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  • 61 squeeze — [[t]skwi͟ːz[/t]] ♦♦♦ squeezes, squeezing, squeezed 1) VERB If you squeeze something, you press it firmly, usually with your hands. [V n] He squeezed her arm reassuringly... [V n adj] Dip the bread briefly in water, then squeeze it dry. N COUNT:… …

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  • 62 close — 1 verb 1 SHUT (I, T) to shut something so that there is no longer a space or hole, or to become shut in this way: Ann closed her book and stood up. | close a door/window/gate: Would you mind if I closed the window? | close the… …

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  • 63 close — v. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] adj., adv. [[t]kloʊs[/t]] n. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] for 66, 67, 70–72, 74, 75, [[t]kloʊs[/t]] for 68, 69, 73 v. closed, clos•ing, 1) to put (something) in a position to obstruct an entrance or opening; shut 2) to stop or obstruct (a gap …

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  • 64 Dry suit — A dry suit or drysuit provides thermal insulation or passive thermal protection to the wearer while immersed in water,[1][2][3][4] and is worn by divers, boaters, water sports enthusiasts, and others who work or play in or near cold water. A dry… …

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  • 65 Brooke Davis — Sophia Bush as Brooke Davis One Tree Hill Portrayed by Sophia Bush First appear …

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  • 66 Calendar of 2002 — ▪ 2003 January I will not wait on events while dangers gather. I will not stand by as peril draws closer and closer. The United States of America will not permit the world s most dangerous regimes to threaten us with the world s most destructive… …

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  • 67 Mathematics and Physical Sciences — ▪ 2003 Introduction Mathematics       Mathematics in 2002 was marked by two discoveries in number theory. The first may have practical implications; the second satisfied a 150 year old curiosity.       Computer scientist Manindra Agrawal of the… …

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  • 68 fast — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fæst; akin to Old High German festi firm, Old Norse fastr, Armenian hast Date: before 12th century 1. a. firmly fixed < roots fast in the ground > b. tightly shut < the drawers were fast > …

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  • 69 Origins of the American Civil War — For events following South Carolina s declaration of secession from the Union, see Battle of Fort Sumter and American Civil War. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first stage in a conflict that had been brewing for decades. The main explanation… …

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  • 70 Duchy of Burgundy — ←   ← …

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  • 71 Indonesia — /in deuh nee zheuh, sheuh, zee euh, doh /, n. 1. See East Indies (def. 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly, Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi,… …

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  • 72 keyboard instrument — ▪ music Introduction       any musical instrument on which different notes can be sounded by pressing a series of keys, push buttons, or parallel levers. In nearly all cases in Western music the keys correspond to consecutive notes in the… …

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  • 73 fasten — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. secure, make fast, attach, fix, bind, lock up. See junction, closure, restraint. Ant., unfasten, release. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make something secure] Syn. attach, lock, fix, tie, bind, lace,… …

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  • 74 lock — I. /lɒk / (say lok) noun 1. a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2. a. a device to keep… …

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  • 75 fast — 1. adj. & adv. adj. 1 rapid, quick moving. 2 capable of high speed (a fast car). 3 enabling or causing or intended for high speed (a fast road; fast lane). 4 (of a clock etc.) showing a time ahead of the correct time. 5 (of a pitch or ground etc …

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  • 76 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 77 TARDIS — The TARDIS used from 2005 to 2010 on display at BBC Television Centre …

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  • 78 The Philadelphia Inquirer — Infobox Newspaper name = caption = The paper s January 9, 2008 front page type = Daily newspaper format = Broadsheet foundation = June 1, 1829 (as The Pennsylvania Inquirer ) price = USD 0.75 Monday Saturday USD 1.50 Sunday owners = Philadelphia… …

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  • 79 Radio Nova (Ireland) — Radio Nova was a pirate radio station broadcasting from Dublin, Ireland. Owned and operated by the UK pirate radio veteran Chris Cary, the station’s first broadcasts were during the (northern) summer of 1981. Prior to its arrival, Irish radio… …

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  • 80 Medici bank — Infobox Defunct Company company name = Medici bank company fate = Shut down by authorities successor = foundation = c. 1397 defunct = 1494 location = Various; home branch in Florence, Italy industry = Banking key people = Giovanni di Bicci,… …

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