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  • 1Death and culture — All Is Vanity by C. Allan Gilbert, suggesting an intertwining between life and death. This article is about death in the different cultures around the world as well as ethical issues relating to death, such as martrydom, suicide and euthanasia.… …

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  • 2death — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ early, premature, untimely ▪ The president s untimely death has thrown the country into chaos. ▪ sudden, unexpected ▪ immediate …

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  • 3euthanasia — n.; (also euthanasy) 1. Easy death, peaceful death, ease in death or in dying. 2. Painless execution. 3. Means of painless death …

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  • 4Euthanasia — For mercy killings performed on animals, see Animal euthanasia. Part of a series on …

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  • 5Lethal injection — For the Ice Cube album, see Lethal Injection (album). Part of a series on Capital punishment Issues …

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  • 6Assisted suicide — Detail of The Death of Socrates. A disciple is handing Socrates a goblet of hemlock …

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  • 7Jack Kevorkian — at UCLA s Royce Hall, January 15, 2011. Born May 26, 1928(1928 05 26) Pontiac, Michigan, U.S. D …

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  • 8Euthanasia — The word euthanasia comes straight out of the Greek eu , goodly or well + thanatos , death = the good death and for 18th century writers in England that was what euthanasia meant, a good death, a welcome way to depart quietly and well from life.… …

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  • 9List of spells in Harry Potter — Spells in Harry Potter occur in the fictional wizarding world of the series of books by author J. K. Rowling. Magic spells are used by many of the characters to achieve useful effects without the benefit of modern technology. The main depiction… …

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  • 10euthanasia, active/passive — Euthanasia is the action of directly causing the quick and painless death of a person, or omitting to prevent it when intervention was within the agent s powers. It is usually understood that euthanasia is performed only with the intention of… …

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  • 11Euthanasia — • From Greek eu, well, and thanatos, death, easy, painless death Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Euthanasia     Euthanasia     † …

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  • 12euthanasia — euthanasiast /yooh theuh nay zee ast /, n. euthanasic /yooh theuh nay zik/, adj. /yooh theuh nay zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. 1. Also called mercy killing. the act of putting to death painlessly or allowing to die, as by withholding extreme… …

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  • 13List of The Sopranos characters — The following is a listing of fictional characters from the HBO series The Sopranos. To view characters organized by their associations, see the subpages section. Contents 1 Main characters 2 Supporting characters 3 Recurring guest stars …

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  • 14V for Vendetta — This article is about the comic book series. For the 2006 film adaptation, see V for Vendetta (film). V for Vendetta V for Vendetta collected edition cover, art by David Lloyd …

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  • 15List of Left Behind Characters — This a list of characters in the 16 books of the Left Behind series Contents 1 Rayford Steele 2 Cameron ( Buck ) Williams 3 Chloe Steele Williams 4 Tsion Ben Judah …

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  • 16Guillotine — The guillotine ( ] Although Guillotin did not actually contribute to the machine’s design, it was his name that it would carry throughout history, thanks to a comic song about Guillotin and his proposal which appeared in the Royalist periodical,… …

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  • 17Convict cichlid — Amatitlania nigrofasciata Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 18euthanasia —    Formerly called ‘mercy killing’, euthanasia means to facilitate someone else’s death intentionally but also compassionately. It differs from assisted suicide in that euthanasia involves the other person performing some direct act to kill an… …

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  • 19Animal sacrifice — is the ritual killing of an animal as part of a religion. It is practised by many religions as a means of appeasing a god or gods or changing the course of nature. Animal sacrifice has turned up in almost all cultures, from the Hebrews to the… …

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  • 20Henry Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare — Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare GCB, PC, FRS (16 April 1815 ndash; 25 February 1895) was a British statesman who served in government during the late 19th century, most notably as Home Secretary and as Lord President of the Council.He was… …

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