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  • 1 Contempt — Disdain redirects here. For other uses, see Disdain (disambiguation). For the legal term, see Contempt of court. For other uses of Contempt, see Contempt (disambiguation). Contempt is an intensely negative emotion regarding a person or group of… …

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  • 2 object — 1 noun 1 THING (C) a solid thing, especially something that you can hold or touch: some kind of heavy blunt object 2 an object of pity/desire/contempt etc someone or something that is pitied, desired etc: Once famous, he was now a mere object of… …

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  • 3 civil contempt — A species of contempt of court which generally arises from a wilful failure to comply with an order of court such as an injunction as contrasted with criminal contempt which consists generally of contumelious conduct in the presence of the court …

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  • 4 ANTISEMITISM — ANTISEMITISM, a term coined in 1879, from the Greek ἁντί = anti, and Σημ = Semite by the German agitator wilhelm marr to designate the then current anti Jewish campaigns in Europe. Antisemitism soon came into general use as a term denoting all… …

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  • 5 Contemptuous — Con*temp tu*ous (?; 135), a. Manifesting or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful; haughty; insolent; disdainful. [1913 Webster] A proud, contemptuous behavior. Hammond. [1913 Webster] Savage invective and contemptuous sarcasm. Macaulay. [1913 …

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  • 6 scorn — n. & v. n. 1 disdain, contempt, derision. 2 an object of contempt etc. (the scorn of all onlookers). v.tr. 1 hold in contempt or disdain. 2 (often foll. by to + infin.) abstain from or refuse to do as unworthy (scorns lying; scorns to lie).… …

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  • 7 Chicken (game) — For other uses, see Chicken (disambiguation). The game of chicken, also known as the hawk dove or snowdrift[1] game, is an influential model of conflict for two players in game theory. The principle of the game is that while each player prefers… …

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  • 8 ape — I. n. 1. Simian, troglodyte, tailless monkey. 2. Mimic, servile imitator. 3. Imitator, imitation, image, type, likeness. 4. Object of contempt, monster of ugliness, object of ridicule, guy. II. v. a. 1. Mimic (in good sense), imitate, counterfeit …

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  • 9 Fling — Fling, n. 1. A cast from the hand; a throw; also, a flounce; a kick; as, the fling of a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. A severe or contemptuous remark; an expression of sarcastic scorn; a gibe; a sarcasm. [1913 Webster] I, who love to have a fling,… …

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  • 10 To have one's fling — Fling Fling, n. 1. A cast from the hand; a throw; also, a flounce; a kick; as, the fling of a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. A severe or contemptuous remark; an expression of sarcastic scorn; a gibe; a sarcasm. [1913 Webster] I, who love to have a… …

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  • 11 worm — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wyrm serpent, worm; akin to Old High German wurm serpent, worm, Latin vermis worm Date: before 12th century 1. a. earthworm; broadly an annelid worm b. any of numerous… …

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  • 12 Waiting for Godot — Infobox Play name = Waiting for Godot image size = 200px writer = Samuel Beckett characters = Estragon Vladimir Lucky Pozzo Boy date of premiere = January 5th, 1953 Waiting for Godot is a play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters wait for… …

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  • 13 The Scarlet Letter — infobox Book | name = The Scarlet Letter title orig = translator = image caption = Title page, first edition of The Scarlet Letter , 1850 author = Nathaniel Hawthorne illustrator = series = genre = Novel publisher = Ticknor, Reed Fields pub date …

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  • 14 Al-Muqtadir — For the ruler of Zaragoza, see Ahmad al Muqtadir. Al Muqtadir (Arabic: المقتدر ‎) (born 895 AD (282 AH), died 932 AD (320 AH)) was the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from 908 AD to 932 AD (295 AH 320 AH). After the previous Caliph, al Muktafi, was… …

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  • 15 Stephanie Plum — is a fictional character and the protagonist in a series of novels written by Janet Evanovich. She is a spunky combination of Nancy Drew and Dirty Harry, and although a female bounty hunter is the opposite of Domino Harvey. She is described by… …

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  • 16 TheTruth.com — is an anti smoking campaign in the United States. The campaign is run by the American Legacy Foundation, which was founded under the terms of the Master Settlement Agreement, between the US tobacco companies and 46 US states and 5 territories.… …

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  • 17 Otto Šling — (24 August 1912 3 December 1952) was born in Nová Cerekev, a village in south Bohemia, then part of the Austrian Empire. After World War II, Šling became the Communist Party s Regional Secretary of Brno in Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic) …

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  • 18 Men Don't Cry — 奸人堅 Men Don t Cry poster Genre Period Comedy Format Standard Definition Starring …

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  • 19 My Grandfather's Son — My Grandfather s Son: A Memoir   …

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  • 20 Barère — Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vieuzac. Barère de Vieuzac …

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