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  • 1 Eager — Ea ger, a. [OE. egre sharp, sour, eager, OF. agre, aigre, F. aigre, fr. L. acer sharp, sour, spirited, zealous; akin to Gr. ? highest, extreme, Skr. a?ra point; fr. a root signifying to be sharp. Cf. {Acrid}, {Edge}.] 1. Sharp; sour; acid. [Obs.] …

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  • 2 Electoral results for the Division of Lowe — This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Lowe in Australian federal elections from the division s creation in 1949 until the present.MembersElection resultsElections in the 2000sElection box begin title=Australian federal election …

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  • 3 Responsibility for the September 11 attacks — Soon after the September 11 attacks, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was able to identify the 19 hijackers [cite press release |url=http://www.fbi.gov/pressrel/pressrel01/092701hjpic.htm |title=The FBI releases 19 photographs of individuals… …

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  • 4 Soviet support for Iran during the Iran–Iraq war — The Soviet Union did not provide extensive support to Iran during the Iran–Iraq War, not surprisingly given its massive assistance to Iraq, the mutual antagonism between Marxist Leninist ideology and the Islamist government of Iran, and Muslim… …

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  • 5 Organization for Youth Empowerment — Abbreviation OYE Motto Youth Helping Youth in Honduras Formation 2005 Type …

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  • 6 List of Grounded for Life episodes — This is a list of episodes of the sitcom Grounded for Life. Contents 1 Series overview 2 Season 1: 2001 3 Season 2: 2001 2002 4 Season 3: 2002 2003 …

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  • 7 Every Man for Himself (Lost) — Infobox Television episode | Title = Every Man for Himself Series = Lost Season = 3 Episode = 4 Airdate = October 25, 2006 Production = 304 Writer = Edward Kitsis Adam Horowitz Director = Stephen Williams Guests = Michael Bowen M.C. Gainey Kim… …

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  • 8 avaricious — a. Grasping, greedy (of gain), sordid, close, close fisted, hard fisted, eager for gain (for the sake of hoarding it). See covetous …

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  • 9 acquisitive — a. Acquiring, disposed to acquire, eager for gain …

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  • 10 acquisitive — adj greedy, grasping, grabbing, Sl. grabby, rapacious, ravenous, ravening, predatory, predacious; avaricious, covetous, eager for gain, mercenary; sordid, selfish, hoarding, possessive …

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  • 11 avaricious — adj 1. greedy, covetous, eager for gain; acquisitive, grasping, grabbing, rapacious, ravenous, ravening, predatory, predacious; mercenary, venal, usurious; sordid, selfish, hoarding, possessive. 2. miserly, penurious, parsimonious, niggardly;… …

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  • 12 commercial — adj 1. mercantile, of business, of trade, of buying and selling; merchantable, marketable, saleable, vendible; mass produced. 2. mercenary, avaricious, greedy, covetous, eager for gain; acquisitive, grasping, Sl. grabby, rapacious; selfish,… …

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  • 13 mercenary — adj 1. hireling, hired, paid, auxiliary; purchased, bought, venal, Sl. on the take. 2. avaricious, greedy, covetous, eager for gain; acquisitive, grasping, Sl. grabby, rapacious, ravenous, ravening, predatory, predacious; mean, usurious, sordid,… …

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  • 14 grasping — [gras′piŋ] adj. 1. that grasps 2. eager for gain; avaricious SYN. GREEDY graspingly adv …

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  • 15 greed´i|ness — greed|y «GREE dee», adjective, greed|i|er, greed|i|est. 1. wanting to get more than one s share; eager for gain or wealth. SYNONYM(S): avaricious, covetous, rapacious. 2 …

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  • 16 greed´i|ly — greed|y «GREE dee», adjective, greed|i|er, greed|i|est. 1. wanting to get more than one s share; eager for gain or wealth. SYNONYM(S): avaricious, covetous, rapacious. 2 …

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  • 17 greed|y — «GREE dee», adjective, greed|i|er, greed|i|est. 1. wanting to get more than one s share; eager for gain or wealth. SYNONYM(S): avaricious, covetous, rapacious. 2 …

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  • 18 Crusaders Rugby League — For the new North Wales Crusaders rugby league team, see North Wales Crusaders. Crusaders Rugby League Club information Full name Crusaders Rugby League Nickname(s) Cru, Saders, Celtic Short name Crusaders Website …

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  • 19 HISTORY — For Prehistory see archaeology ; for Biblical and Second Temple periods, see history . Destruction of the Second Temple until the Arab Conquest (70–640 C.E.) THE EFFECTS OF THE WAR OF 66–70 C.E. The Jewish war against the Romans, which lasted… …

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  • 20 Origins of the American Civil War — For events following South Carolina s declaration of secession from the Union, see Battle of Fort Sumter and American Civil War. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first stage in a conflict that had been brewing for decades. The main explanation… …

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