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  • 1Tenacious — Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt to retain;… …

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  • 2Tenaciously — Tenacious Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt… …

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  • 3Tenaciousness — Tenacious Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt… …

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  • 4irretentive — adjective Not retentive or apt to retain …

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  • 5tenacious — a. 1. Retentive, apt to retain. 2. Adhesive, sticky, glutinous, viscous, cohesive, smeary, dauby, clinging. 3. Stubborn, obstinate, pertinacious, opinionated, opinionative, positive …

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  • 6Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 7MUSIC — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction written sources of direct and circumstantial evidence the material relics and iconography notated sources oral tradition archives and important collections of jewish music… …

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  • 8Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 9Drainage — See also: Storm drain and Stormwater Deep inside a Sydney drain in New South Wales Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub surface water from an area. Many agricultural soils need drainage to improv …

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  • 10language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …

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  • 11mimicry — /mim ik ree/, n., pl. mimicries. 1. the act, practice, or art of mimicking. 2. Biol. the close external resemblance of an organism, the mimic, to some different organism, the model, such that the mimic benefits from the mistaken identity, as… …

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  • 12Package management system — A package management system is a collection of tools to automate the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing software packages from a computer. Linux and other Unix like systems typically manage thousands of discrete… …

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  • 13education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 14drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …

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  • 15japan — 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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  • 16Japan — /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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  • 17Principles of learning — Educational psychologists have identified several principles of learning, also referred to as laws of learning, which seem generally applicable to the learning process. These principles have been discovered, tested, and used in practical… …

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  • 18High speed trains of the United Kingdom — There are three types of trains in Britain that have been traditionally viewed as high speed trains: * Advanced Passenger Train (APT) Tilting trains which never entered into regular revenue earning service. * InterCity 125, also called HST (High… …

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  • 19Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

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  • 20Electroconvulsive therapy — Intervention ICD 10 PCS GZB ICD 9 CM 94.27 …

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