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contemptuous reproaches

  • 1 opprobrium — n. 1. Scurrility, abusive language, contemptuous reproaches, contumely. 2. Reproach, disgrace, infamy, ignominy, obloquy, odium …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 2 Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 4 Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 5 Despiteous — Des*pit e*ous, a. [OE. despitous, OF. despiteus, fr. despit; affected in form by E. piteous. See {Despite}.] Feeling or showing despite; malicious; angry to excess; cruel; contemptuous. [Obs.] Despiteous reproaches. Holland. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 The Gambler (Prokofiev) — The Gambler (Russian: Игрок Igrok in transliteration) is an opera in four acts by Sergei Prokofiev to a Russian libretto by the composer, based on the story of the same name by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Prokofiev had decided on this story as an… …

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  • 7 Orchot Tzaddikim — (Hebrew: ארחות צדיקים) is a book on Jewish ethics written in Germany in the 15th century, entitled Sefer ha Middot by the author, but called Orḥot Ẓaddiḳim by a later copyist. Under this title a Judæo German translation, from which the last… …

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  • 8 The Kite Runner (film) — Infobox Film name = The Kite Runner caption = An American poster for the film director = Marc Forster producer = William Horberg Walter Parkes Rebecca Yeldham E. Bennett Walsh Laurie Macdonald writer = Khaled Hosseini (novel) David Benioff… …

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  • 9 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 10 Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 11 JOB, BOOK OF — (named for its hero (Heb. אִיּוֹב), ancient South Arabian and Thamudic yʾb; Old Babylonian Ayyābum, Tell el Amarna tablet, no. 256, line 6, A ia ab; either from yʾb, to bear ill will or compounded of ay where? and ʾab (divine) father ), one of… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism