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  • 1 Martyr — • The Greek word martus signifies a witness who testifies to a fact of which he has knowledge from personal observation. The term martyr came to be exclusively applied to those who had died for the faith Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 2 admonition — n. 1. Hint of a fault, gentle reproof, mild censure, slight rebuke, remonstrance. 2. Advice, counsel, caution, warning, monition, instruction, reminder …

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  • 3 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 4 Charles B. Rangel — Charles B. Rangel …

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  • 5 rebuke — 1. verb she never rebuked him in front of others Syn: reprimand, reproach, scold, admonish, reprove, chastise, upbraid, berate, take to task, criticize, censure; informal tell off, give someone a talking to, give someone a dressing down, give… …

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  • 6 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 7 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 8 blame — blamer, n. /blaym/, v., blamed, blaming, n. v.t. 1. to hold responsible; find fault with; censure: I don t blame you for leaving him. 2. to place the responsibility for (a fault, error, etc.) (usually fol. by on): I blame the accident on her. 3.… …

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  • 9 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …

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  • 12 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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  • 13 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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  • 14 Office of Film and Literature Classification (Australia) — Infobox Government agency agency name = Office of Film and Literature Classification formed = 1970 (for films), 2000 (for video games) jurisdiction = Commonwealth of Australia superseding = Attorney General s Department minister1 name = Robert… …

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  • 15 John Milton — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Milton. John Milton John Milton …

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  • 16 The Oxford Movement (1833-1845) —     The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     The Oxford Movement may be looked upon in two distinct lights. The conception which lay at its base, according to the Royal Commission on… …

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  • 17 Sociological and cultural aspects of Tourette syndrome — There are sociological and cultural aspects of living with Tourette syndrome (also Tourette s syndrome, Tourette s or TS), including legal, advocacy and health insurance issues, awareness of notable individuals with Tourette syndrome, and… …

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  • 18 Iceland — Icelander /uys lan deuhr, leuhn deuhr/, n. /uys leuhnd/, n. 1. a large island in the N Atlantic between Greenland and Scandinavia. 39,698 sq. mi. (102,820 sq. km). 2. a republic including this island and several smaller islands: formerly Danish;… …

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  • 19 turkey — /terr kee/, n., pl. turkeys, (esp. collectively) turkey. 1. a large, gallinaceous bird of the family Meleagrididae, esp. Meleagris gallopavo, of America, that typically has green, reddish brown, and yellowish brown plumage of a metallic luster… …

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  • 20 Turkey — /terr kee/, n. a republic in W Asia and SE Europe. 63,528,225; 296,184 sq. mi. (767,120 sq. km). (286,928 sq. mi. (743,145 sq. km) in Asia; 9257 sq. mi. (23,975 sq. km) in Europe). Cap.: Ankara. Cf. Ottoman Empire. * * * Turkey Introduction… …

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