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  • 1 humor — I. n. 1. Moisture, fluid (of animal bodies). 2. Cutaneous eruption. 3. Temper, disposition, bent, bias, vein, propensity, predilection, turn of mind. 4. Mood, temper, state of feeling, frame of mind. 5. Mood, fancy, whim, caprice, freak, vagary,… …

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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 French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 4 comedy — comedial /keuh mee dee euhl/, adj. /kom i dee/, n., pl. comedies. 1. a play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with a happy or cheerful ending; a dramatic work in which the central motif is the triumph over adverse circumstance,… …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 tragedy — /traj i dee/, n., pl. tragedies. 1. a dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a serious or somber theme, typically that of a great person destined through a flaw of character or conflict with some overpowering force, as fate or society …

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  • 7 List of Little Britain characters — This is a list of characters for the British television and radio sketch show Little Britain (and its American spin off, Little Britain USA). Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T …

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  • 8 Fear Itself (comics) — Fear Itself Promotional image by Stuart Immonen. Publisher Marvel Comics Publication date April – October 2011 …

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  • 9 Characters of Shakespear's Plays —   …

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  • 10 Mad (magazine) — Mad Editor Harvey Kurtzman (1952–1956); Al Feldstein (1956–1984); John Ficarra (1984– ) and Nick Meglin (1984–2004) Categories Satirical magazine Frequency …

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  • 11 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 12 Shakespeare, William — (baptized April 26, 1564, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, Eng. died April 23, 1616, Stratford upon Avon) British poet and playwright, often considered the greatest writer in world literature. He spent his early life in Stratford upon Avon,… …

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  • 13 Plautus — For the Roman noble, see Rubellius Plautus. Plautus Born c. 254 BC Sarsina, Umbria Died 184 BC Rome …

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  • 14 MEMORY — holocaust literature in european languages historiography of the holocaust holocaust studies Documentation, Education, and Resource Centers memorials and monuments museums film survivor testimonies Holocaust Literature in European Languages The… …

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  • 15 Thespis (opera) — Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old , is an operatic extravaganza that was the first collaboration between dramatist W. S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. It was never published, and most of the music is now lost. However, Gilbert and Sullivan… …

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  • 16 List of The Nostalgia Critic episodes — The Nostalgia Critic is a Web review series hosted by Doug Walker. The series began in July 2007 on YouTube, but after having a large amount of his episodes removed from YouTube, those, along with new ones, started appearing in April 2008 on… …

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