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  • 1 tease apart — verb disentangle and raise the fibers of tease wool • Syn: ↑tease, ↑loosen • Derivationally related forms: ↑teaser (for: ↑tease) • Hypernyms …

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  • 2 tease — [tēz] vt. teased, teasing [ME tesen < OE tæsan, to pull about, pluck, tease, akin to Du teezen < IE * di s < base * dā(i) , to cut apart, divide > TIDE1] 1. a) to separate the fibers of; card or comb (flax, wool, etc.) b) to fluff… …

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  • 3 tease — [c]/tiz / (say teez) verb (teased, teasing) –verb (t) 1. to worry or irritate by persistent petty requests, trifling raillery, or other annoyances often in jest. 2. to pull apart or separate the adhering fibres of, as in combing or carding wool;… …

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  • 4 tease — {{11}}tease (n.) one who teases, 1852, from TEASE (Cf. tease) (v.). Specifically as short for cock teaser, it was in use by 1976. {{12}}tease (v.) O.E. tæsan pluck, pull apart (fibers of wool, flax, etc.), from W.Gmc. *taisijanan (Cf. Dan. tæse,… …

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  • 5 tease — To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination. [A. S. taesan] * * * tease tēz vt, teased; teas·ing to tear in pieces esp to shred (a tissue or specimen) for microscopic… …

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  • 6 tease — teasable, adj. teasableness, n. teasingly, adv. /teez/, v., teased, teasing, n. v.t. 1. to irritate or provoke with persistent petty distractions, trifling raillery, or other annoyance, often in sport. 2. to pull apart or separate the adhering… …

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  • 7 Critique of Pure Reason — Part of a series on Immanuel …

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  • 8 straighten out — verb 1. settle or put right (Freq. 2) we need to iron out our disagreements • Syn: ↑iron out, ↑put right • Hypernyms: ↑better, ↑improve, ↑amend, ↑ …

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  • 9 Causes of schizophrenia — Schizophrenia is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a mental disorder characterized by impairments in the perception or expression of reality and by significant social or occupational dysfunction. A person experiencing schizophrenia is… …

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  • 10 Textual criticism — Carmina Cantabrigiensia, Manuscript C, folio 436v, 11th century Textual criticism (or lower criticism) is a branch of literary criticism that is concerned with the identification and removal of transcription errors in the texts of manuscripts.… …

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  • 11 Anhedonia — In psychology, anhedonia (< Greek αν an , without + ηδονή hēdonē, pleasure ) is an inability to experience pleasure from normally pleasurable life events such as eating, exercise, and social or sexual interaction.Anhedonia is recognized as one of …

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  • 12 The Nigger Bible — is a book by Robert H. deCoy, published by Holloway House in 1967. It is a social and linguistic analysis of the word nigger and of the origins and contemporary circumstances of the black peoples of America. The form is varied and might be… …

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  • 13 Kelp forest — Kelp forests are underwater areas with a high density of kelp. They are recognized as one of the most productive and dynamic ecosystems on Earth.Mann, K.H. 1973. Seaweeds: their productivity and strategy for growth. Science 182: 975 981.] Kelp… …

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  • 14 Jeffrey I. Gordon — Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., is a biologist and the Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Center for Genome Sciences at Washington University, St. Louis [ [http://molecool.wustl.edu/gordon.htm Gordon Lab website] …

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  • 15 Linguistic relativity — Anthropology Fields Archaeology Biological anthropology Cultural anthropology Linguistic anthropology Social anthropology …

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  • 16 der-, heavy basis derǝ-, drē- —     der , heavy basis derǝ , drē     English meaning: to cut, split, skin (*the tree)     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘schinden, die Haut abziehen, abspalten, spalten”     Note: Root der , heavy basis derǝ , drē : “to cut, split, skin (*the tree)”… …

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  • 17 Major football rivalries — This article deals with major football rivalries around the world. This includes local derbies as well as matches between teams further apart. Major footballing rivalries manifest themselves in many ways. Fierce conflicts between supporter groups …

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  • 18 List of Emily Dickinson poems — This is a list of Emily Dickinson poems. There are 1,775 known poems that have been written by Dickinson. The poems are alphabetized by their first line. Punctuation, capitalization and even in some cases wording of the first lines may vary… …

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  • 19 Burlesque — is theatrical entertainment of broad and parodic humor, which usually consists of comic skits (and sometimes a strip tease). Some authorsFact|date=September 2008 assert burlesque is a direct descendant of the Commedia dell arte; the term… …

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  • 20 Dark Kingdom — This article is about the villain group. For the corresponding story arc, see List of Sailor Moon episodes (season 1). For other uses, see Dark Kingdom (disambiguation). Sailor Moon villain group The Dark Kingdom as seen in the anime, with Queen… …

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