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  • 101trifle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English trufle, trifle, from Anglo French trufle, triffle fraud, trick, nonsense Date: 14th century 1. something of little value, substance, or importance 2. a dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake often… …

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  • 102Prophecy of the Popes — Papal Emblem The Prophecy of the Popes, attributed to Saint Malachy, is a list of 112 short phrases in Latin. They purport to describe each of the Roman Catholic popes (along with a few anti popes), beginning with Pope Celestine II (elected in… …

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  • 103Actual bodily harm — Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (often abbreviated to Assault O.A.B.H. or simply ABH) is a type of criminal assault defined under English law. It encompasses those assaults which result in injuries, typically requiring a degree of medical… …

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  • 104Frig — can refer to: *frig, a temporary modification to something to make it operate in a manner not as originally designed. *frig pig, an archaic term which The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue defined as A trifling, fiddle faddle fellow. (frig… …

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  • 105Wilfrid Kent Hughes — Sir Wilfrid Selwyn Kent Hughes KBE, MVO, MC (12 June 1895 ndash; 31 July 1970) was an Australian soldier, Olympian and Olympic Games organiser, author and federal and state government minister. Kent Hughes was born in Melbourne to an upper middle …

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  • 106Lockyer v. Andrade — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Lockyer v. Andrade ArgueDate=November 5 ArgueYear=2002 DecideDate=March 5 DecideYear=2003 FullName=Bill Lockyer, Attorney General of California, v. Leandro Andrade USVol=538 USPage=63 Prior=Defendant convicted, Los Angeles… …

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  • 107History of New Plymouth — The city of New Plymouth, New Zealand, has a history that includes a lengthy occupation and residence by Maori, the arrival of white traders and settlers in the 19th century and warfare that resulted when the demands of the two cultures… …

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  • 108Madrigal (poetry) — Madrigal (Italian: madrigale) is the name of a form of poetry, the exact nature of which has never been decided in English.[1] The definition given in the New English Dictionary, a short lyrical poem of amatory character, offers no distinctive… …

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  • 109John Cam Hobhouse — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hobhouse. John Cam Hobhouse, baron Broughton of Broughton de Gyfford, KCB, (né à Bristol le 27 juin 1786 et décédé à Londres le 3 juin 1869) était un homme politique et écrivain britannique.… …

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  • 110Пророчество о папах — Часть страницы с окончанием «Пророчества о папах» в «Древе жизни» («Lignum Vitae») (1595) стр.311 Пророчество о папах, п …

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  • 111epistemology — epistemological /i pis teuh meuh loj i keuhl/, adj. epistemologically, adv. epistemologist, n. /i pis teuh mol euh jee/, n. a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge. [1855 60; < Gk&#8230; …

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  • 112fribble — fribbler, n. /frib euhl/, v., fribbled, fribbling, n., adj. v.i. 1. to act in a foolish or frivolous manner; trifle. v.t. 2. to waste foolishly (often fol. by away): He fribbled away one opportunity after another. n. 3. a foolish or frivolous&#8230; …

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  • 113idle — idleness, n. idly, adv. /uyd l/, adj., idler, idlest, v. idled, idling, n. adj. 1. not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing: idle workers. 2. not spent or filled with activity: idle hours. 3. not in use or operation; not kept busy: idle&#8230; …

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  • 114insignificant — insignificantly, adv. /in sig nif i keuhnt/, adj. 1. unimportant, trifling, or petty: Omit the insignificant details. 2. too small to be important: an insignificant sum. 3. of no consequence, influence, or distinction: a minor, insignificant&#8230; …

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  • 115nugatory — /nooh geuh tawr ee, tohr ee, nyooh /, adj. 1. of no real value; trifling; worthless. 2. of no force or effect; ineffective; futile; vain. 3. not valid. [1595 1605; < L nugatorius worthless, useless, trifling, equiv. to nuga(ri) to trifle + torius …

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  • 116Ecstasy — • Offers details of false views Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ecstasy     Ecstasy     † …

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  • 117Irish Literature — • It is uncertain at what period and in what manner the Irish discovered the use of letters. It may have been through direct commerce with Gaul, but it is more probable, as McNeill has shown in his study of Irish oghams, that it was from the&#8230; …

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  • 118nothing — 1. pronoun /ˈnʌθɪŋ/ a) Not any thing; no thing. I didnt see nothing. [= I didnt see anything]. b) An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum. Syn: jack, nada, zip …

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  • 119quiddle — verb /kwɪdəl/ a) To talk nonsense or speak vaguely, to waffle He couldnt stop quiddling about the weather. b) To spend or waste time in trifling employments, or to att …

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  • 120serious — adjective /ˈsɪəriəs/ a) Without humor or expression of happiness; grave in manner or disposition; earnest; thoughtful; solemn. It was a surprise to see the captain, who had always seemed so serious, laugh so heartily. b) Important; …

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