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  • 61nearness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Proximity without touching Nouns 1. nearness, closeness, proximity, propinquity, apposition, approximation, vicinity, neighborhood, adjacency; approach, convergence; likeness, similarity. See futurity. 2 …

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  • 62proximity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. nearness, vicinity, propinquity, neighborhood. Ant., distance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. contiguity, concurrence, closeness, vicinity; see nearness 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. nearness,… …

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  • 63approach — {{11}}approach (n.) mid 15c., from APPROACH (Cf. approach) (v.). Figurative sense of means of handling a problem, etc. is first attested 1905. {{12}}approach (v.) c.1300, from Anglo Fr. approcher, O.Fr. aprochier approach, come closer (12c.,… …

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  • 64approximate — {{11}}approximate (adj.) early 15c., from L. approximatus, pp. of approximare to come near to, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + proximare come near, from proximus nearest, superlative of prope near (see PROPINQUITY (Cf …

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  • 65proximity — late 15c., from M.Fr. proximité nearness (14c.), from L. proximitatem (nom. proximitas) nearness, vicinity, from proximus nearest, superlative of prope near (see PROPINQUITY (Cf. propinquity)). Proximal is first recorded 1727 …

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  • 66reproach — {{11}}reproach (n.) mid 14c., a rebuke, a reproach; also object of scorn or contempt; c.1400, as disgrace, state of disgrace, from O.Fr. reproche (12c.), from reprocher to blame, bring up against, said by some Fr. etymologists to be from V.L.… …

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  • 67appropinquity — ˌaprəˈpiŋkwəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: ad + propinquity : nearness, propinquity …

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  • 68Literary property — Property Prop er*ty, n.; pl. {Properties}. [OE. proprete, OF. propret[ e] property, F. propret[ e] neatness, cleanliness, propri[ e]t[ e] property, fr. L. proprietas. See {Proper}, a., and cf. {Propriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which is proper… …

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  • 69Properties — Property Prop er*ty, n.; pl. {Properties}. [OE. proprete, OF. propret[ e] property, F. propret[ e] neatness, cleanliness, propri[ e]t[ e] property, fr. L. proprietas. See {Proper}, a., and cf. {Propriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which is proper… …

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  • 70Property — Prop er*ty, n.; pl. {Properties}. [OE. proprete, OF. propret[ e] property, F. propret[ e] neatness, cleanliness, propri[ e]t[ e] property, fr. L. proprietas. See {Proper}, a., and cf. {Propriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which is proper to… …

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  • 71Property man — Property Prop er*ty, n.; pl. {Properties}. [OE. proprete, OF. propret[ e] property, F. propret[ e] neatness, cleanliness, propri[ e]t[ e] property, fr. L. proprietas. See {Proper}, a., and cf. {Propriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which is proper… …

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  • 72Proximity — Prox*im i*ty, n. [L. proximitas: cf. F. proximit[ e] See {Proximate}, and cf. {Propinquity}, {Approach}.] The quality or state of being next in time, place, causation, influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood, or alliance.… …

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  • 73Vicinity — Vi*cin i*ty (v[i^]*s[i^]n [i^]*t[y^]; 277), n. [L. vicinitas, from vicinus neighboring, near, from vicus a row of houses, a village; akin to Gr. o i^kos a house, Skr. v[=e][,c]a a house, vi[,c] to enter, Goth. weihs town: cf. OF. vicinit[ e]. Cf …

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  • 80George Wildman Ball — (December 21, 1909 ndash;May 26, 1994) was an American diplomatBall was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He lived in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University. He was the Under Secretary of State for Economic and Agricultural Affairs …

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