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  • 1 Quiet — Qui et, a. [Compar. {Quieter}; superl. {Quietest}.] [L. quietus, p. p. pf quiescere to rest, keep quiet; akin to quies rest, and prob. to E. while, n. See {While}, and cf. {Coy}, a., {Quiesce}, {Quietus}, {Quit}, a., {Quite}, {Requiem}.] 1. In a… …

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  • 2 Conscience — Not to be confused with consciousness. For other uses, see Conscience (disambiguation). Vincent van Gogh, 1890. Kröller Müller Museum. The Good Samaritan (after Delacroix). Conscience is an aptitude, faculty, intuition or judgment of the …

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  • 3 quiet — quiet1 quieter, n. quietly, adv. quietness, n. /kwuy it/, adj., quieter, quietest, v. adj. 1. making no noise or sound, esp. no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors. 2. free, or comparatively free, from noise: a quiet street …

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  • 4 quiet — I qui•et [[t]ˈkwaɪ ɪt[/t]] adj. et•er, et•est, v. 1) making little or no noise or sound: quiet neighbors[/ex] 2) free or comparatively free from noise: a quiet street[/ex] 3) silent: Be quiet![/ex] 4) restrained in speech or manner: a quiet… …

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  • 5 Quiet City — This article is about the Irwin Shaw play. For the 2007 independent film see Quiet City (film) . Quiet City is a play by Irwin Shaw and a well known composition for trumpet, cor anglais, and string orchestra by Aaron Copland. Dramatic playThe… …

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  • 6 Conscience, Hendrik — ▪ Belgian novelist born Dec. 3, 1812, Antwerp, Belg. died Sept. 10, 1883, Elsene  Belgian romantic novelist who so dominated the birth and development of the Flemish novel (Flemish literature) that it was said he “taught his people to read.”… …

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  • 7 salve his conscience — quiet his conscience, ease his conscience …

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  • 8 The Quiet American — Infobox Book | name = The Quiet American title orig = translator = image caption = author = Graham Greene illustrator = cover artist = Brian Cronin country = England language = English series = genre = War novel publisher = William Heinemann… …

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  • 9 a clean conscience is a good pillow — There are a number of traditional ways of expressing the notion that a clear conscience enables its possessor to sleep soundly, even, as a well attested variant claims, through a thunderstorm as in c 1605 SHAKESPEARE Macbeth IV. i. 85 I may tell… …

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  • 10 The Conscience of the King (Star Trek) — NOTOC ST episode name = The Conscience of the King Kirk confronts Karidian about his true identity series = TOS ep num = 13 prod num = 013 remas. num = 42 date = December 8 1966 writer = Barry Trivers director = Gerd Oswald guest = Arnold Moss… …

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  • 11 The Quiet Duel — Infobox Film name =The Quiet Duel director =Akira Kurosawa producer =Daiei imdb id =0041870 writer =Senkichi Taniguchi cite news |first=Gavin J.|last=Blair|title=Director Senkichi Taniguchi dies at 95|url=http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/conten… …

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  • 12 In the Age of the Quiet Sun — is a science fiction short story by William Barton. It originally appeared in Asimov s Science Fiction in September 2008. The plot revolves around an aging astronaut and his crew in an expedition to find oil on the asteroid 624 Hektor, while the… …

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  • 13 peace — n. 1. Calm, repose, quiet, tranquility, stillness, silence, calmness, quietness. 2. Amity, harmony. 3. Public tranquillity, good order, quiet. 4. Tranquillity, calmness, quiet of conscience. 5. Harmony, concord, reconciliation, pacification …

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  • 14 Quieter — Quiet Qui et, a. [Compar. {Quieter}; superl. {Quietest}.] [L. quietus, p. p. pf quiescere to rest, keep quiet; akin to quies rest, and prob. to E. while, n. See {While}, and cf. {Coy}, a., {Quiesce}, {Quietus}, {Quit}, a., {Quite}, {Requiem}.] 1 …

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  • 15 Quietest — Quiet Qui et, a. [Compar. {Quieter}; superl. {Quietest}.] [L. quietus, p. p. pf quiescere to rest, keep quiet; akin to quies rest, and prob. to E. while, n. See {While}, and cf. {Coy}, a., {Quiesce}, {Quietus}, {Quit}, a., {Quite}, {Requiem}.] 1 …

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  • 16 literature — /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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  • 17 performing 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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  • 18 UNITED 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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  • 19 History of religion in the United States — The religious history of the United States begins more than a century before the former British colonies became the United States of America in 1776.Some of the original settlers were men and women of deep religious convictions. The religious… …

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  • 20 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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