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  • 1 intense study — index diligence (care) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Intense — In*tense , a. [L. intensus stretched, tight, p. p. of intendere to stretch: cf. F. intense. See {Intend}, and cf. {Intent}, and cf. {Intent}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 STUDY — The study of the Torah (talmud Torah) as a supreme religious duty is one of the most typical and far reaching ideas of rabbinic Judaism. Talmudic literature is full of references to the mitzvah of Torah study, especially of the difficult halakhic …

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  • 4 intense — adjective a) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought. b) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; …

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  • 5 study — [13] Study comes via Old French estudie from Latin studium ‘eagerness, intense application’, hence ‘application to learning’ (English studio [19] comes from the same ultimate source, only via Italian). Studium in turn was derived from the verb… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 6 study — [13] Study comes via Old French estudie from Latin studium ‘eagerness, intense application’, hence ‘application to learning’ (English studio [19] comes from the same ultimate source, only via Italian). Studium in turn was derived from the verb… …

    Word origins

  • 7 Oriental Study and Research — • Comprises the scientific investigation and discussion of all topics linguistics, archaeology, ethnology, etc. connected with the East Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Oriental Study and Research     Orien …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 8 Pendle Hill Quaker Center for Study and Contemplation — Pendle Hill is a Quaker study and retreat center located on a 23 acre campus in suburban Wallingford, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. It was named for the plateau in Lancashire, England, that the first Quaker preacher described as the site of… …

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  • 9 religion, study of — Introduction       attempt to understand the various aspects of religion, especially through the use of other intellectual disciplines.       The history of mankind has shown the pervasive influences of religion, and thus the study of religion,… …

    Universalium

  • 10 The Monster Study — is the name given to a stuttering experiment performed on twenty two orphan children in Davenport, Iowa in 1939. It was conducted by Wendell Johnson at the University of Iowa. Johnson chose one of his graduate students, Mary Tudor, to conduct the …

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  • 11 Bible Study Fellowship — (BSF) is an international Christian interdenominational or parachurch fellowship of lay people offering a system of structured bible study. It was begun in 1959 by Audrey Wetherell Johnson, a British evangelist to China. The BSF system of Bible… …

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  • 12 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 climate change — Introduction  periodic modification of Earth s climate brought about as a result of changes in the atmosphere as well as interactions between the atmosphere and various other geologic, chemical, biological, and geographic factors within the Earth …

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  • 15 Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 MISHNAH — (Heb. מִשְׁנָה). The term mishnah is used in a number of different ways (see below), but when used as a proper noun ( the Mishnah ) it designates the collection of rabbinic traditions redacted by Rabbi judah ha nasi (usually called simply Rabbi ) …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17 diligence — dil·i·gence / di lə jəns/ n: earnest and persistent application of effort esp. as required by law; also: care (1) see also due diligence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 Henry James — Infobox Writer name = Henry James Jr. caption = Henry James in 1890 pseudonym = birthdate = Birth date|1843|4|15 birthplace = New York City deathdate = Death date and age|1916|2|28|1843|4|15 deathplace = London occupation = Novelist genre = Novel …

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  • 19 Nicolaus Ludwig Zinzendorf — Zinzendorf redirects here. For other uses, see Zinzendorf (disambiguation). Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf Born May 26, 1700 Dresden Died May 9, 1760( …

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  • 20 HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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