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  • 141genteel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. polite, elegant. See courtesy, elegance. Ant., crude. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Polite] Syn. courteous, mannerly, well behaved; see polite 1 . 2. [Elegant] Syn. polished, cultured, well bred; see… …

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  • 142Tagalog language — Tagalog redirects here. For other uses, see Tagalog (disambiguation). Tagalog Wikang Tagalog Spoken in Philippines …

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  • 143Sociolinguistics — is the study of the effect of any and all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context, on the way language is used. Sociolinguistics overlaps to a considerable degree with pragmatics.It also studies how lects differ… …

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  • 144Malay language — This article is about the language which forms the basis of standard Indonesian and Malaysian. For the different Malay variants and dialects, see Malay languages. Malay Bahasa Melayu بهاس ملايو Spoken in Malaysia (as Malaysian and local Malay)… …

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  • 145Politeness — For the Wikipedia policy, see Wikipedia:Etiquette. True Politeness. Your eel, I think, Sir? Cartoon in Punch magazine: 28 July 1920 Politeness is best expressed as the practical application of good …

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  • 146Sundanese language — language name=Sundanese nativename=Basa Sunda familycolor=Austronesian states=Indonesia region=West Java, Banten, Jakarta, parts of western Central Java speakers=27 million fam2=Malayo Polynesian fam3=Nuclear Malayo Polynesian fam4=Sunda Sulawesi …

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  • 147Argumentum ad populum — In logic, an argumentum ad populum (Latin for appeal to the people ) is a fallacious argument that concludes a proposition to be true because many or most people believe it; it alleges: If many believe so, it is so. This type of argument is known …

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  • 148Haptic communication — is the means by which people and other animals communicate via touching. Touch is an extremely important sense for humans; as well as providing information about surfaces and textures it is a component of nonverbal communication in interpersonal… …

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  • 149Chinese honorifics — were developed due to class consciousness and Confucian principles of order and respect in Ancient and Imperial China. The Chinese polite language also affects Japanese honorifics conceptually; both emphasized the idea of classes and in group vs …

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  • 150Gender-neutrality in genderless languages — is typically achieved by using gender inclusive words ( human being , person , businessperson , and so on) instead of gender specific ones ( man , he , businessman , etc.) when one speaks of people whose gender is unknown, ambiguous, or… …

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  • 151Valentine (Lloyd song) — Infobox Single Name = Valentine Caption = Artist = Lloyd from Album = Street Love A side = B side = Released = February, 2007 (U.S.) Genre = R B Length = 4:26 Label = The Inc. Records Sho nuff Records Universal Records Young Goldie Music Writer …

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  • 152English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 153Customs and etiquette in Italy — Italy has a cultural code of etiquette, which mainly governs traditions and social behaviour, and is important in the terms of reputation and consideration. Italian etiquette is mainly based on European etiquette, yet has some slight variations.… …

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  • 154Melanie Sumner — (born December 30, 1963 Middletown, Ohio) is an American novelist. She grew up in Rome, Georgia as a child and graduated from University of North Carolina and Boston University. Currently, she is an assistant professor of English at Kennesaw… …

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  • 155poliţă — PÓLIŢĂ1, poliţe, s.f. Suport de scândură fixat orizontal pe un perete, într un dulap etc., pe care se ţin diferite obiecte. ♦ Obiect de mobilier prevăzut cu asemenea suporturi. [pl. şi: poliţi] – Din sl. polica. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 30.03.2004.… …

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  • 156gallant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gigolo; squire, cavalier. See accompaniment. adj. chivalrous, polite; brave, courageous; courteous, courtly. See endearment. Ant., discourteous. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. courageous, spirited, noble …

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  • 157screw — screw1 [skru:] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: escroe inner screw, nut , from Latin scrofa female pig ] 1.) a thin pointed piece of metal that you push and turn in order to fasten pieces of metal or wood together →↑nail ▪ Fix the frame… …

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  • 158sod — sod1 [sɔd US sa:d] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Middle Dutch; Origin: Middle Low German sode] 1.) BrE informal not polite a very offensive word for someone, especially a man, who you think is stupid or annoying ▪ Get up, you lazy sod! 2.) be a sod BrE… …

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  • 159may — I UK [meɪ] / US modal verb *** Summary: May is usually followed by an infinitive without to : It may rain. Sometimes may is used without a following infinitive: I d like to make one or two comments, if I may. May does not change its form, so the… …

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  • 160persuade */*/*/ — UK [pə(r)ˈsweɪd] / US [pərˈsweɪd] verb [transitive] Word forms persuade : present tense I/you/we/they persuade he/she/it persuades present participle persuading past tense persuaded past participle persuaded Ways of persuading someone to do/not… …

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