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  • 1 violent — violent, ente [ vjɔlɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1213; lat. violentus 1 ♦ Impétueux; qui agit ou s exprime sans aucune retenue. ⇒ brusque, coléreux. « Les hommes ont été de tout temps [...] égoïstes, violents » (France). Une femme violente. « Il s est montré …

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  • 2 agitation — [ aʒitasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1355; lat. agitatio 1 ♦ État de ce qui est agité, parcouru de mouvements irréguliers en divers sens. ⇒ 2. trouble, turbulence. « l agitation de l eau » (Rousseau). « Les habitants avaient l agitation d une ruche inquiétée »… …

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  • 3 agitation — [aj΄ə tā′shən] n. [Fr < L] 1. an agitating or being agitated; violent motion or stirring 2. emotional disturbance or excitement 3. discussion meant to stir up people and produce changes agitational adj …

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  • 4 agitation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Violent motion Nouns 1. (quality of being agitated) agitation, stir, tremor, shake, ripple; trepidation, quiver, quaver, dance; flutter. Informal, sweat. 2. (result of agitation) perturbation, commotion …

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  • 5 Agitation des masses — Révolution Pour les articles homonymes, voir Révolution (homonymie). Une révolution est, au sens politique ou social, un mouvement politique amenant, ou tentant d amener, un changement brusque et en profondeur dans la structure politique et… …

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  • 6 Assam agitation — The Assam Agitation (or Assam Movement) was a popular movement against illegal immigrants in Assam between 1979 and 1985. The movement, led by All Assam Students Union and the All Assam Gana Sangram Parishad, set an agitational program to compel… …

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  • 7 tempête — [ tɑ̃pɛt ] n. f. • tempeste 1080; lat. pop. °tempesta « temps », et par ext. « mauvais temps », class. tempestus « qui vient à temps », de tempus « temps » 1 ♦ Violente perturbation atmosphérique près du centre d une dépression; vent rapide qui… …

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  • 8 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 9 education — /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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  • 10 anticyclone — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 11 Anticyclonic storm — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 12 blizzard — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 13 buran — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 14 Cyclonic storm — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 15 high-area storm — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 16 Magnetic storm — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 17 purga — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 18 Storm — Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere …

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  • 19 Storm center — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 20 Storm door — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …

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