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  • 1 gorgon — I. n. Spectre, hobgoblin, ogre, fright, poker, bugaboo, hydra, frightful object. II. a. Gorgon like, terrible, frightful, terrific, horrible, petrifying, paralyzing …

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  • 2 bugbear — n. Hobgoblin, spectre, ogre, bugaboo, Gorgon hydra, frightful object, raw head and bloody bones, object of baseless terror …

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  • 3 fright — I. v. a. (Poetical.) See frighten. II. n. 1. Alarm, affright, terror, dismay, consternation, panic, sudden fear. 2. Frightful object, thing of terror. 3. Hideous object, guy, scarecrow …

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  • 4 Humbug — Hum bug , n. [Prob. fr. hum to impose on, deceive + bug a frightful object.] 1. An imposition under fair pretenses; something contrived in order to deceive and mislead; a trick by cajolery; a hoax. [1913 Webster] 2. A spirit of deception;… …

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  • 5 Poker — Pok er, n. [Cf. Dan. pokker the deuce, devil, also W. pwci, a hobgoblin, bugbear, and E. puck.] Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Wirry-cow — A wirey cow, wirry carl [IPA|ˈwʌrɪkʌu, ˈwɪrɪ ] etc. was in Scotland, a bugbear, goblin, ghost, ghoul or other frightful object. Sometimes it was used for the Devil, or a scarecrow.quote|Draggled sae mang muck and stanes,They looked like wirry… …

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  • 7 ugliness — noun a) The condition of being ugly Everything thats realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent. b) An unsightly or frightful object Ant: beauty …

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  • 8 hydra — n. 1. (Mythol.) Many headed monster. 2. Spectre, hobgoblin, ogre, Gorgon, bugbear, poker, bugaboo, frightful object, raw head and bloody bones …

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  • 9 ogre — n. Monster, spectre, goblin, hobgoblin, bugbear, frightful object …

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  • 10 Medusa (comics) — Medusa Medusa, Queen of the Inhumans. Art by Jae Lee. Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics …

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  • 11 The Byzantine Empire —     The Byzantine Empire     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Byzantine Empire     The ancient Roman Empire having been divided into two parts, an Eastern and a Western, the Eastern remained subject to successors of Constantine, whose capital was at …

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  • 12 Ultimate Fantastic Four — Supercbbox| title = Ultimate Fantastic Four comic color = background:#ff8080 caption = Cover to Ultimate Fantastic Four #13 Art by Adam Kubert schedule = Monthly format = Ongoing publisher = Marvel Comics date = February 2004 Present issues =… …

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  • 13 fearful — 1 Fearful, apprehensive, afraid are comparable when they mean inspired or moved by fear. In such use they are normally followed by of, that, or lest, afraid being never and fearful and apprehensive infrequently used attributively in this sense.… …

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  • 14 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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  • 15 Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 16 Klaw — Superherobox| caption=Klaw in his current costume. comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Klaw real name=Ulysses Klaw publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Fantastic Four volume 1 #53 (Aug 1966) creators=Stan Lee and Jack Kirby alliance… …

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  • 17 Titania (Marvel Comics) — For the member of the Grapplers, who was known as Titania, see Lascivious (comics). Titania Titania. Art by Alex Saviuk. Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics …

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  • 18 Comet — This article is about the astronomical object. For other uses, see Comet (disambiguation). Comet Hale– …

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  • 19 St. Vincent de Paul —     St. Vincent de Paul     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Vincent de Paul     Born at Pouy, Gascony, France, in 1580, though some authorities have said 1576; died at Paris, 27 September, 1660. Born of a peasant family, he made his humanities… …

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  • 20 Care of the Poor by the Church —     Care of the Poor by the Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Care of the Poor by the Church     I. OBJECTS, HISTORY, AND ORGANIZATION     A. The care of the poor is a branch of charity. In the narrow sense charity means any exercise of mercy… …

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