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  • 1 dandy — n. 1. Beau, fox, coxcomb, exquisite, popinjay, macaroni, jackanapes, jack a dandy, man of dress, man milliner, vain fellow, cicisbeo. 2. Sloop rigged vessel. 3. Boatman, waterman (on the Ganges). 4. Dandy roller (in paper machine) …

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  • 2 fop — n. Coxcomb, dandy, exquisite, beau, jackanapes, jack a dandy, macaroni, popinjay, swell, man milliner, man of dress, vain fellow …

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  • 3 jack-a-dandy — n. Beau, fop, coxcomb, dandy, dandiprat, exquisite, popinjay, macaroni, jackanapes, man of dress, man milliner, vain fellow …

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  • 4 macaroni — n. 1. Italian paste, Genoese paste. 2. Medley, extravaganza. 3. Droll, fool, jester, merry andrew, scaramouch. 4. Beau, exquisite, fop, popinjay, dandy, cox comb, jackanapes, jack a dandy, man milliner, man of dress, vain fellow …

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  • 5 exquisite — I. a. 1. Nice, exact, accurate, discriminating, delicate, refined. 2. Select, choice, excellent, rare, valuable, precious. 3. Consummate, complete, perfect, matchless. 4. Acute, intense, poignant, keen. II. n. Dandy, fop, coxcomb, beau, popinjay …

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  • 6 swell — I. v. n. 1. Dilate, expand, tumefy, distend, fill out, intumesce, grow larger or bigger (by expansion). 2. Increase (by outward addition), augment, enlarge. 3. Rise (as waves), heave, surge. 4. Belly, be inflated. 5. Strut, look big, put on airs …

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  • 7 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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  • 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 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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  • 10 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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  • 11 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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  • 12 Robert Johnson (musician) — Infobox musical artist Name = Robert Johnson Img capt = Robert Johnson s studio portrait, circa 1935 one of only two known photographs Background = solo singer Born = birth date|1911|5|8|mf=y Hazlehurst, Mississippi, U.S. Died = death date and… …

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  • 13 MEDICINE AND LAW — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Judicial Decision – A Value Determination the values of a jewish and democratic state in the image of god PHYSICIAN S DUTIES AND PATIENTS RIGHTS the physician and the judge …

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  • 14 List of Archie Comics characters — Contents 1 Archie series 1.1 Main characters 1.1.1 Archie Andrews 1.1.2 …

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  • 15 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 16 The Idler (1758–1760) — This article is about the 18th century series of essays. For other publications called The Idler, see The Idler (disambiguation). The Idler was a series of 103 essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the… …

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  • 17 Tenko characters — This is a list of characters from the British BBC drama Tenko that aired from 1981 to 1985. The British PoWs Marion JeffersonMarion was the main character of Tenko, the series starting as it did with her reluctance to stay in Singapore. Missing… …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 List of minor Star Wars characters — This article is about minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe, who do not fit into any other category.AlisiaAlisia is a female Gran who works as a station nurse in the Med Center of Tansarii Point Station. She and a 2 1B Surgical… …

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  • 20 List of Suikoden III characters — This is a list of characters in the PlayStation 2 role playing game Suikoden III . Due to the varying order the scenarios can be played in, this list is laid out politically. The main characters of the game are Hugo, Chris, and Geddoe. Thomas and …

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