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  • 41drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …

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  • 42un·to·ward — /ˌʌnˈtowɚd, ˌʌnˈtoɚd/ adj formal 1 : bad or unfavorable : not good untoward side effects disadvantages and untoward circumstances 2 : not proper or appropriate There was nothing untoward …

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  • 43Conrad Burns — United States Senator from Montana In office January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2007 Preceded by …

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  • 44List of LiveJournal users — Some users of LiveJournal, or the journals themselves have become famous throughout the years for their especially interesting content, including political commentary and anecdotal advice on subjects ranging from household care to aquariums, or… …

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  • 45untowardness — noun a) The state or condition of being untoward. b) Something untoward …

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  • 46Alfred Denning, Baron Denning — The Right Honourable Lord Denning OM, PC, DL, KC …

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  • 47accident — ac·ci·dent n: an unexpected usu. sudden event that occurs without intent or volition although sometimes through carelessness, unawareness, ignorance, or a combination of causes and that produces an unfortunate result (as an injury) for which the… …

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  • 48unmarred — adj. unmarred by (the ceremony was unmarred by any untoward incidents) * * * unmarred by (the ceremony was unmarred by any untoward incidents) …

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  • 49improper — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. indecent, bawdy, lewd, risqué; wrong, inapt, unsuitable, unfitting, incorrect, out of place, misplaced. See inexpedience, disagreement. Ant., proper, appropriate. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

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  • 50unfavorable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. adverse, disadvantageous, inauspicious, unpropitious, unlucky; unfriendly, antagonistic; negative, contrary; inclement; inopportune, untimely. See inexpedience, prediction, adversity, disapprobation …

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  • 51Badness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Capability of producing evil. Bad qualities. < N PARAG:Badness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 hurtfulness hurtfulness &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 virulence virulence GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 evil doer evil doer &c. 913 Sgm: N 2 bane …

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  • 52nothing — noth|ing1 W1S1 [ˈnʌθıŋ] pron [: Old English; Origin: nan thing, nathing no thing ] 1.) not anything or no thing ▪ Nothing ever happens in this town. ▪ There s nothing in this box. ▪ There was nothing else the doctors could do. ▪ He had nothing… …

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  • 53unavoidable — Not avoidable, incapable of being shunned or prevented, inevitable, and necessary @ unavoidable accident An inevitable accident; one which could not have been prevented by exercise of due care by both parties under circumstances prevailing.… …

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  • 54untowardly — I. adjective Etymology: un (I) + towardly, adjective 1. archaic : obstinate, perverse 2. archaic …

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  • 55left-handed — {adj.}, {informal} 1. Using the left hand habitually. 2. Crooked; phoney; homosexual. * /Morris is such a left handed guy./ 3. Clumsy; untoward; awkward. * /Grab that hammer and stop acting so left handed./ …

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  • 56left-handed — {adj.}, {informal} 1. Using the left hand habitually. 2. Crooked; phoney; homosexual. * /Morris is such a left handed guy./ 3. Clumsy; untoward; awkward. * /Grab that hammer and stop acting so left handed./ …

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  • 57Awkward — Awk ward ([add]k we[ e]rd), a. [Awk + ward.] 1. Wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments; not dexterous; without skill; clumsy; wanting ease, grace, or effectiveness in movement; ungraceful; as, he was awkward at a trick; an… …

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  • 58Awkwardly — Awkward Awk ward ([add]k we[ e]rd), a. [Awk + ward.] 1. Wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments; not dexterous; without skill; clumsy; wanting ease, grace, or effectiveness in movement; ungraceful; as, he was awkward at a… …

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  • 59Awkwardness — Awkward Awk ward ([add]k we[ e]rd), a. [Awk + ward.] 1. Wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments; not dexterous; without skill; clumsy; wanting ease, grace, or effectiveness in movement; ungraceful; as, he was awkward at a… …

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  • 60Chagrin — Cha*grin , n. [F., fr. chagrin shagreen, a particular kind of rough and grained leather; also a rough fishskin used for graters and files; hence (Fig.), a gnawing, corroding grief. See {Shagreen}.] Vexation; mortification. [1913 Webster] I must… …

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