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  • 1 apply — I. v. a. 1. Lay upon, put or place upon. 2. Appropriate, use, employ, exercise, ply, convert to use, put to use. 3. Execute, carry out, put in practice. 4. Devote, dedicate, addict, direct, engage, turn attentively, bend with diligence. 5. Refer …

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  • 2 eye — n. organ of sight 1) to blink; close, shut; open; roll; squint one s eyes 2) to drop, lower; lift, raise one s eyes 3) to rest; strain one s eyes 4) to lay, set one s eyes on smt. ( to see smt. ) 5) to keep one s eyes open, peeled (esp. AE),… …

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  • 3 Descartes: metaphysics and the philosophy of mind — John Cottingham THE CARTESIAN PROJECT Descartes is rightly regarded as one of the inaugurators of the modern age, and there is no doubt that his thought profoundly altered the course of Western philosophy. In no area has this influence been more… …

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  • 4 Vichy France — This article is about World War II France. For other uses, see Vichy (disambiguation). French State État français Axis collaborator state …

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  • 5 Child development stages — See also: Parenting and Family Child development stages describe theoretical milestones of child development. Many stage models of development have been proposed, used as working concepts and in some cases asserted as nativist theories. This …

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  • 6 Sonthi Boonyaratglin — Infobox President | name =Sonthi Boonyaratglin สนธิ บุญยรัตกลิน nationality = Thai order = Chairman of the Council for National Security term start = 19 September 2006 term end = 1 October 2006 vicepresident = predecessor = Thaksin Shinawatra (as …

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  • 7 ear — I. /ɪə / (say ear) noun 1. the organ of hearing, in humans and other mammals usually consisting of three parts (external ear, middle ear, and inner ear). 2. the external part alone. 3. the sense of hearing. 4. keen perception of the differences… …

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  • 8 Locke: knowledge and its limits — Ian Tipton I That John Locke’s Essay concerning Human Understanding is one of the philosophical classics is something nobody would deny, yet it is not easy to pinpoint precisely what is so special about it. Locke himself has been described as the …

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  • 9 Trent Affair — James Murray Mason (1798–1871). John Sli …

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  • 10 Czechoslovak history — Introduction       history of the region comprising the historical lands of Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia from prehistoric times through their federation, under the name Czechoslovakia, during 1918–92. With the dissolution of the Czechoslovak… …

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  • 11 Religion (Philosophies of) — Philosophies of religion Marcel, Jaspers, Levinas William Desmond Gabriel Marcel (1889–1973), Karl Jaspers (1883–1969) and Emmanuel Levinas (1906–) seem like a mere aggregate of thinkers. Jaspers, a German thinker who coined the phrase Existenz… …

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  • 12 bend — I. v. a. 1. Curve, crook, bow, incurvate, flex, make crooked, deflect, draw. 2. Direct, turn, incline. 3. Exert, apply (earnestly), direct (attentively). 4. [Usually in the passive.] Incline, determine, resolve, set. 5. Subdue, cause to yield,… …

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  • 13 Kwaito — is a music genre that emerged in Johannesburg, South Africa in the early 1990s. It is based on house music beats, but typically at a slower tempo and containing melodic and percussive African samples which are looped, deep basslines and often… …

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  • 14 Sea otter — Taxobox name = Sea Otter status = EN trend = down status system = iucn2.3 image caption = A sea otter wraps itself in kelp in Morro Bay, California. image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Mammalia …

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  • 15 10th of August (French Revolution) — On August 10, 1792, during the French Revolution, a mob with the backing of a new municipal government of Paris that came to be known as the insurrectionary Paris Commune besieged the Tuileries palace. King Louis XVI and the royal family took… …

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  • 16 Takashi Nagai — (永井 隆, Nagai Takashi?, February 3, 1908, Matsue – May 1, 1951, Nagasaki) was a physician specializing in radiology, a convert to Roman Catholicism, and a survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. His subsequent life of prayer and service earned …

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  • 17 Ritual Decalogue — Part of a series on The Bible …

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  • 18 History of Otago — The history of Otago in New Zealand tells the story of human settlement of one of the more isolated outliers of the inhabited earth. Archaic Māori period The precise date at which the first inhabitants of New Zealand reached Otago and the extreme …

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  • 19 ear — ear1 earless, adj. earlike, adj. /ear/, n. 1. the organ of hearing and equilibrium in vertebrates, in humans consisting of an external ear that gathers sound vibrations, a middle ear in which the vibrations resonate against the tympanic membrane …

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  • 20 Napoleon I — (Napoleon Bonaparte) ( the Little Corporal ) 1769 1821, French general born in Corsica: emperor of France 1804 15. * * * ▪ emperor of France Introduction French in full  Napoléon Bonaparte , original Italian  Napoleone Buonaparte , byname  the… …

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