twaddle — 1. noun /ˈtwɒdəl,ˈtwɑdəl/ a) Empty or silly idle talk or writing; nonsense, rubbish b) A twaddler. 2. verb /ˈtwɒdəl,ˈtwɑdəl/ To talk …

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  • 160babble — 1. noun /bæb.əl/ a) Idle talk; senseless prattle; gabble; twaddle. , The babble of our young children. . b) Inarticulate speech, such as was used at the building the tower of Babel; constant or confused murmur …

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