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  • 1indelicate — a. 1. Wanting in delicacy, lacking in refined feeling, rude, intrusive, deficient in regard for the delicacy of others, deficient in proper reserve. 2. Indecorous, unbecoming, unseemly, coarse, gross, rude. 3. Immodest, indecent, unchaste or lewd …

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  • 2English 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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  • 3The Idler (1758–1760) — This article is about the 18th century series of essays. For other publications called The Idler, see The Idler (disambiguation). The Idler was a series of 103 essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the… …

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  • 4Italian literature — is literature written in the Italian language, particularly within Italy. It may also refer to literature written by Italians or in Italy in other languages spoken in Italy, often languages that are closely related to modern Italian. Early… …

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  • 5Martin Van Buren: Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Monday, March 4, 1837       The practice of all my predecessors imposes on me an obligation I cheerfully fulfill to accompany the first and solemn act of my public trust with an avowal of the principles that will guide me… …

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  • 6Indelicate — In*del i*cate, a. [Pref. in not + delicate: cf. F. ind[ e]licat.] Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude; as, an indelicate word or suggestion; indelicate behavior. Macaulay. {In*del… …

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  • 7Indelicately — Indelicate In*del i*cate, a. [Pref. in not + delicate: cf. F. ind[ e]licat.] Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude; as, an indelicate word or suggestion; indelicate behavior. Macaulay.… …

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  • 8weak — adjective Etymology: Middle English weike, from Old Norse veikr; akin to Old English wīcan to yield, Greek eikein to give way, Sanskrit vijate he speeds, flees Date: 14th century 1. lacking strength: as a. deficient in physical vigor ; feeble,… …

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  • 9Skye — Infobox Scottish island | GridReference=NG452319 celtic name=Audio|AntEileanSgitheanach.ogg|An t Eilean Sgitheanach norse name=Skíð meaning of name= Etymology unclear area=1,656.25 km² (639.21 sq mi) area rank=2 highest elevation= Sgurr Alasdair… …

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  • 10Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — This article is about the 19th century composer. For other uses, see Tchaikovsky (disambiguation). Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky by Nikolay Kuznetsov, 1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tcha …

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  • 16Nadezhda von Meck — Nadezhda Filaretovna von Meck (Russian: Надежда Филаретовна фон Мекк) (10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1831 – 13 January [O.S. 1 January] 1894) was a Russian businesswoman, who is best known today for her artistic relationship with Pyotr Ilyich… …

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  • 17Filigree — For the concrete system, see Filigree concrete. sterling Horse and Buggy, Filigree work …

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  • 18List of Grounded for Life episodes — This is a list of episodes of the sitcom Grounded for Life. Contents 1 Series overview 2 Season 1: 2001 3 Season 2: 2001 2002 4 Season 3: 2002 2003 …

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  • 19A Piano in the House — Infobox Television episode Title = A Piano in the House Series = The Twilight Zone Caption = Joan Hackett as Esther Fortune Season = 3 Episode = 87 Airdate =February 16, 1962 Production =4825 Writer = Earl Hamner, Jr. Director = David Greene… …

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  • 20History of aesthetics (pre-20th-century) — This description of the history of aesthetics before the twentieth century is based on an article from the 1911 edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.Greek SpeculationsAncient Greece supplies us with the first important contributions to… …

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