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  • 81Committed — Commit Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign;… …

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  • 82Committing — Commit Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign;… …

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  • 83To commit — Commit Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign;… …

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  • 84To commit a bill — Commit Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign;… …

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  • 85To commit to memory — Commit Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign;… …

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  • 86enlist — I. v. a. 1. Enroll, register, record, list. 2. Engage, induce to serve, secure the assistance of. 3. Engage for military or naval service, enroll in the army or navy, recruit. II. v. n. 1. List, enroll one s self. 2. Embark, engage, pledge one s… …

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  • 87Wild fox koan — The wild fox kōan, also known as Pai chang s fox and Hyakujō and a Fox, is an influential kōan story in the Zen tradition dating back as early as 1036, when it appeared in the Chinese biographical history T ien sheng kuang teng lu . It was also… …

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  • 88This I Believe — was a five minute CBS Radio Network program hosted by journalist Edward R. Murrow from 1951 to 1955. A half hour European version of This I Believe ran from 1956 to 1958 over Radio Luxembourg. The originating American show encouraged both famous… …

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  • 89Lettres provinciales — The Lettres provinciales (Provincial letters) are a series of eighteen letters written by French philosopher and theologian Blaise Pascal under the pseudonym Louis de Montalte. Written in the midst of the formulary controversy between the… …

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  • 90Pierre de Lancre — Pierre de Rosteguy de Lancre or Pierre de l Ancre, Lord of De Lancre (1553 – 1631), was the French judge of Bordeaux who conducted a massive witch hunt in Labourd in 1609. In 1582 he was named judge in Bordeaux, and in 1608 King Henry IV of… …

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  • 91Heresies — Heresy Her e*sy, n.; pl. {Heresies}. [OE. heresie, eresie, OF. heresie, iresie, F. h[ e]r[ e]sie, L. haeresis, Gr. ? a taking, a taking for one s self, choosing, a choice, a sect, a heresy, fr. ? to take, choose.] [1913 Webster] 1. An opinion… …

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  • 92Heresy — Her e*sy, n.; pl. {Heresies}. [OE. heresie, eresie, OF. heresie, iresie, F. h[ e]r[ e]sie, L. haeresis, Gr. ? a taking, a taking for one s self, choosing, a choice, a sect, a heresy, fr. ? to take, choose.] [1913 Webster] 1. An opinion held in… …

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  • 93affiance — af*fi ance, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {affianced} ([a^]f*f[imac] anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {affiancing} ([a^]f*f[imac] an*s[i^]ng).] [Cf. OF. afiancier, fr. afiance.] 1. To betroth; to pledge one s faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise (one s self or …

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  • 94affianced — affiance af*fi ance, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {affianced} ([a^]f*f[imac] anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {affiancing} ([a^]f*f[imac] an*s[i^]ng).] [Cf. OF. afiancier, fr. afiance.] 1. To betroth; to pledge one s faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise (one… …

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  • 95affiancing — affiance af*fi ance, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {affianced} ([a^]f*f[imac] anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {affiancing} ([a^]f*f[imac] an*s[i^]ng).] [Cf. OF. afiancier, fr. afiance.] 1. To betroth; to pledge one s faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise (one… …

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  • 96Promise — Prom ise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Promised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Promising}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To engage to do, give, make, or to refrain from doing, giving, or making, or the like; to covenant; to engage; as, to promise a visit; to promise a… …

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  • 97Promised — Promise Prom ise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Promised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Promising}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To engage to do, give, make, or to refrain from doing, giving, or making, or the like; to covenant; to engage; as, to promise a visit; to promise a… …

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  • 98Promised land — Promise Prom ise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Promised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Promising}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To engage to do, give, make, or to refrain from doing, giving, or making, or the like; to covenant; to engage; as, to promise a visit; to promise a… …

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  • 99Promising — Promise Prom ise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Promised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Promising}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To engage to do, give, make, or to refrain from doing, giving, or making, or the like; to covenant; to engage; as, to promise a visit; to promise a… …

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  • 100international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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