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  • 1 broken — brokenly, adv. brokenness, n. /broh keuhn/, v. 1. pp. of break. adj. 2. reduced to fragments; fragmented. 3. ruptured; torn; fractured. 4. not functioning properly; out of working order. 5. Meteorol. (of sky cove …

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  • 2 broken — bro•ken [[t]ˈbroʊ kən[/t]] v. 1) pp. of break 2) reduced to fragments; fragmented 3) ruptured; torn; fractured 4) not functioning properly; out of working order 5) infringed or violated: a broken promise[/ex] 6) interrupted, disrupted, or… …

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  • 3 The Fortunes of Nigel —   …

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  • 4 The Fortunes of Richard Mahony — infobox Book | name = The Fortunes of Richard Mahony title orig = translator = image caption = author = Henry Handel Richardson illustrator = cover artist = Sheila Perry (1954) country = Australia language = English series = genre = Novel… …

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  • 5 impoverished — adjective 1. destroyed financially the broken fortunes of the family • Syn: ↑broken, ↑wiped out • Similar to: ↑destroyed 2. poor enough to need help from others • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 6 wiped out — adjective 1. destroyed completely (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑annihilated, ↑exterminated • Similar to: ↑destroyed 2. destroyed financially the broken fortunes of the family …

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  • 7 Adversity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Adversity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 adversity adversity evil &c. 619 Sgm: N 1 failure failure &c. 732 Sgm: N 1 bad luck bad luck ill luck evil luck adverse luck hard fortune …

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  • 8 adversity — n. Misfortune, calamity, affliction, trouble, suffering, woe, disaster, distress, misery, ill luck, bad luck, broken fortunes, hard life, frowns of fortune, reverses of fortune, hard times, ill fate, ills of life, a sea of troubles …

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  • 9 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 10 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 11 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 12 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 13 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 14 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 15 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 16 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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  • 17 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 18 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 19 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 20 japan — 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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