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  • 1 optimisme — [ ɔptimism ] n. m. • 1737; du lat. optimus, superl. de bonus « bon » 1 ♦ Philos. Doctrine selon laquelle le monde est le meilleur et le plus heureux possible. « Candide ou l Optimisme », roman de Voltaire (1758), consacré à la réfutation de cette …

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  • 2 dis·po·si·tion — /ˌdıspəˈzıʃən/ noun, pl tions 1 [count] : the usual attitude or mood of a person or animal He always had a cheerful/nervous disposition. [=temperament, personality] It s nice to work with someone who has such a sunny disposition. [=who is usually …

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  • 3 Eusebia (empress) — Eusebia (†360, full name Flavia Aurelia Eusebia, sometimes known as Aurelia Eusebia) was the second wife of Emperor Constantius II. Main sources for the knowledge about her life are Julian s panegyric Speech of Thanks to the Empress Eusebia in… …

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  • 4 spirit — spiritlike, adj. /spir it/, n. 1. the principle of conscious life; the vital principle in humans, animating the body or mediating between body and soul. 2. the incorporeal part of humans: present in spirit though absent in body. 3. the soul… …

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  • 5 Melancthon Taylor Woolsey — Portrait of Woolsey Commodore Melancthon Taylor Woolsey (1782 – 18 May 1838) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 and battles on the Great Lakes. He supervised warship construction at Navy Point in Sackets Harbor, New… …

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  • 6 Sidney Godolphin (poet) — Sidney Godolphin, (1610 (baptised) ndash; 1643), was an English poet and courtier. Godlophin was baptized on 15 January 1610 at Breage, Cornwall, the second of the four children of Sir William Godolphin (d. 1613) of Godolphin, Cornwall, and his… …

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  • 7 Eustis, Dorothy Leib Harrison Wood — ▪ American dog breeder and trainer née  Dorothy Leib Harrison  born May 30, 1886, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Sept. 8, 1946, New York, N.Y.  American philanthropist and dog breeder whose work with German shepherds led her to establish and endow… …

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  • 8 amiable — a. Lovable, lovely, sweet, engaging, charming, winning, winsome, attractive, benignant, benign, sweet tempered, kind hearted, tender hearted, worthy of love, of excellent disposition …

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  • 9 Pierre André de Suffren — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Suffren. Pierre André de Suffren …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 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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  • 12 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 13 Instruments de Stradivarius — Los Decorados, « Stradivarius » exposé au Palais royal de Madrid …

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  • 14 pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …

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  • 15 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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  • 16 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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  • 17 tactics — /tak tiks/, n. 1. (usually used with a sing. v.) the art or science of disposing military or naval forces for battle and maneuvering them in battle. 2. (used with a pl. v.) the maneuvers themselves. 3. (used with a sing. v.) any mode of procedure …

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  • 18 qualité — [ kalite ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. qualitas, de qualis (→ quel) pour traduire le gr. poiotês, de poios « quel » 1 ♦ (Choses) Manière d être, plus ou moins caractéristique. ⇒ attribut, caractère, propriété . « Un blanchissement du pourtour de l iris [ …

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  • 19 Histoire de la marine française — L histoire de la Marine française couvre la période du XIIIe siècle au XXIe siècle. Elle est marquée par une alternance de hauts et de bas, la Marine française rencontrant au cours de son histoire trois difficultés majeures qui… …

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  • 20 AUTOMOBILE - Technologie — Le mot «automobile», assemblant une racine grecque et une racine latine, a été créé à la fin du XIXe siècle pour désigner les nouvelles voitures sans chevaux. D’abord adjectif qualifiant tout véhicule se propulsant à l’aide d’un moteur (voiture,… …

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