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  • 1 necessity — ne·ces·si·ty n pl ties 1 a: the presence or pressure of circumstances that justify or compel a certain course of action; esp: a need to respond or react to a dangerous situation by committing a criminal act b: an affirmative defense originating… …

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  • 2 necessity — [nə ses′ətē] n. pl. necessities [ME necessite < OFr nécessité < L necessitas < necesse: see NECESSARY] 1. the power of natural law that cannot be other than it is; natural causation; physical compulsion placed on man by nature; fate 2.… …

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  • 3 Necessity — Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness. [1913… …

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  • 4 inevitable — I adjective about to happen, approaching, assured, at hand, brewing, certain, decided, definite, destined, determined, fated, fixed, following, foreordained, forthcoming, guaranteed, imminent, impending, in store, in the offing, ineluctable,… …

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  • 5 necessity — /neuh ses i tee/, n., pl. necessities. 1. something necessary or indispensable: food, shelter, and other necessities of life. 2. the fact of being necessary or indispensable; indispensability: the necessity of adequate housing. 3. an imperative… …

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  • 6 necessity — /nəˈsɛsəti/ (say nuh sesuhtee) noun (plural necessities) 1. something necessary or indispensable: the necessities of life. 2. the fact of being necessary or indispensable; indispensableness. 3. an imperative requirement or need for something:… …

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  • 7 Necessity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Necessity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 involuntariness involuntariness Sgm: N 1 instinct instinct blind impulse Sgm: N 1 inborn proclivity inborn proclivity innate proclivity Sgm: N 1 native tendency native tendency… …

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  • 8 necessity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. need (see necessity); compulsion; poverty. II What must happen Nouns 1. necessity, necessitation, obligation, compulsion, subjection; needfulness, essentiality, indispensability; dire or cruel… …

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  • 9 necessity — ne•ces•si•ty [[t]nəˈsɛs ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) something necessary or indispensable: food, shelter, and other necessities of life[/ex] 2) the fact of being necessary or indispensable; indispensability: the necessity of adequate housing[/ex] 3)… …

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  • 10 necessity — Synonyms and related words: absolute certainty, absoluteness, act of God, assurance, assuredness, bare cupboard, bare necessities, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, call, call for, cause, certain knowledge, certainness, certainty,… …

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  • 11 Of necessity — Necessity Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness.… …

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  • 12 of necessity — adverb in such a manner as could not be otherwise (Freq. 1) it is necessarily so we must needs by objective • Syn: ↑inevitably, ↑necessarily, ↑needs • Derived from adjective: ↑ …

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  • 13 R v Dudley and Stephens — Sketch of the Mignonette by Tom Dudley Court High Court of Justice (Queen s Bench Division) Full case name Her Majesty The Queen v. Tom Dudley and Edwin Stephens …

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  • 14 R. v. Dudley and Stephens — Infobox Court Case name = R. v. Dudley and Stephens court = Queen s Bench Division date filed = date decided = 1884 full name = Her Majesty The Queen v. Tom Dudley and Edwin Stephens citations = [1884] 14 QBD 273 DC judges = Lord Coleridge, Lord… …

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  • 15 Scott v. Shepherd — (1772) 95 ER 525 is an important English tort law case on remoteness and the principle of novus actus interveniens .FactsA larrikin tossed a lit firework into a market. It was quickly thrown away to another person and another, and it ended by… …

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  • 16 destiny — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fate Nouns 1. destiny, future state, next world, world to come (see futurity). 2. fate, kismet, God s will, act of God, the will of God or Allah; Karma; doom, determinism, fatalism, predestination,… …

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  • 17 Destinies — Fate Fate (f[=a]t), n. [L. fatum a prophetic declaration, oracle, what is ordained by the gods, destiny, fate, fr. fari to speak: cf. OF. fat. See {Fame}, {Fable}, {Ban}, and cf. 1st {Fay}, {Fairy}.] 1. A fixed decree by which the order of things …

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  • 18 Fate — (f[=a]t), n. [L. fatum a prophetic declaration, oracle, what is ordained by the gods, destiny, fate, fr. fari to speak: cf. OF. fat. See {Fame}, {Fable}, {Ban}, and cf. 1st {Fay}, {Fairy}.] 1. A fixed decree by which the order of things is… …

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  • 19 Parcae — Fate Fate (f[=a]t), n. [L. fatum a prophetic declaration, oracle, what is ordained by the gods, destiny, fate, fr. fari to speak: cf. OF. fat. See {Fame}, {Fable}, {Ban}, and cf. 1st {Fay}, {Fairy}.] 1. A fixed decree by which the order of things …

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  • 20 Hypnotism — • The nervous sleep, induced by artificial and external means, which has been made the subject of experiment and methodical study by men of science, physicians or physiologists Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hypnotism     Hypn …

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