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  • 141Moshe Heinemann — Rabbi Moshe Heinemann Position Rabbi Synagogue Agudath Israel of Baltimore Personal details Nationality …

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  • 142Keating Five — Alan Cranston (D CA) Dennis DeConcini (D AZ) John Glenn (D OH) John McCain (R AZ) Donald W. Riegle (D MI) The Keating Five were five United States Senators accused of corruption in 1989, igniting a major political scandal as part of the larger… …

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  • 143Jean de La Gessée — Jean Gesse, dit Jean de La Gessée (ou Jessée), né à Mauvezin en Gascogne vers 1550 et mort vers 1600, est un poète, historien et généalogiste français. Il fut secrétaire du Duc d Alençon[1]. Les historiens de la littérature n ont en général pas… …

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  • 144Комедия — вид драмы (см.), в котором специфически разрешается момент действенного конфликта или борьбы антагонистичных персонажей. Качественно борьба в К. отличается тем, что она: 1. не влечет за собой серьезных, гибельных последствий для борющихся сторон; …

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  • 145Natación en los Juegos Olímpicos de Atenas 2004 - Estilo espalda 100m femenino — Anexo:Natación en los Juegos Olímpicos de Atenas 2004 Estilo espalda 100m femenino Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Récords Récord Mundial Natalie Coughlin (USA) Fort Lauderdale, USA 0:59.58 13 de agosto de 2002 Récord Olímpico anterior Diana… …

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  • 146china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 147China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 148indulge — indulger, n. indulgingly, adv. /in dulj /, v., indulged, indulging. v.i. 1. to yield to an inclination or desire; allow oneself to follow one s will (often fol. by in): Dessert came, but I didn t indulge. They indulged in unbelievable shopping… …

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  • 149leniency — /lee nee euhn see, leen yeuhn /, n., pl. leniencies. 1. the quality or state of being lenient. 2. a lenient act. Also, lenience. [1770 80; LENI(ENT) + ENCY] * * * …

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  • 150reconstruction — reconstructional, reconstructionary, adj. /ree keuhn struk sheuhn/, n. 1. an act of reconstructing. 2. (cap.) U.S. Hist. a. the process by which the states that had seceded were reorganized as part of the Union after the Civil War. b. the period… …

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  • 151Johnson, Andrew — born Dec. 29, 1808, Raleigh, N.C., U.S. died July 31, 1875, near Carter Station, Tenn. 17th president of the U.S. (1865–69). Born in poverty, he never attended school, and he taught himself to read and write. After a short apprenticeship as a… …

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  • 152Kiderlen-Wächter, Alfred von — born July 10, 1852, Stuttgart, Württemberg died Dec. 30, 1912, Stuttgart German diplomat. A career diplomat, he became foreign secretary in 1910 and pursued a belligerent foreign policy, working to establish Germany as the leading power in Europe …

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  • 153Lincoln, Abraham — born Feb. 12, 1809, near Hodgenville, Ky., U.S. died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C. 16th president of the U.S. (1861–65). Born in a Kentucky log cabin, he moved to Indiana in 1816 and to Illinois in 1830. After working as a storekeeper, a rail… …

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  • 154Neurath, Konstantin, baron von — born Feb. 2, 1873, Klein Glattbach, Ger. died Aug. 14, 1956, Enzweihingen, W.Ger. German diplomat. He entered the diplomatic service in 1903 and served as minister to Denmark (1919–22), ambassador to Italy (1922–30), and ambassador to Britain… …

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  • 155Social Protection — ▪ 2006 Introduction With medical costs skyrocketing and government programs scaled back, citizens bore more responsibility for their health care costs; irregular migration, human trafficking, and migrant smuggling posed challenges for… …

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  • 156Talmud and Midrash — ▪ Judaism Introduction       commentative and interpretative writings that hold a place in the Jewish religious tradition second only to the Bible (Old Testament). Definition of terms       The Hebrew term Talmud (“study” or “learning”) commonly… …

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  • 157Limbo — • A word of Teutonic derivation, meaning literally hem or border, as of a garment, or anything joined on Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Limbo     Limbo      …

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  • 158extenuating circumstances — noun alleviating circumstances, consideration, exception, extenuation, mitigating circumstances, mitigation, palliation, palliative circumstances, partial excuse, qualification, qualifying reasons, softening circumstances Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 159indulgent — adjective /ɪnˈdʌlʤənt/ Disposed or prone to indulge, humor, gratify, or give way to ones own or anothers desires, etc., or to be compliant, lenient, or forbearing; showing or ready to show favor; …

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  • 160lax — 1. adjective /læks/ a) lenient and allowing for deviation; not strict. The rules are fairly lax, but you have to know which ones you can bend. b) loose; not tight or …

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