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  • 1 imagination — n. 1. Conception (united with the faculty of recombining ideas so as to form a new creation), invention, ideality, creative power, plastic power, fancy, fantasy. 2. Imaginative faculty, faculty of original conception, faculty of invention,… …

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  • 2 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 3 conceit — /keuhn seet /, n. 1. an excessively favorable opinion of one s own ability, importance, wit, etc. 2. something that is conceived in the mind; a thought; idea: He jotted down the conceits of his idle hours. 3. imagination; fancy. 4. a fancy; whim; …

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  • 4 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 5 Psalms — • The Psalter, or Book of Psalms, is the first book of the Writings , i.e. of the third section of the printed Hebrew Bible of today. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Psalms     Psalms …

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  • 6 Totemism — • Constitutes the group of superstitions and customs of which the totem is the center Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Totemism     Totemism      …

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  • 7 Apocalypse —     Apocalypse     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Apocalypse     Apocalypse, from the verb apokalypto, to reveal, is the name given to the last book in the Bible. It is also called the Book of Revelation.     Although a Christian work, the Apocalypse… …

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  • 8 Hard and soft C — A hard c vs. a soft c is a feature that occurs in many languages, including English, in which two distinct major sounds (phonemes) are represented by the Latin letter c . A hard c is pronounced as the voiceless plosive IPA| [k] (like in car );… …

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  • 9 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 10 2009 term per curiam opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States — The Supreme Court of the United States handed down nineteen per curiam opinions during its 2009 term, which began on October 5, 2009, and concluded October 3, 2010.[1] Because per curiam decisions are issued from the Court as an institution,… …

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  • 11 conceit — /kənˈsit / (say kuhn seet) noun 1. an exaggerated estimate of one s own ability, importance, wit, etc. 2. that which is conceived in the mind; a thought; an idea. 3. imagination; fancy. 4. a fancy; whim; a fanciful notion. 5. a fanciful thought,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 13 Decipherment of rongorongo — Tablet B Aruku kurenga, verso. One of four texts which provided the Jaussen list, the first attempt at decipherment. Made of Pacific rosewood, mid nineteenth century, Easter Island. (Collection of the SS.CC., Rome) There have been numerous… …

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  • 14 De Oratore — First page of a miniature of Cicero s De oratore, 15th century, Northern Italy, now at the British Museum De Oratore ( On the Orator ) is a dialogue written by Cicero in 55 BCE. It is set in 91 BCE, when Lucius Licinius Crassus dies, just before… …

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  • 15 ANTISEMITISM — ANTISEMITISM, a term coined in 1879, from the Greek ἁντί = anti, and Σημ = Semite by the German agitator wilhelm marr to designate the then current anti Jewish campaigns in Europe. Antisemitism soon came into general use as a term denoting all… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 16 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17 David Kelly (weapons expert) — David Kelly Born 14 May 1944(1944 05 14) Rhondda, Wales Died 17 July 2003(2003 07 17) (aged 59) Oxfordshire, England Cause of death Suicide: haemorrhage from incised wounds of …

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  • 18 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 19 Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 20 Acupuncture — Intervention Needles being inserted into a patient s skin. ICD 10 PCS 8E0H30Z …

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