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  • 121Bernard of Chartres — (d. c. 1130)    Theologian.    Bernard was the elder brother of thierry of chartres and was born in Brittany. Little is known of his life except that he was Chancellor of the School of Chartres from 1119 until at least 1124 and that gilbert de la …

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  • 122Boniface — (680–754)    Archbishop, Saint and Missionary.    Boniface’s original name was Wynfrith and he was born in Devonshire, England. As a young man, he became a monk and, after acting as an emissary for the King of Wessex, he initially chose to spread …

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  • 123arrant — a. 1. Notorious, utter, gross, downright, consummate, rank, thorough going. 2. Infamous, vile, atrocious, monstrous …

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  • 124strong — adj 1. mighty, powerful, strong as a bull or horse or moose or lion, Herculean, Atlantean, Sl. packing a punch or wallop, Archaic. potential; muscular, sinewy, wiry, brawny, strapping, well built, athletic, musclebound; sturdy as an ox, burly,… …

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  • 125Harrington, Michael (Edward) — (1928–1989)    Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Harrington was a prominent Marxist political activist. He advocated a thorough going democratic, peaceful, humanist, ethical Marxism, and sought to work with liberal groups, notably the Democratic Party …

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  • 126image —    by John Lechte   The key to understanding the image in Baudrillard s work is that it is not representational. In other words, it does not re present reality or the real. Semiotically speaking, the existence of the referent is problematic. All… …

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  • 127utter — English has two distinct words utter, but they come from the same ultimate source – out. The older, ‘complete, thorough going’ [OE] originated as a comparative form of out (or ūt, as it was in the Old English period), and so morphologically is… …

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  • 128supergovernment — “+ noun Etymology: super + government 1. : an international governing body having the power to enforce its decisions upon member nations 2. : government by a group or body that has no authority to govern but that can force its decisions upon a… …

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  • 129hundred-per-cent — hunˈdred per centˈ adjective 1. Out and out 2. Thorough going (not a hundred per cent not in perfect health) • • • Main Entry: ↑hundred …

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  • 130out-and-out|er — «OWT uhn OW tuhr», noun. a thorough going person or thing; perfect example of the kind …

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  • 131Wikipedia:Featured article candidates — Here, we determine which articles are to be featured articles (FAs). FAs exemplify Wikipedia s very best work and satisfy the FA criteria. All editors are welcome to review nominations; please see the review FAQ. Before nominating an article,… …

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  • 132education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 133international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 134Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 135arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 136BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

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  • 137performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 138Ahmed Rida Khan — Infobox Philosopher region = British India era = Medieval cum Modern era color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = Ahmed Raza Khan birth = 14 June 1856 [ Hayat e Aala Hadhrat , vol.1 p.1] death = 1921 school tradition = Sunni main interests =… …

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  • 139HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 140Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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