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  • 1 degrade — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French degrader, from Late Latin degradare, from Latin de + gradus step, grade more at grade Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to lower in grade, rank, or status ; demote …

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  • 2 disgrace — I. n. 1. Disfavor, disesteem, degradation. 2. Dishonor, discredit, disrepute, disesteem, shame, reproach, disparagement, ignominy, infamy, opprobrium, obloquy, odium, scandal, blot on one s escutcheon. II. v. a. 1. Put out of favor, dismiss from… …

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  • 3 Glossary of contract bridge terms — These terms are used in Contract bridge[1][2] , or the earlier game Auction bridge, using duplicate or rubber scoring. Some of them are also used in Whist, Bid whist, and other trick taking games. This glossary supplements the Glossary of card… …

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  • 4 Colours, standards and guidons — In the age of line tactics, the unit colour was an important rallying point for the troop. In military organizations, the practice of carrying colours, standards or Guidons, both to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of… …

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  • 5 Consulate General of France in Jerusalem — View from the Consulate General on the walls of the Old City in Jerusalem The Consulate General of France in Jerusalem (French: Consulat Général de France à Jérusalem) began its tumultuous history in the early 17th century. In 1535, the date of… …

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  • 6 Uniform and insignia of the Boy Scouts of America — The uniform and insignia of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) gives a Scout visibility and creates a level of identity within both the unit and the community. The uniform is used to promote equality while showing individual achievement. While all… …

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  • 7 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 8 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 9 Michael Jackson — For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). Michael Jackson …

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  • 10 Rochester Institute of Technology — RIT redirects here. For other uses, see RIT (disambiguation). Rochester Institute of Technology Established 1829 Type …

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  • 11 Kit Carson — This article is about the frontiersman. For other uses, see Kit Carson (disambiguation). Christopher Houston Kit Carson …

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  • 12 The Office (U.S. TV series) — The Office Genre Sitcom Mockumentary Created by Ricky Gervais Stephen Merchant …

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  • 13 Sea Scouting (Boy Scouts of America) — Sea Scouting Owner …

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  • 15 March 2011 — was the third month of the current year. It began on a Tuesday and ended after 31 days on a Thursday. International holidays (See Holidays and observances, on sidebar at right, below) Portal:Current events This is an archived version of Wikipedia …

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  • 16 Optimus Prime — is a fictional character from the Transformers franchise. Prime is the leader of the autobots, a faction of transforming robots from the planet Cybertron. The autobots are constantly waging war against a rival faction of transforming robots… …

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  • 17 heraldry — heraldist, n. /her euhl dree/, n., pl. heraldries. 1. the science of armorial bearings. 2. the art of blazoning armorial bearings, of settling the rights of persons to bear arms or to use certain bearings, of tracing and recording genealogies, of …

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  • 18 ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 19 Contract bridge — Bridge declarer play Alternative name(s) Bridge Type trick taking Players 4 Skill(s) require …

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  • 20 Liu Rengui — (劉仁軌) (602 March 2, 685 [ [http://www.sinica.edu.tw/ftms bin/kiwi1/luso.sh?lstype=2 dyna=%AD%F0 king=%AAZ%A6Z reign=%AB%AB%AB%FD yy=1 ycanzi= mm=1 dd=22 dcanzi= 兩千年中西曆轉換 ] ] ), courtesy name Zhengze (正則), formally Duke Wenxian of Lecheng (樂城文獻公) …

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