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  • 1 Detesting — Detest De*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Detested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Detesting}.] [L. detestare, detestatum, and detestari, to curse while calling a deity to witness, to execrate, detest; de + testari to be a witness, testify, testis a witness: cf.… …

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  • 2 detesting — de·test || dɪ test v. hate, strongly dislike, despise …

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  • 3 Abhorrent — Ab*hor rent, a. [L. abhorens, rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.] 1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. [1913 Webster] The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason.… …

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  • 4 Detest — De*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Detested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Detesting}.] [L. detestare, detestatum, and detestari, to curse while calling a deity to witness, to execrate, detest; de + testari to be a witness, testify, testis a witness: cf. F. d[… …

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  • 5 Detestation — Det es*ta tion (?; 277), n. [L. detestatio: cf. F. d[ e]testation.] The act of detesting; extreme hatred or dislike; abhorrence; loathing. [1913 Webster] We are heartily agreed in our detestation of civil war. Burke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Detested — Detest De*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Detested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Detesting}.] [L. detestare, detestatum, and detestari, to curse while calling a deity to witness, to execrate, detest; de + testari to be a witness, testify, testis a witness: cf.… …

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  • 7 Suebi — The Suebi or Suevi (from Proto Germanic * swēbaz based on the Proto Germanic root * swē meaning one s own people,cite web | last=Peterson | first=Lena | title=Swābaharjaz | work=Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn | publisher=Institutet för språk… …

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  • 8 Voltaire — For other uses, see Voltaire (disambiguation). François Marie Arouet Voltaire Voltaire at 24, by Catherine Lusurier after Nicolas de Largillière s painting Born 21 November 1694 Paris, France Died …

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  • 9 Nicholas I of Russia — Nicholas I Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias Reign 1 December 1825 – 2 March 1855 ( 1000000000000002900000029 years, 10000000000000091000000 …

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  • 10 Kafir — This article is about the Islamic religious term. For the pejorative racial slur, see Kaffir (racial term). For the 2007 album by The Rebel, see Kufr (album). For the song entitled Kafir! by Nile, see Those Whom the Gods Detest. For the cultured… …

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  • 11 Richard E. Grant — Infobox actor imagesize = caption = Grant as The Voice for 2+2+2 at Heavy Entertainment, London. birthdate = birth date and age|1957|5|5 birthplace = Mbabane, Swaziland birthname = Richard Grant Esterhuysen spouse = Joan Washington (1986 )… …

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  • 12 Noblesse oblige — For other uses, see Noblesse Oblige (disambiguation). Noblesse oblige is a French phrase literally meaning nobility obliges . The Dictionnaire de l’Académie française defines it thus: Whoever claims to be noble must conduct himself nobly.… …

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  • 13 Marked Woman — theatrical poster Directed by Lloyd Bacon Michael Curtiz (uncredited) …

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  • 14 Russian history, 1796–1855 — [The first draft of this article was taken with little editing from the Library of Congress Federal Research Division s Country Studies series. As their home page at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html says, Information contained in the… …

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  • 15 Emily Hobhouse — Infobox Person name= Emily Hobhouse imagesize = 225 px caption= Emily Hobhouse birth date= birth date|1860|4|9|mf=y birth place= St Ive, Cornwall, United Kingdom dead=dead death date= death date and age|1926|6|8|1860|4|9|mf=y death place= London …

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  • 16 Sparks (band) — Infobox musical artist | Name = Sparks Img capt = Sparks in 2006 Img size = Background = group or band Origin = Los Angeles, California, USA Instrument = Genre = Rock, pop, Psychedelic pop Years active = 1970–present Label = Associated acts = URL …

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  • 17 Edward Dolnick — is an American writer, formerly a science writer at the Boston Globe . He has been published in the Atlantic Monthly , the New York Times Magazine , and the Washington Post , among other publications. His books include Madness on the Couch :… …

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  • 18 Ellen Foster — Infobox Book name = Ellen Foster image caption = cover of 1987 hardcover version of Ellen Foster author = Kaye Gibbons cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Vintage Press release date = 1987… …

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  • 20 Franz Gürtner — (26 August 1881 29 January 1941) was a German Minister of Justice in Adolf Hitler s cabinet, responsible for coordinating jurisprudence in the Third Reich. Detesting the cruel ways of the Gestapo and SA in dealing with prisoners of war, he… …

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