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  • 61 self-sufficient — self sufficiency, n. self sufficiently, adv. /self seuh fish euhnt, self /, adj. 1. able to supply one s own or its own needs without external assistance: The nation grows enough grain to be self sufficient. 2. having extreme confidence in one s… …

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  • 62 suffice — /seuh fuys , fuyz /, v., sufficed, sufficing. v.i. 1. to be enough or adequate, as for needs, purposes, etc. v.t. 2. to be enough or adequate for; satisfy. [1275 1325; ME sufficen < L sufficere to supply, suffice, equiv. to suf SUF + ficere, comb …

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  • 63 Turner, Frederick Jackson — born Nov. 14, 1861, Portage, Wis., U.S. died March 14, 1932, San Marino, Calif. U.S. historian. He taught at the University of Wisconsin and at Harvard University. Deeply influenced by his Wisconsin childhood, Turner rejected the doctrine that… …

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  • 64 Kropotkin, Peter Alekseyevich — ▪ Russian revolutionary Introduction born December 21 [December 9, Old Style], 1842, Moscow, Russia died February 8, 1921, Dmitrov, near Moscow  Russian revolutionary and geographer, the foremost theorist of the anarchist (anarchism) movement.… …

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  • 65 Abbey — • A monastery canonically erected and autonomous, with a community of not fewer than twelve religious; monks under the government of an abbot; nuns under that of an abbess Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abbey     Abbey …

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  • 66 Altruism — • A term formed by Auguste Comte in 1851, to denote the benevolent, as contrasted with the selfish propensities Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Altruism     Altruism      …

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  • 67 Avatar — • The word is used, in a technical sense, in the Hindu religion to denote the descent upon earth of a portion of the essence of a god, which then assumes some coarser material form, be it animal, monster, or man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …

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  • 68 Modernism — • Etymologically, modernism means an exaggerated love of what is modern, an infatuation for modern ideas Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Modernism     Modernism      …

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  • 69 Union of Christendom — • Includes the Catholic Church together with the many other religious communions which have either directly or indirectly, separated from it Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Union of Christendom     Union of Christend …

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  • 70 Political Economy —     Political Economy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Political Economy     SCIENCE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY (ECONOMICS).     I. DEFINITIONS     Political economy (Greek, oikonomia the management of a household or family, politike pertaining to the… …

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  • 71 St. Francis of Assisi —     St. Francis of Assisi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Francis of Assisi     Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181 or 1182 the exact year is uncertain; died there, 3 October, 1226.     His father, Pietro… …

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  • 72 Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo —     Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo     St. Augustine of Hippo (354 430) is a philosophical and theological genius of the first order, dominating, like a pyramid, antiquity and… …

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  • 73 The Church —     The Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church     The term church (Anglo Saxon, cirice, circe; Modern German, Kirche; Sw., Kyrka) is the name employed in the Teutonic languages to render the Greek ekklesia (ecclesia), the term by which… …

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  • 74 The Highest Good —     The Highest Good     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Highest Good      We always act with a view to some good. The good is the object which all pursue, and for the sake of which they always act , says Plato (Republic, I, vi). His disciple… …

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  • 75 accelerate — 1. verb /əkˈsɛləˌreɪt/ a) To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of. to accelerate the growth of a plant, the increase of wealth, etc. b) To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process …

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  • 76 Old New York (novel) — Old New York (1924) is a collection of four novellas by Edith Wharton, revolving around upper class New York City society in the 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, and 1870s. The novellas are not directly interconnected, though certain fictional characters… …

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  • 77 Ode à un rossignol — Traduction à relire …

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  • 78 Feuerbach, Ludwig Andreas — (1804–1872) German philosopher and anthropologist. Born in Landshut, Bavaria, Feuerbach studied theology and philosophy at Heidelberg and Berlin. He enjoyed only a sporadic teaching career, and lived mainly on income derived from his wife s… …

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  • 79 adequate — ad·e·quate adj: lawfully and reasonably sufficient adequate grounds for a lawsuit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adequate …

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  • 80 commensurate — I adjective acceptable, accordant, adequate, agreeing, analagous, appropriate, coequal, coextensive, commeasurable, commensurable, comparable, concordant, congruent, congruous, consistent, corresponding, equal in extent, equal in measure, equal… …

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