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  • 1 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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  • 2 emulate — emulative, adj. emulatively, adv. emulator, n. v. /em yeuh layt /; adj. /em yeuh lit/, v., emulated, emulating, adj. v.t. 1. to try to equal or excel; imitate with effort to equal or surpass: to emulate one s father as a concert violinist. 2. to… …

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  • 3 emulate — /ˈɛmjuleɪt / (say emyoohlayt), / jə / (say yuh ) verb (t) (emulated, emulating) 1. to try to equal or excel; imitate with effort to equal or surpass. 2. to rival with some degree of success. 3. (of a computer) to imitate (a particular computer… …

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  • 4 Saundaryalahari — The Saundarya Lahari meaning Waves Of Beauty is a famous literary work written by Adi Shankara. Its hundred and three shlokas (verses) eulogize the beauty, grace and munificence of Goddess Parvati / Dakshayani, consort of Shiva.The Saundarya… …

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  • 5 Archie Jackson — Infobox cricketer biography playername = Archie Jackson female = country = Australia fullname = Archibald Jackson nickname = living = partialdates = dayofbirth = 5 monthofbirth = 9 yearofbirth = 1909 placeofbirth = Rutherglen countryofbirth =… …

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  • 6 animation — /an euh may sheuhn/, n. 1. animated quality; liveliness; vivacity; spirit: to talk with animation. 2. an act or instance of animating or enlivening. 3. the state or condition of being animated. 4. the process of preparing animated cartoons. [1590 …

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  • 7 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 8 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 9 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 10 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 11 De Oratore — First page of a miniature of Cicero s De oratore, 15th century, Northern Italy, now at the British Museum De Oratore ( On the Orator ) is a dialogue written by Cicero in 55 BCE. It is set in 91 BCE, when Lucius Licinius Crassus dies, just before… …

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  • 12 dance — dancingly, adv. /dans, dahns/, v., danced, dancing, n. v.i. 1. to move one s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, esp. to the accompaniment of music. 2. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or… …

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  • 13 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 14 Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 15 Laborem Exercens — was an encyclical written by Pope John Paul II in 1981, on human work. It is part of a larger body of writings known as Catholic social teaching, that trace their origin to Rerum Novarum which was issued by Pope Leo XIII in 1891.External links*… …

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  • 16 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 17 pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …

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  • 18 Conditional preservation of the saints — The Five Articles of Remonstrance Conditional election Unlimited atonement Total depravity …

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  • 19 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 20 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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