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  • 181Very — Ver y, a. [Compar. {Verier}; superl. {Veriest}.] [OE. verai, verray, OF. verai, vrai, F. vrai, (assumed) LL. veracus, for L. verax true, veracious, fr. verus true; akin to OHG. & OS. w[=a]r, G. wahr, D. waar; perhaps originally, that is or exists …

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  • 182Very Reverend — Very Ver y, a. [Compar. {Verier}; superl. {Veriest}.] [OE. verai, verray, OF. verai, vrai, F. vrai, (assumed) LL. veracus, for L. verax true, veracious, fr. verus true; akin to OHG. & OS. w[=a]r, G. wahr, D. waar; perhaps originally, that is or… …

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  • 183wren tit — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 184explicit — adjective Etymology: French or Medieval Latin; French explicite, from Medieval Latin explicitus, from Latin, past participle of explicare Date: 1607 1. a. fully revealed or expressed without vagueness, implication, or ambiguity ; leaving no… …

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  • 185barrack — I. noun Etymology: French baraque hut, from Catalan barraca Date: 1686 1. a building or set of buildings used especially for lodging soldiers in garrison 2. a. a structure resembling a shed or barn that provides temporary housing b. housing… …

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  • 186plain — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French pleindre, plaindre, from Latin plangere to lament more at plaint Date: 14th century archaic complain II. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin planum, from… …

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  • 187provincial — I. noun Etymology: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Anglo French or Medieval Latin; Anglo French, from Medieval Latin provincialis, from provincia ecclesiastical province; in other senses, from Latin provincialis, from provincia province… …

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  • 188rustic — I. adjective also rustical Etymology: Middle English rustik, from Latin rusticus, from rus open land more at room Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or suitable for the country ; rural < rustic rolling farmland > 2 …

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  • 189very — I. adjective (verier; est) Etymology: Middle English verray, verry, from Anglo French verai, from Vulgar Latin *veracus, alteration of Latin verac , verax truthful, from verus true; akin to Old English wǣr true, Old High German wāra trust, care,&#8230; …

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  • 190Abbey — An abbey (from Latin abbatia, derived from Syriac abba, father ), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serves as the spiritual father or mother of the community.Some cities were ruled by heads of …

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  • 191Mosque — A modern style mosque built on water in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia …

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  • 192Minestrone — Homemade minestrone in a bowl Minestrone (Italian: minestra [soup] + one [augmentative suffix] hence the big soup, the one with many ingredients) is the name for a variety of thick Italian soups made with vegetables, often with the addition of&#8230; …

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  • 193Tudor dynasty — Royal house surname = Tudor estate = England coat of arms = country = Kingdom of England, Kingdom of Ireland, Kingdom of France parent house = Lancaster and York titles = Duke of Richmond, Honour of Richmond founder = Henry Tudor and Elizabeth&#8230; …

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  • 194Bamboo — For other uses, see Bamboo (disambiguation). Bamboo plant Bamboo forest in Kyoto, Japan Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 195Kirkstall Abbey — is a ruined Cistercian monastery in the western outskirts of Leeds in Yorkshire, set in grounds which are now a public park on the north bank of the River Aire. It was founded c. 1152 and was over seventy five years in construction. It was closed …

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  • 196The Cure — This article is about the band. For the band s self titled album, see The Cure (The Cure album). For other uses, see Cure (disambiguation). The Cure The Cure performing in Singapore in 2007. Left to right: Porl Thompson, Jason Cooper (back) …

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  • 197Sergey Kirov — Sergei Kirov Сергей Миронович Киров Leader of the Azerbaijani Communist Party In office 1921–1926 Leader of the Leningrad Branch of the Communist Party …

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  • 198List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …

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  • 199Pashur — or Pashhur was the name of at least two priests contemporary with the prophet Jeremiah and who are mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah.(1). Pashur the son of Immer (possibly the same as Amariah, Neh. 10:3; 12:2), was deputy chief priest [Heb. paqid …

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  • 200Cato the Elder — Marcus Porcius Cato Maior, Cato the Elder Marcus Porcius Cato[1] (234 BC, Tusculum – 149 BC) was a Roman statesman, commonly referred to as Censorius (the Censor), Sapiens (the Wise), Priscus (the Ancient), or Major, Cato the El …

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