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  • 1 desire to obtain — index market (demand) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Obtain — Ob*tain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obtained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obtaining}.] [F. obtenir, L. obtinere; ob (see {Ob }) + tenere to hold. See {Tenable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To hold; to keep; to possess. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His mother, then, is mortal,… …

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  • 3 Desire (emotion) — Desire is a sense of longing for a person or object or hoping for an outcome. Desire is the fire that sets action aflame. The same sense is expressed by emotions such as craving or hankering . When a person desires something or someone, their… …

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  • 4 Desire — De*sire , n. [F. d[ e]sir, fr. d[ e]sirer. See {Desire}, v. t.] 1. The natural longing that is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of any good, and impels to action or effort its continuance or possession; an eager wish to obtain or enjoy.… …

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  • 5 desire — de·sire vt de·sired, de·sir·ing: to wish for earnestly see also precatory ◇ Courts have variously interpreted desire in wills to indicate either a direction of the testator that must be followed or merely an expression of what the testator hoped… …

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  • 6 desire — desiredly /di zuyeurd lee, zuy rid /, adv. desiredness, n. desireless, adj. desirer, n. desiringly, adv. /di zuyeur /, v., desired, desiring, n. v.t. 1. to wish or long for; crave; want. 2. to express a wish to obtain; ask for; request: The mayor …

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  • 7 desire — [c]/dəˈzaɪə / (say duh zuyuh) verb (desired, desiring) –verb (t) 1. to wish or long for; crave; want. 2. to express a wish to obtain; ask for; request: *He also desired that she should occupy her villa rent free, and she gave him notice on the… …

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  • 8 obtain — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. acquire, set; prevail. See existence, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To gain possession] Syn. occupy, reach, invade, capture, recover, take, grab, accomplish, acquire, procure, get, force from …

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  • 9 desire — v 1. wish for, long for, desiderate, want; yearn for, hope for, care for, pine for, sigh for; hanker after, have a yen for, covet, fancy, have a fancy for; have an eye to, be attracted to, have a mind to, have at heart, be bent upon; be inclined… …

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  • 10 express a wish to obtain — index desire Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 12 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 13 Iraq — /i rak , i rahk /, n. a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. 22,219,289; 172,000 sq. mi. (445,480 sq. km). Cap.: Baghdad. Also, Irak. * * * Iraq Introduction Iraq Background …

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  • 14 List of characters in the Soul series — A comprehensive list of characters from the Soul series of fighting games produced by Namco. Series characters Official characters within the series storyline. They are playable in some installments of the series. Abyss nihongo|Abyss|アビス|Abisu is …

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  • 15 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 16 Charity and Charities — • In its widest and highest sense, charity includes love of God as well as love of man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Charity and Charities     Charity and Charities …

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  • 17 Lothair II of Lotharingia — Infobox Monarch name =Lothair II title =King of Lotharingia caption =Seal of Lothair II reign =855 869 coronation = othertitles = full name = predecessor =Emperor Lothair I as King of Middle Francia successor =Lands divided between Louis the… …

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  • 18 Laurent Clerc — Infobox Person name=Laurent Clerc caption=Teacher, co founder of the first permanent school for the deaf in North America. birth date=birth date|1785|12|26|mf=y birth place=La Balme, France dead=dead death date=death date and… …

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  • 19 Teutberga — was a Frank and daughter of Boso the Elder. Therefore she was a Bosonid. She married Lothair II, a prince of the Carolingian dynasty, the imperial family of Francia. Hucbert, the lay abbot of St Maurice was Teutberga s brother.Lothair s reign was …

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  • 20 Sperm donation — is the provision (or ‘donation’) by a man, (known as a ‘sperm donor’), of his sperm, with the intention that it be used to impregnate a woman who is not usually the man s sexual partner, in order to produce a child. A sperm donor is the natural… …

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