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  • 81Discourses on Salt and Iron — The Discourses on Salt and Iron was a debate on state policy during the Han Dynasty in China. The previous emperor, Emperor Wu, had reversed the laissez faire policies of his predecessors imposed a wide variety of state interventions, such as… …

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  • 82bear — 1. v. (past bore; past part. borne, born) Usage: In the passive born is used with reference to birth (e.g. was born in July), except for borne by foll. by the name of the mother (e.g. was borne by Sarah). 1 tr. carry, bring, or take (esp.… …

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  • 83peise — Poise Poise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poised}, ; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poising}.] [OE. poisen, peisen, OF. & F. peser, to weigh, balance, OF. il peise, il poise, he weighs, F. il p[ e]se, fr. L. pensare, v. intens. fr. pendere to weigh. See {Poise}, n.,… …

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  • 84Poise — Poise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poised}, ; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poising}.] [OE. poisen, peisen, OF. & F. peser, to weigh, balance, OF. il peise, il poise, he weighs, F. il p[ e]se, fr. L. pensare, v. intens. fr. pendere to weigh. See {Poise}, n., and cf …

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  • 85Poised — Poise Poise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poised}, ; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poising}.] [OE. poisen, peisen, OF. & F. peser, to weigh, balance, OF. il peise, il poise, he weighs, F. il p[ e]se, fr. L. pensare, v. intens. fr. pendere to weigh. See {Poise}, n.,… …

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  • 86Poising — Poise Poise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poised}, ; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poising}.] [OE. poisen, peisen, OF. & F. peser, to weigh, balance, OF. il peise, il poise, he weighs, F. il p[ e]se, fr. L. pensare, v. intens. fr. pendere to weigh. See {Poise}, n.,… …

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  • 87press — I. noun Etymology: Middle English presse, from Anglo French, from presser to press Date: 13th century 1. a. a crowd or crowded condition ; throng b. a thronging or crowding forward or together 2. a. an apparatus or machine by which a substance is …

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  • 88Impartiality — is a principle of justice holding that decisions should be based on objective criteria, rather than on the basis of bias, prejudice, or preferring the benefit to one person over another for improper reasons.Philosophical concepts of… …

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  • 89tax — 1 vt [Medieval Latin taxare to assess for taxation, tax, from Latin, to assess, value, fix] 1: to assess or determine judicially the amount of (costs of an action in court) 2: to levy a tax on tax the corporation tax capital gains tax·er n tax 2 …

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  • 90power — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Ability to act Nouns 1. power, potence, potency, potentiality; puissance, might, force, energy, vigor; dint; right hand or arm; ascendancy, sway, control; prepotency; almightiness, omnipotence, authority …

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  • 91Load — Load, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loading}. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as …

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  • 92Loaded — Load Load, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loading}. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or… …

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  • 93Loaded dice — Load Load, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loading}. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or… …

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  • 94Loading — Load Load, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loading}. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or… …

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  • 95Majoritarianism — is a traditional political philosophy or agenda which asserts that a majority (sometimes categorized by religion, language, social class or some other identifying factor) of the population is entitled to a certain degree of primacy in society,… …

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  • 96encumber — Synonyms and related words: add, adjoin, affix, agglutinate, annex, append, attach, bear hard upon, block, burden, burthen, charge, clog, complicate, conjoin, cramp, cripple, cumber, decorate, discommode, embarrass, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle,… …

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  • 97load — Synonyms and related words: abundance, acres, adulterate, affliction, albatross, anxiety, bag, baggage, bags, bale, barrel, barrels, bear, bear hard upon, bellyful, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitter pill, blast, bottle, box, brim,… …

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  • 98distress — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, abashment, abuse, ache, aches and pains, aching, adversity, afflict, affliction, aggrieve, agitate, agitation, agonize, agony, ail, all overs, amercement, angary, angst, anguish, annexation, annexure, annoy,… …

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  • 99давить — ДАВИТЬ1, несов., кого что, на кого что. Жать с силой, налегая тяжестью на кого , что л., обременяя тяжестью кого , что л. (обычно о действии, имеющем одностороннюю направленность, исполнителем которого является целостный предмет, какое л. живое… …

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  • 100crush — I. verb Etymology: Middle English crusshen, from Anglo French croissir, croistre, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Low German krossen to crush Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to squeeze or force by pressure so as to alter or destroy… …

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