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  • 1 native tendency — index instinct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 native American — native American, adj. a person born in the United States. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * ▪ indigenous peoples of Canada and United States Introduction also called  American Indian,  Amerindian,  Amerind,  Indian,  Aboriginal American,  or  First Nation… …

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  • 3 Native Americans in children's literature — Native Americans have been featured in numerous volumes of children s literature. Some have been authored by non indigenous writers, while others have been written or contributed to by native authors. Contents 1 Children’s literature about… …

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  • 4 Native American — Indian (def. 1). Usage. See Indian, Eskimo. * * * ▪ indigenous peoples of Canada and United States Introduction also called  American Indian,  Amerindian,  Amerind,  Indian,  Aboriginal A …

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  • 5 Native American art — ▪ visual arts Introduction also called  Indian art  or  American Indian art        the visual art of the aboriginal inhabitants of the Americas, often called American Indians. For a further discussion of the visual art of the Americas produced in …

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  • 6 Native Soil Painting — (Xiangtu ziranzhuyi huihua) Native Soil Painting is an artistic current that emerged in the early 1980s and focused on the depiction of the countryside and national ethnic minorities. It was initiated by young artists, who had been ‘sent down’ to …

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  • 7 Non-native pronunciations of English — result from the common linguistic phenomenon in which non native users of any language tend to carry the intonation, phonological processes and pronunciation rules from their mother tongue into their English speech. They may also create… …

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  • 8 Necessity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Necessity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 involuntariness involuntariness Sgm: N 1 instinct instinct blind impulse Sgm: N 1 inborn proclivity inborn proclivity innate proclivity Sgm: N 1 native tendency native tendency… …

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  • 9 instinct — I noun affinity, appetitus, aptitude, aptness, automatic reaction, bent, fitness, inborn proclivity, inclination, innate inclination, innate proclivity, intuition, involuntariness, native tendency, natural sense, natural tendency, predisposition …

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  • 10 Society — • Implies fellowship, company, and has always been conceived as signifying a human relation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Society     Society      …

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  • 11 spontaneous — adjective Etymology: Late Latin spontaneus, from Latin sponte of one s free will, voluntarily Date: 1653 1. proceeding from natural feeling or native tendency without external constraint 2. arising from a momentary impulse 3. controlled and… …

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  • 12 Declaration and address — Published December 1809 The Declaration and Address was written by Thomas Campbell in 1809. It was the founding document for the Christian Association of Washington, a short lived religious movement of the 19th century. The Christian Association… …

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  • 13 part — 1. noun /pɑːt,pɑɹt,paːt/ a) A fraction of a whole; a portion Gaul is divided into three parts. b) A distinct element or component Hepaticology, outside the temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere, still li …

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  • 14 spontaneous — Without apparent cause; said of disease processes or remissions. [L. spontaneus, voluntary, capricious] * * * spon·ta·ne·ous spän tā nē əs adj 1) proceeding from natural feeling or native tendency without external constraint 2) developing without …

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  • 15 instinct — I. n. Natural impulse, blind impulse, native tendency, innate or inborn proclivity. II. a. Alive, quick, animated, informed, alert …

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  • 16 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 17 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 HEBREW LITERATURE, MODERN — definition and scope beginnings periodization …

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