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  • 1 coax — v. a. Wheedle, cajole, flatter, cog, persuade by fondling, prevail upon by flattery …

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  • 2 get — v. & n. v. (getting; past got; past part. got or US (and in comb.) gotten) 1 tr. come into the possession of; receive or earn (get a job; got pound200 a week; got first prize). 2 tr. fetch, obtain, procure, purchase (get my book for me; got a new …

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  • 3 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 4 propaganda — /prop euh gan deuh/, n. 1. information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. 2. the deliberate spreading of such information, rumors, etc. 3. the particular doctrines or… …

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  • 5 Egypt — • Provides information on history, religion, and literature Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Egypt     Egypt     † …

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  • 6 Beowulf — This article is about the epic poem. For the character, see Beowulf (hero). For other uses, see Beowulf (disambiguation). Beowulf first page of Beowulf in Cotton Vitellius A. xv …

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  • 7 Bullying — is detrimental to students’ well being and development.[1] …

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  • 8 MONEYLENDING — The Religious Context BIBLICAL PERIOD Deuteronomy 23:20–21 states: You shall not lend on interest to your brother, interest of food or money or anything on which interest can be charged. You may charge interest to a foreigner, but not to your… …

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  • 9 get — gettable, getable, adj. /get/, v., got or (Archaic) gat; got or gotten; getting, n. v.t. 1. to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of: to get a birthday present; to get a pension. 2. to cause to be in one s possession or succeed …

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  • 10 Anger — This article is about the emotion. For other uses, see Anger (disambiguation). Angry , Indignation , and Wrath redirect here. For other uses, see Angry (disambiguation), Indignation (disambiguation), and Wrath (disambiguation). Emotions Affection …

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  • 11 get — [[t]gɛt[/t]] v. got, got got•ten, get•ting, 1) to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of: to get a gift; to get a pension[/ex] 2) to cause to be in one s possession or be available for one s use or enjoyment; obtain; acquire: to …

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  • 12 Tchaikovsky and the Five — As Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky studied with Nikolai Zaremba at the Western oriented St. Petersburg Conservatory, critic Vladimir Stasov and composer Mily Balakirev espoused a nationalistic, less Western oriented and more locally ideomatic school of… …

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  • 13 List of Ranma ½ characters — The Ranma ½ cast Ranma ½ (らんま½, Ranma Nibun no Ichi?, pronounced Ranma one half) is a Japanese manga series written …

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