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  • 1 grow|er — «GROH uhr», noun. 1. a person who grows something: »a fruit grower. 2. a plant that grows in a certain way: »a quick grower …

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  • 2 quick|en — «KWIHK uhn», transitive verb. 1. to cause to move more quickly; hasten: »Quicken your pace. SYNONYM(S): hurry, expedite, accelerate. 2. to stir up; make alive: »to quicken hot ashes into flames. Figurative. Reading adventure stories quickens my… …

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  • 3 quick|set — «KWIHK SEHT», noun, adjective. Especially British. –n. 1. a plant or cutting, especially of hawthorn, set to grow in a hedge: »I am afraid I shall see great neglects among my quicksets (Jonathan Swift). 2. a hedge of such plants. –adj. formed of… …

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  • 4 Quick grass — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …

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  • 5 Could not train a choko vine to grow up a dunny wall — catch phrase denoting a person s stupidity and uselessness (choko vine was once ubiquitous to Australian backyards, they were especially popular during the depression as they took little if any looking after (except perhaps for cutting back) and… …

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  • 6 could not train a choko vine to grow up a dunny wall — Australian Slang catch phrase denoting a person s stupidity and uselessness (choko vine was once ubiquitous to Australian backyards, they were especially popular during the depression as they took little if any looking after (except perhaps for… …

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  • 7 Kenya — Kenyan, adj., n. /ken yeuh, keen /, n. 1. a republic in E Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British crown colony and protectorate. 28,803,085; 223,478 sq. mi. (578,808 sq. km). Cap.: Nairobi. 2. Mount, an extinct volcano… …

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  • 8 thicken — I. v. a. 1. Inspissate, make dense. 2. Make close, make compact. 3. Make frequent. II. v. n. 1. Grow thick, become inspissated. 2. Concrete, become solid, be consolidated, condense, solidify. 3. Become obscure …

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  • 9 Main's Frog — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 10 quickly — quick|ly W1S1 [ˈkwıkli] adv 1.) fast ▪ We need to get this finished as quickly as possible. ▪ Kids grow up so quickly these days. 2.) after only a very short time = ↑soon ▪ I realized fairly quickly that this wasn t going to be easy. 3.) for a… …

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  • 11 quickset — quick•set [[t]ˈkwɪkˌsɛt[/t]] n. 1) brit. a plant or cutting, esp. of hawthorn, set to grow as in a hedge 2) brit. a hedge of such plants • Etymology: 1400–50 …

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  • 12 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 13 Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 14 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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  • 15 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 16 List of Emily Dickinson poems — This is a list of Emily Dickinson poems. There are 1,775 known poems that have been written by Dickinson. The poems are alphabetized by their first line. Punctuation, capitalization and even in some cases wording of the first lines may vary… …

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  • 17 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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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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