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  • 1 fit — I [[t]fɪ̱t[/t]] BEING RIGHT OR GOING IN THE RIGHT PLACE ♦♦ fits, fitting, fitted (In American English the form fit is used in the present tense and sometimes also as the past tense and past participle of the verb.) 1) VERB If something fits, it… …

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  • 2 Shivering Sands Army Fort — [U7] was a Maunsell army fort built near the Thames estuary for anti aircraft defence. It is made up of several once interconnected towers and is 9.2 miles from the nearest land. It has been suggested that it should be dismantled. History The… …

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  • 3 fit — 1. An attack of an acute disease or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing. 2. A convulsion. 3. (plural) epilepsy 4. In dentistry, the adaptation of any dental restoration, e.g., of an inla …

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  • 4 ague — [ eɪgju:] noun archaic malaria or another illness involving fever and shivering. ↘a fever or shivering fit. Derivatives agued adjective aguish adjective Origin ME: via OFr. from med. L. acuta (febris) acute (fever) …

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  • 5 ague — n. 1. Chilliness, cold, chill, shiver, shivering, shivering fit, shakes. 2. Intermittent fever, fever and ague, chills, chills and fever …

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  • 6 ague — ► NOUN archaic 1) malaria or some other illness involving fever and shivering. 2) a fever or shivering fit. ORIGIN from Latin acuta febris acute fever …

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  • 7 chill — I. n. 1. Cold, coldness, chilliness, frigidity. 2. Shiver, ague, shivering fit, ague fit, rigor. 3. Depression, damp, depressing influence. II. a. Cold, frigid, chilly, bleak. III. v. a. 1. Make chilly, make cold …

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  • 8 der-, heavy basis derǝ-, drē- —     der , heavy basis derǝ , drē     English meaning: to cut, split, skin (*the tree)     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘schinden, die Haut abziehen, abspalten, spalten”     Note: Root der , heavy basis derǝ , drē : “to cut, split, skin (*the tree)”… …

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  • 9 Alexander I of Greece — Alexander, King of the Hellenes ( el. Αλέξανδρος, Βασιλεύς των Ελλήνων; 1 August 1893 ndash;25 October 1920) ruled Greece from 1917 to 1920 until his unusual death as the result of sepsis contracted by being bitten by two monkeys.Early lifeHe was …

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  • 10 algor —   n. coldness; shivering fit in fever …

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  • 11 ague — n. 1 hist. a malarial fever, with cold, hot, and sweating stages. 2 a shivering fit. Derivatives: agued adj. aguish adj. Etymology: ME f. OF f. med.L acuta (febris) acute (fever) …

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  • 12 the shivers — (informal) 1. A shivering fit 2. The ague 3. A thrill of horror or fear • • • Main Entry: ↑shiver …

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  • 13 Michigan's Adventure — Location Muskegon, Michigan, U.S. Coordinates …

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  • 14 Warm-blooded — In biology, a warm blooded animal species is one whose members maintain thermal homeostasis; that is, they keep their body temperature at a roughly constant level, regardless of the ambient temperature. This involves the ability to cool down or… …

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  • 15 Ague — A fever (such as from malaria) that is marked by paroxysms of chills, fever, and sweating recurring regular intervals. Also a fit of shivering, a chill. Hence, ague can refer to both chills and fevers. Pronounced A ( )gyü with the accent solidly… …

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  • 16 Glaze defects — are any flaws in the surface quality of a ceramic glaze, its physical structure, or its interaction with the clay body.Clay body/glaze interaction problemsMany Glaze defects are the result of a problem in the way that the clay and glaze interact …

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  • 17 The Elder Scrolls — est une série de jeux vidéo développée par la société Bethesda Softworks depuis 1994. Sommaire 1 Liste des jeux de la série 2 L univers de la série 2.1 Tamriel …

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