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  • 1parvenu — n. [Fr.] Upstart, mushroom, snob, pretentious fellow, pretender to gentility …

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  • 2snob — n. Upstart, mushroom, pretender to gentility, pretentious fellow, parvenu …

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  • 3upstart — n. Snob, mushroom, pretentious fellow, pretender to gentility, parvenu …

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  • 4literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 5List of The Smurfs characters — This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. This is a list of The Smurfs characters appearing in the original comics series by Peyo, the Hanna Barbera cartoon series from the 1980s, and the 2011 movie. According to the Belgian magazine …

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  • 6The Ladykillers (2004 film) — Infobox Film name = The Ladykillers director = Ethan Coen Joel Coen producer = Ethan Coen Joel Coen distributor = Touchstone Pictures writer = Ethan Coen Joel Coen William Rose (1955 screenplay) starring = Tom Hanks Irma P. Hall Marlon Wayans J.… …

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  • 7Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 8performing 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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  • 9Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 10Konstantin Balmont — Valentin Serov: Portrait of Konstantin Balmont. 1905. Born Konstanti′n Dmi′trievich Balmo′nt 15 June 1867(1867 06 15) Shuya, Russian Empire Died 23 September 1 …

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  • 11Louis le Brocquy — Infobox Artist name = Louis le Brocquy imagesize = 230px caption = Photograph by Perry Ogden, 2000 birthdate = Birth date and age|1916|11|10|df=yes location = Dublin, Ireland deathdate = deathplace = nationality = Irish field = Painting, Drawing …

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  • 12France — /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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  • 13Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 14UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 15French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 16Aleister Crowley — Crowley in 1906 Born Edward Alexander Crowley 12 October 1875(1875 10 12) Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England …

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  • 17J. Robert Oppenheimer — J. Robert Oppenheimer, c. 1944 Born …

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  • 18Jonathan Miller — For other people named Jonathan Miller, see Jonathan Miller (disambiguation). Jonathan Miller Jonathan Miller at the 1986 Miami Book Fair International. Born Jonathan Wolfe Miller 2 …

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  • 19List of characters in Daria — The following is an extensive list of the fictional characters featured in MTV s animated series Daria (1997 2002).Note: In reference to episode numbers, the system used is as such: the first of the three digits following the # symbol indicates… …

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  • 20David Sharp (entomologist) — David Sharp David Sharp FRS (15 August 1840 – 27 August 1922) was an English physician and entomologist who worked mainly on Coleoptera. David Sharp was born at Towcester on 18 October, 1840. Some twelve years later his parents removed to London …

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