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  • 1 Test — Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 2 Test act — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 3 Test object — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 4 Test paper — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 5 Test tube — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 6 Mischling Test — refers to the legal test under Nazi Germany s Nuremberg Laws that was applied to determine whether a person was considered a Jew or a Mischling . Contents 1 Background 2 Categories 3 The Test …

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  • 7 Turing test — dablink|For the Doctor Who novel named after the test, see The Turing Test (novel).For the opera named after the test, see under the composer, Julian Wagstaff.The Turing test is a proposal for a test of a machine s ability to demonstrate… …

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  • 8 Tarita Virtue — (born February 16, 1970) is an Trinidadian American private detective/investigator.ChildhoodVirtue was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to a racially and ethnically mixed Jamaican mother and father, but was raised in Boca Raton, Florida …

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  • 9 humanism — /hyooh meuh niz euhm/ or, often, /yooh /, n. 1. any system or mode of thought or action in which human interests, values, and dignity predominate. 2. devotion to or study of the humanities. 3. (sometimes cap.) the studies, principles, or culture… …

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  • 10 Job — • One of the books of the Old Testament, and the chief personage in it Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Job     Job     † …

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  • 11 Ascanio in Alba — K. 111, is a pastoral opera in two parts ( Festa teatrale in due atti ) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Parini.Performance historyIt was first performed at the Teatro Regio Ducal in Milan, on 17 October 1771.Rolesyn …

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  • 12 trial — 1 test, proof, demonstration (see under PROVE) Analogous words: inspection, examination, scanning, scrutiny (see under SCRUTINIZE): *process, proceeding, procedure 2 Trial, tribulation, affliction, visitation, cross are comparable when they… …

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  • 13 comédie larmoyante — ▪ French theatre       (French: “tearful comedy”), 18th century genre of French sentimental drama, which formed a bridge between the decaying tradition of aristocratic Neoclassical tragedy and the rise of serious bourgeois drama. Such comedies… …

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  • 14 trial — n. 1. Testing, examination, experiment. 2. Experience, experimental knowledge. 3. Attempt, endeavor, effort, essay, exertion, struggle, aim. 4. Temptation, test of virtue. 5. Test, criterion, proof, touchstone, ordeal, assay. 6. Suffering,… …

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  • 15 Hugh Nibley — Hugh Winder Nibley Born March 27, 1910(1910 03 27) Portland, Oregon Died February 24, 2005(2005 02 24) (aged 94) Provo, Utah …

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  • 16 Lothario — is a character in the play The Fair Penitent (1703), by Nicholas Rowe. In the play, Lothario seduces and betrays Calista. The word lothario has thus entered the English language as an eponym: a lothario is a handsome, seductive ladies man.In The… …

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  • 17 The Old Law — The Old Law, or A New Way to Please You is a seventeenth century tragicomedy written by Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, and Philip Massinger. It was first published in 1656, but is generally thought to have been written about four decades… …

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  • 18 Groundling Marsh — was a Canadian children s television series featuring puppets. The only merchandise produced for the show were videos and they are now exceptionally rare and no longer produced. In the United States, it aired on PBS and the Disney Channel. This… …

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  • 19 drame bourgeois — ▪ French literature       type of play that enjoyed brief popularity in France in the late 18th century. Written for and about the middle class and based upon the theories of the French essayist and encyclopaedist Denis Diderot (Diderot, Denis)… …

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  • 20 UTILITARIANISM —    the theory which makes happiness the end of life and the test of virtue, and maintains that actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, and wrong as they tend to produce the reverse, a theory characterised by Carlyle,… …

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