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  • 1 Asunder — A*sun der, adv. [Pref. a + sunder.] Apart; separate from each other; into parts; in two; separately; into or in different pieces or places. [1913 Webster] I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder. Zech. xi. 10. [1913 Webster] As wide… …

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  • 2 asunder — adverb or adjective Date: 14th century 1. into parts < torn asunder > 2. apart from each other in position < wide asunder > …

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  • 3 asunder — /euh sun deuhr/, adv., adj. 1. into separate parts; in or into pieces: Lightning split the old oak tree asunder. 2. apart or widely separated: as wide asunder as the polar regions. [bef. 1000; ME; OE on sundrum apart. See A 1, SUNDRY] * * * …

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  • 4 asunder — a•sun•der [[t]əˈsʌn dər[/t]] adv. adj. 1) into separate parts; in or into pieces 2) apart or widely separated: as wide asunder as the polar regions[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME; OE on sundrum apart. See a I, sundry …

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  • 5 asunder — adv 1. into pieces, to pieces, all to pieces, to bits, to shreds, Inf. to smithereens; in half, in two, in twain, into separate pieces or parts. 2. apart, far apart, wide apart, wide away, away, widely separated. adj 3. separated, disjoint,… …

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  • 6 Distance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Distance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 distance distance Sgm: N 1 space space &c. 180 Sgm: N 1 remoteness remoteness farness far cry to Sgm: N 1 longinquity longinquity elongation Sgm …

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  • 7 distance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Measure of interval Nouns 1. distance, remoteness, farness, long way; offing, background; perspective, parallax; reach, span, stride; measurement; separation, disjunction; interstellar or intergalactic… …

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  • 8 agape — ad. 1. Yawning, with mouth wide open, with open chasm, wide asunder. 2. Wondering, gazing eagerly, staring with open mouth, amazed, dumfounded, dazed, stupefied, thunderstruck …

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  • 9 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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  • 10 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 12 ISAIAH — (Heb. יְשַׁעְיָה ,יְשַׁעְיָהוּ Salvation of YHWH ), one of the eight books (as the Rabbis and the Masorah count them) of the Nevi im, or Prophets, the second division of the Hebrew canon (see bible , Canon). INTRODUCTION Outside the Book of… …

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  • 13 Asia — /ay zheuh, ay sheuh/, n. a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. 2,896,700,000; ab. 16,000,000 sq. mi. (41,440,000 sq. km). * * * I Largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean …

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  • 14 List of Magic: The Gathering characters: A — The fictional multiverse of the Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering trading card game, introduced in 1993, has many characters. This alphabetic list includes characters to which the flavor text on the cards is atributted or who are… …

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  • 15 Saudi Arabia — a kingdom in N and central Arabia, including Hejaz, Nejd, and dependencies. 20,087,965; ab. 600,000 sq. mi. (1,554,000 sq. km). Cap.: Riyadh. Cf. Mecca. * * * Saudi Arabia Introduction Saudi Arabia Background: In 1902 Abd al Aziz Ibn SAUD… …

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  • 16 Moral Theology — • Limited to those doctrines which discuss the relations of man and his free actions to God and his supernatural end, and propose the means instituted by God for the attainment of that end Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moral Theology …

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  • 17 Islam — Islamic /is lam ik, lah mik, iz /, Islamitic /is leuh mit ik, iz /, adj. /is lahm , iz , is leuhm, iz /, n. 1. the religious faith of Muslims, based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad and taught by the Koran, the… …

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  • 18 mathematics — /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… …

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  • 19 Calendar of 1996 — ▪ 1997 JANUARY JANUARY 1       King Fahd cedes power       Still experiencing the effects of a stroke suffered in November 1995, Saudi Arabia s King Fahd, who also held the post of prime minister, ceded temporary power to Crown Prince Abdullah,… …

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  • 20 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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