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  • 1inflict — verb ADVERB ▪ deliberately, intentionally ▪ When someone deliberately inflicts damage, it is a matter for the police. PREPOSITION ▪ on, upon ▪ …

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  • 2threat — /θrɛt / (say thret) noun 1. a declaration of an intention or determination to inflict punishment, pain or loss on someone in retaliation for, or conditionally upon, some action or course; menace. 2. an indication of probable evil to come;… …

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  • 3damage — ▪ I. damage dam‧age 1 [ˈdæmɪdʒ] noun 1. [uncountable] a bad effect on something that makes it weaker or less successful: damage to • The result of this policy will be severe damage to the British economy. 2. [uncountable] physical harm caused to… …

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  • 4literature — /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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  • 5South African law of delict — The South African law of delict engages primarily with the circumstances in which one person can claim compensation from another for harm that has been suffered. [1] JC Van der Walt and Rob Midgley define a delict, in general terms [...] as a… …

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  • 6strike — strikeless, adj. /struyk/, v., struck or (Obs.) strook; struck or (esp. for 31 34) stricken or (Obs.) strook; striking; n., adj. v.t. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit …

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  • 7Castle doctrine — A Castle Doctrine (also known as a Castle Law or a Defense of Habitation Law) is an American legal doctrine arising from English common law[1] that designates one s place of residence (or, in some states, any place legally occupied, such as one s …

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  • 8ancient 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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  • 9Down syndrome — Classification and external resources Boy with Down syndrome assembling a …

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  • 10613 Mitzvot — Part of a series of articles on Jews and Judaism …

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  • 11List of Farscape characters — Season 2 cast, from left to right: Bialar Crais, Rygel (front), Chiana, Zhaan, Aeryn Sun, John Crichton, Ka D Argo. This article contains information about fictional characters in the television series Farscape. Contents …

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  • 12Irish nationality law — is the law of the Republic of Ireland governing citizenship.[1] A person may be an Irish citizen through birth, descent, marriage to an Irish citizen or through naturalisation. Irish nationality law is currently contained in the provisions of the …

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  • 13Information security — Components: or qualities, i.e., Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA). Information Systems are decomposed in three main portions, hardware, software and communications with the purpose to identify and apply information security… …

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  • 14Ostracism — For ostracized in interpersonal relationships, see Social rejection. Pieces of broken pottery as voting tokens. The persons nominated are Pericles, Cimon and Aristides, each with his patronymic (top to bottom). Ostracism (Greek: έξω ο …

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  • 15List of characters in Planescape: Torment — From bottom left to right: Vhailor, Dakkon, Fall From Grace, The Nameless One, Annah, Morte (above). Top most: Lady of Pain. Not shown: Ignus, Nordom. The 1999 computer role playing game Planescape: Torment featured a number of memorable… …

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  • 16Punishment — The old village stocks in Chapeltown, Lancashire, England For other uses, see Punishment (disambiguation). Punishment is the authoritative imposition of something negative or unpleasant on a person or animal in response to behavior deemed wrong… …

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  • 17The Theory of Moral Sentiments — was written by Adam Smith in 1759. It provided the ethical, philosophical, psychological and methodological underpinnings to Smith s later works, including The Wealth of Nations (1776), A Treatise on Public Opulence (1764) (first published in… …

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  • 18The Realm of the Elderlings — is a fantasy world created by Robin Hobb in her book trilogies The Farseer Trilogy , The Liveship Traders Trilogy , and The Tawny Man Trilogy .OverviewThe Elderlings are a race who dwelled in the world with humans and dragons, but have… …

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  • 19Modern liberalism in the United States — This article discusses liberalism as that term is used in the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries. For the history and development of American liberalism, see Liberalism in the United States. For the origin and worldwide use of the term… …

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  • 20First Stadtholderless Period — The First Stadtholderless Period or Era (1650 1672) (Dutch Eerste Stadhouderloze Tijdperk ) is the period in the history of the Dutch Republic in which it reached the zenith of its economic, military and political Golden Age. The term has… …

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