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  • 113ludicrous — adjective Etymology: Latin ludicrus, from ludus play, sport; perhaps akin to Greek loidoros abusive Date: 1712 1. amusing or laughable through obvious absurdity, incongruity, exaggeration, or eccentricity 2. meriting derisive laughter or scorn as …

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  • 114mannerism — noun Date: 1803 1. a. exaggerated or affected adherence to a particular style or manner ; artificiality, preciosity < refined almost to the point of mannerism Winthrop Sargeant > b. often capitalized an art style in late 16th century Europe&#8230; …

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  • 115different — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin different , differens, present participle of differre Date: 14th century 1. partly or totally unlike in nature, form, or quality ; dissimilar < could hardly be more different > often followed by&#8230; …

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  • 116discord — I. noun Etymology: Middle English descorde, discord, from Anglo French descorde, from Latin discordia, from discord , discors Date: 13th century 1. a. lack of agreement or harmony (as between persons, things, or ideas) b. active quarreling or&#8230; …

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  • 117Citizen Kane — Citizen Kane …

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  • 118Freemasonry — Freemasons redirects here. For other uses, see Freemasons (disambiguation). Masonic redirects here. For the ghost town in California, see Masonic, California. The Masonic Square and Compasses. (Found with or without the letter G) …

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  • 119Knight — Knighthood redirects here. For modern British honours, see Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom. For other nations, see State decoration. For other uses, see knight (disambiguation) and knights (disambiguation). Royal and noble&#8230; …

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  • 120Plautus — For the Roman noble, see Rubellius Plautus. Plautus Born c. 254 BC Sarsina, Umbria Died 184 BC Rome …

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  • 121Perception — For other uses, see Perception (disambiguation). Perceptual redirects here. For the Brian Blade album, see Perceptual (album). Robert Fludd s depiction of perception (1619) …

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  • 122Transgender — (IPAEng|trænzˈdʒɛndɚ, from (Latin) derivatives [ trans …

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  • 123Suspension of disbelief — or willing suspension of disbelief is an aesthetic theory intended to characterize people s relationships to art. It was coined by the poet and aesthetic philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1817. It refers to the willingness of a person to&#8230; …

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  • 124Shelob — is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth legendarium. She appears at the end of the second volume of The Lord of the Rings , The Two Towers . She is based on a tarantula that bit Tolkien when he was an infant living in South&#8230; …

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  • 125Jacques Offenbach — Offenbach in the 1860s Jacques Offenbach (20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880) was a Prussian born French composer, cellist and impresario. He is remembered for his nearly 100 operettas of the 1850s–1870s and his uncompleted opera The Tales of Hoffmann …

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  • 126Executive Decision — This article is about the film. For the Bad Azz album, see Executive Decision (album). Executive Decision Theatrical release poster Directed by …

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  • 128Boundary (topology) — For a different notion of boundary related to manifolds, see that article. In topology, the boundary of a subset S of a topological space X is the set of points which can be approached both from S and from the outside of S . More formally, it is&#8230; …

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