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  • 1 faux pas — [Fr.] 1. Mistake, blunder, indiscretion, false step, false stroke, act of indiscretion. 2. Lapse from virtue, lapse from chastity, false step, lapse, slip, misstep, indiscretion …

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  • 2 The Lovers' Progress — The Lovers Progress, also known as The Wandering Lovers, or Cleander, or Lisander and Calista, is an early seventeenth century stage play, a tragicomedy written by John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. As its multiple titles indicate, the play has… …

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  • 3 folly — n. 1. Foolishness, imbecility, fatuity, stupidity, shallowness, dulness, doltishness. 2. Absurdity, foolishness, extravagance, unwisdom, imprudence, nonsense, fatuity, indiscretion. 3. Act of folly, foolish act, indiscretion, blunder, faux pas. 4 …

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  • 4 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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  • 5 Divorce (in Moral Theology) —     Divorce (in Moral Theology)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Divorce (in Moral Theology)     This subject will be treated here under two distinct heads: First, divorce in moral theology; second, divorce in civil jurisprudence.     The term… …

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  • 6 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 7 Religion — • The voluntary subjection of oneself to God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religion     Religion     † …

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  • 8 Ordination of women — Main article: Ordination Ordination in general religious usage is the process by which a person is consecrated (set apart for the administration of various religious rites). The ordination of women is a regular practice among some major religious …

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  • 9 fall — I. verb (fell; fallen; falling) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English feallan; akin to Old High German fallan to fall and perhaps to Lithuanian pulti Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to descend freely by the force of… …

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  • 10 Abstinence — • Includes information about old and new testament fasting as well as church laws Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abstinence     Abstinence      …

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  • 11 Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 12 Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 13 Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 14 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo — Infobox President name = Gloria Macapagal Arroyo order = President of the Philippines term start = January 20, 2001 vicepresident = Teofisto Guingona Noli de Castro predecessor = Joseph E. Estrada order2 = Vice President of the Philippines term… …

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  • 15 flow — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Brownian movement, abound, abundance, accrue from, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, air flow, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, angular motion, appropriateness, arise, arise from, ascend,… …

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  • 16 Walden — Infobox Book | name = Walden image caption = Original title page of Walden , picture drawn by his sister Sophia Thoreau. title orig = Walden; or, Life in the Woods translator = author = Henry David Thoreau cover artist = country = United States… …

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  • 17 Frances Parkinson Keyes — (July 21, 1885 ndash; July 3, 1970) was an American author, and a convert to Roman Catholicism, whose works frequently featured Catholic themes and beliefs. Her last name rhymes with skies, not keys. Life and careerBorn in Charlottesville,… …

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  • 18 St. Columba —     St. Columba     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Columba     Abbot of Iona, b. at Garten, County Donegal, Ireland, 7 December, 521; d. 9 June, 597. He belonged to the Clan O Donnell, and was of royal descent. His father s name was Fedhlimdh and… …

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  • 19 fall — [fôl] vi. fell, fallen, falling [ME fallen < OE feallan, to fall, akin to Ger fallen < IE base * phol , to fall > Lith púolu, to fall] I to come down by the force of gravity; drop; descend 1. to come down because detached, pushed,… …

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