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  • 1 affection — (n.) early 13c., an emotion of the mind, passion, lust as opposed to reason, from O.Fr. afection (12c.) emotion, inclination, disposition; love, attraction, enthusiasm, from L. affectionem (nom. affectio) a relation, disposition; a temporary… …

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  • 2 fit — I. n. 1. Paroxysm, spasm, sudden or violent attack, stroke of disease. 2. Humor, whim, fancy, temporary affection. 3. Interval, turn, period, spell. II. a. 1. Qualified, competent, fitted. 2. Suitable, appropriate, apt, apposite, meet, seemly,… …

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  • 3 British moralists of the eighteenth century: Shaftesbury, Butler and Price — David McNaughton In this chapter I discuss the moral theories of three influential writers: Anthony Ashley Cooper, Third Earl of Shaftesbury (1671–1713); Joseph Butler (1692–1752) and Richard Price (1723–91). All three wrote extensively on issues …

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  • 4 George Washington: Farewell Address — ▪ Primary Source       Washington s Farewell Address was never delivered by him. It appeared first by his own arrangement in a newspaper at Philadelphia, then the seat of the national government. Designed in part to remove him from consideration… …

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  • 5 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 6 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 7 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 8 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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  • 9 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 10 List of Rosario + Vampire characters — The main cast of Rosario + Vampire. From front to back: Tsukune Aono (front row); Mizore Shirayuki, Yukari Sendo, Moka Akashiya (Outer (Pink Hair) and Inner (White Hair)), and Kurumu Kurono (middle row); Ginei Morioka, Kokoa Shuzen, and Ruby Tojo …

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  • 11 List of Maison Ikkoku characters — The following is a list of characters who appear in the manga and anime series Maison Ikkoku .Major charactersKyoko Otonashi* : Kyoko is a beautiful, 21 year old (at the beginning of the story) widow who takes on the task of managing a broken… …

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  • 12 List of Cardcaptor Sakura characters — This article covers the major characters of Clamp s manga Cardcaptor Sakura and its respective anime and movies. The manga and anime focused on 10 year Japanese schoolgirl Sakura Kinomoto who finds the magical Clow Book in her father s basement… …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 List of The Office (U.S. TV series) characters — This article is about the characters from the American version of The Office. For characters from the British version, see Characters from The Office (UK). The following is a catalogue of characters from the U.S. version of The Office. The Office …

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  • 15 List of Naruto characters — The major characters of the series as they appear in Part I The major characters of the series as they appear in Part II The …

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  • 16 List of The Tribe characters — Main cast and characters from Series 5. This article contains detailed descriptions of characters of the teen sci fi TV show The Tribe. Like many other soaps the series had a large number of characters that increased as the series progressed.… …

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  • 17 List of Ranma ½ characters — The Ranma ½ cast Ranma ½ (らんま½, Ranma Nibun no Ichi?, pronounced Ranma one half) is a Japanese manga series written …

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  • 18 Sexual intercourse — Intromission redirects here. For other uses, see Intromission (disambiguation). Making love redirects here. For other uses, see Making love (disambiguation) …

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  • 19 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 20 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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