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  • 161 Otoplasty — Otoplasty: the pre operative front aspect (left), and the post operative front aspect (right) of an infantile otopexy (ear pinback) correction to a girl. Otoplasty (Greek ōtoûs, ear + plassein, to shape) denotes the surgical and non surgical… …

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  • 162 Timothy Leary — For the American baseball player, see Tim Leary (baseball). Timothy Leary Born Timothy Francis Leary October 22, 1920(1920 10 22) Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S …

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  • 163 ecology and Hinduism —    The beliefs and practices of Hinduism have been a resource in ecological and environmental move ments both within and outside India. Hindu reli gious stories, imagery, and symbolism are used to support the view that the universe is divine in… …

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  • 164 push — /poosh/, v.t. 1. to press upon or against (a thing) with force in order to move it away. 2. to move (something) in a specified way by exerting force; shove; drive: to push something aside; to push the door open. 3. to effect or accomplish by… …

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  • 165 insist — Synonyms and related words: advocate, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, assever, asseverate, aver, avouch, avow, blandish, brook no denial, cajole, call for, call on, call upon, coax, command, contend, declare, demand, dwell on …

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  • 166 Stephen Daye — Stephen Daye, Sr. (c. 1594 1668) was the first British North American printer. Daye was born in London, but emigrated to Massachusetts with his wife Rebecca, sons Matthew (d. 1649) and Stephen, Jr., and stepson William Boardman (d. 1685), and… …

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  • 167 Urge — Urge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Urged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Urging}.] [L. urgere; akin to E. wreak. See {Wreak}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward. [1913 Webster] Through the thick deserts headlong urged his… …

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  • 168 Urged — Urge Urge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Urged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Urging}.] [L. urgere; akin to E. wreak. See {Wreak}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward. [1913 Webster] Through the thick deserts headlong urged …

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  • 169 Urging — Urge Urge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Urged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Urging}.] [L. urgere; akin to E. wreak. See {Wreak}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward. [1913 Webster] Through the thick deserts headlong urged …

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  • 170 obtrude — Synonyms and related words: barge in, boot out, bounce, break in, break in upon, burst in, butt in, cast, cast out, charge in, chuck out, come between, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, crowd in, cut in, defenestrate, detrude, discard,… …

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  • 171 Proposed Indian Round Table Conference 1922 — Descriptions of what happened vary greatly (listed from the most to least probable) 1. Malaviya Proposed Round Table, The Viceroy Lord Reading Agreed, Mahatma Gandhi Sabotages the Idea [http://www.houseofdavid.ca/Ind uni.htm#Read Read p 194 5]… …

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  • 172 Zhenren — (zh cpwl|c=真人|p=zhēnrén|w=chen jen|l=true person) is a Chinese term that first appeared in the Zhuangzi meaning Daoist spiritual master , roughly translatable as Perfected Person . Religious Daoism mythologized zhenren to rank above xian… …

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  • 173 ply — Synonyms and related words: about ship, apply pressure, back and fill, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, beat, beat about, beat to windward, beset, besiege, blandish, boat, box off, break, bring about, bring round, bug, buttonhole, cajole,… …

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  • 174 Catiline — For other uses, see Catiline (disambiguation). Cicero Denouncing Catiline by Cesare Maccari. Deta …

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  • 175 Elf (Middle-earth) — Races of Middle earth Valar Maiar Elves Men Dwarves Hobbits Ents Eagles Orcs Trolls Dragons Other In J. R. R. Tolkien s legendarium, Elves are one of the races that inhabit a ficti …

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  • 176 Overpopulation Theories —     Theories of Population     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Theories of Population     Down to the end of the eighteenth century, very little attention was given to the relation between increase of population and increase of subsistence. Plato (De… …

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  • 177 Lincoln's first inaugural address — On Monday, March 4, 1861, Abraham Lincoln was formally sworn in as the sixteenth President of the United States. As seven states had seceded from the United States by this time and formed the Confederate States of America (the new flag of the CSA …

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  • 178 oppress — oppressible, adj. oppressor, n. /euh pres /, v.t. 1. to burden with cruel or unjust impositions or restraints; subject to a burdensome or harsh exercise of authority or power: a people oppressed by totalitarianism. 2. to lie heavily upon (the… …

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  • 179 Abraham Lincoln: First Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Monday, March 4, 1861       In compliance with a custom as old as the Government itself, I appear before you to address you briefly and to take in your presence the oath prescribed by the Constitution of the United States… …

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  • 180 come — v 1. approach, near, draw near, close, close in, bear down upon; advance, make for, move toward, press upon. 2. arrive, enter, check in, clock in, punch in, ring in, sign in, pull in, roll in, Inf. hit town, Sl. blow in; appear, turn up, show up …

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