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  • 1 compassion — n. Pity, commiseration, sympathy, tenderness, kindness, kindliness, clemency, fellow feeling, heart, tender heartedness, kind heartedness, mercy, bowels of compassion, melting mood …

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  • 2 bowels — Human emotions were thought to be generated in the entrails; hence the AV translation ‘bowels’ in Phil. 2:1 etc. Modern custom speaks of the heart in a similar way. There is a literal physical usage in 2 Sam. 20:10 and Acts 1:18, but modern… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 3 bowels — n. pl. 1. Intestines, entrails, viscera, inwards, guts. 2. Inside, interior, interior parts, midst. 3. Compassion, pity, tenderness, mercy, mercifulness, feeling, fellow feeling, sympathy …

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  • 4 compassion — n pity, tenderness, heart, love, ruth, pathos, Archaic. bowels; clemency, lenity, leniency, mildness, easiness, gentleness; mercy, quarter, grace, exorability, placability, liberality; sympathy, commiseration, consolation, concern; kindliness,… …

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  • 5 Pity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pity pity compassion commiseration Sgm: N 1 bowels bowels of compassion Sgm: N 1 sympathy sympathy fellow feeling tenderness yearning forbearance …

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  • 6 bowel — /ˈbaʊəl / (say bowuhl) noun 1. Anatomy a. an intestine. b. (usually plural) the parts of the alimentary canal below the stomach; the intestines or entrails. 2. the inward or interior parts: the bowels of the ship. –verb (t) (bowelled or, US …

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  • 7 pity — I. n. 1. Compassion, commiseration, mercy, sympathy, fellow feeling, fellow suffering, condolence, bowels of compassion, melting mood. 2. Ground of pity, cause of grief, subject of pity. II. v. a. Commiserate, compassionate, sympathize with, feel …

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  • 8 bow|els — «BOW uhlz, bowlz», noun (plural). 1. the tube in the body into which food passes from the stomach; intestines. 2. Informal. = colon. (Cf. ↑colon) 3. Figurative. the inner part of anything; depths: »Miners dig for coal in the bowels of the earth.… …

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  • 9 gentleness — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, acceptance, affability, airiness, amiability, ascent, bleeding heart, bonhomie, bowels of compassion, breeding, bubbliness, buoyancy, calm, calmness, clemency, clementness, compassion,… …

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  • 10 mercifulness — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, bleeding heart, bowels of compassion, clemency, clementness, compassion, compassionateness, easiness, easygoingness, forbearance, forbearing, gentleness, humaneness, humanity, laxness, lenience, leniency,… …

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  • 11 tenderness — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, airiness, algesia, allergy, anaphylaxis, ascent, bleeding heart, bloom, bowels of compassion, bubbliness, budtime, buoyancy, clemency, clementness, compassion, compassionateness, considerateness, daintiness …

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  • 12 sympathy — n. 1. Fellow feeling. 2. Agreement, harmony, correspondence, correlation, affinity, union, reciprocity, pre established harmony, congeniality, concord, concert. 3. Compassion, commiseration, condolence, pity, tenderness, kindliness, fellow… …

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  • 13 kindness — n 1. goodness, benevolence, benignity, benignancy, beneficence; mildness, gentleness, tenderness, Archaic. gentilesse; compassion, love, lovingness, brotherly love, humanity, humaneness, decency; generosity, charity, bounty, largesse;… …

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  • 14 Nullification Crisis — Events leading to the U.S. Civil War Northwest Ordinance Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions Missouri Compromise …

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  • 15 1 John 3 — 1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. 2 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall …

    The King James version of the Bible

  • 16 bleeding heart — Synonyms and related words: aching heart, agony, agony of mind, anguish, bale, bathos, bitterness, bowels of compassion, broken heart, brokenheartedness, cloyingness, compassionateness, crushing, depression, depth of misery, desolation, despair,… …

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  • 17 bowel — c.1300, from O.Fr. boele intestines, bowels, innards (12c., Mod.Fr. boyau), from M.L. botellus small intestine, originally sausage, dim. of botulus sausage, a word borrowed from Oscan Umbrian, from PIE *gwet /*geut intestine (Cf. L. guttur throat …

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  • 18 Bowel — Bow el, n. [OE. bouel, bouele, OF. boel, boele, F. boyau, fr. L. botellus a small sausage, in LL. also intestine, dim. of L. botulus sausage.] [1913 Webster] 1. One of the intestines of an animal; an entrail, especially of man; a gut; generally… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 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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  • 20 Cato the Younger — A statue of Cato the Younger. The Louvre Museum. He is about to kill himself while reading the Phaedo, a dialogue of Plato which details the death of Socrates. The statue was begun by Jean Baptiste Roman (Paris, 1792 1835) using white Carrara… …

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