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  • 1Conventional — Con*ven tion*al, a. [L. conventionalis: cf. F. conventionnel.] 1. Formed by agreement or compact; stipulated. [1913 Webster] Conventional services reserved by tenures upon grants, made out of the crown or knights service. Sir M. Hale. [1913… …

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  • 2decorum — decorum, decency, propriety, dignity, etiquette are comparable either when they mean a code of rules respecting what is right, fitting, or honorable in behavior or, more often, when they mean the quality or character of lightness, fitness, or… …

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  • 3decorum — [di kôr′əm] n. [L, neut. of decorus, fit, proper < decor: see DÉCOR] 1. propriety and good taste in behavior, dress, etc. 2. an act or requirement of polite behavior often used in pl. SYN. DECORUM implies stiffness or formality in rules of… …

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  • 4decorum — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. decency; protocol. See agreement, fashion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. etiquette, propriety, dignity, seemliness, correctness, decency, decorousness, deportment, gentility, protocol, good form, good… …

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  • 5decorum — Synonyms and related words: amenities, appropriateness, becomingness, bienseance, ceremoniousness, civilities, civility, comity, conformity, convenance, convention, conventional usage, conventionalism, conventionality, correctitude, correctness,… …

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  • 6Etiquette — Et i*quette , n. [F. prop., a little piece of paper, or a mark or title, affixed to a bag or bundle, expressing its contents, a label, ticket, OF.estiquete, of German origin; cf. LG. stikke peg, pin, tack, stikken to stick, G. stecken. See… …

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  • 7Bombay Jayashri — Cleanup|date=May 2007Infobox musical artist | Name = Bombay Jayashri Img size = Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Alias = Born = Died = Origin = India Instrument = veena Voice type = Genre = Indian classical music Playback singing …

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  • 8etiquette — noun a) The forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society. b) The customary… …

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  • 9etiquette — n. Prescribed form (of behavior, as that set down on a card or ticket on the occasion of ceremonies at court), fashionable ceremony, ceremonial code, forms of good breeding, conventional decorum …

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  • 10English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 11theatre — /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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  • 12propriety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. decorum, conventionality, suitability; aptness, fitness; fastidiousness, becomingness, delicacy, decorum, seemliness; prudery. See agreement, expedience, fashion. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Suitability]… …

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  • 13etiquette — /et i kit, ket /, n. 1. conventional requirements as to social behavior; proprieties of conduct as established in any class or community or for any occasion. 2. a prescribed or accepted code of usage in matters of ceremony, as at a court or in… …

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  • 14prosody — prosodic /preuh sod ik/, prosodical, adj. /pros euh dee/, n. 1. the science or study of poetic meters and versification. 2. a particular or distinctive system of metrics and versification: Milton s prosody. 3. Ling. the stress and intonation… …

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  • 15Latin American literature — Introduction       the national literatures of the Spanish speaking countries of the Western Hemisphere. Historically, it also includes the literary expression of the highly developed American Indian civilizations conquered by the Spaniards. Over …

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  • 16form — n 1 Form, figure, shape, conformation, configuration are comparable when they denote the disposition or arrangement of content that gives a particular aspect or appearance to a thing as distinguished from the substance of which that thing is made …

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  • 17Egyptian religion — Polytheistic belief system of ancient Egypt from the 4th millennium BC to the first centuries AD, including both folk traditions and the court religion. Local deities that sprang up along the Nile Valley had both human and animal form and were… …

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  • 18United 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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  • 19French literature of the 17th century — mdash;the so called Grand Siècle mdash;spans the reigns of Henry IV of France, the Regency of Marie de Medici, Louis XIII of France, the Regency of Anne of Austria (and the civil war called the Fronde) and the reign of Louis XIV of France. The… …

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  • 20Critical approaches to Hamlet — Hamlet and Ophelia, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti From its premiere at the turn of the 17th century, Hamlet has been one of Shakespeare s best known, most imitated, and most analyzed plays. The character of Hamlet played a critical role in Sigmund… …

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