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  • 49Simile — A simile is a technique that uses words such as like or as to compare two ideas. Even though similes and metaphors are both forms of comparison, similes allow the two ideas to remain distinct in spite of their similarities, whereas metaphors seek …

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  • 50Yom Kippur — Day of Atonement redirects here. For other uses, see Day of Atonement (disambiguation). For the war, see Yom Kippur War. Yom Kippur Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur, by Maurycy Gottlieb (1878) …

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  • 51Kazimierz Łyszczyński — (March 4, 1634 – March 30, 1689), also known in English as Casimir Liszinski, was a Polish noble, landowner, philosopher, and soldier in the ranks of the Sapieha family, who was who was accused, tried, and executed for atheism in 1689.… …

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  • 52Comedy (drama) — This article is about performing arts. For a general genre, see Comedy. Performing arts Major forms Dance · Music · Opera · Theatre · Circus …

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  • 53Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting — is a medical non profit organization that has been founded by medical doctors. In their Mission Statement, DAFOH refers to the Hippocratic Oath, Declaration of Helsinki, and other declarations of ethics in medicine. The organization is based in… …

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  • 54Augustus De Morgan — (1806 1871) Born 27 June 1806( …

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  • 55Ellbogendysplasie — Elle (links) und Speiche (rechts) mit schwerer Arthrose (ED Grad III). Die Ellbogendysplasie (ED) ist ein chronisch verlaufender Krankheitskomplex des Ellbogengelenks schnellwüchsiger Hunderassen. Die ED stellt eine vererbte Entwicklungsstörung… …

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  • 56Ellbogendysplasie des Hundes — Elle (links) und Speiche (rechts) mit schwerer Arthrose (ED Grad III). Die Ellbogendysplasie (ED) ist ein chronisch verlaufender Krankheitskomplex des Ellbogengelenks schnellwüchsiger Hunderassen. Die ED stellt eine vererbte Entwicklungsstörung… …

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  • 57Ellenbogendysplasie — Elle (links) und Speiche (rechts) mit schwerer Arthrose (ED Grad III). Die Ellbogendysplasie (ED) ist ein chronisch verlaufender Krankheitskomplex des Ellbogengelenks schnellwüchsiger Hunderassen. Die ED stellt eine vererbte Entwicklungsstörung… …

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  • 58Isolierter Processus anconaeus — Elle (links) und Speiche (rechts) mit schwerer Arthrose (ED Grad III). Die Ellbogendysplasie (ED) ist ein chronisch verlaufender Krankheitskomplex des Ellbogengelenks schnellwüchsiger Hunderassen. Die ED stellt eine vererbte Entwicklungsstörung… …

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  • 59dramaticirony — dramatic irony n. The dramatic effect achieved by leading an audience to understand an incongruity between a situation and the accompanying speeches, while the characters in the play remain unaware of the incongruity. * * * …

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  • 60burlesque — burlesquely, adv. burlesquer, n. /beuhr lesk /, n., adj., v., burlesqued, burlesquing. n. 1. an artistic composition, esp. literary or dramatic, that, for the sake of laughter, vulgarizes lofty material or treats ordinary material with mock… …

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  • 61Molière — /mohl yair /; Fr. /maw lyerdd /, n. (Jean Baptiste Poquelin) 1622 73, French actor and playwright. * * * orig. Jean Baptiste Poquelin (baptized Jan. 15, 1622, Paris, France died Feb. 17, 1673, Paris) French playwright, actor, and director. The… …

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  • 62slang — slang1 /slang/, n. 1. very informal usage in vocabulary and idiom that is characteristically more metaphorical, playful, elliptical, vivid, and ephemeral than ordinary language, as Hit the road. 2. (in English and some other languages) speech and …

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  • 63painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 64William Henry Harrison: Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Thursday, March 4, 1841       Called from a retirement which I had supposed was to continue for the residue of my life to fill the chief executive office of this great and free nation, I appear before you, fellow citizens,… …

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