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  • 1 draw in one's horns — (Colloq.) Repress one s ardor, restrain one s pride, cease boasting, pull in one s horns …

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  • 2 pull in one's horns — (Colloq.) Repress one s ardor, restrain one s pride, cease boasting …

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  • 3 bridle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English bridel, from Old English brīdel; akin to Old English bregdan to move quickly more at braid Date: before 12th century 1. the headgear with which a horse is governed and which carries a bit and reins 2. a length of …

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  • 4 mortify — mortifiedly, adv. mortifier, n. mortifyingly, adv. /mawr teuh fuy /, v., mortified, mortifying. v.t. 1. to humiliate or shame, as by injury to one s pride or self respect. 2. to subjugate (the body, passions, etc.) by abstinence, ascetic… …

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  • 5 Ranma Saotome — Infobox animanga character color = Red name = Ranma Saotome series = Ranma ½ caption = Ranma, male and female, in the anime. first = Volume 1 last = Volume 36 (english) creator = Rumiko Takahashi voiced by = Japanese: Kappei Yamaguchi (male)… …

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  • 6 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 7 Europe, 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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  • 8 Nicomachean Ethics — Part of a series on Aristotle …

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  • 9 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 12 Stonewall riots — The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969 at the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. They are… …

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  • 13 List of Fullmetal Alchemist characters — Several characters from Fullmetal Alchemist as depicted in the first anime. The Fullmetal Alchemist anime and manga series feature an extensive cast of fictional characters created by Hiromu Arakawa. The story is set in a fictional universe… …

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  • 14 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 15 Characters of Kingdom Hearts — A piece of promotional artwork for Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix+ that showcases the main characters of the series; Sora appears twice in the center in two different outfit …

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  • 16 List of Toaru Majutsu no Index characters — This is a list of characters from the light novel series Toaru Majutsu no Index as well as its manga adaptation, spin off manga (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun), and both series anime adaptations. The series primarily takes place in Academy City, a city …

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  • 17 Heresy — • St. Thomas defines heresy: a species of infidelity in men who, having professed the faith of Christ, corrupt its dogmas Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Heresy     Heresy      …

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  • 18 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 19 Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 20 Timeline of LGBT history — [ thumb|250px|Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, 1825–1895, a pioneer of the LGBT rights movement] Timeline of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history NOTOC *Homosexual rights during the 20th century: **1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s …

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