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  • 161 plug away — verb 1. work doggedly or persistently She keeps plugging away at her dissertation • Syn: ↑peg away, ↑slog, ↑keep one s nose to the grindstone, ↑keep one s shoulder to the wheel • Derivationally related forms: ↑slogger …

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  • 162 SPINOZA, BARUCH (Bento, Benedictus) DE — (1632–1677), philosopher born in Amsterdam of Portuguese background, who became one of the most important representatives of the rationalist movement in the early modern period. Introduction In the Jewish and National Library in Jerusalem,… …

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  • 163 hang on — {v.} 1. To hold on to something, usually tightly. * /Jack almost fell off the cliff, but managed to hang on until help came./ Syn.: HOLD ON(1). 2a. To continue doing something; persist. * /The grocer was losing money every day, but he hung on,… …

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  • 164 hang on — {v.} 1. To hold on to something, usually tightly. * /Jack almost fell off the cliff, but managed to hang on until help came./ Syn.: HOLD ON(1). 2a. To continue doing something; persist. * /The grocer was losing money every day, but he hung on,… …

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  • 165 Continue — Con*tin ue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Continued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Continuing}.] [F. continuer, L. continuare, tinuatum, to connect, continue, fr. continuus. See {Continuous}, and cf. {Continuate}.] 1. To remain in a given place or condition; to… …

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  • 166 Continued — Continue Con*tin ue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Continued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Continuing}.] [F. continuer, L. continuare, tinuatum, to connect, continue, fr. continuus. See {Continuous}, and cf. {Continuate}.] 1. To remain in a given place or condition; …

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  • 167 Continuing — Continue Con*tin ue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Continued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Continuing}.] [F. continuer, L. continuare, tinuatum, to connect, continue, fr. continuus. See {Continuous}, and cf. {Continuate}.] 1. To remain in a given place or condition; …

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  • 168 Persistent — Per*sist ent, a. [L. persistens, entis, p. pr. of persistere. See {Persist}.] 1. Inclined to persist; having staying qualities; tenacious of position or purpose. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Remaining beyond the period when parts of the same kind… …

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  • 169 continue — verb ( tinued; tinuing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French continuer, from Latin continuare, from continuus Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to maintain without interruption a condition, course, o …

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  • 170 insist — verb Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French insister, from Latin insistere to stand upon, persist, from in + sistere to take a stand; akin to Latin stare to stand more at stand Date: 1586 intransitive verb 1. to be emphatic, firm, or… …

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  • 171 Ecology — For other uses, see Ecology (disambiguation). Ecology …

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  • 172 Flunitrazepam — Systematic (IUPAC) name 6 (2 …

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  • 173 Identity and change — The relationship between identity and change in the philosophical field of metaphysics seems, at first glance, deceptively simple, and belies the complexity of the issues involved. This article explores the problem of change and identity . Change …

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  • 174 Industrial and organizational psychology — Psychology …

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  • 175 Metastability — A metastable state of weaker bond (1), a transitional saddle configuration (2) and a stable state of stronger bond (3). Metastability (a long lived but not truly indefinite stability) describes the extended duration of certain equilibria acquired …

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  • 176 Rheumatoid arthritis — Classification and external resources A hand affected by rheumatoid arthritis ICD 10 M …

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  • 177 Switzerland — Swiss redirects here. For other uses, see Swiss (disambiguation). Swiss Confederation redirects here. For Swiss Confederacy, see Old Swiss Confederacy. This article is about the country. For other uses, see Switzerland (disambiguation). Swiss… …

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  • 178 Superconductivity — is a phenomenon occurring in certain materials generally at very low temperatures, characterized by exactly zero electrical resistance and the exclusion of the interior magnetic field (the Meissner effect).The electrical resistivity of a metallic …

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  • 179 Self-determination — This article is about self determination in international law. For other uses, see Self determination (disambiguation). Self determination is the principle in international law that nations have the right to freely choose their sovereignty and… …

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  • 180 Time — This article is about the measurement. For the magazine, see Time (magazine). For other uses, see Time (disambiguation). The flow of sand in an hourglass can be used to keep track of elapsed time. It also concretely represents the present as… …

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