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  • 1 depressing influence — index damper (depressant) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Office of Strategic Influence (album) — Office of Strategic Influence Studio album by OSI Released February 17, 2003 …

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  • 3 Epistles to the Corinthians —     Epistles to the Corinthians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistles to the Corinthians     INTRODUCTORY     St. Paul Founds the Church at Corinth     St. Paul s first visit to Europe is graphically described by St. Luke (Acts, xvi xviii). When …

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  • 4 chill — chillingly, adv. chillness, n. /chil/, n. 1. coldness, esp. a moderate but uncomfortably penetrating coldness: the chill of evening. 2. a sensation of cold, usually with shivering: She felt a slight chill from the open window. 3. a feeling of… …

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  • 5 chill — [[t]tʃɪl[/t]] n. 1) an uncomfortably penetrating coldness 2) a sensation of cold, usu. with shivering 3) a sudden fear or alarm 4) a depressing influence or feeling: His presence cast a chill over everyone[/ex] 5) unfriendliness; coolness 6)… …

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  • 6 chill — /tʃɪl / (say chil) noun 1. coldness, especially a moderate but penetrating coldness. 2. a sensation of cold, usually with shivering. 3. a cold stage, as a first symptom of illness. 4. a depressing influence or sensation. 5. a metal mould for… …

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  • 7 VITAL STATISTICS — Introduction GENERAL EXPLANATION Population changes reflect the natural facts of life: births and deaths. Births, in turn, have long been largely governed by the mechanisms of family formation. Vital statistics are compilations of data on… …

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  • 8 University of Muenster —     University of Münster     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► University of Münster     The town of Münster in Westphalia obtained its university in 1771 through the initiative of the prince bishop s vicar general, Freiherr von Fürstenberg.     The… …

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  • 9 Bialik, Chaim Nachman — (1873–1934)    Hebrew poet. Bialik was the most outstanding figure in modern Hebrew literature. He was born in Radi, in the province of Volhynia, in southern Russia. When he was six, his family moved to nearby Zhitomir. His father died the… …

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  • 10 PLUR — Beads spelling out PLUR on a raver bracelet (see: candy raver) Peace Love Unity Respect, commonly shortened with PLUR, is a credo or mantra[1] of the rave culture. Many in the rave scene have heard this term at some time or another, although its… …

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  • 11 damper — I (depressant) noun backset, bleakness, cheerlessness, chill, cloud, crushed spirits, depressing influence, discouragement, disheartener, downheartedness, feeling of dejection, feeling of depression, gloom, glumness, heaviness, heaviness of… …

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  • 12 dead hand — N SING: usu the N of n You can refer to something which has a bad or depressing influence on a particular situation as a dead hand. [mainly BRIT] To promote new investment the dead hand of state control must be lifted …

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  • 13 damper — n. 1. Check, hindrance, obstacle, impediment, lion in the way. 2. Discouragement, depression, depressing influence, damp, wet blanket, cold water …

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  • 14 chill — I. n. 1. Cold, coldness, chilliness, frigidity. 2. Shiver, ague, shivering fit, ague fit, rigor. 3. Depression, damp, depressing influence. II. a. Cold, frigid, chilly, bleak. III. v. a. 1. Make chilly, make cold …

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  • 15 chill — n., v., & adj. n. 1 a an unpleasant cold sensation; lowered body temperature. b a feverish cold (catch a chill). 2 unpleasant coldness (of air, water, etc.). 3 a a depressing influence (cast a chill over). b a feeling of fear or dread accompanied …

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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 interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …

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  • 18 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 19 Eighty Years' War — Relief of Leiden after the siege, 1574. Date 1568 1648 Location …

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  • 20 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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