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  • 41gentleness — noun 1. the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual • Syn: ↑gradualness • Ant: ↑abruptness (for: ↑gradualness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑gentle, ↑ …

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  • 42Effeminacies — Effeminacy Ef*fem i*na*cy, n.; pl. {Effeminacies}. [From {Effeminate}.] Characteristic quality of a woman, such as softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a man; womanish delicacy or softness; used reproachfully of men …

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  • 43Effeminacy — Ef*fem i*na*cy, n.; pl. {Effeminacies}. [From {Effeminate}.] Characteristic quality of a woman, such as softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a man; womanish delicacy or softness; used reproachfully of men. Milton.… …

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  • 44Lenity — Len i*ty ( t[y^]), n. [L. lenitas, fr. lenis soft, mild: cf. OF. lenit[ e]. See {Lenient}.] The state or quality of being lenient; mildness of temper or disposition; gentleness of treatment; softness; tenderness; clemency; opposed to {severity}… …

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  • 45Mollities — Mol*li ti*es, n. [L., softness.] (Med.) Unnatural softness of any organ or part. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 46Morbidezza — Mor bi*dez za, n. [It., softness, delicacy. See {Morbid}.] 1. (Fine Arts) Delicacy or softness in the representation of flesh. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) A term used as a direction in execution, signifying, with extreme delicacy. Ludden. [1913… …

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  • 47Judo — The soft method is characterized by the indirect application of force to defeat an opponent. More specifically, it is the principle of using one s opponent s strength against him and adapting well to changing circumstances. For example, if the… …

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  • 48John James Audubon — Infobox Person name = John James Audubon image size = 150px caption = birth date = April 26, 1785 birth place = Les Cayes, Haiti (then called : Saint Domingue) death date = Dda|1851|1|27|1785|4|26 death place = Manhattan, New York occupation =… …

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  • 49Merlot — Medoc Noir redirects here. For the Bordeaux grape also known as Medoc Noir, see Malbec. For other uses, see Merlot (disambiguation). Merlot Merlot grapes on the vine Colour Black …

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  • 50Mariah Carey — This article is about the singer. For her self titled album, see Mariah Carey (album). Mariah Carey …

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  • 51Soft science fiction — Soft science fiction, or soft SF, like its opposite hard science fiction, is a descriptive term that points to the role and nature of the science content in a science fiction story. The term first appeared in the late 1970s and early 1980s and… …

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  • 52Toilet paper — For other uses, see Toilet paper (disambiguation). A roll of toilet paper. Toilet paper is a soft paper product (tissue paper) used to maintain personal hygiene after human defecation or urination. However, it can also be used for other purposes… …

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  • 53Banana — For other uses, see Banana (disambiguation). Banana …

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  • 54Maria Callas — Callas redirects here. For other uses, see Callas (disambiguation). Maria Callas Maria Callas (Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας) (December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was an American born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the… …

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  • 55Caerus — In Greek mythology, Caerus was the personification of opportunity, luck and favorable moments. He was depicted with only one lock of hair. His Roman equivalent was Occasio or Tempus. Caerus is called the youngest child of Zeus.Caerus is the due… …

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  • 56Indian National Congress — Not to be confused with Indian National Congress (Organization). Indian National Congress …

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  • 57Suede — For the English rock band, see Suede (band). For other uses, see Suede (disambiguation). Suede /ˈsweɪd/ is a type of leather with a napped finish, commonly used for jackets, shoes, shirts, purses, furniture and other items. The term comes from… …

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  • 58Collision detection — For collision detection on networks see CSMA/CD Collision detection typically refers to the computational problem of detecting the intersection of two or more objects. While the topic is most often associated with its use in video games and other …

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  • 59Jujutsu — (柔術) Jujutsu training at an agricultural school in Japan around 1920 Also known as Ju Jitsu, Jujitsu, Jiu Jitsu Focus Grappling …

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  • 60Angora wool — or Angora fiber refers to the downy coat produced by the Angora rabbit. While their names are similar, Angora fiber is distinct from mohair, which comes from the Angora goat. Angora is known for its softness, low micron count (i.e. thin fibers),… …

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