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  • 1 athirst — a. 1. Thirsty, dry. 2. Eager, keenly desiring, with fierce desire …

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  • 2 Frigg — (or Frigga) is a major goddess in Norse paganism, a subset of Germanic paganism. She is said to be the wife of Odin, and is the foremost among the goddesses . [Sturluson, Snorri. Prose Edda, Gylfaginning.] Frigg appears primarily in Norse… …

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  • 3 Attraction to disability — is a sexualised interest of people in the appearance, sensation and experience of disability. It may extend from normal human sexuality into a type of sexual fetishism. Sexologically, the pathological end of the attraction tends to be seen[Need… …

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  • 4 Odin — This article is about the chief god in North Germanic tradition. For other uses, see Odin (disambiguation). For a comparative discussion of North and West Germanic, see Wodanaz. Odin Odin, the Wande …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 The Sacrament of Penance —     The Sacrament of Penance     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Sacrament of Penance     Penance is a sacrament of the New Law instituted by Christ in which forgiveness of sins committed after baptism is granted through the priest s absolution to… …

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  • 7 Elizabeth I of England — Infobox British Royalty|majesty name = Elizabeth I title = Queen of England and Ireland caption = Elizabeth I , Darnley Portrait , c. 1575 reign = 17 November 1558 – 24 March 1603 coronation = 15 January 1559 predecessor = Mary I successor =… …

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  • 8 Economy of Nigeria — Currency Nigerian naira (N) (NGN) Trade organisations OPEC Statistics GDP $377.6 billion (2010 est.) (PPP; 31st) …

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  • 9 War of the Austrian Succession — The Battle of Fontenoy by Édouard Detaille. Oil on canvas …

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  • 10 Iron Man — This article is about the superhero. For other uses, see Iron Man (disambiguation). Iron Man Promotional art for The Invincible Iron Man vol. 5, #25 (second printing) (June 2010) by Salvador Larroca …

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  • 11 Frederick II of Prussia — Infobox Prussian Royalty|monarch name = Frederick II title =King of Prussia; Elector of Brandenburg caption =Frederick II, aged 68, by Anton Graff reign =1740 1786 coronation = predecessor =Frederick William I successor =Frederick William II… …

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  • 12 Alagaësia — is a fictional land in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance cycle. It consists of several major regions, namely the Beor Mountains, Hadarac Desert, Du Weldenvarden, The Empire, the Spine, and Surda.GeographyBeor MountainsThe Beor Mountains are the… …

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  • 13 Sensory Logical Extrovert — The Sensory Logical Extrovert, SLE, ESTp, the Conqueror, Georgy Zhukov, or types. The Sensory Logical Extrovert is an irrational, extroverted, static type whose leading functions are extroverted sensing and introverted logic.Model A Ego block 1.… …

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  • 14 ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 15 witchcraft — /wich kraft , krahft /, n. 1. the art or practices of a witch; sorcery; magic. 2. magical influence; witchery. [bef. 950; ME wicchecraft, OE wiccecraeft. See WITCH, CRAFT] Syn. 1. See magic. * * * Introduction  the exercise or invocation of… …

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  • 16 English Revolution of 1688 — • The history of the Revolution resolves itself into a catalogue of various ill judged measures which alienated the support of the Established Church, the Tory party, and the nation as a whole Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. English… …

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  • 17 Jesuit Apologetic — • The accusations brought against the Society have been exceptional for their frequency and fierceness Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jesuit Apologetic     Jesuit Apologetic …

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  • 18 Epistle To the Romans —     Epistle to the Romans     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Romans     This subject will be treated under the following heads: I. The Roman Church and St. Paul; II. Character, Contents, and Arrangement of the Epistle; III.… …

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  • 19 Sanz, Jorge — (1969 )    Jorge Sanz was discovered by Pedro Lazaga, who chose him for a small part in La miel (Honey, 1979). He went on to play Conan as a child (and therefore Arnold Schwarzenegger s younger self) in John Milius Conan the Barbarian (1982), and …

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  • 20 Sanz, Jorge — (1969 )    Jorge Sanz was discovered by Pedro Lazaga, who chose him for a small part in La miel (Honey, 1979). He went on to play Conan as a child (and therefore Arnold Schwarzenegger s younger self) in John Milius Conan the Barbarian (1982), and …

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