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  • 1 gain the favor of — index propitiate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Challenge to the favor — favor fa vor (f[=a] v[ e]r), n. [Written also favour.] [OF. favor, F. faveur, L. favor, fr. favere to be favorable, cf. Skr. bh[=a]vaya to further, foster, causative of bh[=u] to become, be. Cf. {Be}. In the phrase to curry favor, favor is prob.… …

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  • 3 The Rumble in the Jungle — was a boxing match pitting then world Heavyweight champion George Foreman against former world champion and challenger Muhammad Ali that took place on October 30, 1974, in the Mai 20 Stadium in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the… …

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  • 4 favor — favorer, n. /fay veuhr/, n. 1. something done or granted out of goodwill, rather than from justice or for remuneration; a kind act: to ask a favor. 2. friendly or well disposed regard; goodwill: to win the favor of the king. 3. the state of being …

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  • 5 favor — fa vor (f[=a] v[ e]r), n. [Written also favour.] [OF. favor, F. faveur, L. favor, fr. favere to be favorable, cf. Skr. bh[=a]vaya to further, foster, causative of bh[=u] to become, be. Cf. {Be}. In the phrase to curry favor, favor is prob. for… …

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  • 6 The Carrion Fields — is a multi user dungeon created by Yuval Oren (Derit), Matt Hamby (Rahvin/ShaidarHaran/BoltThrower) and Barbara Hargrove (Galadriel/Nordewin) in January 1994. Based on ROM 2.3, it first opened to the public on March 17th, 1994. The past thirteen… …

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  • 7 The Lovesick Court — The Lovesick Court, or the Ambitious Politique is a Caroline era stage play, a tragicomedy written by Richard Brome, and first published in 1659.Publication The Lovesick Court was entered into the Stationers Register on 4 August 1640 by the… …

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  • 8 The Death of Superman — Cover of Superman vol. 2, 75 (Jan 1993). Art by Dan Jurgens Brett Breeding. Publisher DC Comics …

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  • 9 The Staunton-Morphy controversy — concerns the failure of negotiations in 1858 for a chess match between Howard Staunton and Paul Morphy and later interpretations of the actions of the two players. The details of the events are not universally agreed, and accounts and… …

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  • 10 The Godfather Part II — Original film poster Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Produced by …

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  • 11 The Opportunity — is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by James Shirley, published in 1640. The play has been called a capital little comedy, fairly bubbling over with clever situations and charming character. [Nason, p. 263.] The Opportunity was… …

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  • 12 The King of Fighters — (ザ・キング・オブ・ファイターズ, Za Kingu obu Faitāzu), officially abbreviated KOF , is a series of fighting games by SNK Playmore, formerly SNK. The series was originally developed for SNK s Neo Geo MVS arcade hardware, which served as the main platform for… …

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  • 13 The Scissors — is an aerial dog fighting maneuver, commonly used by military fighter pilots before the advent of high thrust to weight fighters (which allow for extended maneuvering in the vertical plane) in the late 1950s to mid 1960s and later, and before the …

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  • 14 The Shima Brothers — Tenchi Muyo! character Profile Age 1000+ years (all) The Shima Brothers are a fictional trio of villains in the Tenchi Muyo! franchise, featured in Hitoshi Okuda s No Need for Tenchi! and The All New Tenchi Muyo! …

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  • 15 The Amory Wars — The Amory Wars, originally entitled The Bag.On.Line Adventures, is an ongoing series of comic books written by Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez and published by Evil Ink Comics. The story of The Amory Wars is also the focus of the band …

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  • 16 The Satanic Verses controversy — refers to the controversy surrounding Salman Rushdie s novel The Satanic Verses . In particular it involves the novel s alleged blasphemy or unbelief; the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordering Muslims to kill Rushdie; and the… …

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  • 17 The Lion and the Mouse — is an Aesop s fable. The story was in fact thought up by the man Nigel Vandyke, Aesop s right hand man. In the fable, a lion wants to eat a mouse who wakes him up. The mouse begs forgiveness and promises to return the favor if ever he is given… …

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  • 18 favor — fa|vor1 [ feıvər ] noun *** ▸ 1 something you do to help someone ▸ 2 support/admiration ▸ 3 giving unfair advantage ▸ 4 small present for guest ▸ 5 sex ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count something that you do for someone in order to help them: do someone a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 The Satanic Bible — Infobox Book name = The Satanic Bible title orig = translator = image caption = author = Anton LaVey illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Non fiction, Satanism, Philosophy publisher = release… …

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  • 20 The Wealth of Nations — An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith. It is a clearly written account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, as well as a rhetorical piece written… …

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