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  • 1contending — index competitive (antagonistic) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2Contending — Contend Con*tend , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Contended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contending}.] [OF. contendre, L. contendere, tentum; con + tendere to strech. See {Tend}.] 1. To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight.… …

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  • 3contending — con·tend || kÉ™n tend v. maintain, assert; compete; struggle, strive …

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  • 4contending — contendˈing noun and adjective Striving • • • Main Entry: ↑contend …

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  • 5War — • In its juridical sense, a contention carried on by force of arms between sovereign states, or communities having in this regard the right of states Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. War     War …

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  • 6china — /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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  • 7China — /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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  • 8United States v. Verdugo-Urquidez — SCOTUSCase Litigants=United States v. Verdugo Urquidez ArgueDate=November 7 ArgueYear=1989 DecideDate=February 28 DecideYear=1990 FullName=United States v. Rene Martin Verdugo Urquidez USVol=494 USPage=259 Citation=110 S. Ct. 1056; 108 L. Ed. 2d… …

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  • 9Berean Christadelphians — The Berean Christadelphians are a Christian denomination that separated from the main Christadelphian denomination in the 1920s, withdrawing congregational fellowship in the process. They are not to be confused with the Christian denomination… …

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  • 10Ecclesiastical Courts —     Ecclesiastical Courts     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Courts     I. JUDICIAL POWER IN THE CHURCH     In instituting the Church as a perfect society, distinct from the civil power and entirely independent of it, Christ gave her… …

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  • 11Social liberalism — Liberalism …

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  • 12contend — [[t]kənte̱nd[/t]] contends, contending, contended 1) VERB If you have to contend with a problem or difficulty, you have to deal with it or overcome it. [V with n] It is time, once again, to contend with racism... [V with n] American businesses… …

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  • 13Take Ionescu — Prime Minister of Romania In office December 18, 1921 – January 19, 1922 Monarch Ferdinand I of Romania Preceded by …

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  • 14Dean Corll — Dean Arnold Corll Dean Corll, photographed in the spring or summer of 1973. Background information Birth name Dean Arnold Corll Also known as The Candy Man …

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  • 15Fred Hutchinson — This article is about Fred Hutchinson, the American baseball player and manager. For the medical institution established by his brother in his memory, see Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Infobox MLB retired name=Fred Hutchinson… …

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  • 16Thaumiel — (twins of God) is the name of one of the Qliphoth in the Kabbalah, the shadow side of the Kabbalistic Tree of Life. It is the shadow of the Sephirot Keter (the crown). While Keter is concerned with the unity of God, Thaumiel represents the dual… …

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  • 17Oriental studies — Ancient Assyrian antiquities in the British Museum. In the 19th century the placing of spectacular antiquities in the new museums brought unusual interest from the gene …

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  • 18Nicaraguan general election, 2006 — Nicaragua This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Nicaragua Constitution President …

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  • 19Barton Gellman — Barton David Gellman (born Nov. 3, 1960) is an American author and journalist on the staff of The Washington Post . [http://www.bartongellman.com/ BartonGellman.com] ] In 2008, he published [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/1594201… …

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  • 20education — /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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