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  • 1 glance — I. verb (glanced; glancing) Etymology: Middle English glencen, glenchen Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to strike a surface obliquely so as to go off at an angle < the bullet glanced off the wall > 2. a. to make sudden quick movements …

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  • 2 bird's-eye view — 1. View from above, air view. 2. General survey, rapid glance over, conspectus, synoptical view …

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  • 3 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 4 China — This article is about the People s Republic of China. For the state commonly known as Taiwan, see the Republic of China. For other uses, see China (disambiguation). PRC redirects here. For other uses, see PRC (disambiguation). People …

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  • 5 tactics — /tak tiks/, n. 1. (usually used with a sing. v.) the art or science of disposing military or naval forces for battle and maneuvering them in battle. 2. (used with a pl. v.) the maneuvers themselves. 3. (used with a sing. v.) any mode of procedure …

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  • 6 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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  • 7 Religious Life — • Overview and evangelical ideas on what makes up religious life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Life     Religious Life      …

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  • 8 blink — Synonyms and related words: albedo, avoid, bat, bat the eyes, blench, blink at, blinking, broken, carefully ignore, cast, cold shoulder, coruscate, coruscation, cringe, cut a corner, cut corners, disregard, dodge, draw back, duck, evade, fade,… …

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  • 9 Pace University — For the high school, see Pace University High School. Pace University Motto Opportunitas Established 1906 Type …

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  • 10 Hagiography — • The name given to that branch of learning which has the saints and their worship for its object Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hagiography     Hagiography      …

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  • 11 cast — Synonyms and related words: Ace bandage, Band Aid, Platonic form, Platonic idea, a thing for, abandon, abdicate, about ship, account, achromatism, acting company, actor, add, address, adhesive tape, aesthetic form, affinity, age group, aggregate …

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  • 12 peep — Synonyms and related words: bend the eyes, blink, bug, cackle, call, carol, case, cast, caw, chatter, cheep, chip, chipper, chirk, chirm, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chuck, clack, cluck, cock a doodle doo, complaint, coo, croak, cronk, crow,… …

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  • 13 slant — Synonyms and related words: Anschauung, aberrancy, aberration, across, action, aim, anagnorisis, angle, angle of vision, angularity, animus, approach, aptitude, architectonics, architecture, argument, ascend, aslant, aslope, aspect, athwart,… …

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  • 14 New York Graphic — New York Evening Graphic Format Tabloid Publisher Macfadden Publications Founded 1924 Language English Ceased publication 1932 The New York Evening Graphic (not to be co …

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  • 15 Los Angeles County Metro Rail — Infobox Public transit name = Los Angeles County Metro Rail imagesize = 168px locale = Los Angeles County, California transit type = Rapid transit and light rail began operation = 1990 (light rail) 1993 (rapid transit) system length = mi to km|17 …

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  • 16 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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  • 17 Transportation in New York City — Info Owner Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, local governments, states Locale New York City and the surrounding region in New York State, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania …

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  • 18 Ottawa — This article is about the capital city of Canada. For other uses, see Ottawa (disambiguation). Ottawa   City   City of Ottawa Ville d Ottawa …

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  • 19 Metro Rail (Los Angeles County) — Los Angeles County Metro Rail Info Locale Los Angeles County, California Transit type Rapid transit (heavy rail a …

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  • 20 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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