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  • 1 deep — I. a. 1. Down reaching, reaching far down, of great depth. 2. Mysterious, intricate, knotty, difficult, hard (to comprehend), unfathomable, profound. 3. Sagacious, penetrating, intelligent, discerning, shrewd, astute. 4. Absorbed, engrossed, rapt …

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  • 2 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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  • 3 Heraclitus — Catherine Osborne No philosopher before Socrates can have had such a profound influence on so many generations of subsequent thinkers as Heraclitus. Nor can any thinker, probably in the whole history of philosophy, have inspired such a wide range …

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  • 4 PARODY, HEBREW — Parody in Early Hebrew Literature Parody is the use of a recognizable literary form as a vehicle to ridicule or mock something or someone. The writer takes a well known, serious work as his model and invests it with new and amusing contents, at… …

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  • 5 Friedrich Nietzsche — Born October 15, 1844 Röcken bei Lützen, Prussia Died August 25, 1900(1900 08 25) (aged 55) Weimar, Saxony …

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  • 6 Hogwarts staff — Four Hogwarts staff members in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. From left to right: Miriam Margolyes as Pomona Sprout, Gemma Jones as Poppy Pomfrey, Jim Broadbent as Horace Slughorn, and David Bradley as Argus Filch. The following… …

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  • 7 Joke — This article is about the form of humour. For other uses, see Joke (disambiguation). Contents 1 Purpose 2 Antiquity of jokes 3 …

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  • 8 Emmy Noether — Amalie Emmy Noether Born 23 March 1882(1882 03 23) …

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  • 9 Taman Shud Case — The Somerton Man Police photo of the dead body, 1948. Born c. 1903 Died 1 December 1948 Somerton, Adelaide, Australia Cause …

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  • 10 Plato — /play toh/, n. 1. 427 347 B.C., Greek philosopher. 2. a walled plain in the second quadrant of the face of the moon, having a dark floor: about 60 miles (96 km) in diameter. * * * orig. Aristocles born 428/427, Athens, or Aegina, Greece died… …

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  • 11 African literature — Introduction       the traditional oral and written literatures together with the mainly 20th century literature written mostly in European languages but also to an increasing extent in the many languages of the sub Saharan region. Traditional… …

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  • 12 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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  • 13 Biography of Frank Sinatra — This is a detailed account of the life and work of the American popular singer and Academy Award winning actor, Frank Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998). For more information, see the main article Frank Sinatra. Contents 1 Birth and… …

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  • 14 Magical creatures in Harry Potter — Magical creatures comprise a colourful and integral aspect of the fictional wizarding world in the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling. Throughout the seven books of the series, Harry and his friends come across many of these creatures on their… …

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  • 15 FOLKLORE — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction …

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  • 16 Sadhu Sundar Singh — Infobox clergy name = Sadhu Sundar Singh image size = 200px caption = birth date = birth date|1889|09|03 birth place = Patiala, India death date = unknown death place = unknown church = other names = education = Anglican College, Lahore ordained …

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  • 17 Elizabeth Jolley — Infobox Person name = Elizabeth Jolley image size = caption = Professor Elizabeth Jolley birth date = 4 June 1923 birth place = Birmingham, England death date = 13 February 2007 death place = Perth, Western Australia education = occupation =… …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 PARABLE — PARABLE, from the Greek παραβολὴ (lit. juxtaposition ), the usual Septuagint rendering of Hebrew mashal ( comparison, saying, and derived meanings ). No distinction is made in biblical usage between parable, allegory, and fable; all are forms of… …

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  • 20 mystery — I. noun (plural teries) Etymology: Middle English mysterie, from Latin mysterium, from Greek mystērion, from mystēs initiate Date: 14th century 1. a. a religious truth that one can know only by revelation and cannot fully understand b. (1) any of …

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