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  • 1 Fatal Attraction — Infobox Film name = Fatal Attraction writer = James Dearden starring = Michael Douglas Glenn Close Anne Archer director = Adrian Lyne producer = Stanley R. Jaffe Sherry Lansing editing = Michael Kahn distributor = Paramount Pictures released =… …

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  • 2 Fatal Accidents Act 1846 — The Fatal Accidents Act 1846 (9 10 Vict, c.93), often referred to as Lord Campbell s Act, was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, that, for the first time in England and Wales, allowed relatives of people killed by the… …

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  • 3 epidemic dropsy — a sometimes fatal condition seen in India, Fiji, South Africa, and elsewhere, characterized by edema of the extremities; dilatation of vessels of the skin, subcutaneous tissues, and uveal tract, resulting in glaucoma; cardiac insufficiency; and… …

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  • 4 epidemic meningitis — noun meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal • Syn: ↑cerebrospinal meningitis, ↑brain fever, ↑cerebrospinal fever • Hypernyms: ↑meningitis …

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  • 5 Havana — This article is about the capital of Cuba. For other uses, see Havana (disambiguation). Havana   City   La Habana …

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  • 6 Pest — Pest, n. [L. pestis: cf. F. peste.] 1. A fatal epidemic disease; a pestilence; specif., the plague. [1913 Webster] England s sufferings by that scourge, the pest. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything which resembles a pest; one who, or that which,… …

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  • 7 Gilan Province — Infobox Iran Province province name = Gilan ostan name = گیلان loc capital = Rasht latd = 37.2774 longd = 49.5890 area = 14,042 pop = 2,410,523 pop year = 2005 pop density = 171.7 sub provinces = 16 languages= Gilaki Talysh Persian Tati Gilan (… …

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  • 8 Bridgewater Canal — This article is about the canal in North West England. For the canal in Somerset, see Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Bridgewater Canal The packet house at Worsley, on the canal Principal e …

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  • 9 St Nicholas Church, North Walsham — Infobox religious building building name = St Nicholas Church, North Walsham caption = St Nicholas Church, North Walsham location = North Walsham, Norfolk, England religious affiliation = Anglo Catholic district = Diocese of Norwich consecration… …

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  • 10 bubonicplague — bu·bon·ic plague (bo͞o bŏnʹĭk, byo͞o ) n. A contagious, often fatal epidemic disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia (syn. Pasteurella) pestis, transmitted from person to person or by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat,… …

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  • 11 bubonic plague — noun A contagious, often fatal, epidemic disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted by the bite of fleas from an infected person or rodent, especially a rat, and characterized by delirium, chills, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and …

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  • 12 Anthony — masc. proper name, from L. Antonius, name of a Roman gens (with excrescent h probably suggested by many Greek loan words beginning anth , e.g. anthros flower, anthropos man ); St. Anthony (4c.), Egyptian hermit, patron saint of swineherds, to… …

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  • 13 pestilence — noun archaic a fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague. Origin ME: from OFr., from L. pestilentia, based on pestis a plague …

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  • 14 pest — n. 1. Plague, pestilence, infection, fatal epidemic, infectious disease. 2. Bane, scourge, curse, infliction, nuisance, great annoyance, plague …

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  • 15 pestilence — n. 1. Plague, pest. 2. Plague, pest, infectious disease, contagious disease, fatal epidemic …

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  • 16 pestilence — ► NOUN archaic ▪ a fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague. ORIGIN Latin pestilentia, from pestis a plague …

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  • 17 pest — [pest] n. [Fr peste < L pestis, plague] 1. a person or thing that causes trouble, annoyance, discomfort, etc.; nuisance; specif., any destructive or troublesome insect, small animal, weed, etc. 2. Now Rare a fatal epidemic disease; esp.,… …

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  • 18 pestilence — n. a fatal epidemic disease, esp. bubonic plague. Etymology: ME f. OF f. L pestilentia (as PESTILENT) …

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  • 19 Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …

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  • 20 Virus — A microorganism smaller than a bacteria, which cannot grow or reproduce apart from a living cell. A virus invades living cells and uses their chemical machinery to keep itself alive and to replicate itself. It may reproduce with fidelity or with… …

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