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  • 1reply — I n. 1) to give, make; send a reply 2) to draw, elicit a reply 3) a curt, gruff; immediate, prompt; stinging; succinct; sullen; terse; witty reply 4) in reply (to nod in reply) 5) in reply to (in reply to your letter) II v. 1) to reply… …

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  • 2Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 3Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 4Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 5sting´ing|ly — sting «stihng», verb, stung or (Archaic) stang, sting|ing, noun. –v.t. 1. to pierce or wound with a sharp pointed organ (often) bearing a poisonous fluid: »If a honeybee stings you, remove the stinger. 2 …

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  • 6Mimicry — For other uses, see Mimic (disambiguation). Plate from Henry Walter Bates (1862) illustrating Batesian mimicry between Dismorphia species (top row, third row) and various Ithomiini (Nymphalidae, second row, bottom row) In …

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  • 7Futures and promises — In computer science, future, promise, and delay refer to constructs used for synchronization in some concurrent programming languages. They describe an object that acts as a proxy for a result that is initially not known, usually because the… …

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  • 8Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 9Ketuanan Melayu — United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) Youth Chief Hishammuddin Hussein brandishing the kris (dagger), an action seen by some as a defense of ketuanan Melayu …

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  • 10Spider bite — redirects here. For The Spider Bite urban legend, see The Spider Bite. Spider bite Classification and external resources Chelicerae of a black wishbone (nemesiid) spider, a mygalomorph …

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  • 11Ediacara biota — The Ediacara (IPAEng|ˌiːdɪˈækərə, formerly Vendian) biota are ancient lifeforms of the Ediacaran Period, which represent the earliest known complex multicellular organisms. They appeared soon after the Earth thawed from the Cryogenian period s… …

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  • 12Michael Gomez — Statistics Real name Michael Armstrong Nickname(s) the Predator the Irish Mexican the Mancunian Mexican the Mancheste …

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  • 13United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 14Desiderius Erasmus —     Desiderius Erasmus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Desiderius Erasmus     The most brilliant and most important leader of German humanism, b. at Rotterdam, Holland, 28 October, probably in 1466; d. at Basle, Switzerland, 12 July, 1536. He was… …

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  • 15bite — [c]/baɪt / (say buyt) verb (bit, bitten or, Archaic, bit, biting) –verb (t) 1. to cut into or wound, with the teeth: the dog bit me. 2. to grip with the teeth. 3. to sting, as an insect. 4. to cau …

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  • 16Grover Cleveland — 22nd and 24th President of the United States …

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  • 17Scarlet Street — Infobox Film name = Scarlet Street caption = Theatrical Poster producer = Walter Wanger Fritz Lang director = Fritz Lang writer = Screenplay: Dudley Nichols Story: Georges de La Fouchardière starring = Edward G. Robinson Joan Bennett Dan Duryea… …

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  • 18Mark Twain — Mark Twain, photo by A. F. Bradley New York, 1907 Born …

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  • 19Our Lady of Fátima — For other uses, see Fatima (disambiguation). Our Lady of Fátima Location Fátima, Portugal Date 13 May 13 October 1917 …

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  • 20Lead poisoning — Classification and external resources An X ray demonstrating the characteristic finding of lead poisoning, dense metaphyseal lines. ICD 10 T …

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