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  • 1refined — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Ciceronian, accurate, advanced, allergic, ameliorated, anaphylactic, appreciative, archetypical, aristocratic, assembled, attentive, attenuate, attenuated, beautified, bettered, bowdlerized, built, cast, chaste …

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  • 2gentleman — n. 1. [Eng.] Man of good family (above the rank of yeoman). 2. Man of good breeding, well mannered man, refined or polished man, man of delicacy and honor …

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  • 3gentleman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. aristocrat, cavalier, esquire. See male, probity, nobility. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A courteous and honorable man] Syn. man of honor, refined man, man of his word, polished man, perfect gentleman,… …

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  • 4English Literature — • Latin, French, Italian, Greek, and Spanish literatures are a few of the influences Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. English Literature     English Literature      …

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  • 5elegant — elegantly, adv. /el i geuhnt/, adj. 1. tastefully fine or luxurious in dress, style, design, etc.: elegant furnishings. 2. gracefully refined and dignified, as in tastes, habits, or literary style: an elegant young gentleman; an elegant prosodist …

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  • 6Traitté de l'origine des romans — Pierre Daniel Huet s Trai [t] té de l origine des Romans ( Treatise on the Origin of Novels , or Romances if one wants to speak early 18th century English) can claim to be the first history of fiction. It was originally published in 1670 as… …

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  • 7cul|tured — «KUHL chuhrd», adjective. 1. having or showing culture; refined: »a cultured man of science. SYNONYM(S): polished, well bred. 2. produced or raised by culture: »cultured oysters. SYNONYM(S): propagated …

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  • 8DEUTERONOMY — (Heb. םירָבד רֶפס, Sefer Devarim, short for סֵפֶר וְאֵלֶה הַדּבָרִים, Sefer ve elleh ha devarim, The Book of These Are the Words ), the fifth book of the Pentateuch. The name Deuteronomy is derived from the Greek translation of מִשְׁנֶה הַתּוֹרָה …

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  • 9arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 10South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 11hand tool — any tool or implement designed for manual operation. * * * Introduction  any of the implements used by craftsmen in manual operations, such as chopping, chiseling, sawing, filing, or forging. Complementary tools, often needed as auxiliaries to… …

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  • 12china — /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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  • 13China — /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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  • 14Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 15literature — /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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  • 16sculpture — sculptural, adj. sculpturally, adv. /skulp cheuhr/, n., v., sculptured, sculpturing. n. 1. the art of carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the… …

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