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  • 1 excesses — ex·cess || ɪk ses n. overabundance, surplus; overindulgence, immoderation adj. extra, leftover, superfluous, above and beyond …

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  • 2 excesses — outrageous or immoderate behaviour. → excess …

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  • 3 excesses — n. pl. 1. Debauchery, orgies, revels, saturnalia. 2. Rages, furies, cruelties, brutalities, enormities …

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  • 4 excess — ♦♦♦ excesses (The noun is pronounced [[t]ɪkse̱s[/t]]. The adjective is pronounced [[t]e̱kses[/t]].) 1) N VAR: with supp, usu a N of n An excess of something is a larger amount than is needed, allowed, or usual. An excess of houseplants in a small …

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  • 5 Traditional Chinese medicine — Alternative medical systems Traditional Chinese medicin …

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  • 6 Stalinist architecture — (also referred to as Stalin s Empire style, Stalinist Gothic, or Socialist Classicism) is a term given to architecture of the Soviet Union between 1933, when Boris Iofan s draft for Palace of Soviets was officially approved, and 1955, when Nikita …

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  • 7 excess — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 too much of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ rhetorical, stylistic, verbal ▪ His statements cannot be simply dismissed as rhetorical excess. ▪ financial ▪ scan …

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  • 8 Lwów pogrom (1918) — The Lwów pogrom (also called the Lemberg pogrom) of the Jewish population of Lwów (now Lviv) took place on November 21 November 23 1918 during the Polish Ukrainian War. In the course of the three days of unrest in the city, an estimated 52 150… …

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  • 9 china — /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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  • 10 China — /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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  • 11 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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  • 12 McCarthyism — A 1947 propaganda comic book published by the Catechetical Guild Educational Society raising the specter of a Communist takeover McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for… …

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  • 13 French 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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  • 14 Hugh Gibson — Hugh S. Gibson (August 16, 1883 – December 12, 1954), Career diplomat and “career humanitarian” ( New York Times , December 13, 1954), was actively involved in disarmament talks from 1925 to 1932, and (together with such colleagues as ambassadors …

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  • 15 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 16 Italian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in the Middle Ages was written in Latin. Moreover, it was predominantly… …

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  • 17 livestock farming — Introduction       raising of animals for use or for pleasure. In this article, the discussion of livestock includes both beef and dairy cattle, pigs (pig), sheep, goats (goat), horses (horse), mules (mule), asses, buffalo, and camels (camel …

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  • 18 Mexico — • Situated at the extreme point of the North American continent, bounded on the north by the United States, on the east by the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, British Honduras, and Guatemala, and on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean… …

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  • 19 excess — ex|cess1 [ıkˈses, ˈekses] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: excès, from Late Latin excessus, from Latin excedere; EXCEED] 1.) [singular, U] a larger amount of something than is allowed or needed ▪ After you apply the oil, wait 20 minutes… …

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  • 20 excess — I UK [ɪkˈses] / US / US [ˈekˌses] noun Word forms excess : singular excess plural excesses ** 1) [singular/uncountable] a larger amount of something than is usual or necessary Cover both sides of the meat with flour, shaking off any excess.… …

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