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  • 1 Artifice — Ar ti*fice, n. [L. artificium, fr. artifex artificer; ars, artis, art + facere to make: cf. F. artifice.] 1. A handicraft; a trade; art of making. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Workmanship; a skillfully contrived work. [1913 Webster] The material… …

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  • 2 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 3 above-board — ad. Openly, candidly, ingenuously, frankly, sincerely, fairly, in open sight, without artifice, without concealment, without equivocation, without guile, without disguise, without mental reservation …

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  • 4 Coup de glotte — or shock of the glottis is a term used in the theory of singing technique to describe a particular method of emitting or opening a note by an abrupt physical mechanism of the glottis (the space between the vocal folds). During the 19th century… …

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  • 5 Lennon, John — ▪ British musician in full  John Winston Ono Lennon  born Oct. 9, 1940, Liverpool, Eng. died Dec. 8, 1980, New York, N.Y., U.S.  leader or coleader of British rock group the Beatles (Beatles, the), author and graphic artist, solo recording artist …

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  • 6 outright — adj 1. complete, total, out and out, dead, categorical, unequivocal, unconditional, incontestable, flat; thorough, thoroughgoing, wholesale, comprehensive, full, exhaustive, sweeping, radical, all out, Inf. flat out; absolute, utter, sheer, stark …

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  • 7 Abovedeck — A*bove deck , a. On deck; and hence, like aboveboard, without artifice. Smart. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Charlotte's Web — For other uses, see Charlotte s Web (disambiguation). Charlotte s Web …

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  • 9 Eric Gaskins — (born 1958) is a New York based fashion designer known for his craftsmanship and technique.Gaskins was born in Germany and grew up in Groton, MA. He attended Lawrence Academy and graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in Fine Arts. He moved… …

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  • 10 abovedeck — adjective On deck; and hence, like aboveboard, without artifice; smart …

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  • 11 aboveboard — adv 1. overtly, openly, in open sight, in the open, out in the open, in full view, in plain view, publicly, in public, in public view, for all to see; up front, on the table; before one s eyes, Inf. under one s nose; to one s face, face to face,… …

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  • 12 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 13 Rousseau (Jean-Jacques) and Burke — Jean Jacques Rousseau and Burke Ian Harris Those who thought about the social and political order directed their attention to a new centre of interest towards the end of the seventeenth century. It was not that speculation about political… …

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  • 14 Kenneth Anger — Anger in his 1947 film Fireworks. Born Kenneth Wilbur Anglemyer February 3, 1927 (1927 02 03) (age 84) Santa Monica, California …

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  • 15 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 16 fraud — An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of inducing another in reliance upon it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right. A false representation of a matter of fact, whether by words or by conduct …

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  • 17 fraud — An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of inducing another in reliance upon it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right. A false representation of a matter of fact, whether by words or by conduct …

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  • 18 poetry — poetryless, adj. /poh i tree/, n. 1. the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts. 2. literary work in metrical form; verse. 3. prose with poetic qualities. 4. poetic… …

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  • 19 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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  • 20 Italian literature — is literature written in the Italian language, particularly within Italy. It may also refer to literature written by Italians or in Italy in other languages spoken in Italy, often languages that are closely related to modern Italian. Early… …

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