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  • 1 strain of invective — index diatribe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 diatribe — I noun abuse, abusive harangue, abusive language, accusation, act of berating, admonition, adverse comment, animadversion, backbiting, bitter harangue, bitter words, blame, carping, castigation, censure, chiding, complaining, condemnation,… …

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  • 3 diatribe — n. 1. Disputation, dissertation, disquisition. 2. Invective, philippic, strain of invective stream of abuse, reviling, tirade …

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  • 4 tirade — n. Strain of invective, series of violent declamation, diatribe …

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  • 5 Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …

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  • 6 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 7 comedy — comedial /keuh mee dee euhl/, adj. /kom i dee/, n., pl. comedies. 1. a play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with a happy or cheerful ending; a dramatic work in which the central motif is the triumph over adverse circumstance,… …

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  • 8 ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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  • 9 Latin American literature — Introduction       the national literatures of the Spanish speaking countries of the Western Hemisphere. Historically, it also includes the literary expression of the highly developed American Indian civilizations conquered by the Spaniards. Over …

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  • 10 Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 11 Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 12 Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 13 Philosophy (The) of the Italian Renaissance — The philosophy of the Italian Renaissance Jill Kraye TWO CULTURES: SCHOLASTICISM AND HUMANISM IN THE EARLY RENAISSANCE Two movements exerted a profound influence on the philosophy of the Italian Renaissance: scholasticism and humanism, both of… …

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  • 14 tirade — tirade, *diatribe, jeremiad, philippic can all mean a violent, often long winded, and usually denunciatory speech or writing. Tirade implies a swift emission of heated language, sometimes critical, sometimes abusive, but usually long continued… …

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  • 15 Diatribe — Di a*tribe (?; 277), n. [L. diatriba a learned discussion, Gr. ?, prop., a wearing away of time, fr. ? to rub away, spend time; dia through + ? to rub: cf. L. terere, F. trite: cf. F. diatribe.] A prolonged or exhaustive discussion; especially,… …

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  • 16 Tirade — Ti*rade , n. [F., fr. It. tirada, properly, a pulling; hence, a lengthening out, a long speech, a tirade, fr. tirare to draw; of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. tear to redn. See {Tear} to rend, and cf. {Tire} to tear.] A declamatory strain or… …

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  • 17 William Pitt the Younger — Infobox Prime Minister honorific prefix=The Right Honourable name =William Pitt imagesize=200px order =Prime Minister of the United Kingdom term start =10 May 1804 term end =23 January 1806 monarch =George III predecessor =Henry Addington… …

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  • 18 William Dunbar — This article is about the Scottish poet, for other people of this name see William Dunbar (disambiguation). William Dunbar (c. 1460 ndash; c. 1520), Scottish poet, was probably a native of East Lothian. This is assumed from a satirical reference… …

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  • 19 Portuguese literature — This is a survey of Portuguese literature.The Portuguese language was developed gradually from the Vulgar language (i.e. Vulgar Latin) spoken in the countries which formed part of the Roman Empire and, both in morphology and syntax, it represents …

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  • 20 Discworld gods — See also: Discworld (world)#Magic Some of the Discworld gods at Dunmanifestin. L R: Sessifet (off left),Offler, Flatulus (behind Offler), Fate, Urika, Blind Io, Libertina, The Lady, Bibulous, Patina (behind Bibulous), Topaxi (in front of… …

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