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  • 1 frustration — frus·tra·tion /ˌfrəs trā shən/ n 1 a: the act of frustrating b: the state or an instance of being frustrated c: something that frustrates 2: a common law doctrine of contract law: parties to a contract may be excused from performance even though… …

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  • 2 unsatisfied hopes — index frustration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 disappointment — n. 1. Frustration, foiling, baffling, unfulfilment. 2. Frustration of hopes, sense of frustration, feeling of thwarted expectation …

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  • 4 discomfiture — /dis kum fi cheuhr/, n. 1. disconcertion; confusion; embarrassment. 2. frustration of hopes or plans. 3. Archaic. defeat in battle; rout. [1300 50; ME desconfiture < AF: defeat. See DISCOMFIT, URE] * * * …

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  • 5 discomfiture — dis•com•fi•ture [[t]dɪsˈkʌm fɪ tʃər[/t]] n. 1) disconcertion; confusion; embarrassment 2) frustration of hopes or plans …

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  • 6 discomfiture — /dɪsˈkʌmfətʃə / (say dis kumfuhchuh) noun 1. defeat in battle; rout. 2. frustration of hopes or plans. 3. disconcertion; confusion …

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  • 7 Germany — /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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  • 8 international 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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  • 9 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 10 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 11 Poland — /poh leuhnd/, n. a republic in E central Europe, on the Baltic Sea. 38,700,291; ab. 121,000 sq. mi. (313,400 sq. km). Cap.: Warsaw. Polish, Polska. * * * Poland Introduction Poland Background: Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived around …

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  • 12 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 13 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 14 Chinua Achebe — Achebe redirects here. For the fictional character, see Achebe (comics). Chinua redirects here. It is not to be confused with Chin hua. Chinua Achebe Chinua Achebe (2008) Born Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe 16 …

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  • 15 Croatia — /kroh ay sheuh, shee euh/, n. a republic in SE Europe: includes the historical regions of Dalmatia, Istria, and Slavonia; formerly a part of Yugoslavia. 5,026,995, 21,835 sq. mi. (56,555 sq. km) Cap.: Zagreb. Serbo Croatian, Hrvatska. * * *… …

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  • 16 List of Red vs. Blue characters — This is a list of characters in the Rooster Teeth series Red vs. Blue. Contents 1 Red Team 1.1 Sarge 1.2 Simmons 1.3 Grif 1.4 …

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  • 17 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 18 List of Dallas episodes — This is a list of episodes of the soap opera Dallas. The original miniseries from 1978 was labeled as Season One when the series was initially released on DVD in 2004. Although Season One officially began with episode that aired September 23,… …

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  • 19 History of Deportivo de La Coruña — HistoryThe very beginning1906 was the year when Deportivo de la Sala Calvet was founded, and the club s first ever president was Luis Cornide. Records indicate that back then the team consisted of Salvador Fojón, Venancio Deus, Juan Long, Ángel… …

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  • 20 Austria — Austrian, adj., n. /aw stree euh/, n. a republic in central Europe. 8,054,078; 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Cap.: Vienna. German, Österreich. * * * Austria Introduction Austria Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro… …

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