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  • 41List of Astro Boy characters — This is a list of characters from the anime and manga series Astro Boy created by Osamu Tezuka. Contents 1 Major characters 2 Robots 3 Minor characters 4 …

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  • 42List of Astro Boy episodes — The following is a list of episodes of Astro Boy .Japanese language episode listList with original air dates, from [http://www.tv.com/astro boy 1963/show/16034/episode listings.html?season=0 tag=nav bar;all tv.com] # The Birth of Astro Boy… …

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  • 43List of Dad's Army characters — This is a list of characters in the British television comedy series Dad s Army. In addition to the seven main characters, all members of the Walmington on Sea Home Guard platoon, the series featured a large cast of recurring characters, many of… …

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  • 44bombastic — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. pompous, declamatory, grandiloquent, orotund, lofty, inflated, grandiose, rhetorical, high sounding, high flown, fustian, flowery, florid, pretentious, ostentatious, overwrought, overblown, magniloquent, euphuistic,… …

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  • 45stuffed shirt — noun a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old fashioned • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑bore, ↑dullard * * * noun : a smug conceited usually pompous person with an inflexibly conservative or reactionary attitude nothing of… …

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  • 46Kimba the White Lion — Infobox animanga/Header name = Kimba the White Lion caption = Kimba art. ja name = ジャングル大帝 ja name trans = Janguru Taitei (Jungle Emperor) genre = Coming of age, adventure, dramaInfobox animanga/Manga title = Jungle Emperor author = Osamu Tezuka… …

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  • 47pomposity — /pom pos i tee/, n., pl. pomposities for 3. 1. the quality of being pompous. 2. pompous parading of dignity or importance. 3. an instance of being pompous, as by ostentatious loftiness of language, manner, or behavior. Also, pompousness /pom… …

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  • 48grandiose — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. grand; stately, pompous, bombastic. See boasting, ostentation. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. grand, pompous, flamboyant, theatrical; see egotistic 2 . See Synonym Study at grand . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 49grandiose — gran•di•ose [[t]ˈgræn diˌoʊs[/t]] adj. 1) affectedly grand; pompous: grandiose words[/ex] 2) more complicated than necessary: a grandiose scheme[/ex] 3) grand in an imposing way • Etymology: 1830–40; < F < It grandioso < L grandi(s)… …

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  • 50Arnold Rimmer — Infobox character series=Red Dwarf name=Arnold Judas Rimmer first=The End last=Only the Good... portrayer=Chris BarrieArnold Judas Rimmer B.S.C., S.S.C. is a fictional character in the science fiction situation comedy Red Dwarf , played by Chris… …

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  • 51The Great Gildersleeve — Infobox Radio Show show name = The Great Gildersleeve imagesize = 200px caption = Sam Berman s caricature of The Great Gildersleeve for NBC s 1947 promotional book shows Harold Peary as Gildersleeve and Walter Tetley as Leroy Forester. runtime =… …

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  • 53Captain George Mainwaring — Dad s Army character name=Captain George Mainwaring affiliation=Home Guard occupation=Bank Manager start=The Man and the Hour finish=Never Too Old portrayer=Arthur LoweCaptain George Mainwaring (pronounced Mannering ) is a fictional bank manager… …

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  • 54Loch Ness Monster and popular culture — The Loch Ness Monster is well known throughout Scotland and the rest of the world.LiteratureIn the book The Bogart and the Monster the Loch Ness Monster is actually an invisible shape shifting creature that has become trapped in one form. The… …

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  • 55Rutland Barrington — (15 January 1853 ndash; 31 May 1922) was an English singer, actor, comedian, and Edwardian musical comedy star. Best remembered for originating the lyric baritone roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan operas from 1877 to 1896, his performing career… …

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  • 56List of Railway Series books — A list of the Railway Series books by both the Rev. W. Awdry and his son Christopher. Contents 1 The Rev. W. Awdry Era: 1945 1972 1.1 The Three Railway Engines 1.2 Thomas the Tank Engine …

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  • 57These Three Remain — infobox Book | name = These Three Remain title orig = translator = image caption = author = Pamela Aidan cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman genre = Historical, Romance novel publisher …

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  • 58inflated — I (bombastic) adjective altiloquent, altisonant, artificial, declamatory, flatulent, fustian, grandiloquent, high flown, high sounding, inflatus, magniloquent, mouthy, oratorical, ostentatious, overblown, pedantic, pompous, pretentious,… …

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  • 59turgid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See tumid. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Swollen] Syn. bloated, distended, puffy; see enlarged , inflated . 2. [Pompous] Syn. bombastic, pompous, grandiloquent, purple*; see bombastic . See Synonym… …

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  • 60fustian — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bombast, ranting, pomposity; see euphuism , wordiness . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. bombastic, pompous, pretentious, extravagant, grandiose, lofty. ANT.: understated, low key III (Roget s Thesaurus II) I noun… …

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