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  • 1 awe — I. n. 1. Reverence, veneration, reverential fear. 2. Dread, fearfulness, terror, fear. 3. Solemn exaltation, admiring solemnity, adoring wonder. II. v. a. 1. Inspire with awe, solemnize, make reverent, fill with revering dread. 2. Overawe,… …

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  • 2 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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  • 3 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 4 Lord's Day — See also: Sabbath in Christianity Contents 1 Textual tradition 1.1 Ambiguous references 1.2 U …

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  • 5 William Bernard Petre, 12th Baron Petre — William Bernard, 12th Baron Petre (20 December, 1817 – 4 July, 1884) “a pattern of charity and piety”, was an enthusiastic builder of churches. To a greater or lesser extent, he was responsible for new churches in Brentwood, Chipping Ongar,… …

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  • 6 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 7 Boccaccio, Giovanni — born 1313, Paris, France died Dec. 21, 1375, Certaldo, Tuscany Italian poet and scholar. His life was full of difficulties and occasional bouts of poverty. His early works include The Love Afflicted (с 1336), a prose work in five books, and The… …

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  • 8 Devotthan Ekadasi — Devotthan Ekadashi Vishnu sleeps on the Shesha Shaiya bed of Shesha Also called Prabodhini Ekadashi, Devutthana Ekadashi, Dev uthav ekadashi, Deothan, Kartik Shukla ekadashi Observed by …

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  • 9 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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