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  • 1 Discourse — Dis*course , n. [L. discursus a running to and fro, discourse, fr. discurrere, discursum, to run to and fro, to discourse; dis + currere to run: cf. F. discours. See {Course}.] 1. The power of the mind to reason or infer by running, as it were,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 humanism — /hyooh meuh niz euhm/ or, often, /yooh /, n. 1. any system or mode of thought or action in which human interests, values, and dignity predominate. 2. devotion to or study of the humanities. 3. (sometimes cap.) the studies, principles, or culture… …

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  • 3 amplification — n. 1. Enlargement, greatening, extension, dilation, expansion, broadening, development. 2. Full detail, fulness, diffuseness, prolixity, diffuse narrative, copious discourse …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 4 enlargement — n. 1. Expansion, dilatation, dilation, extension, augmentation, increase. 2. Expatiation, copious discourse, extended remark …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 5 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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  • 6 rhetoric — /ret euhr ik/, n. 1. (in writing or speech) the undue use of exaggeration or display; bombast. 2. the art or science of all specialized literary uses of language in prose or verse, including the figures of speech. 3. the study of the effective… …

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  • 7 Rhetoric — This article is about the art of rhetoric in general. For the work by Aristotle, see Rhetoric (Aristotle). Painting depicting a lecture in a knight academy, painted by Pieter Isaacsz or Reinhold Timm for Rosenborg Castle as part of a series of… …

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  • 8 Syriac Language and Literature — • Syriac is the important branch of the group of Semitic languages known as Aramaic Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Syriac Language and Literature     Syriac Language and Literature …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 9 Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 10 Narrative — A narrative is a constructive format (as a work of speech, writing, song, film, television, video games, photography or theatre) that describes a sequence of non fictional or fictional events. The word derives from the Latin verb narrare, to… …

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  • 11 POETRY — This article is arranged according to the following outline (for modern poetry, see hebrew literature , Modern; see also prosody ): biblical poetry introduction the search for identifiable indicators of biblical poetry the presence of poetry in… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 12 St. Gregory of Nazianzus —     St. Gregory of Nazianzus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Gregory of Nazianzus     Doctor of the Church, born at Arianzus, in Asia Minor, c. 325; died at the same place, 389. He was son one of three children of Gregory, Bishop of Nazianzus… …

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  • 13 Bacon (Francis) and man’s two-faced kingdom — Francis Bacon and man’s two faced kingdom Antonio Pérez Ramos Two closely related but distinct tenets about Bacon’s philosophy have been all but rejected by contemporary historiography. The first is Bacon’s attachment to the so called British… …

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  • 14 subject — n 1 *citizen, national Antonyms: sovereign 2 Subject, matter, subject matter, argument, topic, text, theme, motive, motif, leitmotiv can mean the basic idea or the principal object of thought or attention in a discourse or artistic composition.… …

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  • 15 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 16 cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …

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  • 17 Hamlet — This article is about the Shakespeare play. For other uses, see Hamlet (disambiguation). The American actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, ca. 1870 The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, or more simply Hamlet, is a tragedy by William… …

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  • 18 Maimonides — For other uses, see Maimonides (disambiguation). Moses ben Maimon ( Maimonides ) 18 century portrait of Maimonides, from the Thesaurus antiquitatum sacrarum by Blaisio Ugolino Full name Moses ben Maimon ( Maimonides ) Born 1135 …

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  • 19 Video game culture — Part of a series on …

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  • 20 Warren Chaney — Warren H. Chaney, Ph.D. in January of 2010 Born Warren Herbert Chaney November 3, 1942 (1942 11 03) (age 69) Louisville, Kentuc …

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